5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: December 12-18

Christmas concerts, Christmas brews, and Christmas scares



Sights of Sound by Google
Marshmello’s Happier Place, part of Google’s Sights of Sound pop-up, which is coming to Ponce City Market this weekend.

Photograph courtesy of Google

Google’s Sights of Sound
When: December 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; December 15-16, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Ponce City Market
Cost: Free
Details: Google is coming to town with an interactive photo pop-up meant to show off its new Pixel 3 phone. The free event, which has already visited San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, and Miami, hands you a Pixel 3 when you walk in. Using the phone as a guide, you can use it to take photos of and interact with the pop-up’s four rooms, which themed after musicians Ella Mai, Future, J Balvin, and Marshmello. You’ll also get a T-shirt and can enter a contest for a chance to win a phone.

Power 96.1’s Jingle Ball
 December 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: State Farm Arena
Cost: $32-$140+
Details: This national iHeartRadio-sponsored tour, which has already hit New York City, Washington DC, and Chicago, is making its stop in Atlanta. And the lineup is a pure dance party: Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris, G-Eazy, Marshmello, Bazzi, Alessia Cara, and more.

Netherworld Haunted Holiday
When: December 15, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 2076 West Park Place Boulevard, Stone Mountain
Cost: $26 online, $28 at door if tickets remain
Details: Grab onto a rope and don’t let go. Only 6 people will enter at a time to walk through a special engagement at the world-famous haunted house for traditional and Christmas-themed scares.

Monday Night Brewing’s Christmas in Space
When: December 17, 7 p.m.
Where: Monday Night Garage
Cost: $30 general admission, $25 per person for group of 4+ tickets, $10 designated driver
Details: Monday Night is taking Christmas out of this world. Head to the West End Garage in your best space-slash-holiday outfit to sip on specialty Space Lettuce IPAs, participate in costume contests, and enjoy live music. You’ll also leave with a Santa glass with art by local artist A.J. DeWitt.

13th annual Mighty Mo and More at the Fox Theatre
When: December 17, 7 p.m.
Where: Fox Theatre
Cost: Free
Details: Along with celebrating the Fox Theatre’s 89-year-old Mighty Mo organ, there will also be a screening of Elf, everyone’s favorite Christmas movie featuring Will Ferrell. American Theatre Organ Society’s president Ken Double will play Mighty Mo and soul artist Cody Matlock will perform before the screening. Tickets are free, but participants are encouraged to donate new socks for Project Live Love’s Three-Oh-We-Go! program.