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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.