Just because the summer heat is gone and the chilly-season is here, doesn't mean you should stay hibernating indoors! This winte, Sandy Springs is jam packed with tons of fun events that the whole family can enjoy. Check out everything we have coming up this winter below:

Sparkle Sandy Springs

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Start December off the right way with Sparkle Sandy Springs! This event kicks off the holiday season with a menorah and tree lighting, live music by The Rupert's Orchestra, a gift market, food trucks, and the Sparkle Parade! This event also marks the beginning of the Sparkle Viilage that will be on display on the City Green all December. 

Date / time: Dec 3rd · Schedule of events:

  • 3:00 PM - Roads close
  • 4:00 PM - Festivities begin 
  • 4:00 - 7:00 PM. - Sparkle Holiday Gift Market & Food Trucks 
  • 4:30 - 6:00 PM - Live music by The Rupert’s Orchestra 
  • 6:00 PM - Sparkle Parade steps off 
  • 6:50 PM - Menorah lighting
  • 6:55 PM - Tree lighting
  • 7:00 PM - Event Ends

Location: City Springs (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)


White Christmas Presented by City Springs Theatre Company

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City Springs Theatre Company is proud to present their rendition of Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The Musical.

This play follows veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. With a dazzling score featuring well-known standards including “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” “How Deep Is the Ocean,” and the perennial title song, Based on the classic Paramount Pictures 1954 musical film, White Christmas is an uplifting, wholesome musical that will delight audiences of all ages!

Dates: Dec 8th - Dec 24th

Location: Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

The Nutcracker presented by Roswell Dance Theatre

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Roswell Dance Theatre is bringing you another fantastic holiday performance in the form of The Nutcracker! This classic interpretation is a cherished, family holiday tradition. The show will once again be directed by local talents Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz and Mary Lynn Taylor. Gorgeous costumes, magical scenery, treasured music, and exquisite dancing will delight all audience members in this time-honored production.

The talented cast includes world-class artists who have danced both nationally and internationally, alongside aspiring young professionals from Roswell Dance Theatre, the performing company of the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance.

Dates: Nov 24th - Dec 3rd

Location: Byers Theatre at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)


Outdoor Ice Skating Rink on City Green at City Springs

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This winter, the city of Sandy Springs will be installing an ice skating rink on the City Green! Open to the public and people of all ages, you'll be able hone your ice-skating prowess in the heart of City Springs all winter long! Simply reserve your tickets online at cityprings.com/skate and show up at your reserved time for a fun-filled evening!

Dates: November 24th - January 21st

Location: City Springs (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Elf Movie Party at Springs Cinema and Taphouse

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The Springs Cinema and Taphouse will be hosting multiple movie parties featuring Will Ferrell's magnum opus, Elf. These watch parties will be filled with fun props, a themed contest, and even a "real" snowball fight in the theater! These will be perfect holiday events for the whole family to enjoy.

Date / Times: Nov 25th at 4 PM, Dec 7th at 7 PM, Dec 9th at 4 PM, Dec 17th at 4:30 PM

Location: The Springs Cinema and Taphouse (5920 Roswell Rd Unit C-103, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

New Year's Eve with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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Finish off the year in style with a concert featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO). In its 79th season, the ASO continues to be one of the most well-respected and renowned musical acts in the country. They perform over 150 concerts each year, delivering captivating and diverse performances that span classical masterpieces, contemporary compositions, and popular music.

Date / Time: Dec 31st · 8:00 PM

Location: Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center


Ring in the New Year After Party

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Directly following the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert, celebrate the arrival of the new year with a rockin' party in Studio Theatre! This event will feature DJ Newk spinning your favorite dance tunes, a selection of delicious appetizers, coffee to keep the energy up, and delectable desserts, along with a sparkling beverage for a midnight toast. (These tickets are sold separately from the ASO performance.)

Date / Time: Dec 31st · 10 PM

Location: Studio Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)


Experience Piff the Magic Dragon

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Since breaking out on America’s Got Talent in 2015, Piff the Magic Dragon has won the heart of America through his Vegas residency, network television appearances, and non-stop touring. He headlines the iconic Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with over 250 shows a year; in 2019, he scooped Best Comedian, Best Magician, and Best Headliner at the Best of Las Vegas Awards.

Piff's (pre-show) Private Party is also available for purchase - including Piff swag, a photo with Piff, Mr. Piffles and/or Jade, an opportunity to record a shout-out video for one person of choice from Piff, a chance to win a stuffed Mr. Piffles, and one unique magic trick. This experience is limited to just 50 people, so get your tickets now!

Date / Time: Nov 19th ·  7:00pm

Location: Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Centers (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Tre Vele Holiday Jingle Bar

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On December 1st, Tre Vele's rooftop patio will transform into a festive wonderland, spreading holiday cheer until the New Year.

Enjoy a variety of fun and festive cocktails like Santa’s Spiked Eggnog, You’re a Mean One, or the Poinsettia Spritz, paired with a selection of appetizers.

This is the perfect spot for a holiday get to together with friends or family, and makes for a great photo-op!

Reservations are required.

Date: December 1st - December 31st

Location: Tre Vele (6017 Sandy Springs Cir, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)


There's never a shortage of things to do in Sandy Springs! Check out all the the city has to offer below: