Holidays in Braselton
Braselton's classic, small-town charm truly shines during the holidays. Explore unique shopping, award-winning restaurants, traditional holiday events, and beautiful Christmas lights. Here are some activities that will make this year a holiday to remember!
Experience Christmas at Chateau Elan
The holiday season at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort is unforgettable! Sparkling Christmas trees crafted from hundreds of wine bottles. Wine tastings. Festive cocktails by the fire. Spend the day, or make it a holiday getaway with the Experience Christmas package!
Holiday Lights Trolley Tours
Take a jolly ride on the Braselton Trolley to see the best Christmas lights in town. The town offers ticketed tours and group rentals throughout the month of December. Brush up on your holiday tunes, so you can sing along!
Annual Parade and Festival
Braselton comes together as a community to celebrate on Saturday, November 20. Festivities kick off with a parade in the morning, festival on the Town Green and activities downtown throughout the day, concluding with the annual Lighting of the Tree.
Historic Downtown Braselton
Downtown Braselton dances with festive decorations during the day and glitters with thousands of white lights at night during the holiday season. Shopping, dining and celebrating are all within walking distance of the free parking deck on Davis Street. The self-guided walking tour, available online and at the Welcome and Heritage Center, offers a glimpse into the stories behind these historic landmarks.
Unique Holiday Shopping
There are many more shopping opportunities throughout Braselton. Click here to find exactly what you're looking for. If you haven’t dropped from all this shopping yet, just 15 minutes down Interstate 85 is The Mall of Georgia, the largest shopping mall in the state.
Art-Tiques Holiday Market
Nov. 5, Lanier Raceplex. Sponsored by Countryside Antiques, this outdoor market features hundreds of vendors selling home decor, gifts, local art, furniture, farmhouse, vintage, jewelry, boutique, mancave, antiques, handcrafted, primitives, rustic, and salvage.
Santa & Festivities at the Garden
Nov. 20, Downtown Braselton. Capture memories with Santa at FernGully Garden and Gifts from noon-4 p.m. in Downtown Braselton. The garden will be staged for Christmas with several outdoor festive photo backdrops and a jolly Mr. Claus under the decorated gazebo, just waiting for you to snap your holiday photos! The gift shop is filled with decorated trees and ornaments.
Christmas at Countryside
Dec. 11, Downtown Braselton. Bring your unfinished gift list to shop 60 vendors set up in Downtown Braselton, between House Of Clay, Countryside Antiques, and Joy Company Market.
Nov. 20, Downtown Braselton. Find a wide variety of gifts during this outdoor market on the Braselton Town Green during the annual Celebrate the Holidays in Braselton festival. Vendors open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Cravin' Bacon Walk
Dec. 2, Downtown Braselton. Sample tasty bacon appetizers while you shop around Downtown Braselton during this award-winning event. Ticket sales benefit the Downtown Development Authority, which helps preserve and enhance Braselton's historic downtown. VIP tickets include a bourbon tasting, as well!