Cedartown Christmas Parade
December 1st - Thursday; 6:00pm
Main Street - Cedartown


Join us as people line the streets to watch the floats decorated in Christmas lights parade through town. Prize money is offered for winning floats in each division, and as always Santa will conclude the parade.


For More Information, Call 770-748-3220.

Beach Boys, Ventures, & More!
December 2nd - Friday; 7:30pm
Dallas Theater


Chad Shivers and the Silent Knights perform holiday classics which hark back to the rock 'n' roll of the 1960's.


Focusing primarily on the lush harmonies of the Beach Boys' Christmas album, and the instrumental twang of the Ventures' Christmas album, a variety of great tunes can also be heard from artists such as Elvis Presley, Phil Spector, and many others.


For the past seven years, the Silent Knights have spread their Christmas cheer throughout the Southeast, with sold out shows in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and South Carolina.


Additional Information and Tickets Here

Hiram Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2nd - Friday; 6:00pm
Main Street - Hiram


Bundle up and get ready to kickoff the holiday season belting out some holiday classics and enjoying Hiram’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. This celebration will fill Olde Town Hiram’s Streets with musical and dance performances, Santa, snow, food trucks, free and inexpensive children’s activities, Live Nativity with Petting Zoo.

Douglasville Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade
December 2nd - Friday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Douglasville


Get in the spirit with an evening of holiday magic! The annual event includes a Santa led parade, concert & tree lighting. As a special treat children can visit and take a photo with Santa at the Douglasville Conference Center. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

Santa's Arrival - Acworth
December 2nd - Friday; 5:30pm
Depot - Downtown Acworth


It’s that special time again! The City of Acworth is excited to be partnering with NorthStar Church to make this year’s Santa’s Arrival the best yet! Festivities begin around 5:30 p.m. and Santa arrives around 6:30 p.m. There will be a host of live performances into the evening to help Santa kickoff the holiday season.


Enjoy pictures with Santa, eating candy canes with all his elves, and filling the streets with the holiday spirit. There will be puppet shows, face painting, train rides, marshmallow roasting, hot chocolate and a live nativity. Don’t forget to visit Frana Brown Park, where you can peruse the beautiful Festival of Trees!


Additional Information Here

Austell Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2nd, Friday; 6:00pm
Collar Park - Austell


This event will begin at 6:00 PM and will be held at Collar Park (2625 Joe Jerkins Boulevard) adjacent to the City Hall/Police Department Complex.


Local school choirs will provide musical entertainment. Free hot dogs, hot chocolate, and pastries will be served. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive on his sleigh and everyone will have the opportunity to tell him their favorite Christmas wish!


For more information, please call 770-944-4309.

Christmas on the Lawn
December 2nd - Friday; 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Powder Springs Town Square


The City of Powder Springs would like to invite you to an Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday on the town square lawn in downtown Powder Springs. Join us for Christmas carols, hot chocolate and cookies, and pictures with Santa.


For More Information, Call 770-943-1666.

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24th Annual Invitational Christmas Parade
Theme: Serving Humanity
December 3rd - Saturday; 1:00pm
Main Street - Dallas


The 2016 Dallas Christmas Parade application is here! Please print and mail, or email the application.


Information - Application


For Information, Call 678-901-9627; Monday - Friday; 10:00am - 2:00pm; or Email:

A Day With Santa
December 3rd - Saturday; 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Kennesaw


Santa's arrival begins at noon with a Main Street parade featuring marching bands, decorated floats, vintage cars, and colorfully-costumed characters. The celebration continues with a holiday host of activities including FREE snow tubing, inflatables and amusements, kid's crafts, visits with Santa, stage entertainment, and a holiday market full of gift ideas and unique merchandise. Food vendors will be onsite.


For Additional Information, Call 770-422-9714.

Christmas at the Cabin
December 3rd - Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm
Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site


Gather the family and join us at our 1850s log cabin. Help decorate the tree. Civil War soldiers will be home for the holidays. The cabin will be the setting as period reenactors demonstrate farm life, chores, and celebrations of the period. Play with the toys pioneer children would have played with. $3.00 - $5.50. For More Information, Call 770-443-7850.

Breakfast with Santa
December 3rd - Saturday; 9:00am - 11:00am 

Hunter Memorial Park - Douglasville


Bring the little ones to Hunter Park, for a fun morning of decorating cookies, enjoying hot cocoa and breakfast with Santa Claus! Tickets go on sale for this event, November 14th for $5 per person. For more information contact Chelsea Jackson 678-449-3184.

The Nutcracker
Performed by Studio 4 the Arts
December 9th - Friday; 7:00pm
December 10th - Saturday; 3:00pm & 7:00pm
December 11th - Sunday; 3:00pm
Dallas Theater


Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Mark Lowry, Rambo McGuire, and Stan Whitmire
December 9th - Friday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen


Mark Lowry has been making people laugh, cry and think for nearly 40 years. Singing publicly and recording albums and videos since age eleven, you could say that Mark has done this most of his life.


Rambo McGuire is an acclaimed family group that has a long legacy of singing Christian music.


Dove Award-winning pianist, Stan Whitmire, has a list of accomplishments, both diverse and impressive.


Additional Information and Tickets Here

Breakfast with Santa
December 10th - Saturday
Ben Robertson Community Center


Two seating options are available: 8 to 9:15 a.m.; and 10 to 11:15 a.m.


Guess who's coming to breakfast? The Kennesaw-Acworth Optimist Club is hosting an "all-you-care-to-eat" breakfast complete, with pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and table-to-table visits with the jolly old elf himself.


Advance tickets are only $6 per person, and can be purchased online at or at the Ben Robertson Community Center beginning October 17. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $8 per person (based on availability, space is limited). Children two (2) years of age and under do not need a ticket; however they must sit on an adult's lap.


For More Information, Call 770-422-9714.

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Breakfast with Santa
December 10th - Saturday; 9:00am - 11:00am
Villa Rica Civic Center @ V-Plex
Children 10 and under


$20 per adult and child, $10 each additional person. Fee includes breakfast, gift and activities. For more information: 770-459-7011


*Registration begins Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at Gold Dust Park. Gold Dust Park is located at 646 Industrial Blvd.* Space is limited to the first 200 participants and pre-registration is necessary.


Breakfast with Santa Registration form

New Manchester Daily Life Hike
December 11th - Sunday // 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sweetwater Creek State Park
Lithia Springs


This "Hidden Gem" hike will focus on the everyday life of the New Manchester residents and will visit sites not normally visited to see where they lived, where they got their drinking water, the 1850's roads they used, etc. $8 plus $5 parking. For More Information, Call 770-732-5871.

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John Berry's 20th Annual Christmas Concert
December 17th - Saturday; 8:00pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen


Mention his name to just about any country music lover and the response will likely be, "What an awesome vocalist!" Between 1979 and 1990, John recorded and marketed six albums on his own Clear Sky Records label. Those early discs and John Berry's strong regional popularity attracted him attention on Music Row.


Additional Information and Tickets Here

Possum Drop
December 31st - Saturday; 4:00pm - 12:30am


Forget Times Square, come to downtown Tallapoosa for the Possum Drop on New Year's Eve! Enjoy live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display. Additional Information Here or Call 770-574-2345.


2016 welcomes the Ultimate Eagles Tribute band - On The Border.

Golden Nugget Drop
December 31st - Saturday; 10:00pm - 12:15am
The Mill Amphitheater
Villa Rica


Come out and ring in the New Year with The City of Villa Rica! The event is free! Come out rain or shine!


Entertainment will be provided by Head Games - A Tribute to Foreigner.


VIP tables may be purchased for a minimum of 4 guests and maximum of 6 guests per table at a cost of $5 per chair until the tables are sold out. To reserve a table, please call Janet Chumley at 678-785-1092 or come to Gold Dust Park at 646 Industrial Blvd to reserve a table in person.

2nd Annual Winter Wonderland
Through January 8th, 2017
Glover Park - Marietta


Winter Wonderland is returning to the Marietta Square with ice-skating in Glover Park. Viewing areas have been expanded and great care has been given to see that the experience is exceptional.


Additional Information Here

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Holiday in the Park
Through January 1st
Six Flags Over Georgia


Tis’ the season to be jolly with thrill rides, holiday festivities and more than one million LED lights shining bright as Six Flags Over Georgia brings you Holiday In The Park®.


The new holiday classic will include twinkling lights, festive shows, tasty culinary treats and of course, Santa Claus himself. Take a ride on the North Pole Express to visit Santa Claus at his merry workshop, and be sure to warm up around the fire for some delicious S’mores at S’mores Village.


Each night, guests can gather around our 25-foot Christmas tree and witness the ceremonial lighting as our honorary military members light the tree and bring the entire park to life with holiday spirit!


Additional Information Here



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