World of Coke transforms into winter wonderland

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The holiday festivities continue downtown through Jan. 1

Looking to get into the holiday spirit with an Atlanta classic? You can combine holiday festivities and Coca-Cola in a downtown winter wonderland.

Through Jan. 1, World of Coke will feature lights, decorations, seasonal beverages and other festive activities for the holiday season.

"World of Coca-Cola is a holiday bucket list item for people of all ages," Joanna Hobday, of World of Coke, in a press release. "We're thrilled to provide the festive traditions they've grown to love as well as new offerings to make this year's holiday visit full of flavor."

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The attraction includes a 28-foot-tall ornament adorned with holiday lights, trees wrapped in lights and holiday-themed Coke bottles.

Inside, visitors can taste Coke’s seasonal flavors like Gingerbread Coke or Sprite Butter Toffee — billed as a “crisp-yet-cozy flavor.”

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Also take a trip around the world to see how holiday-themed ads from across the globe through the years, including the history of the iconic Coca-Cola Santa. The famous portrayal of Santa was originally illustrated by Haddon Sundblom in the 1930s.

You can also knock out some of your holiday shopping in the World of Coca-Cola gift shop, which features holiday-themed coke decor, ornaments or a personalized Coke bottle for someone on your list.