The Battery Atlanta to Welcome Community for Festive Activities Throughout the Holiday Season
Tuesday, October 24th, 2023
The Battery Atlanta is getting into the spirit with a full lineup of activities to celebrate the holiday season and bring families together. The entertainment destination will kick off the festivities with its annual Tree Lighting presented by Wellstar and once again welcome families for Free Santa visits, presented by Truist. The party continues with The New Year’s Eve Bash presented by Xfinity. “Visiting The Battery Atlanta is an established tradition for so many families in the community," said Vice President of Marketing Lauren Abernethy. "It's a special time of year, and we are grateful that we can be a go-to spot for our friends, neighbors and visitors create lasting memories each season." The Battery Atlanta will kick off the holiday festivities on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. with the Tree Lighting ceremony presented by Wellstar at the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage. The event will include entertainment from world-class talent A-Town A-List. Mark Owens and Atlanta Braves’ mascot BLOOPER will watch the skies to help track Santa as he nears closer to The Battery Atlanta. Following the festivities, families may cuddle up on the green to watch the fifth film in the Xfinity Movie Series, Abominable, on the plaza screen. Santa Claus is once again setting up shop at his Post Office in The Battery Atlanta! From Friday, Nov. 24 to Saturday, Dec. 24, Santa will continue the time-honored tradition of greeting local children in the Truist Community Corner, located at the corner of Power Alley and Battery Avenue. Families are invited to bring their handwritten letters to Santa – postage not required – at his official Atlanta outpost. Santa’s helpers will take care of the rest! This free opportunity allows parents and guardians to take their own photos of their children interacting with Santa as he listens to their wish lists. As needed, Santa’s Post Office can be a contactless experience. The Truist Community Corner also house a Holiday Market, featuring a shoppable collection of Atlanta-area small businesses. Additional activities include holiday donation drives, giveaways, a complimentary gift wrap station, and other family-friendly activities. The Battery Atlanta will ring in 2023 in style with its annual New Year’s Eve Bash presented by Xfinity, featuring an early countdown geared towards families and a traditional late-night show leading into the New Year. The Early Innings, for those wishing to ring in the New Year with family and kids will begin at 6 p.m. in the Plaza. It concludes with a branded inflatable baseball drop at 8 p.m. and will include a performance by GRAMMY nominee Brady Rymer. The Late Innings festivities will start at 9 p.m., with 12 South Band once again providing the entertainment from the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage. The midnight countdown includes pyrotechnics and will kick off the new year with an unforgettable confetti and aerial fireworks display. Free parking is available in the Red, Green and Purple Decks for three hours on non-event days at The Coca-Cola Roxy. For more information on the holiday events at The Battery Atlanta, please visit www.batteryatl.com. Images can be found here.