We hope your fall is off to a wonderful start! This November, there’s plenty to do in Atlanta, from delicious dining to immersive artistic experiences. And we’re SO excited to get into the magical holiday season spirit with a ton of light exhibits and holiday markets coming up this month too!
So, without further ado, here are 5o fantastic things to do in Atlanta this November!
1. Get nostalgic with a trip to Jurassic World: The Exhibition
Come face-to-face with enormous dinosaurs in Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Based on one of the biggest blockbusters in cinema history, the exhibition immerses audiences of all ages in scenes inspired by the beloved movies.
Watch the famous film park come to life right before your very eyes! Walk through the iconic gates of Jurassic World into a land of Dinos and the science that brought them there!
But remember, if something chases you… run! Get your tickets for Jurassic World: The Exhibition in Atlanta!
2. Get totally immersed in art with Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
If you’ve ever dreamt of stepping right out of the world and into a painting, you’ll love this awe-inspiring journey into the artistic world of Vincent Van Gogh! Explore his world: his life, his work, and his secrets, all while walking through cutting-edge 360-degree immersive digital projections of his art.
You can also expect a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a light and sound show to delight your senses.
This unique experience brought to you by Exhibition Hub has thrilled millions of visitors in the United States already.
Don’t delay, grab your tickets now for Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience!
The beginning of the month is peak fall foliage time in Atlanta! You definitely don’t want to miss out on all the changing leaves and beautiful colors. From remote forests to Atlanta’s favorite parks, we’ve got your hookup for the best spots to view the leaves!
- Piedmont Park
- Agnes Scott College
- Dunwoody Nature Center
6. Immerse yourself in magic at the Winter Lantern Festival
For the fourth year in a row, Winter Lantern Festival is helping you create magical memories! Walk through a world of lights and lanterns, all handmade by artisans. Learn about the culture and craftsmanship behind the gorgeous traditional Chinese lantern festivals.
And get excited for lantern creatures, illuminated on Chinese silk cloth, come to life right before your very eyes.
You cannot miss this mystical journey at the Gwinnett County Fair Grounds! Don’t delay, grab your tickets now!
7. Celebrate the arts at the Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival
With more than 185 local artists, including painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and so many more, you’re in for an absolute treat at the Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival!
Bring the whole family, and don’t forget your pups! There will be local food vendors and a child’s play area as well!
Saturday, November 4th from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, November 5th from 11am-5pm.
A candlelit concert is the perfect way to spend the coziest month of all! Spend your evening surrounded by thousands of twinkling LED candles, and enjoy the lovely music with special people!
This month, Candlelight Atlanta has tons of great options, from classic jazz to Beyonce to Taylor Swift! You can check out all the Candlelight Concerts, or check out our recommendations below!
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12. Learn all about the young Pharaoh, King Tut, at the impressive Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures
King Tut is a legend that nearly everyone has heard of before… but do you know his real life (and death) story? Explore thousands of beautifully recreated artifacts, and learn all about the young pharaoh and his legacy! Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures is a treat for sure, spend the evening surrounded by gold and history!
Get your tickets for Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures now!
Yes, with spooky season officially over, that can only mean one thing! Holiday happenings are going to start popping up all over A-Town. One of the most adored festive traditions here in Atlanta is the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Lights, Holiday Nights. Millions of lights will magically transform the gorgeous grounds, with beloved light installations as well as new additions for the 2023 iteration.
Get ready to step into a magical indoor forest of Christmas trees, at this dazzling event making its grand return to the ATL this November for nine days only. Get some tree-spiraton, or just admire the luminous displays of festive cheer. You can even meet Santa Claus himself at the Festival of Trees, taking place November 18-26, 2023 at the Georgia World Congress Center. For more information on this festive festival, click here.
From the anticipated return of Buckhead’s Christkindl Market to Downtown’s oldest building hosting an unmissable craft market specifically for the holiday season, don’t miss out on all the incredible festive markets in and around A-Town this Novemeber.
- Atlanta’s Christkindl Market, Buckhead, From November 24
- Indie Craft Experience, Yaarab Temple, November 5th
- Piedmont Park Holiday Gift Market 2023, Piedmont Park (1071 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA), November 25th
18-19. Check out some of the incredible art in the city!
- The High Museum of Art has a Beatrix Potter exhibit that will transport you back to your childhood!
- Underground Atlanta, which now houses newest tenant, Visionary Artist Dedren Snead’s work, SUBSUME, which focuses on Afrofuturism & future media
20-23. Hit the ice at Atlanta’s favorite ice-skating rinks!
Ice skating is back with vengeance this November, as A-Towns favorite hotspots for the winter tradition reopen for the holiday season. From twirling on rooftops to enchanting ice rinks with OTT decorations, check out some of our recommendations below, and keep your eyes peeled on Secret Atlanta for all of your festive needs!
- Atlantic Station
- Avalon on Ice, Avalon in Alpharetta
- Skate the Sky, The Roof at Ponce City Market starting November 24
- Sugar Hill Outdoor Ice Rink, starting Nov. 10
Perhaps you’re a little sad to see the return of holiday happenings, so embrace the final full month of fall and make sure to get your pumpkin-spice fix before the season is over! Check out some of our favorite pumpkin spice havens below or click here for the full round-up.
- Hodgepodge Coffeehouse, Reynoldstown, Decatur, and Ormewood
- Banjo Coffee, Avondale Estates
- Dancing Goats Coffee, Buckhead, Midtown, Decatur, and more!
- Bellwood Coffee, East Atlanta Village
Who wants the stress of cooking a Thanksgiving dinner, when you can have everything done for you by eating out at some of Atlanta’s finest culinary gems. Luckily for y’all, we recently rounded up restaurants offering top-notch services for Thanksgiving dinner. Check out some recommendations below or check out our full round-up.
- Fogo de Chão, Buckhead
- Humble Pie, Juniper Cafe pick-up
- STK, Peachtree Street
- South City Kitchen, Buckhead
32-36. Speaking of dining out, you’ve got to try the best restaurants in Atlanta
No matter what type of cuisine you’re craving, Atlanta’s got it. And got it GOOD! Check out one of the best restaurants in the city, or grab dinner at one of our recommendations below!
- The Select, Sandy Springs – European
- Forza Storico, Westside – Italian
- The Consulate, Midtown – ever changing cuisine
- Bone Garden Cantina, West Midtown – Mexican
- El Tesoro, Edgewood – Mexican
Thanks to Georgia’s mild weather conditions, outdoor movies can be enjoyed all year round (permitting it’s not so bad outside). So gear up for The Battery Atlanta’s epic movie series on the Plaza Green, which will play a movie every weekend (Friday or Saturday) until November 25th. Click here for more information.
38-42. Check out one of the Michelin Recommended Restaurants in the A
2023 is the first year Atlanta has had its very own Michelin Guide recommended list! After the huge ceremony, 45 restaurants landed the coveted Michelin-recommended title! And five of those actually earned a star!
Of course all of these spots are must-try, but here are our recommendations!
- Delbar – Middle Eastern
- Hayakawa – Japanese (a star winner!)
- Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours – Southern
- The Deer and the Dove – Contemporary
- Han Il Kwan – Korean
If you’re looking to treat the little ones in your fam, or have been searching for a family outing with no idea where to start, then look no further. We recently round-up all the amazing family-friendly things to do in the city, from Zoo Atlanta to the Center of Puppetry Arts, there truly is something for everybody in Atlanta. Check out November’s recommendations below or click here for the full round-up.
- Zoo Atlanta, Grant Park
- Georgia Aquarium, Downtown Atlanta
- Visit the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, which currently has a Inside Out themed exhibit
- Centennial Olympic Park, a huge urban green space lined with restaurants and shops!
- Center of Puppetry Arts, Midtown Atlanta
49. Take your family to the world premiere musical, Into the Burrow: A Peter Rabbit Tale
Whether its to relive childhood memories or make some for your own kids, the Alliance Theatre’s brand-new musical, Into The Burrow: A Peter Rabbit Tale will fill you with warmth and feelings of community!
To read all about it, check out our article, and don’t miss out on this incredible show!
50. Experience the magic of the Big Top with Cirque du Soleil’s newest show, ECHO
You’ll be in awe the whole time, watching this gorgeous show, ECHO. Take a whimsical trip through the stages of evolution, as you watch the delicate balance of humanity to animals and nature, all while learning about love and compassion, and, of course, seeing insane feats of acrobatics and flexibility!
This brand new show opens up at Atlantic Station, under the Big Top this November!
For all the deets, check out ECHO! Cirque du Soleil promises a mind-blowing show!
There’s so much to do in Atlanta this November! From Crazy cool exhibits to the perfect place to grab dinner with your loved ones–we’ve got it all, and we’ve got you covered!