Shop, sip and savor the holiday spirit at The Battery Atlanta

Be merry and bright at Southeast’s premier entertainment destination!

By Informational Post December 3, 2020

The Battery Atlanta is the one-stop destination for holiday happenings this December! The highly-walkable, open-air campus allows for more socially distanced outdoor activities, including holiday shopping at local boutiques and leisurely strolling to see festive décor like the Plaza Tree. Gift-givers will delight loved ones with homemade and artisanal goods from small businesses such as Sugarboo & Co., Baseballism, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, and more. Families and friends can enjoy cheerful spirits at one-of-a-kind dining concepts and discover joyful visits from Santa Claus, all month long! Children will marvel at the re-imagined, contactless experience with Ole Saint Nick at Santa’s Post Office, and spectators of all ages will enjoy bundling up on the Plaza Green for the popular Xfinity Movie Series.

Details and hours of operation are subject to change. Visitors are asked to follow public safety guidelines while on property.

Holiday Events

Santa’s Post Office sponsored by Truist

Every Friday from 4-8 p.m.

Every Saturday and Sunday from noon-6 p.m.

Families are invited to drop off their handwritten letters to Santa – postage not required – in person at his official Atlanta outpost on Heritage Court across from Wahlburgers. Parents are encouraged to take photos of their children interacting with Santa from a safe distance behind a countertop as he listens to their wish lists.

Xfinity Movie Series

  • ‘The Lorax’ featuring a virtual appearance by Santa Claus Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. As a special festive treat during the weekly Xfinity Movie Series premiere, The Battery Atlanta will officially begin the holiday season by lighting the Plaza Tree with a special guest! Santa Claus will make a brief virtual appearance via the big-screen at the Georgia Power Pavilion to initiate the season. The night continues under the stars with an outdoor viewing of The Lorax (PG).
  • ‘Abominable’ Friday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The weekly event will continue through December with a showing of Abominable – an animated adventure of three teenagers that must help a Yeti return home.
  • ‘The Grinch’ Friday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. A green Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville in the classic tale, The Grinch, concluding the Xfinity Movie Series.

The Battery Atlanta is located at 800 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339. They can be reached at (404) 494-1150. Follow the Battery Atlanta on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

PLEASE NOTE:  We want to reiterate that we respect all points of view regarding safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are providing this information for you to use, or not use, as your family sees fit. Guidelines are ever-changing, so please be sure to double-check event details with the event host if you do choose to attend.  Please evaluate your family's health carefully before attending, and please follow all mask and social distancing requirements when attending any in-person event.

We try to make the information in this newsletter and on the website as accurate as possible, but the event and venue information is subject to change without notice. Always call or check the link above ahead of time to confirm dates, times, locations, and admission fees.

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