This annual tradition began downtown at the old Rich’s Department store, but has now become a Thanksgiving night tradition at Lenox Square in Buckhead. The giant tree perched atop the Macy’s building will be lit with plenty of music and entertainment beforehand. Pre-show festivities begin about 6:15 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to take MARTA to Lenox.

Many stars will take center stage for this magical night. Headliners are Grammy nominated country singer Josh Turner and performances from American Idol finalist  Mandisa and hip hop dance group, SoReal Cru. The festivities will be topped off with the Macy’s Great Tree Lighting and a spectacular fireworks finale set to holiday music.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.