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Things To Do this November in Metro Atlanta

Things To Do this November in Metro Atlanta

October 27th, 2023

Things To Do this November in Metro Atlanta

October 27th, 2023

If you’re looking for things to do this November in Metro Atlanta, check out our list of popular ATL locations that offer the best deals for the most fun! Several popular attractions and unique seasonal events are opening this month that will entertain the whole family. While The Providence Group is known for being the top luxury homebuilder in Metro Atlanta, we also prioritize informing our homeowners about activities in the city where we build our elevated neighborhoods so they can love their new community just as much as their new home. 

2023 Family-Friendly Metro Atlanta Races 

Mercedez-Benz Stadium 5K Walk Like MADD 

Join the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, Atlanta Track Club, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Georgia for the 2023 Mercedes-Benz Stadium 5K/Walk Like MADD event on Saturday, November 11th! This race offers something for the whole family and includes a Mile and Dash for younger children to enjoy the fun. All participants can finish the race on the field of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and 100% of the proceeds go to MADD Georgia.

Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K 

Before you start roasting the turkey, kick off your Thanksgiving holiday with the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, and Mile & Dash on Thursday, November 23rd! It's an Atlanta tradition you don’t want to miss! Runners and walkers for the half marathon and 5K will start their race under Atlanta's iconic Olympic rings and travel through downtown Summerhill and Grant Park. Make sure to stay for a post-race celebration, which includes receiving your long-sleeve Adidas t-shirt and finisher’s medal. 

Visit Metro Atlanta’s Most Popular Attractions 

See Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular at Lake Lanier

Opening November 22nd, you and your family can enjoy a magical light show at Lake Lanier! This fantastic winter celebration is a walk-through tour of some of the season's most incredible sights. See the festive lights reflecting off the water, listen to holiday music, and grab a specialty cocktail to sip as you stroll. This event is a very popular Atlanta native favorite!                                                      

Experience the Holiday Sea-son at the Georgia Aquarium 

The magic of the winter season is here. From November 11th -– January 1st, experience the sights and sounds of Holidays at the Georgia Aquarium in their transformed atrium with festive music, winter-inspired projections, and their 40-foot live tree. Special seasonal activities, including photos with Santa, a tree lighting ceremony, and holiday-themed dolphin presentations, are back for another year of family fun for the holidays! 

Breathe in the Blooms at Atlanta Botanical Garden 

The time to enjoy the striking allure of Georgia’s unique plant life alongside the shine of a thousand twinkling lights in here! ‘Garden Lights, Holiday Nights,’ presented by Invesco QQQ, takes place from November 18th – January 14th. This annual lighting event transforms the beloved ATL Botanical Gardens into a bright wonderland of whimsy and winter fun. Stop by to enjoy the featured exhibits, including illuminated animals and unique artist installations. 

These amazing events at Atlanta’s hottest locations are near Grant Place, our premier Atlanta community along the Southside Beltline trail. When you live here, you’ll enjoy convenience and connectivity living in the heart of the city’s art and activity scene and the space and flexibility of owning the condo of your dreams. Imagine living within 3 miles of 100+ restaurants and 20+ grocery stores, having access to 50+ entertainment destinations right across the street, and 22.5 miles of beltline trails where you can ride your bike, run, and walk your dog any day of the week. Request a private showing today to learn more about this new, exclusive community in Atlanta! 

Ice Skating in Atlanta 

Are you looking for the ultimate winter activity to enjoy with your family? Look no further than ice skating at Ponce City Market, Atlantic Station, Piedmont Park, and Avalon! 

Skate the Sky at Ponce City Market 

The Roof at Ponce City Market is the place to be during the holiday season. With a specialty cocktail bar, a top-rated restaurant, and carnival attractions at Skyline Park, there’s a lot to do to entertain various guests. During winter, The Roof transforms into a festive holiday oasis with an ice skating rink and lighted igloos overlooking the Atlanta Beltline and Old Fourth Ward.Igloo reservations are available from November 24th – January 7thand include a catered dinner menu with Mac and Cheese truffles, chocolate fondue, and much more as you take in the best view of the Atlanta skyline.  

Skate the Station at Atlantic Station 

You are invited to skate under the stars from November 17th – January 15th at Atlantic Station! This open-air skating rink is a popular attraction in the city and a beautiful change of scenery for those who want to skate outside and enjoy the view of the stars. Skate rentals are included with ticket purchases, and entry is weather permitting. Visit the website for more information on upcoming themed skate nights! 

Ice Skating at The Park Tavern (Piedmont Park)

Another spectacular annual ice skating event occurs at Piedmont Park from Sunday, Nov 27th – Wednesday, February 15th! This is one of the longest-running outdoor skating venues of the holiday season! This 85-foot long, 40-foot wide rink includes fantastic amenities to make your visit memorable, including a heated garden tent to rest and relax, adult-only skate time after 8:30 PM (16+), and reserved food platters for private parties. 

Avalon on Ice 

Taking inspiration from Rockefeller Station in NYC is ATL's premier Avalon on Ice experience! Now, from November 19th – January 15th, you can enjoy the open-air skating rink and a host of fantastic family-friendly activities. On the opening night of the skating rink, The Lighting of Avalon event takes place. Your family can watch the tree lighting ceremony and participate in face painting, balloon art, photo booth fun, and visit with Santa Claus! You don’t want to miss this spectacular celebration! 

Special Events for the Holidays 

Concerts from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is hosting musical events all month long. November kicks off with orchestral musical selections from various composers, including Brahms, Rachmaninov, and Dvořák. The two concerts directed by Nathalie Stutzman, Song of Destiny from November 2-4and Dvořák New World Symphony from November 9-11, are beautiful ways to start the winter season.  

The Classics | Honoring Black Women in Symphonic Music – On November 18th, enjoy this special featured event, highlighting Black women's past, present, and future contributions and accomplishments in classical music. Vocal and spoken word performances from Spelman students and professionals in the field will make this program one to remember!  

Home Alone: Live in Concert – This event from November 25-26 will bring out an eager crowd! A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and exciting musical score performed live to picture by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. A large projector will show the scenes from the movie, making this a great event for the whole family!

Watch a Show at the Center of Puppetry Arts 

Playing at The Center of Puppetry Arts is a unique show your children will adore! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ is a holiday classic for the ages. Watch the story come to life on the stage and visit Santa’s Workshop, the North Pole, and the Island of Misfit Toys with your kids. Enjoy live performances of festive songs from the 1964 stop-motion picture and sing along to some of your favorite tunes. 

After you enjoy all these wonderful things to do in Metro Atlanta, travel back to your new home from The Providence Group for a cozy night in. We are committed to providing our homebuyers with premium new homes in thriving communities across metro Atlanta. Contact us today to learn more about our available quick move-in homes and our exclusive incentives that will bring you ‘Home for Your Holiday Memories’!   

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