Hartsfield-Jackson is decking the halls and becoming a Global Winter Wonderland this holiday season! ATL will twinkle with events all December long, officially kicking off the merriment with a tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29. More trees, lights, decorations and general good cheer will accompany passengers throughout the Airport. Share your holiday moments at ATL on social media using #ATLGWW.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m.
Domestic Terminal atrium
ATL officials, joined by diplomatic guests, holiday carolers, employees, volunteers and life-size children’s characters, marked the start of Global Winter Wonderland with the Hartsfield-Jackson Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event includes a series of customer appreciation events during one of the busiest travel seasons and special musical performances by the chorus from The School of the Arts at Jackson Elementary.

Trees from Around the World


Global Winter Wonderland showcases 12 holiday trees decorated by the Georgia Consular Corps throughout Concourse F in the International Terminal. Each of these trees will display the unique qualities of a different country, manifesting the diversity that we are so proud to have at the Airport and in the City of Atlanta.
Participating countries include:
Haiti Japan
Costa Rica Turkey
Jamaica Nigeria
Guyana Sweden
India Lithuania
Argentina Canada

12 Days of Gift Wrap

Gift wrap will be available for your presents Dec. 12-16 and Dec. 19-24 at Centerpoint locations on all concourses from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This service is complimentary for guests who make purchases at any of our ATL Skypointe retailers.

ATL Presents: Toyland

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, as part of our Partners in Education program, Hartsfield-Jackson will be hosting nearly 500 Airport-area first-graders. The students, along with their teachers, will enjoy a program featuring a magic show, puppeteer performance, parade of children’s characters and even a surprise visit from a certain red-clad, bearded gentleman offering gifts.

Entertainment Schedule


Enjoy daily live music in the Domestic Terminal atrium and in the International Terminal arrivals area to accompany your travels before security screening.