Vintage Market Days and Other Things To Do In Atlanta This Weekend

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As the end of the year draws near, more and more things to do in Atlanta pop up for us to make the most out of our weekends. Whether you’re looking to shop, skate, or get social in Atlanta, we’re sure that we’ve got the event for you.

Keep scrolling and check out all of the best things going on in our city this weekend!


Vintage Market Days of Greater Atlanta Presents:"A Splendid Christmas"

What’s that? Is that the holiday spirit we see?! In our humble opinion, it’s never too early to start getting excited for the holiday season! We’re thrilled that Vintage Market Days will be here for three days this November for all of our shopping needs. Listen to live music and enjoy savory treats as you peruse vendors offering everything from home goods to clothes to seasonal plants! This is sure to be one of the can’t miss markets of the season.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 19 | 10:00am–4:00pm
πŸ—“ Nov 20 | 10:00am–4:00pm
πŸ—“ Nov 21 | 10:00am–4:00pm

πŸ“Gwinett County Fairgrounds
🎟️ Starting at $10.00


Skate the Station - Opening Weekend

It’s the opening weekend of one of the most wonderful holiday season traditions in Atlanta– Skate the Station! The largest ice rink in the city is open to skaters of all ages from November 19 through January 17. If you don’t have your own skates, you’ll still be good to go.. rentals are included in your ticket!

For more season-long events and activities, check out our Winter and Holiday Events blog!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 19–Jan 17 | Various tines
πŸ“Atlantic Station
🎟️ $15.00


Breakfast at the North Pole

Tickets must be purchased in advance for this VIP experience with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick! Indulge in a breakfast buffet and keep your camera on hand for plenty of opportunities for pictures with the big man in red. Be sure to bring your Christmas list and prepare to tell Santa all the things you’re wishing for!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 20 | 8:30am–10:00am
πŸ“Mary Mac’s Tea Room
🎟️ Starting at $35.00

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Mandela Market Days

More markets are in the cards for you this month, Atlanta! Starting November 20, the Mandela Market Days Holiday Festival will be held for 5 weekends, each with a different theme. They’ll be kicking it off with “The Weekend Wellness Challenge.” Attendees can expect plenty of vendors providing a variety of gifts and goods to bring a unique flair to your gift-giving season. Enjoy that holly-jolly fresh air, as this will be an outdoor event.

This market is in an effort to help provide relief for small business owners and making the market an open and available space for the West Side of Atlanta.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 20–21 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ—“ Nov 27–28 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 4–5 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 11–12 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ—“ Dec 17–19 | 9:00am–5:00pm
πŸ“ 444 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
🎟️  Donations welcome


Beltline Brewery Art Show

Head to one of Atlanta’s favorite breweries for a night of craft beer, small business shopping, art exhibits, and more! You can expect bites from 7 Suns 2 Moons to go along with your choice of brew, and get in on the fun with a community painting project. Jump in the photo booth to commemorate your experience, and end the night around the bonfire.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Nov 19 | 8:00pm–11:00pm
πŸ“ Monday Night Garage
🎟️  $10.00

More Things to Do in Atlanta this Weekend:


Does anything sound better than being whisked around wineries in beautiful North Georgia? North Georgia Wine Tours is a luxury transportation service that will pick you up and take you and your group to 3-4 different wineries, with the trip thoughtfully planned to meet your guests’ needs and expectations! The tour company can accommodate up to 14 guests on a trip, so this is the perfect option for bachelorette trips, a group getaway, or just a random sunny Saturday!Β 

Tap here for more details and to book your tour!

December Live Events to Look Forward To:

It’s time to start planning how you’re going to kick off the LAST month of 2021! Here are some December events in Atlanta we’re getting ready for:

A Christmas Carol
Jimmy Buffet
Jane Lynch: A Swingin’ Christmas
Gabriel Iglesias

Elton John Tribute
Jo Koy
Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks
Ultimate Beatles Tribute

Holiday Events + Markets in Atlanta

Whether you’re team “wait ’til after the turkey” or team “the holidays start right after Halloween,” we think you’re going to love thinking about these upcoming festivities!

Ready to Run?

Check out these upcoming holiday races in Atlanta!

That's all for this week, Atlanta!

Enjoy your weekend! Don’t forget to follow us @StuffToDoInAtlanta on Instagram and Facebook Β to keep up with the best things to do in Atlanta!

Sarah Dillard

Sarah Dillard

Sarah is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!