‘Tis the season for joy and cheer, and MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) is spreading the holiday spirit with a festive lineup of events happening between now and the end of December. Here’s a guide to the merriment that awaits you.

Free Holiday Bus Rides (Now – Dec. 31)

MARTA’s buses are getting a holiday makeover, and the best part? Rides are free! Keep an eye out for these festively wrapped buses as they traverse different routes to spread the love and holiday cheer throughout your neighborhood.

Holiday Carolers (Dec. 5 – 21)

Get ready to have your spirits lifted by the melodious tunes of The Tinseltones, MARTA’s very own carolers. They’ll be serenading passengers and passersby throughout December at various locations.

  • College Park – Dec. 5 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Doraville – Dec. 6 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Lindbergh – Dec. 7 @ 12-3pm
  • Clayton County Transit Hub – Dec. 12 @ 2:30-5:30pm
  • HE Holmes – Dec. 13 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Medical Center – Dec. 14 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Kensington – Dec. 19 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Airport – Dec. 21 @ 3:30-6:30pm

Streetcar Performances (Dec. 8 & 15)

Hop on the Atlanta Streetcar and cozy up for live holiday music on December 8 and 15, from 12-3pm. It’s the perfect way to embrace the festive vibes while exploring the city.

Get Dancy with Full Radius Dance Company (Dec. 13)

Join the celebration of inclusivity as Full Radius Dance Company, featuring dancers with and without physical disabilities, showcases their moves. Catch the performance at Five Points on December 13 from 4-6pm.

Customer Holiday Appreciation Event (Dec. 14)

Head to Five Points Station on December 14 from 3:30-6:30pm for a customer appreciation event that promises a delightful mix of activities:

  • Pop-up Shop: Grab your MARTA-branded “ugly” holiday sweater & socks.
  • Santa’s Visit: Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus himself will be making a special appearance.
  • Ballethnic Dance Company: Enjoy scenes from the Urban Nutcracker.
  • DJ Sed the Saint: Get into the holiday groove with festive tunes.

Surprise Ride with Limited Edition Breeze Cards (Dec. 19-21)

MARTA’s merry elves will be jingling their way around the city, surprising riders with limited edition holiday-themed Breeze cards on:

  • 19 @ 10am-1pm
  • 20 @ 7am-10am
  • 21 @ 4pm-7pm


Embrace the magic of the season with MARTA’s holiday festivities, creating memorable moments for all Atlanta residents and visitors alike. All aboard the sleigh of holiday joy!