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Experience Southern, Small-Town Charm This Season

Holiday Happenings

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!

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Experience Christmas at Chateau Elan

Chateau Elan Winery Christmas tree decorated with wine bottles

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 Christmas at Chateau package!

Holiday Lights Trolley Tours

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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!

Tickets go on sale November 1, 2023, get your tickets early because this event will sell out.

Annual Parade and Festival


Braselton comes together as a community to celebrate on Saturday, November 18. 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

Braselton Library at Christmas

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

Holiday Marketplace

Nov. 18, 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. 

Bonbon Trail

The Braselton Bonbon Trail is your holiday shopping guide to the sweetest gifts in town. Shop the trail, indulge in chocolates, complete the form, and be entered to win a prize! Shop small this season for unique items, and support your community.

Christmas at Countryside

Saturday, Dec. 9, Downtown Braselton. Bring your unfinished gift list to shop 50 vendors set up in Downtown Braselton, between House Of Clay, Countryside Antiques, and Joy Company Market. Snap a selfie with Santa and enjoy live music, food trucks, sweet treats and hot cocoa.

Mall of Georgia

Only 15 minutes away, The Mall of Georgia, a Simon Mall, is the largest shopping mall in the state. Find everything from Pandora to Yankee Candle to Build-A-Bear and so much more.

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