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Take a Magical Holiday Ride, Dec. 8–23

Updated: Mar 10

Holiday Lights Trolley Tour

DEC. 8-23, 2024, various dates and times

BRASELTON, tour begins at Pinnacle Bank, 6322 Grand Hickory Dr., Braselton, GA 30517

Hop aboard the Braselton Trolley for a magical tour of the best holiday light displays in town. The 1.5-hour ride will begin at Mulberry Walk and explore the brightest neighborhoods and attractions in the area. Tickets are $10 per person. Prepare to be dazzled!

End the night with hot cocoa, ice cream, an adult beverage or dinner within walking distance of the trolley stop. Keep reading for more ways to create an extra special experience for families, couples or friends.


cocoa with marshmallow topping and chocolate syrup

For Families

For some Braselton area residents, the Holiday Lights Trolley Tour has become a family tradition. Here are some of the activities these longtime trolley-riders enjoy doing with the whole family.

Get Festive

Come dressed for the occasion in Santa hats, reindeer antlers, or glow-in-the-dark accessories. Arrive 15 minutes early, so you have time to take a family portrait before the tour. Familiar holiday tunes will play during the ride, so be sure to bring your singing voices!

Family Dinner

There are plenty of places near Pinnacle Bank where the tour begins and ends, so you don't have to load everyone back up in the car for dinner. Find casual dining to suit the kids at Jack's Public House, Ki Rin Asian Restaurant, Pat's Eatery, Tom Henry's BBQ and Wayback Burgers. Jack's Public House also has a well-stocked bar and big-screen sports to entertain the adults.

Sweet Stop

Cap off your sweet tour with a sweet treat! Juke N Jive Creamery, Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery are steps away from the trolley tour. Enjoy hot cocoa, cookies, fudge and ice cream after your trolley ride.

entrance to marc bar and restaurant

For Couples

Couples always gravitate to the trolley's bench seating and nostalgic charm. When combined with twinkling Christmas lights and Bing Crosby, it's a recipe for romance!

Dinner for Two

Turn the night into an extra special occasion with a fine dining experience at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, only 2 miles from the tour. Make photo memories in front of the wine bottle Christmas trees and decorated chateau. Or choose Houndstooth Grill & Bar for a classy casual atmosphere. Houndstooth hosts monthly five-course wine tasting dinners and also features a special holiday menu.

A Night to Remember

Make it a long weekend and stay overnight at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort or one of Braselton's six other hotels. If you book an 8 p.m. tour, you can arrange for the trolley to pick you up at your hotel and drop you back off after the lights tour. Call 706-921-4016 or email to request a ride.

row of four colorful cocktails

For Friends

Up to eight tickets may be purchased per order, making the lights tour a unique way to celebrate the holidays with friends.

Cocktail Trail

Find your holiday spirit on the Braselton Cocktail Trail, a curated list of the best handcrafted cocktails in town. Two locations are within walking distance of the lights tour: Jack's Public House and Hit's Tap Room.

Holiday Party

Plan a festive gathering in one of these locations perfectly suited for groups. Custom trolley itineraries are available on select nights throughout December. Begin the night with dinner and drinks, then finish it off with a private holiday lights tour. Call 706-921-4016 or email to check availability.

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