Atlanta shines bright during the holidays with time-honored events and unique celebrations, perfect for creating wonderful and lasting memories. From holiday happenings at Lenox Square to shopping and strolling at Buckhead Village and more, Atlanta has so many things to do during the holidays from festive shows to Holiday Christmas events and Santa appearances.
Phipps Plaza is Atlanta’s premier, upscale shopping destination located in the heart of Buckhead. The center is also home to over 100 specialty retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Tom Ford, Versace, Valentino and more. In addition to being able to shop categories like women's and men's apparel, children's apparel and jewelry, Phipps Plaza offers plenty of entertainment with a 14-screen AMC movie theatre and LEGOLAND Discovery Center attraction.
The center boasts full-service restaurant and dining options, Agency Socialthèque, Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, and Ecco Buckhead, as well as quick and fast options such as Earl of Sandwich, Johnny Rockets, Moe's Southwest Grill, and Rocks Chicken & Fries, all of which are sure to satisfy any appetite. You’ll also enjoy several other amenities offered at our property, including free Wi-Fi connection capabilities, complimentary wheelchairs, American Express/Visa Simon Giftcards for purchase, electronic device/ vehicle charging stations, and more! Enjoy a beautiful stay at the AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza conveniently connected to Phipps Plaza or simply delight in a craft beer or hand-crafted cocktail in the AC Lounge.
The intimate festive gatherings. The fantastic holiday soirees. The magical mistletoe moments. Shop extraordinary gifts to make the season even more special.
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Holiday Programming at Lenox Square
Lenox Mall is getting firmly in the holiday spirit this season with a variety of events. From photos with Santa to hot chocolate, the mall is offering so much more to do than shop.
Caring Santa - 12/4 from 9-10:30am
Pet Santa - 12/11 from 6-8pm
Photos with Santa - 11/17-12/24
Pajama Days will take place every Tuesday of the season through 12/13
Ugly Sweater Days will take place every Thursday of the season through 12/15
Since 1959, Lenox Square has been the premier shopping destination for fashionistas throughout the Southeast. Located in the heart of Buckhead, this shopping center offers an unparalleled experience. Upon entry, an impressive, two-story glass façade welcomes shoppers to full-service restaurants such as The Cheesecake Factory and True Food Kitchen as well as the most in-demand retailers.
Hosted on Buckhead Avenue, Buckhead Village has partnered with Livable Buckhead to kick off a community tree decorating event set to transform Buckhead Village’s streets into a forest of fully-decorated Christmas trees
Celebrate the merriest time of year at Buckhead Village’s weekly Holidays in Technicolor events held 12pm-6pm every Saturday November 26 through December 17
Enjoy an open-air dining and shopping experience with special activities and crafts for the whole family, roaming performances, live music, appearances from Stylish Santa, s’mores by our fire pits, in-store events, and more.
Buckhead Village District (formerly The Shops Buckhead Atlanta) is another addition to the luxurious Buckhead community. This eight-block neighborhood contains everything you need for a successful adventure. From high-end retail such as Hermes to bowling and dining options that span the globe, Buckhead Village District has it all.
The Grove Terrace has transformed into The North Pole, a winter wonderland set within a festive igloo overlooking The Grove at Colony Square + the magically decorated Midtown. Step into this holiday speakeasy to enjoy festive cocktails provided by Establishment. Visit the hottest Winter bar in Midtown. Stop by now through December 23rd! Share your experience on social using #SeasonOnTheSquare. Make sure to tag @colonysquareatl for a chance to be featured.
Experience holiday magic at The Blind Elf in Buckhead this holiday season! The holly jolly bar is popping back up at The Blind Pig Parlour Bar to spread Christmas cheer with over-the-top décor, twinkling lights, and festive bites and bevs. For the first few weeks of The Blind Elf, we will be doing an a la carte service every Wednesday through Sunday evening. Starting November 25th, we will be open 7 days a week and The Blind Elf Experience will launch. At that time, in order to secure a reservation, guests must purchase “The Blind Elf Experience” which includes two specialty cocktails and two appetizers per person ($54 + tax and gratuity). More information can be found in our FAQ section on our website. We look forward to celebrating the holiday season with you soon!
Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit.
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-Midtown Hotspot Gets in the Holiday Spirit with Festive Cocktails, Décor and Music at @VirtueRooftop-
‘Tis the season for celebrating, and 5Church Midtown kicks off the festivities with the launch of its Rooftop Holiday Bar at Virtue Rooftop on Friday, Nov. 25. Jolly guests will jingle the night away with a selection of holiday-themed cocktails, a menu of light bites from culinary director Rodney Smith Jr., a playlist of holiday tunes and festive décor and twinkly lights. Drinks from Virtue Rooftop’s full cocktail menu also will be available. The Rooftop Holiday Bar will be open Thursday-Saturday evenings from 5-11 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis for those 21 years old and over with no cover charge. Guests are encouraged to check 5Church Midtown’s social media feeds (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) for nightly schedules.
He's making a list and checking it twice. Santa is coming to Bellyard December 4, 11, 18 10am-1pm! Take phtoos with Santa and stay to enjoy brunch in @drawbaratl.
Photos with Santa are $15 per family at the time of the event and all proceeds will benefit @gktwvillage. Guests will receive their digital photos in 7 business days. Visit the link in our bio to learn more.
A Holiday Cocktail bar at Chattahoochee Food Works!
Crafted holiday drinks, festive treats, in a cozy holiday atmosphere.
Opens Black Friday 12pm-11pm
and will run all December long, 5pm-11pm on Thursdays & 12pm-11pm Friday-Sunday
Atlanta - are you ready for this showdown?
Come sample and vote for your favorite.
Bottles will also be available for purchase.
If you haven’t had kremas, you haven’t lived.
No need to be Haitian. Swing by.
Come mingle with our community.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
Atlanta Botanical Garden presents its 12th Annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights exhibition, which features dazzling light displays throughout the gardens Nov. 12 through Jan. 14, 2023. Kids will also love visiting the Holiday Model Trains at Atlanta Botanical Garden. G scale model trains and a holiday trolley chug along seven tracks on landscaped mountain terrain complete with tunnels, a lake, bridges, a holiday workshop and more.
The holidays are in full swing at World of Coca-Cola. Guests can safely celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at one of Atlanta’s must-see holiday attractions – complete with dazzling lights, festive activations and seasonal beverages. New and limited-time exhibits include a “Refreshing Holiday Hunt,” “Christmas Around the World” and “My Coke Story.” Fans can have a cup of cheer and sample many holiday beverages. Don’t miss the festive fun at World of Coke!
Now - January 2
The magic of the holidays is here at Georgia Aquarium during Winter Waterland! Take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season in our atrium with holiday music, winter inspired projections, a water fountain display and our 40-foot live tree! We are proud to bring back some of your holiday favorites including photos with Santa. Explore all we have to offer you and your family during this magical time of year. We can’t wait to sea you!
Celebrate Holidays on The Roof at Ponce City Market. Guests 21+ can reserve a heated igloo for 2.5 hours at 9 Mile Station for up to six guests. There is a rental fee plus $25 food and drink minimum per guest. The price includes general admission to The Roof. Or, make a reservation at 12 Cocktail Bar for sips from the Mixmas menu. Another fun date night idea? Take a class and learn to make your own festive cocktails.
Shop the Indie After Dark Holiday Market. This free event is open on Dec. 8 from 5 to 10 p.m. and offers live music, food trucks, adult beverages, entertainment and vendors of all kinds.
Where: Indie Studios, 190 Ottley Drive Apt. A414
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