It’s the most wonderful (and magical)time of the year. And we are so fortunate to live in an area that is full of all the fun family holiday extras. From light shows to Christmas tree farms our are has it all. We are going to point you in the right direction if you’re looking to create new holiday traditions or are just looking for an exciting Christmas outing with family and friends.
For an amazing light show, Lights of the South is a must visit. You can take a magical hayride through 5 million lights on display. A tunnel of lights and other themed areas are breath taking, especially for the youngest of guests. And if you’re there on a colder night, the s’mores fire pit is a must stop. Warm up, grab some hot chocolate from the concession stand and roast the perfect s’more.
The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree is on! While many go back to their favorite tree farm every year, Clarks Hill Christmas Tree Farm never disappoints. They offer a vast variety of trees and even have some show stopper larger trees if that’s what you’re looking for. Stroll through the tree farm with a piping hot chocolate, apple cider or one of the other festive treats they offer and pick out your perfect Christmas tree.
And while we’re on the topic of Christmas trees, the tree lighting at the Christmas Light Up Spectacular will be held on Saturday, December 9th. You’ll see the tree light up and fireworks to continue the show. Other activities include a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a train a kids Christmas Village with crafts, along with entertainment provided by the Richmond County School System’s elementary, middle, and high school students.
A Christmas adventure is always something that can brighten the Christmas season. A trip to Stone Mountain Park for their Christmas celebration is the perfect adventure for you and your family. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or an overnight stay, Stone Mountain has what you’re looking for. Each day during Stone Mountain Christmas, you can enjoy the Summit Skyride, Scenic Railroad, and more! Then, become immersed in holiday magic with evenings full of festive music, millions of dazzling lights and spectacular shows you won’t want to miss.
Lace up your ice skates and get out on the ice, Evans on Ice is back! There’s something fore everyone, whether you’re looking for private lessons, want to book a party or are just looking for a fun family activity at general skating. It’s an activity that will bring smiles, laughter and possibly a few bruises. 😉
The Christmas season is a wonderful time to spend with family and friends. Enjoy old traditions and make new ones. Go visit your favorite Santa Claus or head to a new Christmas celebration. There is something fore everyone! I hope you are able to experience the magic of the holidays, especially with your little ones. There really is nothing like seeing the wonderment of the Christmas season through the eyes of a child. Merry Christmas!