From decorations and local business holiday specials to a wide range of shopping options, Dunwoody is a destination to both enjoy the season and prepare for it. Located just above Atlanta, you’ll soon discover Dunwoody is far beyond what you might expect. A little big metropolitan chic, a little bit small-town escape, all seamlessly tied together by an authentic community that is filled with surprises. The holidays in Dunwoody are sure to create a very merry experience for everyone!
Accommodating Hotel Packages
Dunwoody's nine accommodating hotels offer packages built to bring you comfort and joy during your stay. Dunwoody’s walkability makes it easy to park your car for the weekend and walk to some of the best dining and shopping in Metro Atlanta, including Perimeter Mall. And, for visitors looking to explore Atlanta’s seasonal celebrations, Dunwoody hotels all offer shuttle service around town as well as to the Dunwoody MARTA station. MARTA is the perfect alternative to Atlanta’s holiday traffic and will take you from Dunwoody to Downtown in a snap.
Special Gift Ideas
We recommend a more creative approach to those that are tougher to shop for this holiday season. Dunwoody is rich in fine arts and cultural experiences, perfect for anyone on your list.
Holiday Artists Market: Stop into the Annual Holiday Artist Market at the Spruill Gallery + Gift Shop for unique and locally crafted gifts and decor for the holidays. Support local artists while also enjoying a truly special experience as you browse beautiful jewelry, handmade scarves, natural bath products, home décor, dainty ornaments and more! Click For Details
Handmade Holidays Workshops: Handmade gifts make great gifts too! Sign up for a one or two-day workshop to create special gifts and holiday decor! Go home after class with a completed gift for giving or for yourself. Avoid the mall and find something truly unique. Click For Details (Note: Type "Handmade Holidays" in the search bar for available workshops.)
Light Up Dunwoody: Welcome the season at the annual Light Up Dunwoody event and enjoy with holiday treasures and treats. Click For Details
Caffeine and Octane: This nationally recognized show regularly draws over 2,500 vintage, muscle, high performance, and exotic cars while also attracting over 10,000 spectators. Click For Details
Sweeten the season as a number of Dunwoody restaurants will offer special menus and specials during the holidays. Morning, noon and night, Dunwoody delivers restaurant choices that go beyond the usual. Lingering later? Make your final hours your happiest yet by wining and dining around Dunwoody.
Shop, Shop, Shop
Dunwoody is home to the second largest mall in the southeast, Perimeter Mall. Filled with department stores, specialty boutiques, designer-exclusive shops and more, Perimeter Mall's more than 200 vendors offer a vast variety of community favorites as well as world favorites. Throughout the city, shoppers will find a delightful mix of specialty shops and popular brands that have gifts perfect for housewarming, Secret Santa, fashionistas and football fanatics.
We recommend allocating a full day to shop, dine and even take in some R&R with Dunwoody’s premier spa Woodhouse Day Spa. Offering over 70 rejuvenating treatments, a spa service can help reinvigorate even the busiest of elves.