November is the fall month we have additional opportunities to spend quality time with family and friends. As we prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving together, there are plenty of festive experiences to check out and enjoy throughout the holiday season. From art shows and galleries to stunning holiday spectaculars, these events happening near our in-town Atlanta communities are perfect opportunities for quality friends and family time.
Shoppe Artisan Market
Atlanta’s premier artisan shopping experience is back! From November 10-12 visit the Cobb Galleria Centre to experience three unique shopping markets. For the highest quality handmade goods created by artisans from across the country, stop by Shoppe Artisan. If you’re looking to spend some time learning and practicing your craft skills, make sure to take advantage of the Shoppe Holiday Work Shoppe. Discover specialty shops and exclusive brands at the Shoppe Boutique. You may even find the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece at this annual arts and crafts event.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
Experience stunning light displays and mesmerizing holiday glow at the Garden Lights show. Once again, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is incorporating synchronized dancing lights with natural foliage and trees to create a spectacular light show like no other. This event begins November 11th and runs until January 7th, giving you plenty of time to get into the holiday spirit with this outstanding light display.
Fernbank Museum Winter Wonderland
Step into the enchanting history of cultures around the world at the Fernbank Museum’s Winter Wonderland exhibit. On November 17th, experience the beautifully decorated trees showcasing various winter traditions from around the world. While you enjoy exploring the two floors of culturally decorated Christmas trees, you can also spend time with Fernbank’s own Giggy the Dinosaur dressed up as the “Santa-Saurus”. There will also be fun hands-on family activities, festive performances, and much more to get you into the Holiday spirit.
Indie Craft Experience Holiday Spectacular
Join hundreds of arts and crafts enthusiasts on November 18-19 at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot for the 13th annual Indie Craft Experience and Holiday Spectacular. This two–day event will feature over 150 craft vendors, local food vendors, and a live musical performance by DJ Zano. If you’re one of the first 250 attendees you’ll also receive a “swag bag”.
Atlanta Christkindl Market
Make your way to Atlantic Station for the one of a kind “Christkindl Market”, Atlantic Station’s largest winter celebration. Taking inspiration from traditional German folklore, the event celebrates the old tale of Christkindl, the story of how children received presents during the winter. From November 24th to December 23rd, you will be able to ice skate, take a ride on the snowball express, enjoy the magical snow, and even get a chance to meet Santa and Christkindl. There will also be several food vendors that will be selling several different kinds of German cuisine such as Lebkuchen, Christstollen, and much more.
See Our Beautiful Atlanta Homes
While you’re out enjoying these in-town events, stop by one of our communities to see our available homes, including a selection of move-in ready homes. We’re ready to help you find the perfect new home to host your family’s holiday gatherings for years to come.