5 Places to See Reindeer in Georgia

  • Live Reindeer

    Reindeer Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center

1.) Pettit Creek Farms (Cartersville) – Comet and Cupid await your visit at Pettit Creek Farms, an 80-acre working farm and entertainment venue just north of Lake Allatoona. Through December, you can visit the farm and experience their Christmas Light Show, which gives you the opportunity to visit live reindeer and possibly catch one of Santa’s helpers ready to pose for pictures.

2.) Center for Puppetry Arts (Atlanta) – Each year, the Center for Puppetry Arts presents its production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a show adopted from the classic television movie. Each ticket gets attendees into the Build Your Own Puppet Workshop after the show, where they’ll have the opportunity to put together a version of the puppets used during the show for at-home play.

3.) Reindeer Day at the Chattahoochee Nature Center (Roswell) – Each year, the center hosts Reindeer Day, the opportunity for locals to meet and greet live reindeer and celebrate the creatures with learning opportunities about the species and crafts.

4.) Caroling by Candlelight (Madison) – Bring your family to downtown Madison and participate in a carols sing-a-long Dec. 10, 2016, to raise your spirits as Christmas nears. While you’re there, be sure to take a minute to visit with reindeer who may or may not have flown into town from the North Pole for the occasion.

5.) Stone Mountain Christmas (Stone Mountain) – Throughout the holiday season, meet Rudolph and Clarice at Stone Mountain Park during Rudolph's Merry Little Meet and Greet, and see them nightly in the Christmas Parade. You can even watch the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer movie in 4-D!

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull

Eileen is Georgia’s official Festival Explorer and the editor of Occupy My Family, the Atlanta area’s most comprehensive resource for family fun. Click here for more Festival content from Eileen.

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