If taking a walk off the beaten path is your kind of thing, this is the article for you! Atlanta’s diverse culture and wide array of activities makes for a fairly eclectic mix of things to do in Atlanta this Christmas and Holiday Season that you may not know about! In no particular order, here are some of our top picks:
Note: *F denotes “Family Friendly”
1. Rudolph at the Center for Puppetry Arts *F
Whether you are 4 or 40, who doesn’t like a good puppet show? The puppets at the Center for Puppetry Arts are top notch and so are their puppeteers. You might take a walk back to your childhood as you watch this Atlanta non-profit put on their rendition of Rudolph, but don’t be fooled – it’s about as high-tech as a puppet show can get!
2. Holiday in the Park, Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta *F
While it’s typically closed throughout the winter months, Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta transforms throughout December and early January into a winter wonderland full of twinkling lights and a very authentic Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
3. It’s a Wonderful Laugh, Alliance Theater
This adult-only comedy show is perfect for injecting some humor into the hustle and bustle the Holidays bring. Grab your friends, get a babysitter and get ready to be entertained!
4. The Snow Queen, Serenbe Playhouse *F
If Frozen is on anyone’s mind in your household, plan the perfect outing to the see the World Premier of The Snow Queen, by Rachel Teague at the Serenbe Playhouse. Get your tickets now for the just added December shows, they sell out almost as soon as they are released!
5. Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes *F
Architecture, Interior Design, Antiques and Holiday Decor… who could ask for anything more? Select private homes are available for interested (and those bearing tickets) parties to tour during this night time event. Tickets for the tour also include a few free family-friendly events.