1. Get festive at a holiday pop-up bar
When Atlanta does holiday pop up bars, we do them HARD! This year, we’ve got tons of incredible holiday pop up bars that are nice and cozy and definitely the perfect date spot. Grab your S.O. and head to one of these holiday pop up bars for some delightful boozy holiday cocktails and tons of festive decor.
2. See some dazzling holiday lights
There’s nothing quite as romantic as wandering through a winter wonderland of twinkling Christmas lights. Be enchanted by the dancing colors and festive music. You and your S.O. will definitely be feeling merry and bright after a trip through one of Atlanta’s amazing light displays.
3. Wander through the Winter Lantern Festival
If you’re looking to add a unique tradition to you and your S.O. holiday list, the Winter Lantern Festival is the perfect date night for you! Wander through an exhibit of hand-crafted lanterns made by artists, some of which have over 20 years of experience. The Winter Lantern Festival shows the beauty of Chinese lanterns and is a dazzling way to spend a date night during the holidays!
4. Grab a Christmas Eve Dinner out on the town
If you want to go out on the town for Christmas Eve, don’t worry, we’ve come up with a list of restaurants that are open and serving up delightful holiday themed meals and cocktails. You and your date will definitely feel the cozy romance at one of these delectable restaurants. It’s the perfect date night!
5. See an amazing Holiday Show
If you and your honey love to see live holiday performances, Atlanta has tons to offer. Head to Atlanta Ballet to see the holiday classic, The Nutcracker or go to Alliance Theatre’s A Christmas Carol for a magical staged version of the classic show.
And if you want a hilarious date, check out Dad’s Garage’s laugh-out-loud funny improvised version of A Christmas Carol or Destination Theatre’s boozy two-man show of A Christmas Carol!
6. Snuggle up under the light of a thousand candles ATL’s Holiday-themed Candlelight Concert
There’s absolutely nothing more romantic than enjoying magical music while surrounded by thousands of dazzling LED candles. Enjoy the warm lights and romantic vibes, all while listening to the orchestra play your favorite renditions of classic holiday music. You and your boo will leave feeling merry and bright for sure!
Don’t delay, tickets are selling out fast! Get your tickets to the Holiday-themed Candlelight Concert here!
7. Check out the Roof at Ponce City Market
If you and your date are looking for a full night of amazingly romantic holiday fun, you have to check out The Roof at Ponce City Market!
From ice skating under the stars to amazing holiday cocktails, to dining in a private, heated igloo, the Ponce City Market is making incredible holiday dates come to life right before our eyes!If you need a romantic date idea for you and your S.O. this season, you have to check out this winter wonderland!
If you’re looking for a very sweet day-time date, grabbing a hot chocolate with your S.O. could be the perfect treat! There are tons of Atlanta local coffee shops and chocolatiers who are bringing the HEAT this holiday season! Get a festive hot cocoa and sit with your partner and chat, or wander around a light exhibit or stroll down the festive city streets, with chocolate in hand!
9. Visit the brand new Underground Cat Lounge and sound gallery
If you’re looking for a unique date this holiday season, you’ve got to check out Underground’s brand new cat lounge and sound gallery! Snuggle some adorable kitties and grab a delicious drink. All the while, enjoy incredible music playing from legendary Klipschorn speakers from straight from 1980.
If you and your S.O. are cat-lovers, this cat lounge is definitely the place for you!
The holidays can be a supremely stressful time, so why not take your partner on a date they’ll love and will help them relax? Book a massage at the new Midtown massage experience and leave like you’re floating on air!
There are so many holiday date ideas to do in Atlanta this festive season! We hope you and your loved one get to have a nice romantic getaway this year!