Experience Southern, Small-Town Charm This Season
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
Unique Shopping Events
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 Christmas at Chateau package!
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.
Holiday Lights Trolley Tours – Sold Out
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 19. 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.
"The Night Before Christmas" Benefit Concert
Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 | Braselton Civic Center
Co-host: North Georgia Winds
North Georgia Winds, a professional wind ensemble, will perform a narrated musical rendition of "The Night Before Christmas" along with other holiday favorites. The concert is from 3-4 p.m. with a dessert reception to follow.
Tickets: $20 per person, with proceeds benefitting the Georgia Mountains Food Bank. Tickets go on sale Nov. 1.
Unique Holiday Shopping
Braselton Bonbon Trail
The Braselton Bonbon Trail is your holiday shopping guide. Each business on the trail has delightful gifts to surprise your loved ones. Shop the trail, complete the form, and be entered to win a prize! By shopping at small businesses, you’ll discover unique items, avoid crowds, and support the local community.
Santa & Festivities at the Garden
Nov. 19, Downtown Braselton. Capture memories with Santa at FernGully Garden and Gifts from 12:30-2:30 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.
Cravin' Bacon Walk
Dec. 1, 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!
Shop Small Gift Guide
Shop Small in Braselton this season, and you'll discover unique items, avoid crowds, and support the local community.