Christmas Lights Around Atlanta


Few sights can compete with the magic and wonder of Christmas lights.  Driving around with the family all together, looking for light displays (both good and bad) makes for memories the family will treasure.  We have some amazing light displays to share with you to help you share this tradition with your children.


For anyone near Lawrenceville, make sure to check out a Vineyard Christmas- follow this link for directions.  This wonderful display is sure to dazzle you and your family!  With shows every night starting at 5:30 and lasting until January 5, this is an experience not to be missed.


If you’re in the Cumming area any evening between now and January 1 from 5:30 to 10:00 (or 11:00 on Friday and Saturday), make sure to drive by the Blink Midwinter Christmas light display.  This synchronized light experience supports while helping families make holiday memories.  Please visit for specific details and directions for enjoying this festive event.


While in Cumming, you won’t want to miss Christmas in Cumming.  This magical light display covers six houses and features over a quarter of a million sparkling Christmas lights!  This free light display has collected donations in the past and given the proceeds to Forsyth County Family Haven. For times and details, go to


Driving close to East Point?  You absolutely can’t pass up the opportunity to see A Lil’ Joe Christmas.  This special Christmas display is designed to share Christmas Magic and Spirit and is sure to add to your family’s enjoyment of the holidays.  Click for directions and more information.


Christmas in the Grove, located in Decatur, is an annual favorite for many fans of Christmas light displays.  This incredible event includes over 72,000 lights, over 3 and a half miles of extension cords, and so much more- all choreographed to some of the greatest Christmas music ever.  They’ve made additions to their nativity display and added new lights on the house.  Donations collected during this light display have been given to fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  Go to to read more details about this magical Christmas experience.


For those of you in or around Alpharetta, Christmas in Castille is just the memory-making light display you need.  Enjoy this free event from the warmth and comfort of your car as you and your family experience the breathtaking sights of 32,000 twinkling Christmas lights synchronized to some of your favorite Christmas songs.  To get directions and more information, make sure to click


If you happen to be in Dawsonville, you absolutely won’t want to miss the Red Hawk Christmas light display.  This annual event has returned this year.  Using 32 channels of light-o-rama to control over 12,000 Christmas lights while broadcasting music from their own FM channel, this event is sure to become a family-favorite for many years to come!  Look for details, directions, and more at


The Tripp Family Christmas Light Display in Cochran is such a great event that the jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus, has been known to make a few appearances throughout the season!  You’ll definitely want to share this beautiful light display with your family if you are anywhere nearby.  Click for details and to find out when you might see Santa.


Perhaps your family thrives on larger crowds or doesn’t live anywhere near these individual light displays.  In that case, we have a few suggestions for you. 


Check out the Christmas lights on display at Atlanta’s Centennial Park.  Stroll through magical Christmas lights with your family at no charge.


Combine your love of Christmas lights and NASCAR as you drive on part of the Atlanta Motor Speedway with your family during the Holiday Light Spectacular Gift of Lights from now through January 4.  This unique opportunity includes hot chocolate, Santa, and numerous photo opportunities.  There is a per car charge of $15 Monday through Thursday and $20 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.


No matter where you are, don’t miss out on the chance to share in the magical tradition of looking for Christmas lights!  If you see great light displays that we didn’t mention, make sure to let us know where they are so we can share them with our readers!

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  • Atlanta travel Guide says: 17 October 2014 (3 years ago)

    I think this is really awesome.It will be feels like heaven in such lights of Christmas.I never enjoyed Christmas in Atlanta but this year i am planning to go there.

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