Whereas Georgia doesn’t get a variety of snow, that doesn’t imply which you could’t get festive for the vacation season. Even with out snow, you’ll be able to create a winter wonderland that brightens up your property and the numerous shades of tan and brown in your landscaping.
From twinkling lights to artisanal crafts to mouthwatering treats, you’ll discover every kind of issues to brighten the vacation season in a few of these charming and festive Georgia Christmas markets.
1. Helen, GA: Helen Christkindlmarkt
Helen is a Bavarian-style city on the Chattahoochee River within the Blue Ridge mountains of Georgia. Whereas the city attracts guests yearly, it’s particularly festive and charming throughout the holidays. Take pleasure in a European-style Christmas wonderland whenever you go to the Helen Christkindlmarkt for distinctive presents, baked items, handmade objects, vacation ornaments and German pretzels. The Annual Lighting of the Village is at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2023. The Christkindlmarkt runs is Nov. 24-26, 2023 and Dec. 2-3, 2023.
2. Rome, GA: Rome Winter Artwork Market
It stands to motive that you simply need to convey one thing residence from Georgia in the event you go to the state. Georgia’s Rome Winter Artwork Market is the place you’ll discover distinctive presents from the Peach State, together with crafts and farm items from over 60 distributors. Nearly every little thing you discover on the Winter Artwork Market is made in Georgia.
3. Blue Ridge, GA: Christmas in Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge holds a number of Christmas festivities annually. The Vacation Present & Sale options handcrafted present objects from members of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Affiliation. Different markets embrace the Annual Blue Ridge TubaChristmas live performance, a Christmas parade, Christmas tree lighting, ice skating and Vacation Categorical practice rides on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. The Vacation Present & Sale runs from Nov. 18, 2023, by way of Dec. 16, 2023.
4. Savannah, GA: Savannah Christmas Market & Holly Days (ALREADY OPEN)
Go to the Plant Riverside District in Savannah to catch the Savannah Christmas Market. It’s open for your entire vacation season. This out of doors market options tons of festive foods and drinks choices and vacation presents. Moreover, Savannah has a city-wide celebration, together with Christmas Made within the South Arts and Crafts Competition, Boat Parade of Lights, historic residence excursions, Christmas tree lighting, the Savannah Gingerbread Path, and a lighted Christmas parade.
5. Thomasville, GA: Victorian Christmas
If you need to take a step again in time, go to Thomasville’s annual Victorian Christmas Competition alongside the city’s brick-lined streets. You’ll get pleasure from turn-of-the-centruy vacation celebrations, native distributors who keep open late throughout the competition, a reside nativity, St. Nick, roasting chestnuts and marshmallows over an open fireplace, Victorian carriage rides and reside music.
6. Dahlonega, GA: Dahlonega’s Previous-Common Christmas
Folks come from throughout to go to Dahlonega’s Previous-Common Christmas competition. This North Georgia city lights up the city sq. and Christmas tree in entrance of a backdrop of snow to offer everybody a festive and charming setting for Christmas buying. Through the season, the Christmas market and native distributors keep open late. If you need to get off your ft for a bit, you’ll be able to all the time take a romantic carriage trip, then go proper again to buying.
7. Hiawassee, GA: Mountain Nation Christmas in Lights
The Mountain Nation Christmas in Lights is alongside the sting of Lake Chatuge within the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. A group competition and market runs all through the vacation season. You’ll discover distinctive vacation presents in an outside craft market, heat cocoa, native meals, a Christmas wonderland with reside music and photographs with Santa. Youngsters even get to take advantage of actual cows.