Skate the Sky

Come enjoy ice skating unlike ever before on the Roof at Ponce City Market!

Rink Opens Friday, November 23rd

Location
Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Whether you are planning some festive fun through the holidays or a romantic night on the town, Skate the Sky is on our Must-Do List this Winter!

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Top 16 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our spirits are bright! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the holidays or give back in the spirit of the season, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, November 8th – 11th, 2018.

Santa is beginning to make his appearances throughout town, and there is an incredible lineup of vendors and artists selling the perfect gifts for the holidays. Don’t miss the start of the beloved Home For The Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace, kick off the cooler weather with the Holiday Lights, Garden Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and give back to some wonderful causes all weekend long! 

Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!

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Member Celebration: Holidays at the High

’Tis the season to celebrate the holidays at the High, and Members of all ages are invited! The holly-jolly evening includes art making, live music, festive gallery tours, and more.

Event Details
Friday | November 30th, 2018 
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

The event is free for Members. Guest passes and $5 walk-up tickets will also be honored.

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Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes

10698692_720020434733761_1744877349799508874_nTour, eat, and shop! It’s time to celebrate the start of the holiday season with the 24th Annual Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes!

Event Details
December 1st – 2nd, 2018
Saturday · 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Check-in
YWCA of Greater Atlanta
957 N. Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Known as one of Atlanta’s most charming and historic neighborhoods, the Virginia Highlands will be the perfect spot to enjoy gorgeous architecture and interior design while spreading some holiday cheer!

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2018 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages,  and even some unconventional fun, we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade

choachristmasparadeChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta transforms the Midtown area into a winter wonderland with the sights and sounds of the season at the Children’s Christmas Parade!

When
Saturday | December 1st, 2018
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Parade Start: Peachtree St. & 16th Street
1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Parade End: Peachtree & 5th Street
800 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Along with a television audience of over 500,000 people, thousands of live spectators will line up for the largest holiday parade in the Southeast! Families will welcome Santa as he makes his grand appearance among floats, giant helium-filled balloons, marching bands, and much more. Unique performances from various groups will also entertain audiences of all ages, and all of your favorite Christmastime characters can be found throughout the morning!

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Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes celebrates its 38th year as one of Atlanta’s most eclectic holiday home tours!

Event Details
December 8th – 9th, 2018
Saturday | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Check-in
St. Paul United Methodist Church
501 Grant Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

The Tour of Homes is the perfect holiday treat with family-friendly events throughout the whole weekend! Experience the historic Grant Park neighborhood in an intimate and charming setting as you’ll be enchanted by the warm glow of candles and holiday lights at every stop.

Grant Park is home to a wide variety of wonderful restaurants and coffee shops, so make a day of it! Plan to come early and stay late, as local sponsors will feature plenty of special offers.
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Center for Puppetry Arts Family Series

The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! Kids 4 and up are invited to see Rudolph soar back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday film that speaks to the misfit in all of us!

Event Details
November 13th – December 30th, 2018

Location
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!

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Season of Hope | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Don your holiday festive cocktail attire to celebrate the inaugural Season of Hope! In support of the Marcus Autism Center, over 300 guests will enjoy cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner, and dancing.

Event Details
Friday | November 30th, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at High Museum of Art

Touring North America for the first time in over twenty years, Yayoi Kusama presents her iconic Infinity Mirrors exhibit at the High Museum of Art!

Exhibit Details
November 18th, 2018  – February 17th, 2019

Location
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

The show is known as Kusama’s most comprehensive work, showcasing six decades of the artist’s creative output and development of the expansive kaleidoscopic environments. Six rooms will be presented alongside sculptures, paintings, works on paper, film excerpts, archival ephemera, and additional large-scale installations spanning from the 1950s through present day. A number of Kusama’s new works will also be on view.

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