Dec 24

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Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

On multiple days

Come get your photos with Santa at the Albany Mall! Every weekend through Christmas Eve, Santa will be visiting the mall so you can capture those magical memories with family photo opportunities! Go >

Dec 3

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The Nutcracker 2023

The Nutcracker 2023

On multiple days

Join us for a timeless holiday tradition that is perfect for the entire family. Don't miss this year's performance of The Nutcracker at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Go >

Dec 5

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Albany Symphony Orchestra’s 60th Anniversary Events

Albany Symphony Orchestra’s 60th Anniversary Events

On multiple days

In recognition of the Albany Symphony Orchestra's 60th Anniversary, the Albany Symphony Association is pleased to announce that it will not charge admission to any concerts during the 2023-2024 season. The ASA board and staff want to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to celebrate this milestone anniversary with our symphony musicians by enjoying this season's exciting performances in person. This gift to the community will only be possible through generous support from businesses, organizations and individuals who recognize the importance of maintaining a quality orchestra in Albany. Go >

Dec 5

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Peppermint Pops

Peppermint Pops

Dec. 5, 6:30PM

Join us on Tuesday, December 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Albany Municipal Auditorium, as we usher in the Christmas season with a timeless favorite, “Peppermint Pops”! As part of our 60th Anniversary Season, the Albany Symphony Association Board of Directors and Staff are gifting the community with FREE ADMISSION to all of our concerts. So bring your family and friends to help us as we all celebrate the season! Go >

Dec 23

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Wild Lights @ Chehaw

Wild Lights @ Chehaw

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See the Zoo in a whole new light as you stroll through brand new Wild Lights! This is a walk through event that allows you to travel portions of the Zoo path by foot. Make sure to stop by the Kid Zone for crafts, games, and activities each night! Before you leave, stop by the Zoo Sugar Shack to warm up with hot cocoa, roasted marshmallows, and s’mores by the fires. Coffee bar, beer, wine, and concessions also available. And around every corner, find photo ops sure to sparkle on your socials. While most animals go indoors for the night, a select few species who typically spend time in their habitats after dark may be visible. Daytime Zoo tickets not required. Go >

Dec 9

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Jingle Bell Jog

Jingle Bell Jog

Dec. 9, 8:00AM – 9:30AM

The Phoebe Foundation presents the Jingle Bell Jog benefiting Children's Miracle Network. The race is the traditional kick-off for family holiday fun in Southwest Georgia. The Jog consists of a 5K run and walk, a 10K run, and a 1-mile fun walk. For running enthusiasts, the race is a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. All funds raised through the 2023 Jingle Bell Jog will help fund Phoebe's NICU expansion project. For more information, call 229-312-1459 Go >

Dec 9

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 9, 9:00AM – 11:00AM

St. Teresa's Catholic School & Church present Breakfast with Santa! Santa Claus is coming to St. Teresa's Parish Hall to spread his love and cheer. $5 Dollar entry (cash may be dropped off at the school's office enclosed in an envelope or check made payable to St. Teresa's Catholic School) which includes a delicious Breakfast and pictures with Santa delivered via email. Breakfast is donated by our Knights of Columbus at St. Teresas's Catholic Church. Due to the limited seating and popularity, please RSVP by December 1st for pre-registration. Go >

Dec 9

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Hometown Holiday Market

Hometown Holiday Market

Dec. 9, 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Save the Date!!! Our Hometown Holiday Market is Back!! Make sure to come see us for all of your holiday shopping and community fun. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please message us to secure your spots. Hope to see you all soon. Go >

Dec 9

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33rd Celebration of Lights in Downtown Albany, Georgia

33rd Celebration of Lights in Downtown Albany, Georgia

Dec. 9, 4:00PM – 7:00PM

Kick off your holiday season with the City of Albany's 33rd Annual Celebration of Lights on Saturday, December 9, 2023 in downtown Albany, Georgia. Go >

Dec 10

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WONDER Concert & Event

WONDER Concert & Event

On multiple days

Activitites begin at 4:30 Concert doors open at 5:30 Show starts at 6:00 Go >

Dec 10

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3rd Annual Holiday Market

3rd Annual Holiday Market

Dec. 10, 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Get ready for one of the biggest markets all year! Our 3rd Annual Holiday Market is a celebration of our hometown, and all the wonderful people who make our community so incredibly special! Enjoy two days of shopping local, live music and holiday cheer! Each day is a day of joy exploring local small businesses, and a gathering of family and friends. This very special weekend is also one where we are joined by our local Marines to support their mission of helping children have a magical Christmas through the Toys for Tots Foundation! Join us each day for music, food and merriment in the Good Life City! Go >

Dec 10

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James MURR Murray Live

James MURR Murray Live

Dec. 10, 5:00PM

James MURR Murray is coming to Albany! He will be taking the stage of the Albany Municipal Auditorium on Sunday, December 10! James Murray is a writer, executive producer, and comedian, best known as "Murr" on the hit TV show Impractical Jokers on truTV and The Misery Index on TBS. Fans will have the opportunity to hang out with Murr as he tells funny stories, shows off his own personal never-before-seen videos from Impractical Jokers, and plays Impractical Jokers LIVE with the audience! Go >

Dec 16

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Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games

Dec. 16, 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Zoo guests will enjoy special holiday themed crafts, photos with the Grinch, roasting marshmallows, decorating cookies, and playing fun games. All day, Guests will get to try their luck competing in holiday themed games. We have special themed programming throughout the day. The schedule will be posted soon! Event is included in Zoo admission and free for Chehaw members. Go >

Dec 16

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Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

Dec. 16, 2:00PM

The Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour Presented by Jersey Mike's Subs is coming to the Albany Civic Center on 12/16. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN! Go >

Dec 17

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Blue Christmas Winter Ball

Blue Christmas Winter Ball

Dec. 17, 6:00PM – 10:00PM

The Blue Christmas Winter Ball is a unique opportunity for neurodivergent children and their families to come together and experience the magic of the holiday season in a safe and inclusive environment. We understand that traditional holiday events can be overwhelming for individuals on the autism spectrum, so we have created an event that caters to their specific needs. Go >

Dec 18

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Albany Ice Skating

Albany Ice Skating

Dec. 18, 12:00AM – Jan 3, 12:00PM

Ice Skating returns to the City of Albany! Get ready for some awesome family fun! Coming to the Parking Lot of the Albany Mall on Dec 18th - Jan 3rd! Go >

Dec 20

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THE GOOD LIFE CITY HOLIDAY CLASSIC

THE GOOD LIFE CITY HOLIDAY CLASSIC

On multiple days

The City of Albany Recreation and Parks Department is set to host a three-day tournament at the Albany Civic Center featuring Middle schools from South Georgia. The event is set for December 18 – 20, 2023 at the Albany Civic Center starting at 10 AM, 10 AM, and 12 PM, respectively. This is a three-day, girls and boys, tournament where a champion will be crowned. Go >

Thronateeska Heritage Center- Magnificent Me and Mystery of the Mayan Medallion

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Magnificent Me is now on display through December 30th be sure to visit before its gone! Make a heart pump, stretch your intestines, fool your sense, make your skeleton dance and more. This exhibit takes guests on an interactive journey through the human body. Tinker with a variety of medical technologies and have the chance for hands-on exploration of different human systems. Mystery of the Mayan Medallion is on display now! Guests are transported to Palenque Mexico where an archaeological team has mysteriously disappeared from a dig site while investigating a priceless jade medallion buried in the ruins. Bring your thinking caps use the mystery of the Mayan empire to explore math, science, history, and Mayan culture to discover the location of the precious medallion. Go >

Thronateeska Discover Center- Santas on Exhbit

On multiple days

Hundreds of versions of Jolly Old St. Nick document Santa’s appearance through the years and around the world. This seasonal exhibit is included with Museum Admission, Thronateeska members are FREE! Go >

Chehaw Feeding Programs

On multiple days

Join us at Chehaw for weekend feedings of our animals at the reptile house, the petting zoo, the conservation station, and the aviary! Wildlife theater presentation 3PM! Go >

HIB Warehouse Sale & Toy Drive

Dec. 2, 12:00PM – 6:00PM

We are so excited to host our 3rd Annual Christmas Warehouse Sale! Lots of details to come! Come out and join us. Go >

Turn Up Saturdays @ The Vault

On multiple days

Show out at Turn Up Saturdays @ the Vault 1738. It’s a real Vibe. Grown Folks only - 25 & UP. Come out and see us! Go >

Karaoke Party

Dec. 2, 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Bring the whole family together for a Karaoke Party with Coastal Groove, Saturday, December 2nd from 7-10PM! We’ll have food on site and cold beer flowing! This is a rain or shine event, come hang out with us, sing your heart out and dance the night away! Go >

Chehaw Feeding Programs

On multiple days

Join us at Chehaw for weekend feedings of our animals at the reptile house, the petting zoo, the conservation station, and the aviary! Wildlife theater presentation 3PM! Go >

Wildflower Hat Bar & Stephanie Garcia Art

Dec. 3, 1:00PM – 4:00PM

We are so excited to welcome back Stephanie Garcia to Ibiza! She will be bringing her mobile hat bar. Customize your own one of a kind hat. This makes the perfect gift! She will be bringing her art work & Christmas decor as well so in case you missed the last event-here’s your chance! Enjoy 20% off storewide & join us for some snacks + drinks. Go >

Lance Farlow Live

Dec. 3, 3:00PM – 6:00PM

A Thomasville native, Lance is a firefighter and paramedic who enjoys the outdoors, music, and teaching. Playing Americana acoustic music that spans all the way from 60's country and folk to 90's alternative and modern hits. Go >

Toddler Takeover

On multiple days

Toddler Takeover is a 30-minute program designed for children ages 15 months through 3 years and their caregivers. It also is sibling friendly, so bring brother or sister along as well. Sessions begin at 10:30 am. Toddler Takeover engages children’s creativity and incorporates monthly themes with related artwork, art-making activities, stories, and tours. Go >