This Week In Atlanta: Mercedes-Benz Stadium Holiday; BeltLine Pub Crawl; and More

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most sought after events happening in Atlanta this week. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Make December a month to remember by enjoying the sights and sounds of the city.

Take a stroll through Piedmont Park in an ugly sweater or decorate festive cookies in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most sought after events happening in Atlanta this week.


Scott Antique Markets

Time: Dec. 6 to 9, times vary for each day

Where: Atlanta Expo Centers, 3650 & 3850 Jonesboro Road, Atlanta

Cost: $5

Go on a treasure hunt at the Scott Antique Markets show that will be coming back in town this December. The indoor event will have a variety of vintage pieces from spoons to vases on sale. Restaurants within the Expo Center include The Agora and Smokey’s BBQ.


Celtic Thunder X Tour

Time: Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

Where: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $45 to $80

Five member music group Celtic Thunder will be celebrating 10 years in show business during their tour stop in Atlanta. Expect to hear 27 new songs that will range from love songs to Irish songs.


Pub Crawl on the BeltLine: Winter Edition

Time: Dec. 8, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Atlanta Belt Line Eastside Trail

Cost: $38

The Atlanta BeltLine’s East Side Trail will be the site of a pub crawl that will sprawl from Inman Park to Piedmont Park. With the purchase of a ticket, attendees will get five free drinks from participating bars and restaurants including Mellow Mushroom, Park Tavern in Piedmont Park and Apres Diem.

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Time: Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Center For Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta

Cost: $12.50 with museum admission; free for Center Members

Take the kids to go see Muppet characters, Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy, perform in this family-friendly musical.

Burton Nightmare Bash And Charity Art Show

Time: Dec. 8, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Sidebar, 79 Poplar St. NW, Atlanta

Cost: $10

Party at this spookily-fun event that will have live DJs and food onsite. Tim Burton, a film director, producer and writer who is known for movies “Beetlejuice” and “Edward Scissorhands,” will be the focus of the bash. During the night, there will also be a┬ácharity art show happening that will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Ugly Sweater Stroll

Time: Dec. 8, 12 to 4 p.m.

Where: Park Tavern in Piedmont, 500 10th St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $5

Break out the ugly sweater for this organized 5K stroll through Piedmont Park. Enjoy smores at this event and admission includes a holiday cocktail or hot chocolate. An ugly sweater competition will be happening during the day and prizes will be awarded for the overall best ugly sweater and for the best ugly sweater couple, pup and family.


Christmas With The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Time: Dec. 8 and 9, times vary

Where: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

Cost: $20 to $100

The Orchestra will be joined by the Morehouse College Glee Club and the Gwinnett Young Singers for this Christmas concert. Carols and hymns will be performed live for the audiences.


Mercedes-Benz Stadium Holiday Celebration

Time: Dec. 9, 12 to 5 p.m.

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta

Cost: $20 for adults; $15 for children

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium will become transformed this holiday season with an obstacle course, on-field games, cookie decorating and an inflatable snow globe. Attendees will also get to see the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United Locker Rooms and they will get a chance to take a holiday picture with Santa Clause, Falcons Cheerleaders and Freddie Falcon.

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