Don’t miss this season’s biggest holiday event - Light the Station at Atlantic Station. Photo courtesy of Atlantic Station
Don’t miss this season’s biggest holiday event - Light the Station at Atlantic Station. Photo courtesy of Atlantic Station

Best Christmas Events in Atlanta for Kids this Holiday Season

Christmas events and holiday fun are taking over Atlanta this December. From gazing at holiday lights, to exploring a Winter Wonderland, to ice-skating, the city is full of fun things to do with kids this holiday season. Get out and celebrate the season with outdoor ice skating, holiday lights displays, winter wonderlands and much more.

The Botanical Garden is host to world's largest curtain of synchronized light and sound at the Garden Nights, Holiday Lights show every night through January 11, and the biggest outdoor ice-skating rink in the Southeast is open at Atlantic Station's Skate the Station. Head up Stone Mountain for snowy Christmas fun or go indoors for Santa's Fantastical in Sandy Springs or a ride on Macy's Pink Pig Train.

Read on to see the all best holiday and Christmas events for kids in Atlanta - click through on the headings below to see more details about each event. And stay in the know about the best things to do with kids in Atlanta with the Mommy Poppins weekly newsletter. Sign up here.


Atlantic Station
1381 Market St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta , GA 30309

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

Atlantic Station
1380 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

Macy's Lenox Mall
3393 Peachtree Road NE Lenox Square Mall Upper level Parking Deck
Atlanta, GA 30326

Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta , GA 30305

Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park Drive & Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA 30318

Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave W NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Southeastern Railway Museum
3595 Buford Hwy.
Duluth, GA 30096

Santas Fantastical (former Babies R Us)
1155 Mount Vernon Hwy
Sandy Springs, GA 30338

Stone Mountain Park
1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Yule Forest
3565 HWY. 155 N.
Stockbridge, GA

Life University Campus
1269 Barclay Cir.
Marietta, GA 30060