10 Atlanta festivals to enjoy this December

From glassblowing to beer crawls to breakfast with Santa, there’s plenty of fun to be had this month
Fantasy in Lights
Fantasy in Lights

Photograph courtesy of Callaway Gardens

Hogwarts Pub Crawl
Virginia-Highland pubs host a Hogwarts-themed pub crawl. BYO wand.

Atlanta Strong Beer Fest
Taste over 40 of the strongest beers brewed right here in Georgia. (And then maybe call a car to take you home.) A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild.

Winter Fun
Winter Glass Fest
The 15th annual Winter Glass Fest features handmade crafts from local glassblowers. Enjoy a glassblowing show, flameworking demos, and enter to win a free glassblowing class.

Family Winter Fest
Celebrate the winter season with arts and crafts, live music, food, and games at the 2015 Family Winter Fest. Bring a donation to support Family Promise Gwinnett.

Festival of the SEAson
Through 12/25
The Georgia Aquarium is transformed into a winter wonderland, with a light and music show, tree-lighting ceremonies, holiday crafts, and more.

Fantasy in Lights
Through 1/2
Callaway Gardens is one of the Southeast’s biggest holiday lights displays, with more than a dozen scenes set to music.

Stone Mountain Christmas
Through 1/3
Meet Rudolph, Santa, and a beautiful snow angel; take in the nightly Christmas parade; enjoy live performances; and more at Stone Mountain Park.

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
Through 1/9
The Atlanta Botanical Garden gets lit up for the fifth year in a row. There are also s’mores for roasting and a live DJ.

Punk Black
Punk Black is back at Eyedrum Gallery with five bands, four local vendors, and a DJ.

V-103 Winterfest
Celebrate V-103’s 40th anniversary with its annual Winterfest concert, this year featuring Keith Sweat, Tyrese, Jagged Edge, and a special surprise guest.