Holiday Fun – 5 Best Christmas & Holiday Lights Display in Atlanta

Do you have your Christmas light up?


Well, don’t worry.. If you want to bring your family into the Holiday Spirits without climbing up the ladder yourself, check out these 5 Best Christmas and Holiday Lights Display Around Atlanta.

Some might not be as cheap as we want but sometimes it’s part of the fun for the whole family.

1. Lights of Life @ Life University

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This annual tradition started since 1989 by Life University has become one of Atlanta residents favorite. Plus the affordable cost for a mere $5 per car make it a great family outing during this Holiday season. Plan to spend extra time for the petting zoo, train ride, pony ride or Photo with Santa during the weekend.

The Lights of Life Info:

Place: On the campus of Life University (Barclay Circle – off Hwy 41 just north of Dobins AFB, Marietta)
Date: Every night through December 31st
Time:6 Sun-Thu 6:00pm – 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Cost: $5 per car, $10 per van, $20 per bus

2. Holiday in Lights @ Centennial Olympic Park

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Don’t miss out on downtown favorite Holiday Lights display at Centennial Olympic Park. The Holiday in Lights is going strong for its 13th annual tradition. Stroll down the park and enjoy the winter wonderland in the downtown area. Then you might also want to check out the Outdoor Ice Skating rink.

The Holiday in Lights Info:

Place: The Centennial Olympic Park, Downtown Atlanta, GA
Date: Everyday from November 14, 2009 – January 3rd, 2010
Time: 7:00AM – 11:00PM
Cost: FREE

3. Christmas @ Stone Mountain Park

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The top attraction in Atlanta and the go-to place whenever you have a cousin comes to visit has one of the biggest Christmas fun for the whole family.

It’s not as economical as other options but you can get a bargain by buying a family value pass for the Christmas event. With $15 more than the regular tickets price for family of 4 and you will get dinner and hot cocoa for the whole family.

There are many fun things to do so plan to be there the whole day and stay a while to check out the special Christ Lasershow.

The Stone Mountain Christmas Info:

Place: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain, GA
Date: Everyday through December 30th
Time: 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Cost: $26 – Adults, $21 – Kids, $109 for Family of 4 Value

4. Magical Night of Lights @ Lake Lanier

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The World’s Largest Animated Holiday and Christmas Lighting show in the Northern suburb of Atlanta is one of the go-to place. Ironically, it’s in my backyard but I have yet to experience it. Maybe this year will be the year.

You can enjoy 7 miles of Holiday Lights and Christmas fun in the comfort of your own car. And after all the amazing light show, the Holiday Village is waiting for you to explore. So a tip for family, head there early so you will have enough time to enjoy the Holiday Village at the end of your tour.

The Magical Nights of Lights Info:

Place: Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 7000 Holiday Road Lake Lanier Islands, GA
Date: Everyday through December 30th
Time: 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Cost: Starting from $33 per car. Price varied

5. Fantasy in Lights @ Callaway Garden

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The last but not at all the least amazing Christmas Lights show in the Atlanta area. Callway Garden – Fantasy in Lights is not just a Holiday Lights show. It’s the Holiday Lights and Sound show. One of the nice option here is a ride of Jolly Trolley to experience the custom-designed scenes throught out the park. This way a driver won’t miss out on the fun and can truly relax and enjoy the holiday spirit.

The Fantasy in Lights Info:

Place: Callaway Gardens, 17800 US Hwy 27, Pine Mountain, GA
Date: Everyday through December 30th
Time: Open at 6:00PM-8:00PM
Cost: Starting from $16 per Adult and $8 per Child. Price varied on different dates

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