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2015 Holidays Attractions and Events in the Atlanta Area


 

Holiday Events In Atlanta-Centennial Park Holiday In LightsThe Atlanta area has many events from outdoor skating rinks to great light displays to celebrate the holiday, with most of the outdoor light displays open until the beginning of the New Year. There are many concerts, plays, special performances and events throughout the holiday season in Atlanta. Discover just a few of the many holiday attractions to experience this holiday season in the Atlanta area below.

Christmas Lights Displays in Atlanta

Holiday light displays are very popular destination points across the Atlanta metro area. With so many holiday light displays to visit, it is hard to choose which one to visit first!

Holiday Light Spectacular

The Atlanta Speedway once again has the Holiday Light Spectacular this holiday season. The speedway is transformed into the biggest drive-through lighting display in the area. Visitors can travel through a winter wonderland with over 3 million lights now through December 30th. There will also be special events including face painting, meeting Santa and enjoy a winter carnival at Santa’s Village.

Centennial Olympic Park Holiday in Lights

Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta lights up for holiday season with Holiday in Lights running now through 1/3/2016. Viewing the lights is free and open to the public. There is also a skating rink that is open daily until 1/10/2016.

Garden Lights at Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosts Garden Lights, a holiday light extravaganza now through January 9th. Enjoy thousands of lights in this indoor and outdoor holiday display.  Visitors can enjoy holiday model train displays, a ride-on-train around the garden and visits with Santa.

Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens

The largest outdoor holiday display in the Atlanta area is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia. The outdoor resort changes into a magnificent Fantasy in Lights, a magnificent winter wonderland with over 8 million lights displayed in 15 different scenes. The holiday event has been voted one of the world’s top 10 places to see holiday lights! There is shopping, story time with Ms. Claus and train rides. The Christmas Village, a heated outdoor area, has a magical forest, a living nativity scene, food and many vendors perfect for holiday shopping. Fantasy in Lights run to January 2nd.

Stone Mountain Christmas

Stone Mountain Park is hosting Stone Mountain Christmas. There are nightly Christmas parades with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Bumble, the Abominable Snow Monster. The holiday event has fireworks, walk-thru holiday light displays containing over 2 million lights, live entertainment, train rides, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, shopping and much more.

Holiday Attractions and Events in Atlanta

Festival of SEAsons

The Georgia Aquarium has the Festival of the SEAsons  running now to December 24th. The galleries are decorated in a winter holiday theme and you could also catch a glimpse of Scuba Claus! There is a holiday light and 3D projection show in the atrium every hour, holiday entertainment, family focused special events and much more.

Macy’s Pink Pig at Lenox Square

Christmas in Atlanta wouldn’t be the same without touching Macy’s Pink Pig in Lenox Square. The event is a 50 year unique Atlanta tradition that also has a children’s area, a train ride and more.  Priscilla the Pink Pig train ride goes through a life-sized storybook featuring Priscilla and her friends. A portion of the proceeds from the event goes to the Children’s Health Care of Atlanta.

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Georgia

For the thrill seekers, what is better than spending the holidays riding thrill rides? Six Flags Over Georgia transforms into Holiday in the Park with over one million LED lights, festive shows, train rides, culinary treats, visits with Santa Claus and much more now through January 3rd. The areas of the park are changed to twinkling holiday delights and entertainment showcases.

Skate at Atlantic Station

A traditional holiday and winter activity is outdoor skating and there are many rinks that are open throughout the start of the new year in the Atlanta area. The Atlantic Station Winter Wonderland Ice Skating Rink is open to 2/14/2016.

There is so many great holiday events to explore and do in the Atlanta area this holiday season! With the wonderful warmer weather there is no time like the present to get out and enjoy the great events!  Merry Christmas and many blessings for the New Year from Storage World!


Holiday Self Storage Solutions


 

Holiday Storage IdeasThanksgiving weekend started the official start to the holiday season.  We have been inundated with commercials and news stories for big deals on electronics, computers and Christmas gift ideas for the family and friends since the beginning of November.  We have survived “Black Friday” and bought gifts online during “Cyber Monday“.  Now we need a place to store everything that we bought until it is ready to be wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree.

Holiday Gift Storage Ideas

What does “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” have to do with self storage? Renting a self storage unit is a great solution for storing your holiday purchases. If you don’t have a lot of room in your home for storage or to keep the presents away from spying eyes, using a self storage unit is a good idea to hide presents during the holiday season.

Storage World has storage unit sizes varying from 5×5 to 10×30 allowing storage for everything from large flat screen TVs to bicycles to furniture. A 5×5 storage unit, or the size of a closet, is a great place to store smaller packages and boxes. Renting a larger storage unit allows for extra room for a holiday wrapping station, which is helpful to keep the presents away from sneaky family members! Storage World offers secure storage including gated keypad entry, surveillance cameras and alarm systems to give our renters peace of mind that their holiday gifts are safe while in storage.

Santa’s Closet at Storage World

Many self storage operations offer holiday storage specials called “Santa’s Closet” to give special discounts for renters during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. The specials are focused on the smaller sized storage units, such as the 5×5, that are great places to store holiday gifts. Storage World is offering our own “Santa’s Closet” special at our three Atlanta area self storage facilities: Decatur, Jonesboro, and Stockbridge. For the holidays, Storage World is offering 10% off the rents for a 5×5 or a 5×10 storage unit. The rates vary per location and are subject to change. Visit your closest Storage World facility now to find out more information about storing Christmas gifts for the family!

Holiday Decoration Storage Solutions

A self storage unit is also a great place for holiday decoration storage including Christmas trees, lights, ornaments and wreaths. Utilizing a self storage unit for holiday decorations will help eliminate the “after the holiday season clutter” in your home. Climate controlled storage units help keep artificial wreaths and Christmas trees looking fresh and ready for use in the future.  Storage units are great places to keep your holiday decorations until you need them again next year.

 


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