Saturday, December 2 at 5:30 pm. The parade begins and ends at Woodstock Elementary School on Rope Mill Road and travels through the heart of downtown Woodstock. Click here for a detailed map and list of road closures. Parade will go on, rain or shine.
Before the parade, at 2:00 pm, be sure to check out the Elm Street Theater’s FREE performance of A Christmas Carol. Bring a can of stew, chili, chunky soup or peanut butter as your ticket to benefit Papa's Pantry. Monetary donations are always appreciated.
After the parade, bring the kids to visit with Santa in the Gazebo at The Park at City Center. The official tree lighting will take place. There will be free cupcake decorating, the parade awards and lots of free kids activities. You can bring an unwrapped toy for the Woodstock Jaycee's Christmas Toy Drive.
The Atlanta Christkindl Market at Atlantic Station
Let yourself be enchanted by the special outdoor atmosphere of the ATLANTA CHRISTKINDL MARKET – the city’s first and largest winter holiday festival at Atlantic Station.
Meet and mingle with your family & friends at the traditional German Christkindl Market. Come and enjoy authentic German food and beverages in a festive atmosphere. Also, find great holiday gifts for your beloved ones.
Click here for a list of vendors. Enjoy some Gluehwein - hot spiced mulled wine, Brats, freshly baked German breads, cakes and other seasonal bakery goods.
Nov. 10-12– Shoppe Artisan at the Cobb Galleria Centre showcases a curated collection of distinctive, handmade products chosen from thousands of independent, modern makers throughout North America.
Dec. 1-2– Apple Annie Arts & Craft Show, Saint Ann’s Catholic Church in Marietta. This craft show has been around for decades and is very popular so you might want to shop early! Admission proceeds benefit charities. No strollers allowed.
Dec. 9 – Craft Fair at the Timothy Lutheran Church, 556 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock. Free admission. 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
Nov. 26 from 10 am-4 pm the Artisan Arts and Craft Show will be held at His Hands Church, 550 Molly Lane, Woodstock. Free admission.
Dec. 2 Latimer Hall Arts and Craft Show, Latimer Hall, 103 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock
Dec. 8 and 9– Annual Christmas in Cumming Arts & Crafts Show, Cumming Fairgrounds
And a few unique events a bit farther out…
Nov. 11 - Jan. 7 - 7th Annual Garden Lights Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Explore the new Walk of Flames and a newly expanded Tunnel of Light along with all the other favorites.
Dec. 2 – Atlanta Reindogs Parade at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Dress up your pup for the holidays. This is the one day a year dogs are allowed in the Botanical Gardens. Enjoy photos with Saint Nick and connect with local canine enthusiasts and businesses at the Doggie Expo.
Dec. 16 from 9 am to 11 am – Breakfast with Santa at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Enjoy a holiday breakfast, cooked by the chefs at Wolfgang Puck Catering.Write a letter to Santa, and give it to him directly! Make holiday crafts and take photos with Santa. Click here for additional details and ticket information as advance registration is required.
Dec. 10 at 3 pm to 7 pm – If you have enjoyed the Annual Reindeer Day, mark your calendar for this new event at Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. Enchanted Woodland Wonders. Meet live reindeer! Performances, winter crafts, face painting, food trucks, all under the twilight sky. Learn all about how native Georgia animals are adapted for southern winters and meet one of CNC’s resident wildlife during our Creature Feature.
We hope these Cherokee County and surrounding area holiday festivals will help put a smile on your face this holiday season. Stay tuned, we will provide you with the best places in metro Atlanta to see Christmas lights. Also check out our blog for many more posts featuring Woodstock and Cherokee County Info.
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