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Holiday Events in Atlanta

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Make this time even better by booking a holiday stay at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown. Our Atlanta hotel is near all of the holiday cheer, so you and your family will not miss any of the spectacular events Atlanta has to offer. Take a look at our "12 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Atlanta" and start planning your holiday stay today!

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12 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Atlanta

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2018 Christmas Cantata

For one night only the Gracias Christmas Cantata is visiting Atlanta for a stunning performance across three music filled stages.
Dates: Monday, October 15th
Address: 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA

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Stone Mountain Christmas

Witness Atlanta’s most heartwarming Christmas celebration at a Stone Mountain Christmas! Bask in the glow of over two million Christmas lights and enjoy festive music that will put everyone in the holiday spirit.
Dates: Saturday, November 10th - Sunday January 6th (Select dates)
Address: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd. Stone Mountain, GA

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Children’s Christmas Parade

Join an Atlanta annual tradition at the Children’s Christmas Parade. Watch Midtown Atlanta turn into a Winter Wonderland with the sights and sounds of the season. Be sure to keep your eye out for the man in red, Santa Claus himself!
Date: Saturday, December 1st
Address: Parade starts at the corner of Peach St. and 16th St. Atlanta, GA

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Christmas at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Enjoy the "Callanwolde Holiday Gala", a magical evening of live entertainment on November 29th or stop by and experience the "Christmas at Callanwolde Designer Show House" from November 23rd - December 9th.
Dates: Friday, November 23rd - Sunday, December 9th.
Address: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliffe Road, NE Atlanta, GA

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Garden Lights and Holiday Nights - Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Light up the night with this annual, electric extravaganza! This exhibition is in its sixth season and is a must-see stop on your list of holiday events in Atlanta.
Dates: Saturday, November 17th - Sunday, January 6th
Address: Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA

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Fantasy in Lights - Callaway Gardens

Voted one of the "Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights," by National Geographic Traveler, Callaway Garden's annual Fantasy in Lights is a top pick during the holiday season with 8 million lights and 15 dazzling scenes.
Dates: Friday, November 16th - Saturday, January 5th
Address: Callaway Gardens, 1700 US Hwy 27 Pine Mountain, GA

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Jungle Bells - Zoo Atlanta

It's a jolly time in the jungle! Join Zoo Atlanta for a special holiday tree lighting featuring photo-ops, holiday snacks, and spectacular activities for kids.
Dates: Saturday, December 1st
Address: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta, GA

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A Christmas Carol - Alliance Theatre

Enjoy the most treasured of holiday classics with Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol," perfect for family and friends visiting this holiday season.
Dates: Wednesday, December 12th - Monday, December 24th
Address: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA

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holiday events in Atlanta

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - Center for Puppetry Arts

Join Rudolph and all of his friends during this adaptation of the 1964 Christmas classic. This holiday adventure is bound to bring out the misfit in all theater goers!
Dates: Tuesday, November 13th - Sunday, December 30th
Address: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1401 Springs St. NW at 18th Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta Ballet's the Nutcracker

Dance along with the sugar plum fairies at this magical holiday classic. Live accompaniment by the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra.
Dates: Saturday, December 8th - Monday, December 24th
Address: The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA

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Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley

Step back into 1815 England and rejoin the characters of Pride and Prejudice in an enchanting story following Mary Bennett. Told with modern wit and period style, this exquisite sequel to a beloved story will excite Jane Austen fans new and old.
Dates: Wednesday, November 21st - Sunday, December 23rd
Address: The Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St Atlanta, GA

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Ice Skating at the Astor Holiday Rink

Illuminated by the warm glow of twinkling lights, the ice rink at the St. Regis Atlanta is open for the holiday season, an ideal destination for an afternoon with friends, family, or that special someone.
Dates: To Be Announced
Address: The St. Regis Atlanta, 88 West Paces Ferry Rd NW Atlanta, GA

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