Christmas in Atlanta

If you're looking to brighten up your holiday mood look no further than these great locations to take in all the spectacular holiday lights Atlanta has to offer!
Christmas in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Christmas is literally days away and if you're like me and wondering how in the world it came so fast then you may need a little assistance getting into the swing of things. One of the best ways for me to find my inner Christmas spirit is holiday lights and Atlanta has millions of them! So, if you're looking to brighten up your holiday mood look no further than these great locations to take in all the spectacular holiday lights Atlanta has to offer!

Atlanta Botanical Garden
Featuring more than 1.5 million LED lights, every holiday season the Garden becomes a twinkling winter wonderland showcasing enormous botanical inspired light displays throughout the 30 acre estate. Each section has a different light scheme and it's a wonderful way to spend the evening with your family and friends. There is even a marshmallow roast for the kids and hot toddies for the adults.

Six Flags over Georgia
This is the first year Six Flags has presented "Holiday in the Park," where you can still enjoy all your favorite thrill rides but it's even better because the entire park is transformed into a sparkling winter wonderland with over a million festive holiday lights. Kids can visit with Santa and there is a nightly tree lighting plus lots of holiday shows and concerts throughout the park.

Centennial Olympic Park
A downtown tradition, Olympic park has become a holiday favorite for locals and visitors alike. Featuring over a million lights the sparkling display is impressive. There's even an ice skating rink, which makes Centennial Park the perfect place to skate under the stars and take in all the holiday magic of downtown Atlanta.

Stone Mountain
Enjoy all the sights and sounds of the holidays at Stone Mountain with a nightly parade, a tunnel of lights, appearances by Santa and other Christmas characters. Plus, new for 2014... Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, a hilarious adventure featured in 3-D with added in-theater effects that will transport you back to the Ice Age. Also, this time of year, Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park transforms into a winter wonderland with "Snow Mountain", Atlanta's only snow park and "Stone Mountain Christmas".

VIDEO: Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain

Callaway Gardens
Callaway Gardens "Fantasy in Lights," features a light and sound show that is second to none. It was even named one of the Top 10 places to see holiday lights by National Geographic Traveler. Featuring a Christmas Village and a dozen other Christmas scenes and decorations the festivities at Callaway Gardens are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

Life University
A family fun event, the Life University Lights of Life features a petting zoo, photos with Santa, a train and pony rides plus a dazzling display of lights that you can drive through in the comfort and warmth of your vehicle. This event began in 1989 and has continued to grow in popularity every year.

Lanier Island Christmas
Cross the Lanier Islands bridge and be transformed into a magical world of holiday festivities! Featuring dazzling light displays, free ice skating a live Nativity scene and lots of shopping, Lanier Islands Magical Nights of Lights is the perfect place to get your Christmas cheer on!

LINKS:
Atlantabotanicalgarden.org
Sixflags.com/overgeorgia
Centennialpark.com
Stonemountainpark.com
Callawaygardens.com
Life.edu
Lanierislands.com/christmas
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