Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park offers tubing for all ages, snowball fights and more. CONTRIBUTED BY STONE MOUNTAIN PARK
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This was voted the best Christmas activity around Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

What brings you the most holiday cheer? 

This week's Best of Atlanta poll celebrates the season at your favorite events around town. 

Our first place winner promises hours of snow-packed family fun. Enjoy snowball shooting or tubing togetherness at Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park for a holiday adventure you'll remember forever. 

Snow Mountain project manager, Paul Creasy describes making snow at Stone Mountain. Video by John Spink/AJC

In our second spot, marvel at the electrical extravaganza that is the Garden Lights Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Explore the new Walk of Flames and a newly expanded Tunnel of Light in addition to the traditional favorites. 

Chinese Lantern Festival at Centennial Olympic Park is a celebration of culture in lights. Coming in third, this inaugural fest has twenty-five handcrafted lanterns, a three-story pagoda and a 200-foot-long Chinese dragon. 

The Atlanta festival began Dec. 9 and runs through Jan. 15. The festival is open from 6-11 p.m. each night. (Video by Branden Camp, edited by Erica A. Hernandez/AJC)

For more inspiration this Christmas season, here are 12 top things to to do around Atlanta this Christmas

Still trying to recover from all of the delicious Thanksgiving meals? Try these Atlanta area fun runs that will also get you in the holiday spirit. 

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here. 

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