Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas is a month-long celebration held from November 23 through December 23, set in motion with the Lighting of the Square. A real home-town parade officially bringing Santa to town occurs the first Saturday in December. Plenty of other festive holiday events continue throughout December with caroling, a holiday market, carriage rides, and other Christmas events.
Prepare to ooh and aah over two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees showcasing celebrations around the world in the enchanting Winter Wonderland exhibition. $20
Constellations is a play written by Nick Payne about the lives of two lovers taking place simultaneously in parallel universes. It is a thought-provoking, unconventional script and lends itself to multiple perspectives and ideas about fate, quantum mechanics, love, death, determinism and beekeeping. BrownPaperTickets.com
Learn how to revive a pet, save him from choking and other valuable first aid skills. Dobiemom.com/first-aid-classes
The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade is the largest holiday parade in the Southeast, featuring enormous floats, stunning balloons, marching bands, and holiday spirit. Founded in 1981, the parade is one of Atlanta's best-loved holiday traditions. The parade will step-off at Peachtree & 16th Street.
Madeline’s Christmas returns to Horizon Theatre, December 1 – 30. A festive treat for parents and children alike, families are invited to join Madeline and friends for a musical adaption of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic children’s tale. Featuring 24 local girls performing alongside professional actors in collaboration with The Atlanta Children’s Theatre Company, this production is a holiday classic for all.
Come see Southern Art and Bourbon Bar transform into a winter wonderland, snow included, as guests of all ages try their hand at holiday cookie decorating, snap professional photos with Santa and his reindeer and treat their tastebuds to a special holiday brunch with the family.
Head into town to this charming historic neighborhood for a home tour. Facebook/2018 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Editor's pick. Don't miss this American jazz bassist and singer. Musical prodigy, passionate performer. LiveNation.com
The biggest boy choir event of the year! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert. You'll be mesmerized by the transcendent Georgia Boy Choir sound as they perform sacred classics, Christmas carols, and all your holiday favorites in the magnificent sanctuary. $15-$40 GeorgiaBoyChoir.org/events
The 4th annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl is here and the city of Atlanta is invited to join in on the fun. Get that Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK!