2021 Holiday Guide: Lights, Attractions, Theatre & Concerts

By Cookie Suarez, Publisher Macaroni Kid Sandy Springs - Dunwoody - Chamblee - Doraville & Buckhead-Midtown-Brookhaven December 2, 2021

Special Thank You to our 2021 HOLIDAY Guide Sponsor  Wee Bee Baby Boutique

December is FINALLY here! It's time to enjoy everything that shimmers and sparkles this holiday season. So get ready to don your light-up necklaces, Santa hats, reindeer ears, holiday light specs, and "ugly sweaters", make some hot cocoa and grab your favorite seasonal cocktail because it's time to have some holiday fun! This Guide will be updated as we receive more information. Bookmark our site and check our daily event calendar! Click on the event titles below for more details.

*NOTE: Please take precautions to prevent the spread of all infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Confirm the event start times, advance RSVP or online purchase requirements, and safety guidelines of the venue you are visiting before heading out with your family. Have fun and stay healthy!

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City Tree Lightings

Dunwoody Holiday Lights at Brookrun Park
Date: Wednesday, December 1 - December
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm

Holiday on the Town at Town Brookhaven
Date: Thursday, December 2
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Vinings Jubilee Christmas Tree Lighting
Date: Thursday, December 2
Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Midtown ATL: The Lighting at Colony Square
Date: December 4, 2021
Time: 10am - 6:30pm

Chamblee: Holiday Hoopla 
Date: December 5, 2021
Time: 2 pm - 6:15pm

Sparkle Sandy Springs at City Springs
Date: Sunday, December 5
Time: 4 pm

Light Up Brookhaven in Blackburn Park
Date: Wednesday, December 8
Time: 6:30 pm to 9 pm

Doraville: Tree Lighting
Date: Saturday, December 11
 4 pm to 7 pm

Attractions Around Atlanta

Atlanta Botanical Garden: Garden Lights Holiday Nights
Date: November 13, 2021 - January 15, 2022

Atlantic Station: ATL Holiday Lights 
Date: November 11, 2021 -January 2, 2022

Holiday Road Atlanta (Fairburn, GA)
Date: November 11, 2021 - ENDED

Stone Mountain Christmas
Date: November 13 - January 2, 2022

Illuminarium: Winterland
Date: November 26 - January 2, 2022

Six Flags Over Georgia: Holiday in the Park
Date: November 20 - January 2, 2022* Select Dates

Callaway Gardens: Fantasy In Lights
Date: November 20 - January 2, 2022  

Illuminate: Festival of Lights
Date: November 19 - January 1, 2022  

IllumiNights at Zoo Atlanta - A Chinese Lantern Festival 
Date: November 22 - January 16, 2022  

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands: Lakeside Lights Spectacular
Date: December 1 - January 4, 2022

World of Illumination: Arctic Adventure
Date: November 17 - January 2, 2022  

World of Illumination Rockin' Christmas
Date: November 12 - January 2, 2022  

Marietta: Life University: Lights of Life
Date: November 25 - December 31

Theater Performances

Center for Puppetry Arts: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™
Date: November 10 - January 2, 2022

Alliance Theatre: A Christmas Carol Nov 12 - Dec 24
Date: November 10 - January 2, 2022

Fox Theatre: The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical
Date: December 5  

Fox Theatre: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 
Date: December 5  

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre: Nutcracker 
Date: December 4 - 29

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Hansel & Gretel in Concert
Date: December 5 - 8

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Christmas with the ASO
Date: December 9 - 11

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah
Date: December 17 - 18 

Fox Theatre: Hip Hop Nutcracker Hip Hop Nutcracker
Date: December 14 

Fox Theatre's Holiday Extravaganza starring Mighty Mo
Date: December 21

Fox Theatre: Cirque Dreams Holidaze Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Date: December 23 & 24