Create Holiday Memories in Braselton

Updated: Nov 8

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!

  • Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

  • Annual Parade and Festival

  • Holiday Lights Trolley Tours

  • Downtown Braselton

  • Unique Shopping Events

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. The Christmas Day Buffet at Versailles. Spend the day, or make it a holiday getaway with the resort's Experience Christmas package!

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.

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!

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 Shopping Events


Nov. 5 - Art-Tiques Holiday Market at 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.


Nov. 20 - Holiday Marketplace in Downtown Braselton

Find unique gifts from a vendor market on the Braselton Town Green during the annual Celebrate the Holidays in Braselton festival. Market open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.


Nov. 20 - Santa & Festivities at the Garden

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 throughout the holiday season.



Dec. 2 - Cravin' Bacon Walk

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!


Dec. 11 - Christmas at Countryside

Bring your unfinished gift list to shop 60 vendors set up in Downtown Braselton, between House Of Clay, Countryside Antiques, and Joy Company Market.


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.


Check the events calendar for a complete list of holiday events throughout Braselton.

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