Enjoy the best Atlanta events, festivals, and things to do in January 2015 with this calendar of events.
Events are listed by starting date, and all dates are confirmed. Mileage is from the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
January 1, 2015
23 miles NW
is a 5K and 10K (plus kids’ runs) on New Year’s Day in Kennesaw. No pets or wheels.
January 1, 2015
29 miles NE
Kick off the new year by running or walking 5K on Commitment Day
beginning at Life Time Fitness in Johns Creek or Lawrenceville.
Holiday lights - Botanical Garden
January 1 - 3, 2015 (begins Nov. 15)
2.5 miles NE
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
features one million colorful lights, costumed characters, attractions, and snacks at the 30-acre Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Holidays around the world
January 1 - 3, 2015 (begins Nov. 21)
4 miles NE
celebrates Christmas, Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, and other cultures with bright lights, decorated trees, ornaments, and emblems at Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Christmas at Stone Mountain
January 1 - 4, 2015 (begins Nov. 8)
19 miles east
Stone Mountain Christmas
features 2 million lights, holiday shows, a snow-angel palace, Christmas parade with Santa, fireworks, and snowfall at Stone Mountain Park. Nearby snow rides
open Nov. 22.
Holiday lights - Centennial Park
January 1 - 19, 2015 (begins Nov. 22)
0.3 miles west
Stroll through a winter wonderland at Centennial Olympic Park when it’s lit by thousands of lights for Holiday in Lights
January 4, 2015 (12 to 5 p.m.)
11 miles NW
Find wedding advice, services, and a fashion show at the Bridal Show
at Cobb Galleria Centre.
January 10, 2015
1 mile SW
Big trucks with big wheels make big noise and excitment at Monster Jam
at the Georgia Dome.
Free day at children’s museum
January 13, 2015
0.5 miles NW
Enjoy free admission from 1 pm to closing on the Second Tuesday
of the month at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Expect a line outdoors.
January 15 - 18, 2015
0.5 miles west
See hundreds of new boats, marine gear, and accessories at the Atlanta Boat Show
at Georgia World Congress Center.
January 17 - 24, 2015
150 miles east
has horseback competitions, music, dancing, arts and crafts, and vendors of western clothing and riding-equipment at James Brown Arena in Augusta. First day is evening bull riding only.