7 Stages Theatre
Purposely make it so that you can’t ever sleep in the dark by yourself again, after watching dozens of horror flicks at the Buried Alive Film Festival.
Georgia Freight Depot
Indie Craft Experience’s Holiday Shopping Bonanza will have all sorts of funky, knick-knacky gifts that somebody you love will love. Go on and knock out all the capitalism so you can actually enjoy the season and feel like you supported true ATL creatives.
Cost: Whatever you want to spend, baller
Wrecking Bar Brewpub
If you missed last year’s Strong Beer Festival… that’s weak! Be there this time, as they pour more than 40 beers from 25 breweries, all at 8% ABV or higher.
The Center for Puppetry Arts
Don’t miss the chance to see Jim Henson’s immaculate retelling of the Christmas story through the hand-controlled mouths of Muppets, during this public screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol.
Lost Dog Tavern
Start at Lost Dog and walk around Buckhead looking festive and ridiculous during the Ugly Sweater Crawl, which also hits Dive Bar, Kramer’s, and Buckhead Saloon, among others.
Live at the Battery
Go to the Braves stadium and spread tipsy cheer with other people dressed as Saint Nicholas during the Atlanta Santa Pub Crawl, which will include boozy stops at C. Ellet, Yard House, Antico, and other spots around The Battery at SunTrust Park.
Cost: $7 - $40