Whether you are looking for holiday lights, taking the children to see Santa or looking for a seasonal performing art event, Marietta is brimming with fun things to see and do.
The annual “Lights of Life” holiday display at Life University takes place every night from Thanksgiving evening through New Year’s Eve. The event features more than a million lights spanning across over a mile of campus. Displays include a nativity scene, a menorah, a 60 foot tall Christmas tree, and numerous stationary and animated holiday displays. In addition, there is a 65 foot tall rendition of Santa and his sleigh that is the tallest display in the Southeast. Get more info
A royal Christmas experience for kids filled with decadent sweets, tea and juice, a visit from the Prince and Princess of the Grand Yuletide Ball, and a Nutcracker dance performance by the Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre’s sugarplum dancers. Tickets include a gift bag of goodies for our young guests. Program runs about 45 minutes. Limited space available. Get more information here
The Cobb Wind Symphony is hosting their annual concert at the Lassiter Concert Hall. Admission is free and donations are gratefully accepted. Find out more
Santa is here at Marietta Square. Santa’s Workshop is now open in Glover Park in Marietta Square. Bring the kids to visit Santa’s Workshop on select dates in December. See the dates Photos with Santa are available, and afterward visitors are encouraged to visit the shops and restaurants surrounding the Square for fun holiday gifts and great food and drinks.