8 Kid-Friendly Events for December in Atlanta Plus 2 Bonus NYE Events for Kids

December Fun for the Whole Family in Atlanta

Macy's Great Tree at Lenox Square

November 19, 2021 -Jan. 1, 2022 | Price: FREE

Returning to Macy’s Lenox Square for the 74th consecutive holiday season, this event is fun for the whole family! The magnificent tree will light up your kid's eyes and leave you with memories for a lifetime!

Creekwater Alpaca Barn Tours

December 1-25th, 2021 | 11 AM -5 PM Price: $10

This unique Snellville farm has been the home of over 50 alpacas since 1993. Creekwater Barn offers a safe, close up, hands-on experience unlike any other. Bring the family and enjoy petting the alpacas in their pen, bunnies, goats, sheep, and pigs too!

Hidden Secrets: Mysterious World of Caves

December 4, 2021 -October 2022 | 10 AM -5 PM Price: $17

This exhibit is like no other! You'll explore the reconstructed cave and search for cave critters on an interactive scavenger hunt. If you're up for the challenge you can even test your skills in the cave simulator!

First Saturdays at Dunwoody Nature Center

December 4, 2021 | 1 PM -2 PM Price: FREE

As we enter the Winter season, Dunwoody's Nature Center naturalist will guide you and your littles on a walk exploring the native animals and plants while learning about their individual cold-weather habits!

Registration in advance is required!

Hansel & Gretel in Concert

December 5-8, 2021 | 3 PM & 8 PM Price: $39

Based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale of the same name, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel refashions the tale of two siblings lost in the woods and turns it into a delightful opera with more happily ever after than the original fairy tale.

This is a great opportunity to introduce fine arts to your little one!

Enchanted Woodland Trail at Chattahoochee Nature Center

December 12, 2021 - Feb. 2022 | 10 AM - 5 PM Price: $10

An exciting chance to explore the outdoors with this enchanted trail! You'll hike woodland trails to find fairy houses and gnome homes along with miniature abodes made of natural objects and tiny treasures to help your kids scope out!

On this interactive hike, the kids are even encouraged to create their own mini houses from natural objects!

The Gingerbread House Party

December 18, 2021 | 3 PM -7 PM Price: $30

Looking for a fun holiday activity to entertain your kids? This one is at the top of the list! Your ticket includes all of the supplies for your kid's Gingerbread House, milk and cookies to enjoy, and a picture with Santa. There will also be a live DJ and each child will receive a wrapped gift!

Stone Mountain Christmas

December 2, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2022 | 10 AM -9 PM Price: $34.95

Enjoy the lights and magic of Stone Mountain during the holiday season! Along with taking in all of the Winter beauty, you will also have access to all of Stone Mountain's attractions!

Holiday Road Atlanta

December 10, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2022 | 5 PM -10 PM Price: $24.99

Larger-than-life holiday installations, thousands of lights, Mr. & Mrs. Claus and so much more! This is one holiday experience that you don't want to miss out on! While you explore this illuminated walking trail you can grab a bite to eat at the food trucks along with a delicious holiday-inspired cocktail!


Bubble Bash at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

December 31, 2021 | 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM Price: $22

Have some adult plans for NYE? Hit this kid-friendly New Year's countdown early in the day and have a blast with your little one jamming out with a DJ, blowing bubbles, and creating your own noisemakers!

Noon Year’s Eve at Avalon

December 31, 2021 | 10 AM - 1 PM Price: $15

Another opportunity to celebrate early with the littles before getting into your own plans! The event will include face painting, New Year's activities, complimentary snacks from cotton candy and popcorn booths and a donut wall, and photo opportunities in our Noon Year's Eve photo booth and balloon wall. A kids-only bubbly bar will offer sparking juices to splash and garnish! Mimosas & additional adult beverages along with a food pop-up from Chick-fil-A will also be available for purchase.

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