Though Georgia typically has a very mild winter, we know that some days you just want to stay nice and warm indoors. Thankfully, Sandy Springs is home to many wonderful restaurants and attractions that will help keep you cozy and entertained this winter. You can enjoy an elegant dinner, catch a great movie in a unique theater, get in touch with your inner artist, or even try your hand at axe throwing! Do it all in Sandy Springs, all at places you won’t find anywhere else.

Have A Romantic Dinner

Sandy Springs has no shortage of chic restaurants with great menus and atmospheres that are perfect for a date night. You can head to City Springs to eat at The Select, an art deco inspired restaurant serving modern European cuisine. On the popular Roswell Road, you’ll find local favorites like Rumi’s Kitchen, Kaiser’s Chophouse, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, and Casi Cielo, all known for international flavors and excellent drink menus. And for dinner with a view, you can dine on the banks of the Chattahoochee at Ray’s On The River. Looking to have a quiet night in instead? Don't worry. There are also plenty of takeout and delivery options in Sandy Springs so you can have a delicious and elegant dinner without having to go out.

 

Create Your Own Art Piece

Sandy Springs has lots of fun things to do for lovers of the arts, including several BYOB art and craft studios. Discover your inner artist while you sip on your favorite drink and paint a canvas, plant a terrarium, or create a piece of string art with the guidance of an instructor. Sandy Springs three art studios are Painting With A Twist, Sips n Strokes, and The Sipping Plant. They all also offer DIY take home art kits for those who would like to have a more socially distanced craft party. 

 

See A Movie In Heated Reclining Seats

The Springs Cinema & Taphouse is a state-of-the-art neighborhood cinema that shows a wide variety of quality films in modern theaters with upscale amenities including luxury heated reclining seats.You can purchase tickets and food on their app to have a limited contact experience.They also offer a drive-in movie experience in their parking lot on the weekends. The movies rotate each weekend, so make sure to check what is showing on their website. They show a mix of classic blockbusters, cult favorites and franchise flicks.

 

Play Video Games At Battle & Brew

As one of the first restaurant and bars in the country to be dedicated to PC, console, VR, and tabletop gaming, Battle & Brew offers the ultimate experience gamers and pop culture junkies in metro Atlanta. Enjoy classic sports bar eats with a twist, craft beer and themed cocktails while you play a wide selection of games. They also offer Geek Trivia on Wednesday nights that you can join in the restaurant or virtually via Twitch after grabbing takeout!  

 

Try Out Axe Throwing

For those looking for a bit of a thrill without being outside catching a chill, Bury The Hatchet is a must-do. This unique spot gives you the opportunity to experience the fun of throwing an axe at a large wooden target. If you haven’t tried axe throwing before, it may sound a little crazy, but it is a great date night or team building activity. Reservations are required to ensure proper distancing between guests. Make sure to book online in advance and bring a mask.

 

Go Ice-skating At Center Ice Arena

Is there a more classic winter activity than ice-skating? Sandy Springs is home to Center Ice Area, a large indoor skating rink that is very popular with local fans of this classic winter sport. Head to Center Ice Arena for public skating, private parties and even skating classes. Admission for public skating is only $9 with an additional $4 skate rental fee. Public skating is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Start planning a quick and cozy weekend getaway to Sandy Springs today. Make sure to check with each businesses to see what their current COVID-19 policies and procedures before you visit. You can find more resources for visiting Sandy Springs comfortably in 2021 here.