Holiday Happenings in Alpharetta

Spend the most wonderful time of the year in Alpharetta by planning a relaxing Alpharetta holiday retreat to get you and your crew in the joyous spirit. From tree lighting events, ice skating at Avalon and culinary celebrations to holiday plays, there is a wealth of family-friendly events for everyone to enjoy. There’s nothing more magical at Christmas than taking your kids to meet Santa. Here’s our round-up of some of the most wonderful places to see Santa.


Avalon on Ice

Twinkling on the Terrace at The Hotel at Avalon
A new and exciting Igloo & Chalet Experiences featuring thematic cocktails, food, music & more on the second floor pool deck at The Hotel at Avalon
Select Dates through March, 2023
The Hotel at Avalon
9000 Avalon Boulevard
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Igloos & Chalets seat up to 6 guests and are available:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nights with a choice of three time slots:
• 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | $250 Rental Fee + $250 Food & Beverage Minimum
• 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $250 Rental Fee + $250 Food & Beverage Minimum
• 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $400 Rental Fee + $350 Food & Beverage Minimum

All food selections serve up to 6 guests and include choices for Holiday Picnic Baskets, Fruit, Nut & Berries Displays, Market Charcuterie Boards, Georgia Grown Crudité and The Sweet Treats Boxes. Food must be ordered at the time of booking. You will be prompted for your selections during the booking process. Your server will also provide you with an a-la-carte beverage menu of thematic cocktails, mocktails, wines by the glass and our Bottles & Bonbons offering.

Avalon on Ice
Through January 16, 2023
Times vary
400 Avalon Blvd.
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Tis’ the season to lace up your skates and glide into the holiday spirit at Avalon on Ice! Our monumental Rockefeller-inspired ice skating rink is back and we can’t wait to hit the rink with you. Ticket admission required.

Dino Safari: A Walk Through Adventure at North Point Mall
Wednesday – Thursday: 11:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday – Saturday: 11:00AM – 8:00PM
Sunday – 12:00PM – 7:00PM
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Go on a globetrotting expedition around the world, dropping in to see a variety of dinosaurs living on each of the seven continents that were once Pangea during the Age of Reptiles. Ticket admission required.

s. Each theme features a fully decorated restaurant interior along with a new menu complete with CRAZY Cocktails and food specials. We can’t wait to see you!

Santa’s Secret ‘Stache
Through December 31
3PM to 11PM*
400 Avalon Blvd.
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Get into the spirit of the season at our first-ever, immersive holiday pop-up experience!
From the creators of Atlanta’s hugely popular Santa’s Fantastical, comes a new festive pop-up, Santa’s Secret ‘Stache! Step into this fantastical wonderland for over-the-top seasonally themed cocktails + decedent desserts from New York City-based Milk Bar, as well as other local bakeries.
*all ages welcome until 7PM, after 21+ only