Stone Mountain Christmas Celebration

Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park is known as one of the most beautiful outdoor destinations not only in the city, but in the entire state of Georgia. Aside from the breathtaking views, immaculate landscaping and rigorous hiking trails, Stone Mountain always has a wealth of activities to choose from that both children and adults can partake in. The holiday season is in full swing and Stone Mountain Park began a number of activities earlier in November that run all the way until January 1 st . These events celebrate the season in festive, yet magical way.

Take a look at some of the attractions and decide which ones you'd like to attend with your family and friends. Sing-along Christmas Train with The Gift All aboard for a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain, as well as the heartwarming story of the very first Christmas. The train can be boarded and de-boarded from Marketplace Depot in Crossroads. The Polar Express 4-D Experience Go on an extraordinary adventure this holiday season with The Polar Express 4-D Experience ! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Crossroads Christmas Parade Don't miss this chance to see Santa and all of his holiday friends as they parade through Crossroads! There will be festive holiday music, floats and many other Stone Mountain-exclusive surprises. A Crossroads Christmas Carol Hilarious hijinks ensue as the ragtag Stone Mountain cast tackles Dickens' spirited tale of redemption. This comic retelling of the Dickens classic is only presented during Stone Mountain Christmas.

Forever Christmas Come enjoy the sounds of the season, from Doo-Wop to current Pop! "Yule" love remembering the songs from yesterday and making new memories for today! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early with your entire party. In order to ensure as many people can enjoy the show as possible, saving seats is not allowed. Holly Jolly Cabaret Kick back and settle in for some of your favorite holiday songs. 2 singers, 1 pianist, and a musical experience you will never forget. Snow Angel Fireworks Finale Behold the Stone Mountain Snow Angel as she flies overhead, making a white Christmas for one and all! This magical spectacle concludes with a festive fireworks display.

Mistletales Join Mrs. Claus in her gingerbread house as she spins heartwarming tales that are sure to entertain children of all ages! Toyrific! Step under the Christmas tree and enjoy this happy heartfelt holiday show as a motley crew of misfit toys band together to save Christmas. Visits with Santa Bring your wishes to the man in red himself, live and in person! He's already made his list, make sure you're on it before Christmas! For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.