The holidays are over, but the winter fun is just beginning. Take a look at some of the seasonal events taking place in Atlanta this January and February.
Aquafina Rink at Park Tavern: Park Tavern has a beautiful skating rink that is not only tented, but also heated! Tickets are $15 – $20 with no limit on skate time and free for spectators. Though open 7-days a week until February 19th, the rink does close for private events, so it is best to call before heading out.
Snow Mountain: Stone Mountain’s winter fun-park is the best way to experience a snow day without having to leave Metro Atlanta. A 400 ft. tubing hill is their main attraction in addition to a snow play area. Snow Mountain is open on select dates through February 25th (mainly weekends, with a few weekday offerings) and reservations are highly recommended.
Callanwolde Arts Festival: A two-day indoor event, the Callanwolde Arts Festival will feature over 80 talented artists as well as food, music, and dance. There is a $5 admission fee for Saturday, January 20th and Sunday, January 21st, with a special $20 VIP preview on Friday, January 19th.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration: Atlanta proudly offers numerous events throughout January in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, with the hallmark event being the Annual Commemorative Service held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The Atlanta History Center and the Margaret Mitchell House will offer free entry on January 15th, as well as special programs honoring the holiday. And on January 25th, Morehouse College will host their Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture and Conversations Series.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival: A tradition since 2000, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is a 23-day event that showcases film from all over the world. The 2018 festival will take place January 24th through February 15th at theaters throughout the Atlanta area. Learn more about what films will be showcased, ticket pricing, and locations on the AJFF official website.
Atlanta Winter Beer Festival: If you’re a beer and cider fan, then this is the winter festival for you! Held at Atlantic Station on Saturday, January 27th, the event will feature over 150 beers with live music, food trucks, and heated tents.
Battle of the Bands: At this event, halftime is game time! The top marching bands of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will perform at 1 pm on Saturday, January 27th at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
North Atlanta Home Show: From February 9th-11th, the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth will showcase hundreds of home improvement products, companies and services, as well as host seminars related to home and yard maintenance.
Monster Jam: And last (but certainly not least), the Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be hosting the Monster Jam for the first time on February 24th and 25th.
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