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holiday guide atlanta 2019: gift + eat + explore

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Note: This post will be updated with new information throughout the 2019 holiday season, so check back!


Best Christmas Lights in Atlanta {as reported by Patch}

Check out some nearby tree lights in Atlanta. Get in the 2019 holiday spirit by enjoying the festivities at places like the Atlanta Station and Woodruff Park and more. Here are 5 locations worth checking out.

PRISM Winter Lights: Now through Feb 29, 2020. Woodruff Park is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m

Lights of LIFE: 1269 Barclay Circle in Marietta, daily, now through Dec. 31. The display opens at dark every night and runs until 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Full article here

See Santa!

Santa and his little helpers return to Park Tavern for a day of family fun on Sunday, December 8th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Revelers are invited to grab their cameras, strike a pose and take holiday pictures with their family, friends, kids, and pups in the park. While taking in the views of Piedmont Park and Midtown’s picturesque skyline, guests can take advantage of Park Tavern’s extensive dining options including: burgers, tacos, salads and sandwiches, and a  full sushi  bar along with toasting to the season with speciality cocktails, craft brews, wine and more. A  favorite in-town holiday tradition, revelers can also hit the ice under the beautiful heated tent at The Rink at Park Tavern powered by Bubly and enjoy complimentary mini-massages from Spa Sydell. Pictures with Santa will take place outside in Piedmont Park, but in the case of inclement weather, Santa will move inside Park Tavern. Professional photography with Santa will be offered for $25. For more information, visit  or  call 404.249.0001. 

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to The Shed at Glenwood for a magical breakfast on Sunday, December 22, 2019. Beginning at 10 a.m., revelers are invited to do their best holiday pajamas and strike a pose with Santa while enjoying mouthwatering classic breakfast entrees including French Toast, The Shed BLT, Southern Chicken Omelette, and holiday specials created by Executive Chef Zane Myrick. For more information or to make reservations, visit  or call 404-835-4363.

Amazon Prime Video’s The Aeronauts’ Incredible Journey VIP Experience

Experience the wonder of the The Fair of the Aeronauts, an extravagant recreation of the World Fair that launched the Aeronauts to fame in 1862. Marvel at the world’s first movie screening on the side of a balloon, take flight in a functional replica of the “Mammoth” balloon, enjoy bites & drinks, be entertained by a legion of 19th-century performers and take home exclusive gifts! Taking place December 10th, 3-8pm at Piedmont Park, for more information visit

piedmont park world fair


Perched atop the tallest brick building in the South, The Roof at Ponce City Market is transforming into a winter dreamland, featuring over-the-top décor perfect for Instagrammable moments, seasonal treats, hot cocktails, cozy private igloos, and our 3,500-square foot ice skating rink. Skate the Sky will be open Friday, November 29th through the winter. Tickets are available for purchase online as well as at the 1st floor ticket booth. Reservations and more information can be found at

This holiday season, Park Tavern in Piedmont Park is pulling out all the stops for its popular ice skating rink that has become a beloved annual tradition for all ages. The Rink Powered by Bubly will welcome guests Thanksgiving day through MLK Day to a completely transformed environment that boasts an enchanted Neo-Victorian feel and design elements, charming holiday decor, fun and games, special events, seasonal signature cocktails, delicious fare, and much more. The Rink at Park Tavern Powered by Bubly will be open Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight. Guests of all ages can enjoy skating experiences for $15 Monday through Thursday and $20 Friday through Sundayuntil 8 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., The Rink becomes an ages 16 and up venue until midnight. Skaters that dress up in Steampunk attire for ‘Skate After 8 p.m.’, will  get to skate for free. The Rink is also available for private skating lessons, parties, marriage proposals and more.


The ultimate fine dining experience at STK Atlanta, located in the heart of Midtown, where patrons can dine on sizzling steaks, fresh seafood, handcrafted cocktails and much more. Before Tuesday, December 31, 2019, shoppers can earn $25 Bonus Dining Dollars for every $100 gift card purchased and $10 Bonus Dining Dollars for every $50 gift card. For more information, visit or call 404-793-0144. STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree St, NE Atlanta, GA 30309. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @eatstk and #stkatlanta.


Sparkle with UNOde50

UNOde50’s 1by Collection

Gift the gift jewelry from UNOde50, a Spanish jewelry brand that was founded in the late 90’s with a design concept that offered a different point of view. One that was exclusive, unique and limitless. The brand set out to unveil a revolution in which the techniques and processes of traditional jewelry-making would be used in the name of creativity.  Today, UNOde50 is present in over 42 countries with more than 100 stores in main cities around the world, including: Atlanta, Toronto, Madrid, Rome, Milan, Berlin, New York, Miami, Tokyo, Moscow and Paris, keeping its philosophy of exclusiveness through a highly crafted production process.  For more information, visit  UNOde50 is located in Atlanta on the upper floor of Lenox Mall at 3393 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326.    

Bonus cash for gift cards from Bully Boy, PARISH, TWO urban licks

Get holiday shopping done extra early with the gift that keeps on giving. Holiday shoppers that purchase a $100 Concentrics Restaurants gift card before Friday, January 31, 2020, will receive a $20 bonus card. Concentrics Restaurant gift cards are valid at Bully Boy, TWO urban licks, and The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café at PARISH. Gift cards are available online at For more information or to make a reservation at any of these restaurants, visit  or call 404-888-0659.  

bully boy atlanta

The gift of Glow

Continue glowing all season long with a little help from RAW Bronzing Studio, located in Midtown, Inman Park, Sharpsburg, and the recently opened North Buckhead location. There’s nothing better than a healthy glow, so shoppers are invited to stop by RAW to pick up gift cards or shop the expanded boutique featuring exclusive resort wear brands from kaftans and sunglasses to organic sunscreen and jewelry for those traveling this season. For an extra bonus, RAW also offers free face tans with no appointment necessary. For more information about RAW Bronzing Studio, visit

Feelin’ festive…

  1. This is an awesome article from Thrillist on all things holiday in Atlanta this year!
  2. Don’t forget to check out for holiday soiree invites and their awesome assortment of printable cards as well!
  3. Make sure you’re signed up to receive emails from my blog! {Working on a fun holiday giveaway}
  4. Here are a few things I’ve purchased recently on sale or have my eye on…

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