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2018 Holiday events your family can go to near Atlanta, GA

Posted at Wed, Dec 5, 2018 6:29 PM
Tis the season to go fun places, eat great food, and spend time with family. Check out these 2018 holiday events your family can to in or near Atlanta, GA!

Santa Claus on sleigh in red skyHoliday events near the Smyrna and Marietta area

Holiday in the Park: 6 Flags is well established for being a great vacation destination. You have until January 3rd to swing by the festively-themed park! Fantasy in Lights: A beautiful light display that has already started in November and goes until January 5th. You have plenty of time to get to this great event at Callaway Resort & Gardens. Winter Wonderland: Fernbank Museum of National History is a great way to celebrate the holidays and combine learning about how different cultures celebrated them as well! This event lasts until January 6th. Garden Nights, Holiday Lights: Another light display that started in November and goes until January 6th. Don’t miss your chance to see this dazzling sight at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Rodolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: A puppet show at the Center for Puppetry Arts. This is a great way to entertain your kids this holiday season! Shows feature all days of December except for the 25th.

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How to drive safely during the holidays

Traffic and the holidays seem to go hand in hand. That’s why it’s important to be extra careful as you travel from one place to another. While you can’t control how other drivers behave, you can adjust your own driving style to be more cautious. Turn the music down and your phone off. Driving with distractions can be deadly. Don’t be hesitant to tell the kids or friends to pipe down if they are being too loud when you are driving. While that may not be ‘festive’, a car accident can ruin the holidays very quickly. Pay attention. Be aware of the cars around you and of smaller objects in the city like bicycles, people, and motorcycles, as they are more difficult to see. Don’t drive impaired. You may think you didn’t drink very much, but any amount of alcohol is too much when you are operating a powerful machine. Find someone else to drive if you are planning on drinking. We hope you have a great holiday here at Wade Ford. If you have any questions about good family vehicles don’t hesitate to contact us! We would love to tell you more.
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