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Asshole Santa is coming to Atlanta, and he’s drinking Scotch, chain-smoking fake cigars, and ignoring whether you’re naughty or nice. Tell him what you want for Christmas on November 17 at East Atlanta’s 529 Bar.
With the wild success of the Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bar, it's no surprise other Atlanta cocktail bars are getting into the Christmas game. Through New Year's Eve, Decatur's S.O.S Tiki Bar is serving up festive and elaborate drinks in a zany holiday atmosphere.
“We wanted to show that love can go beyond the color of your skin,” says musician Mac Powell of the blended family he’s created with his wife, Aimee. Mac tours either as a solo act or with his Christian rock band, Third Day, about 100 days out of the year, so when he’s off the road, he stays close to home and makes sure the family sits down together.
How much does the suit cost? Is the beard real? We spoke to three of Atlanta's professional Santas to find out what it takes.
Need a little holiday shopping inspiration? We asked 9 stylish Atlantans for the one item they’re hoping to get this season, from fancy crystal-infused water bottles to pup portraits.
Looking for spots to dine out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta? Look no further.
In the mid-1950s, Rich’s executive Frank Pallotta had an idea: If the annual Great Tree wasn’t enough to coax holiday shoppers to Rich’s downtown department store, then a monorail would be. Dubbed the Snowland Express, the rickety three-and-a-half minute ride over the toy department—and later the roof—cost a quarter, making it a magnet for kids and a moment’s reprieve for parents to study their shopping lists.
The Falcons take on the Saints; Katy Perry comes to town, and tons of holiday-themed fun.
Tired of shopping? Check out these workshops to study a new craft, and leave with a little something handmade to slide under the tree.