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Departure - Journey Tribute Band
November 25th - Saturday; 8:00pm
Earl Smith Strand Theater
Marietta Square


Departure has become the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation by replicating the look, sound and feel of the original 80’s rock supergroup Journey. The five band members have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry.


These veteran musicians pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy stage show from start to finish. Featured lead vocalist, Brian Williams, has an amazing singing voice flawlessly matching Steve Perry’s vocal range and movements.


Departure also highlights the early Journey years featuring Joel Hayes on keys and lead vocals. Performing over one-hundred shows annually, Departure brings the very best of Journey to audiences of all ages. So don’t stop believin’ in lovin’, touchin’, and squeezin’ your sweetheart, and celebrate the coming spring to the rocking sounds of DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band.


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Marietta Square Winter Wonderland
November 17th - January 3rd


Winter Wonderland is returning to the Marietta Square beginning November 17 with ice-skating in Glover Park and then leads to Santa Visits and a New Year’s Eve party.


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Holiday in the Park
Six Flags Over Georgia
November 18th - January 3rd


Six Flags Over Georgia is continuing its new holiday tradition as it extends its season with the addition of Six Flags Entertainment’s annual holiday festival — Holiday in the Park. More than one million LED lights and dozens of Christmas trees will create the perfect magical atmosphere this holiday season from November 18 through January 3 on select days.


Six Flags Over Georgia extends its season with the inclusion of Holiday in the Park. The holiday classic will include sparkling lights, festive shows, tasty culinary treats and of course, the Big Man: Santa Claus in all his glory.


Guests can enjoy the park’s most popular rides including Goliath, as well as rides for the entire family to enjoy. Holiday in the Park will be topped off with its most iconic image at the historic Riverview Carousel, which will create a glowing light and walkthrough experience never before seen in Atlanta and the Southeast region.


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Lights of Light
November 23rd - December 31st
Life University - Marietta


Lights of Life also features: Pony rides! Train rides! Petting zoo! Concession stand!


$10 per car Friday, Saturday, Sunday and the following dates:
November 23-26 & December 15-31


$5 per car Monday-Thursday (except for above listed dates)


Hours: 6pm-10pm (Friday-Sunday); 6pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday)

2017 Winter Wonderland Train
Pine Mountain Gold Museum
November 30th - December 23rd
Thursdays - Sundays; 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Villa Rica


Thousands of Lights; Meet Santa; and More! For More Information, Call 678-840-1445.

Festival of Trees
November 30th - December 24th
6:00pm - 11:00pm
Glover Park - Marietta


The annual holiday tradition of Festival of Trees returns to Glover Park from November 30th- December 24th. Stroll through the magical forest of trees and be inspired by the creativity of our very own Marietta City School students. These beautiful themed trees will come to life on Thursday, November 30 at 6:05 pm, shortly after the arrival of Santa on the Square and prizes will awarded in four categories at 7:05 pm. Visit our Winter Wonderland with friends and family and enjoy what will certainly be one of the most photographed spots of the holiday season!

Christmas Lights Display & Live Reindeer
November 23rd - December 30th
Pettit Creek Farms - Cartersville


Pettit Creek Farms invites you to enjoy more than mile of colorful, twinkling lights. The display is open nightly Monday-Thursday 6-9 PM and Friday-Sunday 6-10 PM. Santa Claus will visit with children Thursday-Sunday, so bring your camera! Two options for admission: Drive thru $15 per car; OR, Hayride $10 per person (babies in arms free). Both choices include the petting zoo where you can visit Comet and Cupid, the farm’s live reindeer. A live Nativity can be seen on weekends. The farm is wheelchair accessible. The concession stand menu includes hot chocolate, warm cider, marshmallows for roasting, and s’mores kits. Pettit Creek Farms also sells #1 premium Christmas trees freshly cut and standing in water. Credit cards accepted.


For More Information, Call 770-386-8699.