dec9c1In-between shopping with Carithers Flowers, be sure to take time out and enjoy many of the Atlanta holiday traditions featured each year. These remind us of the spirit and reason for the season.

Check out this list of fun, festive, and family-oriented Christmas events in Atlanta over the Christmas holidays:

  • The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular: This new holiday show offers a great way to kick off the season.dec9c2
  • Holiday Lights: There will be tree lightings at Atlantic Station, East Point, and Lenox Square as well as around the city, including Macy’s department store.
  • Christmas Performances: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be playing many holiday concerts while the Alliance Theatre features ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance.
  • Rudolph: This fun event is hosted by the Center for Puppetry Arts and tells Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer’s story.
  • The Children’s Christmas Parade: Visit Santa Claus Lane as the sights and sounds make their way down Peachtree Street in Midtown for an event that benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • Cabbage Patch Kids: This heart-warming event takes place in the mountain community of Cleveland where you can adopt a Cabbage Patch Kid at Babyland General Hospital.
  • Christmas Tea: Enjoy a holiday refreshment between shopping expeditions and visit with Santa, including The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead and the St. Regis.dec9c3
  • Nutcracker: The Atlanta Ballet will perform many performances of the Nutcracker at the Fox Theatre throughout the holiday season. An urban retelling of the Nutcracker from the African American community perspective will also be performed.
  • Callanwolde Fine Arts Center: This beautiful setting, which includes the historic 27,000 square foot mansion, will be dressed for the holidays with a 12-day designer showcase.
  • Chick-Fil-A Bowl: Close out the holiday season on New Year’s Eve at the Georgia Dome with one of the top football finals between the ACC and SEC.dec9c4
  • Peach Drop 2014: Finally, celebrate the beginning of a New Year by participating in the Peach Drop. It’s the 25th anniversary of this festive event held at Underground Atlanta.

Besides all these fun events for Christmas, there will also be many parties and events to attend where Carithers Flowers can offer you Christmas centerpieces, Christmas flower arrangements, holiday décor, poinsettias and gift baskets galore!

Whatever you do this holiday season, make it about fun, family, and friends!