Park at the aquarium garage and make your way to the Centennial Park for the main event. Sample the different culinary options before heading to the back for a glimpse of various Christmas ornaments. Marvel at chocolate art and design at Chocoparadise before you catch a glimpse of Santa. Complete with Currywurst, gluhwein, and German beer, this darling Christmas market in Atlanta promises a traditional German market experience. For dessert, try out the chimney cake with Nutella and strawberry at the Sweet Stack creamery. The mulled cider rounds up a relaxing evening in a chill atmosphere.
Buy the event’s wristband to get taste points for buying different food options. The legendary food festival celebrates local cuisine from many local restaurants. Local bands keep travelers entertained with live music and street performances. For a little thrill, make time for the Barcraft bartending competition. Atlanta chefs also provide hands-on cooking classes, helping guests to better their culinary skills. Stay back as the sun goes down to have fun at the Saturday Night Concert.
Vintage vendors, crafters, and artists come together to provide a holiday shopping spectacle. The first 250 attendees to this two-day curated experience take home cute swag bags. Track down unique gifts as you make your way through several craft markets. DJ Zano’s tunes top the list of fun extras that keeps guests in the shopping mood. Check out the vendor list on ICE’s website to make light work of your shopping spree.
At Jonesboro’s Arts Clayton Gallery, home décor, jewelry, and apparel make for the perfect Christmas gift. Try out gourmet foods and drinks during this three-day holiday market. Let your kids decorate trees and make ornaments in the Free Ornament Workshop and ride on the Polar Express Party. Enjoy the Christmas sights and sounds as you tick off items from your shopping list.
Make your way to the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center for a spectacular holiday tradition along Briarcliff Road. Spend a few hours exploring the Designer Show House, a 27,000-square-foot mansion. The historic home hosts an art market that spices up themed events. Take a breather and enjoy quality beverages and refreshments at the Library, a walnut-paneled lounge. Zest Atlanta Catering offers many special events, including Afternoon High Teas and Breakfast with Santa.