No matter where you live, you’re likely only a short drive from a fabulous Southern light display. Here are some of the South’s top destinations for a healthy dose of holiday cheer!
Atlanta Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint Atlanta has the best and most fun things to do in Atlanta—everything from concerts and festivals to boutique trunk shows and wine tastings. Instead of an overwhelming list, we’ve curated it into a manageable size so you can always find an event you'll enjoy with ease.
City Winery hosts an awesome way to bring in the new year — with live music, food and of course, wine! Running from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., this New Year’s Eve event will be a great way to try new wines and cocktails while rockin’ out with the best music in the city. Advance
Visit the beautiful Virginia-Highland neighborhood and register for the Annual Tour of Homes! This year’s event will take you to seven beautiful properties while local restaurants provide food tastings at each of the home stops. The home tour runs Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m.
It doesn’t get more spectacular than the lush and vibrant Atlanta Botanical Garden lit up for the holidays! This annual electrical extravaganza has favorite features from years past like Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, the Tunnel of Light and Walk of Flames. Prices vary based on the day of the week and time you are planning
The only thing better than dreaming about visiting Santa at the North Pole is seeing him at Stone Mountain! This Christmas celebration is a true family event, with kids having the opportunity to meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer® and Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster™, ride the Singalong Train, experience Skylights Spectacular, enjoy live performances and
Drive a little way out of Atlanta to Lake Lanier, and you’ll get to share magical moments of light, water and fun at Magical Nights of Lights. Drive through a twinkling wonderland, take a trip to Santa’s Holiday Village and pick up a few gifts along the way. In December, guests can see a live
For more than 50 years, the Pink Pig has been appearing during the holiday season to brighten kids’ days, and this year is no different. Set up right outside the upper-level parking deck at Macy’s Lenox Square, the must-see event is open every day except Christmas Day. Families can ride Priscilla the Pink Pig on train
The weather outside may be frightful, but these December events in Atlanta are delightful! Take a look and have fun this holiday season.
OK, so we know this technically doesn’t happen in December but the Peach Bowl is celebrating its golden anniversary — wow, 50 years — so we had to make sure you knew about it ahead of time! If you think pigskins are a tasty appetizer and “moving the chains” means readjusting your choker, don’t worry, you’ll