Date Night be Like – Visiting the Fox Theatre in Atlanta Georgia + Upcoming Shows

If you’re here to visit Atlanta, or made a move to this awesome city (like I recently did), you’ll quickly find there are a ton of things to do. Among one of the many is a visit to the historic Fox Theatre Atlanta (right in Midtown).


About the Fox Theatre Atlanta


The Fox Theatre Atlanta is a marvel to see. Home to over 4k seats, it’s like something straight from an old opera film. Its intricate trim and lavish textures will move you into another time.


I recommend taking a tour of the Fox Theatre to get a special behind-the-scenes look at one of the most stunning theaters in the country.


Fox Theatre Atlanta

Outside of the theater / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016


Things to Do at the Fox Theatre


This is a perfect place to bring a friend, parents, special guests or a date. It’s charming and beyond interesting. If you’re getting into the spirit of Halloween, they give awesome ghost tours as well.


This year they are running them on Sunday, October 30th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Fox Theatre Atlanta

Details are stunning / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016



Stairs leading to theater / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016

Stairs leading to theater / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016



Fox Theatre Atlanta

Inside the incredible Fox Theatre / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016



stage curtains

Backstage on the tour / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016



Fox Theatre Atlanta

Doorways inside the theatre / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016



Fox Theatre Atlanta

Front entrance / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016


There are of course also shows running all year long. Currently, they have a pretty fun schedule lined up for the coming holidays (which I am eager to catch like all of these).


November & December (click for tickets)


Fox Theatre Atlanta

Theater view / Photo Copyright Christa Thompson 2016


I loved exploring the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. I, of course, was taking a thousand pictures and sharing my day on Instastories the whole time.


It’s truly a beautiful theatre and seeing how everything is done in the back of the house is quite interesting for just about anyone. Also a really great home school field trip spot too. For a complete listing of all the Fox Theatre shows, go to their site here.




Also, check out Dirty Dancing the Classic Story Onstage

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre  – Tickets

Nov 25th @ 8 p.m., Nov 26th @ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Nov 27th @ 1 p.m.

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE: It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman is on vacation in New York’s Catskill Mountains with her older sister and parents. Mesmerized by the racy dance moves and pounding rhythms she discovers in the resort’s staff quarters, Baby can’t wait to be part of the scene, especially when she catches sight of Johnny Castle, the resort’s sexy dance instructor. Passions ignite and Baby’s life changes forever when she is thrown in to the deep end as Johnny’s leading lady, both on-stage and off. An unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music played live by an eight piece onstage band, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this timeless love story features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.”


No matter what you choose to do when you visit the Fox Theatre Atlanta, you’re going to have a great time. 

About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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