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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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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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, Veterans Day is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
November 11th, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of our nation’s veterans.

Be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?

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The Big Huge Tiny House Event

The Big Huge Tiny House Event is back at Ponce City Market with a full weekend of tiny houses and great opportunities to talk sustainability!

Event Details
Saturday & Sunday | November 10th – 11th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308

The two-day event is free and open to the public.

While learning about sustainability and play at Ponce City Market, take a tour of the Ponce flats, learn about composting,  and explore what solar power is doing for our environment!

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Top 10 Santa Spottings Around Atlanta in 2018

santaHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him tin 2018 and get a picture with your family and pets.

No matter where you are in the Atlanta area this holiday season, Santa won’t be hard to find. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

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WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market

Continuing each month through the year, the WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market returns this November 4th!

Event Details
Sunday | November 4th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming 2018 Market Dates & Times
November 4th & December 2nd

Where
The Shed at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Featuring 40 artists each month, WonderRoot hosts an active market for creative people to sustain themselves and illuminate their skills. The Shed at Ponce City Market is a covered platform off of the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, making the Artists Market easily accessible for a lovely afternoon of shopping and browsing.

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Doggies on BeltLine Costume Dog Parade

Celebrate the Halloween season with a doggone good time at the very first Doggies on the BeltLine costumed dog parade! It all gets started at The Shed at Ponce City Market, winding down the Eastside Trail to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park for cocktails and the costume contest. Bring your four-legged best friend for a great time in support of the Atlanta BeltLine!

Event Details
Saturday | October 28th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden

‘Tis the Season! The 8th annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with a holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family, or even an evening out on the town!

Event Details
November 17th – January 6th, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Atlanta Botanical Garden will be shimmering and sparkling with every color of the rainbow during the holiday season.  The Garden’s 30 acres will have a spectacular light show with over 1 million energy-efficient lights!

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