It’s the holiday season and that means there are plenty of ways to celebrate in and around Smyrna. Below are some events to consider if you’re in town.

A Christmas Carol

December 8-24

Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square

11 Whitlock Avenue Northwest

Marietta, 30064 


One of the season’s most well-known and beloved dramas comes to the state in Marietta this holiday season. This production features Palmer William Jr. as Scrooge, the wealthy but heartless business man who’s entire perspective changes when he’s visited by three ghosts over the course of Christmas Eve. For more information click here.


The Nutcracker

December 8-24

Fox Theatre

600 Peachetree St. NE

Atlanta, 30308


This is a new production of the classic ballet, performed by the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s ballet has become a stable of the holidays, and this new production adds plenty of engaging elements that make this perennial favorite a new and exciting experience for the whole family. For more information, click here.


LIFE University

All Month

1269 Barclay Circle

Marietta, 30064


This is one of the biggest light displays in the area, with more than a million lights brightening up the night. There are other events, as well, including pony rides and train rides. Santa comes by on the weekends, so be sure to bring the kids then, if you want to make this a family event. You can get more information on this display by clicking here.


Flamenco and Paella Night

December 16, 5pm - 8pm

Old Smyrna Firehouse

2889 Alexander Street

Smyrna, 30080


Right here in Smyrna, the historic Firehouse opens up for some of the best traditional Spanish music you’ll hear anywhere. This event features two guitarists and a dancer performing without electrical amplification, giving you the most authentic Flamenco experience. You can get more information on this event by clicking here.


The NYE Royalty Show: A Tribute to Prince and Queen

December 31, 9pm

117 North Park Square

Marietta, 30060


If you’re looking for a NYE party with great music, check out the Georgia Players Guild as they play tribute to Queen and Prince in a New Year’s show. Tickets are $35 before the 25th of December and $40 until the night of the show, so buying sooner rather than later is advisable. You can get more information about the show by clicking here.


If you want more information on local events, be sure to ask your Smyrna Realtor!