Global Winter Wonderland, the spectacular lantern festival and multicultural theme park, will make its Atlanta grand opening debut on Thursday at Turner Field’s Green Lot. Global Winter Wonderland features giant illuminated lanterns including recreations of some of the world’s greatest architectural achievements, such as the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, Chichen Itza and the Golden Gate Bridge.
This family event of the holiday season also features more than 20 carnival rides and games, international cuisine, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and celebrations of holiday traditions and various cultures from around the world. All rides and entertainment are included in the entry fee.
Atlanta R&B singer Keri Hilson will perform on opening night. Two generations of Atlanta rapper, T.I. and R&B singer Tameka “Tiny” Cottle’s family will perform at Global Winter Wonderland. The original Tams were started by Tiny’s late father and the couple’s daughter is in the OMG Girlz, who will perform on Thursday, Dec. 12. Their son King Harris will be performing as part of The “Little Tams.” Claudette King, who is the daughter of blues legend, B.B. King will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Country artist John Michael Montgomery will hit the stage the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, Nov. 29. In addition to Atlanta artist Cristina Quinones’ performance on December 21, she will also sing the national anthem at the Atlanta Hawks game at Philips Arena on Dec. 10. Universoul Circus will perform four nights each week from Thursday – Sunday.
“We are thrilled to bring Atlanta these talented acts to further enhance their overall experience of Global Winter Wonderland,” said John Lin, President of IGO Group. “In addition to bringing a diverse offering, the performances are included in the ticket price so this is an incredible value for Atlanta families during the holiday season.”
Global Winter Wonderland’s confirmed entertainment acts for November and December include:
Nov. 21 – Keri Hilson
Nov. 23 – The Tams
Nov. 26 – Aaron Shust
Nov. 27 – Claudette King
Nov. 28 – UniverSoul Circus
Nov. 29 – John Michael Montgomery
Nov. 30 – B5
Dec. 12 – OMG Girlz
Dec. 21 – Radio Disney NBT Tour
Dec. 21 – Cristina Quinones
Tickets for Global Winter Wonderland are on sale now and available for purchase at http://www.globalwonderland.com or by calling 770.723.3862. Tickets are $24.99 for Adults, $18.99 for Seniors, and $16.99 for Children. Season passes are also available at $43 for Adults, $31 for Seniors, and $28 for Children. Prices are inclusive of all the rides and live entertainment. Children 4 and under are admitted free. Global Winter Wonderland will be open daily from 5pm-11pm.