Christkindl Market. Photo courtesy of the market
Christkindl Market. Photo courtesy of the market

Thanksgiving Weekend Things to Do in Atlanta with Kids: Ice Rink at Sugar Hill, Christkindl Market, Tree Lighting

Atlanta is truly getting into the season this Thanksgiving Weekend, offering tons of things to do with kids from Christmas events to winter fun once the turkey has been cleared away. Meet Santa and the Grinch at Ponce City Market from Friday through December 22, take in a story or a themed workshop at the Christkindl Market, or go ice skating at Sugar Hill or Atlantic Station.

Head to the Avenue East Cobb in Marietta on Friday for Santa's arrival and their tree lighting, learn more about the history of hometown favorite Chick-Fil-A with a backstage tour, or visit the Chinese Lantern Festival in Centennial Olympic Park.

Read on for the best things to do with kids in Atlanta this Thanksgiving Weekend, and sign up for Mommy Poppins' weekly newsletter to keep up with the best things to do with kids in Atlanta.


The Rink at Sugar Hill
3100 Pond Ridge Trail
Snellville, GA 30078

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

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

Yule Forest
3565 HWY. 155 N.
Stockbridge, GA

Atlantic Station
1381 Market St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta , GA 30309

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

Toys “R” Us Adventure Atlanta
3535 Peachtree Road NE Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30326

The Avenue East Cobb
4475 Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30062

Infinite Energy Arena
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

Chick-Fil-A Home Office
5200 Buffington Road
Atlanta, GA 30349

Lakeshore Learning Store- East Cobb Crossing
4287 Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30062

Decatur Makers
605 W. Ponce deLeon Avenue 30030
Decatur, GA 30030