Holiday Lights Around Atlanta

The Atlanta area is already lighting things up for the holiday season! There is nothing more festive than hopping in the car with family and friends to look at Christmas lights, but these exciting Atlanta-area holiday attractions turn it up a notch from your usual neighborhood display! If you’re looking to brighten up the season and enjoy some of the best holiday lights around Atlanta and beyond, keep reading for some of our favorites.

Lights of Life

Life University is beck with its annual Lights of Life light display starting on Thanksgiving (November 26, 2020) through New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2020). In addition to the drive-thru light show, Lights of Life attendees can also enjoy pony rides, train rides, a petting zoo and a cozy concession stand. To learn more, click here.

Garden Lights, Holiday Lights

Hosted by the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, this extravagant light display is back once again through January 16, 2021! Due to limited capacity and masks/social distancing guidelines in place, interested light show attendees are encouraged to secure their tickets in advance before this popular attraction sells out completely for the holiday season. To learn more, click here.

Atlanta Festival of Lights

On December 4, 2020 at 6 p.m., Atlantic Station will partner up with the Atlanta Beer and Wine Festival for their inaugural drive-thru lightshow. From their cars, attendees can admire the colorful displays of twinkling lights while enjoying cheerful holiday tunes. The Atlanta Festival of Lights will be available through January 18, 2021, providing plenty of time to soak in the city lights. To learn more, click here.

A Country Christmas at Pettit Creek Farms

All is merry and bright down on the farm! Opening for the season on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m., this country Christmas spectacular offers plenty of warmth and southern charm. Guests can enjoy driving through the farm’s miles of beautiful Christmas lights, as well as find Santa’s Cottage, a live nativity scene, a petting zoo, concession stands, and live Christmas trees for sale. To learn more, click here.

Lakeside Lights Spectacular

Kick-start your holidays with a trip to Margaritaville at Lake Lanier now through January 5, 2021 and select dates from January 9 to February 21, 2021! The all-new Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take attendees through a magical light extravaganza. While there, be sure to stop by other attractions including polar mini-golf, Santa’s Tiki Bar and License to Chill Snow Island. To learn more, click here.

Candy Rush at Six Flags Whitewater

A whimsical wonderland has made its way to Six Flags Whitewater with the world’s largest holiday drive-thru light show. From now until January 3, 2021, attendees can experience festive displays featuring charming gingerbread villages, 40-foot tall candy canes, animated Christmas characters and nearly two million twinkling lights. Online reservations are required.

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