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Enjoy the Holidays with a Stone Mountain Christmas

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Georgia”s most visited attraction celebrates the recent opening of Stone Mountain Christmas, kicking off the 2011 holiday season with more than 2 million lights twinkling throughout Stone Mountain Park.

The winter holidays come to life during Stone Mountain Christmas. In the Crossroads area at the base of Stone Mountain, the whole family will enjoy the new live holiday show “Toyrific!” as well as the return of popular favorites including “Simply Christmas” and “A Crossroads Christmas Carol.” Also around the base of Stone Mountain, guests can embark on the Stone Mountain Railroad for “The Gift” train show.

From Crossroads, guests may stroll through the Wonderland Walkway, a magical tunnel of lights and melodies, then visit Memorial Hall to meet the park”s iconic Snow Angel at her Snow Palace.

Other Christmas family activities include the nightly Christmas Parade, screenings at the “Polar Express 4-D Experience,” storytelling with Mrs. Claus, visits with Santa and a finale flyover including the magic of the Snow Angel creating snow and bringing fireworks to the park. Festive food, handmade gifts and holiday treats are also available throughout the park.

Admission to Stone Mountain Christmas is $27 plus tax for adults and $21 plus tax for children ages 3-11. Vehicle entry to Stone Mountain Park is $10 for a one-day permit of $35 for an annual permit. Stone Mountain Park is offering a Christmas Family Value Pass including four one-day Adventure Passes, four meals and unlimited hot chocolate for Stone Mountain Christmas — a 30 percent savings — for $119 plus tax. Stone Mountain Christmas begins Nov. 12 and continues on weekends and select weeknights through Jan. 1. Visit StoneMountainPark.com of call 770-498-5690 for more details, tickets or other information.