EVENTS HAPPENING FOR
SMALL CHANGE IN ATLANTA
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Saturday, December 7
Free to Attend; Peachtree St. Midtown
The Children's Christmas Parade runs along Peachtree St. from 16th St. to 5th St. Watch as Midtown Atlanta will be transformed into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season. With floats, giant helium-filled balloons and marching bands, the Children's Christmas Parade will be the largest holiday parade in the southeast. Thousands of spectators line up along the streets eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and the official beginning of the holiday season in Atlanta.
Sunday, December 8
SPARKLE HOLIDAY PARADE
Free to Attend; Heritage Sandy Springs
The City of Sandy Springs holds its inaugural Sparkle Sandy Springs Holiday Parade on Sunday, December 8. Festivities begin at 4:00, the Parade will step off at 5:30 p.m. near the Heritage water tower, marching along Mount Vernon, concluding with a tree lighting at City Springs. The festive floats will light up the night sky as a prelude to the third, annual, Sparkle Sandy Springs celebration.
Now through December 29
WAFFLE PALACE CHRISTMAS
Tickets start at $30; Horizon Theatre
The holiday season at Horizon Theatre is in full swing with the return of Waffle Palace Christmas. With Christmas cheer aplenty among the diverse staff and diners, Krampus, a shape-shifting holiday villain, appears over the restaurant to sabotage the spirit and challenge all in his path.
Now Through January 5
CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL
Adult $17,Child $13; Centennial Park
The Chinese Lantern festival returns with "Into The Wild" featuring handcrafted lanterns of over 25 different kinds of animals on both land and sea, including depictions of endangered species highlighting the importance of animal protection. Also new to the festival this year are interactive lanterns that visitors can touch and experience up close. Along with authentic Asian food selections, each night there will be exciting performances inside the festival, featuring acrobatics, dancers, theatre, and more.
Now Through January 20
SKATE THE STATION
$12 - $15 Atlantic Station
Skate the Station returns to Atlantic Station, just in time for the holiday season! Skate beneath the stars and skyscrapers at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southeast.
Sunday, December 15
ASO FAMILY HOLIDAY
From $15; Atlanta Symphony Hall
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is offering the perfect Holiday family concert with "A Flicker Of Light On A Winter's Night". Watch as three children discover the true spirit of the holidays through the magic of music. This Family Holiday concert is full of popular favorites, traditional music and plenty of sing-a-longs sure to lift your holiday spirit. Two performances on Sunday, December 15 at 1:30 and 3:00pm. Pre-concert activities including Instrument Petting Zoo, holiday sing-a-long and photo booth begin at 12:30pm.
Tuesday, December 24
CHRISTMAS EVE OPEN HOUSE
Free; 5697 Buford Hwy. (770) 455-8570
In the spirit of the season, Baldinos Doraville location is opening its doors this Christmas Eve December 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and giving away complimentary subs and beverages to all. Be advised to arrive early as last year an estimated 300 plus people came out.
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