Atlanta’s Top Christmas Events in December 2015

Atlanta is one of those cities in the USA that has become a prominent destination to enjoy splendid Christmas celebrations.


The city is again ready to kick off the festive month of December with a range of events. Even if you are visiting Atlanta just for a day in December, you get several options to experience the eclectic festive mood at various parties, markets, shows, walks and concerts. Let’s check out a few popular Christmas events in Atlanta.

Garden Lights

Atlanta Botanical Garden will host the annual extravaganza, Garden Lights, from 14th November to 09th January, 2015. Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, Tunnel of Light, and Orchestral Orbs are among the attractions that feature a dazzling display of lights. You can admire this captivating show of lights between 5pm and 10pm. Entry tickets for this event are generally classified into two types; Peak Night Admission (Thursday to Sunday) and Non-Peak Night Admission (Monday to Wednesday).

Black Nativity

Theatre lovers must add this event to their itineraries. This theatre performance is based on the Black Nativity written by poet Langston Hughes in 1961. It portrays the African-American perspective of the Nativity story through gospel music, captivating voices and energetic dance. This show is scheduled from 02nd to 20th December, 2015 at Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater and Gallery.

Celtic Christmas

Visit Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University, Atlanta on 19th and 20th December at 8pm and 3pm to enjoy Celtic Christmas. Packed with poetry, dance, mirth and music, this event celebrates the intermingling of various ethnicities such as Scottish, Welsh, Irish, and Appalachian. Tickets for this event are available on the official website of Celtic Christmas.

Peach Drop

Often named as the largest New Year’s Eve in the Southeast, Peach Drop is packed with exclusive live entertainment for adults and a range of activities for kids. New Year’s Eve of 2015 will mark the 26th edition of this notable event where you can enjoy the performances of Ludacris, Symphony Crack Orchestra and Radiolucent. Peachtree Rides and PAC MAN Play Arcade promise a fun-filled New Year’s Eve for families. Underground Atlanta will host this lively extravaganza on 31st December.