- Jen West For the AJC
What brings you the most holiday cheer?
This week's Best of Atlanta poll results celebrate the season at your favorite events around town.
Coming in first place, marvel at the electrical extravaganza that is the Garden Lights Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Explore the Walk of Flames and an expanded Tunnel of Light in addition to the new high-tech Nature's Wonders, illuminating the world's natural phenomena through countless strands of synchronized dancing lights strung high over Storza Woods.
The new home for ice skating this holiday season in Atlanta is right outside the home of your favorite baseball team. Coming in second place, Ice Skating at The Battery Atlanta is sure to become a cherisehd family tradition for years to come.
Our third place winner promises hours of snow-packed family fun. Enjoy snowball shooting or tubing togetherness at Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park for a holiday adventure you'll remember forever.
Your December calendar should be full of frolic-worthy winter events such as our full list of nominees: Lanier Islands Magical Nights of Lights and Winter Adventure, Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker, ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Alliance Theatre, Christmas with the ASO, Christmas at Callanwolde, Santa’s Cottage at Atlantic Station, Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer at Center for Puppetry Arts and Holiday in the Park at Six Flags.
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