ATL’s Holiday Must-Do List!

Posted on December 10, 2019

Mark your calendars, because this holiday season in Atlanta is brimming with festivities! Beacham & Company has narrowed it down so you don’t miss a beat. Whether you Skate the Sky and admire Atlanta from the magical rooftop at Ponce City Market, or sip on cocktails that might as well be from the North Pole at the 3 pop-up Christmas bars, Atlanta has it all!

Skate the Sky | Ponce City Market

Perched atop the tallest brick building in the South, The Roof at Ponce City Market is transforming into a winter dreamland, featuring over-the-top décor perfect for Instagrammable moments, seasonal treats, hot cocktails, cozy private igloos, and our 3,500-square foot ice skating rink.

Atlanta Christkindl Market | Centennial Olympic Park

Find great holiday gifts from a huge variety of traditional German, Austrian and Swiss products and craftsmanship!

Christmas Pop-Up Bar | 3 Atlanta Locations

There are 3 Christmas pop-up bars in Atlanta this year! One in Highlands, on Monroe and East Atlanta. Click photo to see website!

The Nutcracker | Fox Theatre

After a triumphant premiere last year and a recently announced engagement at the Kennedy Center in November 2019, Atlanta Ballet’s reimagined production of The Nutcracker returns to the Fox Theatre this holiday season. Join us for a thrilling journey through space and time, where everyday objects grow in extraordinary size and the pages of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s beloved story come alive before your very eyes. Add some splendor and world-class enchantment to your family’s holiday with Atlanta Ballet this December.

Macy’s Pink Pig “Priscilla” | Lenox Square Mall

The Macy’s Pink Pig train ride at Macy’s Lenox Square in Atlanta, a beloved holiday tradition, runs from Saturday, November 2, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Winter Wonderland | Fernbank Museum

Prepare to ooh and aah over two floors of twinkling, beautifully decorated trees showcasing celebrations around the world during Fernbank’s 10th annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World. This holiday-inspired exhibit features trees and other displays decorated by local cultural partners that recognize celebrations including Christmas and Hanukkah, as well as traditions and practices like origami, indigenous art and national symbols.

Santa’s Fantastical | 1155 Mount Vernon Hwy suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30338

A Fantastical℠ is expansive, fun, immersive, and interactive. Fantasticals are themed with thoughtful storytelling for a magical guest journey. It’s the ultimate combination of Art, Technology, and Nostalgia!

Naughty or Nice Holiday Tea | The Ritz-Carlton

The Naughty or Nice Tea encourages guests to indulge in a little of both. For those looking to be nice, sip seasonal teas and apple cider paired with classic afternoon tea offerings like traditional Egg Salad and tea cookies with warmed scones. Indulge your naughty side with Perrier-Jouët, strawberries marinated in Grand Marnier and whipped cream. Set in the unconventional setting of Lumen the Naughty or Nice Tea will enliven guest’ senses through sight, smell and taste of this unique offering. Priced at $45 per adult and $30 per child ages three through five for the ‘Nice’ Tea and $60 per adult for the ‘Naughty’ Tea. Exclusive of tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet included.

Avalon on Ice | Alpharetta, Georgia

Avalon’s monumental Rockefeller-inspired ice skating rink is back starting November 24th, 2019 through January 26th, 2020. Below please find details on hours of operation, pricing, specialty skating, special events and more. Online ticket purchasing available. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Avalon On Ice Skate Shack, located to the right of Concierge.

Holiday in the Park | Six Flags over Georgia

Holiday in the Park is back for weekends and select weekdays. It’s the most magical time of the year filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and again. Our breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit.

Santa & The Grinch | Ponce City Market

Both will take up residence on the second floor above the Central Food Hall, and guests will be invited to bring a camera to snap photos with each. The Grinch will be available for visits and photos from 11am – 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays through December 22. Guests can bring their gift lists to Santa and take photos with the jolly one on Sundays through December 22, plus Monday, December 23 and Tuesday, December 24, from 11am – 6pm.

Sample, Sip and Shop at Lucy’s Market | Buckhead, Atlanta

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—for you to shop for the holidays! Come peruse our decor, gift items, prepared foods, wine selection, and more.