Your Guide to 2017 Holiday Events in East Atlanta

Your guide to the 2017 holiday events in East Atlanta
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7th Annual Ultra Christmas Toy Drive

Friday, December 1st at Union EAV in the village

T.U.F & The Early Show ATL have teamed up again to bring you the Annual #ULTRACHRISTMAS #TOYDRIVE! Between 9 pm - 12 am, there will be live performances hosted by Fort Knox & DJ Antstrumentalz and there will be a raffle for a free gift giveaway.  $5/Toy Donation to enter. Toys will be going towards the Atlanta Children’s Shelter & hurricane victims in Houston & Florida. 

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East Atlanta Santa Fest

Saturday, December 2nd - Sunday, December 3rd at Nest in the village (next to Joe's coffee shop)

Make an appointment to take your, your family, or your pet's picture with Santa right in the village! Santa's Saturday and Sunday mornings are looking pretty busy, but there are plenty of afternoon appointments available! Email us at to book yours.

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Official East Atlanta Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 2nd at the village center (corner of Flat Shoals and Glenwood)

Everyone come out to the OFFICIAL EAV Tree Lighting! Ring in the holiday season with friends and neighbors. Santa arrives by the traditional pick up truck to light the tree at 6 pm. will be playing holiday favorites and bringing the snow. The Boy and Girl Scouts will be serving Hot Coco. Hope to see everyone there!

We will be decorating the tree around noon and putting it up on the wall 1-1:30 pm. Come on up and help decorate or just hang out with your neighbors. We will also need a few strong people to get the tree on the wall. Let me know if you can help

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Tree Lighting and Decorating

Thursday, December 6th at the EAV Farmers Market Lot (across from Midway Pub)

Come ring in the holiday season at the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market! We'll be a decorating a community tree courtesy of King of Pops Tree Elves. Bring your own ornaments or make ornaments and garlands and string up lights with us! King of Pops - Popsicle ornament craft workshop with the Tree Elves. 

  • Tree Lighting at 7:00 pm! 
  • Fresh wreaths for sale from Little Fox Farm
  • Order a tree for delivery to your house with Tree Elves

Enjoy a toasty evening bonfire, hot apple cider and pick up your groceries and goods from the fine folks of the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market // 572 Stokeswood Ave SE

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Official East Atlanta Menorah Lighting

Tuesday, December 12th at the village center (corner of Flat Shoals and Glenwood)

The inaugural menorah lighting will be at 5:30 pm. More details to come - stay tuned!

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Tuesday, December 12th at Argosy

At 7 pm, please join your East Atlanta neighbors for EACA's annual year-end holiday potluck. This year we will be coming together on the Argosy patio to elect our 2018 officers, look back on 2017 and spend some time celebrating our community.

EACA will provide the main course and nonalcoholic drinks with other beverages available for purchase from Argosy. Please bring a side or dessert, and we look forward to sharing the evening with you.

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Holiday Cookie Decorating

wednesday, December 13th at the east atlanta library


Decorate sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Email Meredith at to reserve your spot. Limited to 20 participants, so sign up today! For ages 8 and up.

...and more to come! Check back soon for more details about events near you. Have something to add? Contact us at communications (at) eaca (dot) net. Thank you!

What is happening near East Atlanta? Check out EACA's events page for a full list of nearby events, including those in Grant Park, Ormewood Park, Kirkwood, and more to keep your holiday calendar full without having to go far: