There are so many fun family events happening in Northeast Georgia this weekend to get you in the spirit of the season. From 5K’s to Shopping Extravaganza’s —the Christmas season definitely highlights some of the best qualities of North Georgia living and the reason why so many people call North Georgia home. Here are just a few opportunities for families to visit the area or for the residents of our Cook Communities to get out this weekend.
Flowery Branch, GA
Flowery Branch has several opportunities for you to get out and have fun this weekend. Start off your day by stopping by Sterling on the Lake’s Holiday Bazzaar on December 3rd at the Sterling on the Lake Clubhouse and mark some gifts off your Christmas List from some local businesses! This year, the event features entertainment for children beginning at 10am so that guests with children can make the most of their shopping time! Santa may be popping in for a visit too! Once your done, stop by Cook’s model home in this great community to check out our latest decorated property. Learn more from Sterling on the Lake>
Once you’ve finished at Sterling, head out to downtown Flowery Branch and experience the quaintness of this city’s 7th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Roll n’ Stroll Parade. Children are encouraged to bring their decorated bikes, trikes, skates, wagons, or anything else with wheels and roll down Main Street! The event runs from Noon to 6 PM and culminates with the lighting of the Tree. For more information, visit the City of Flowery Branch.
Drop off the kids and head over to Braselton as they host the Braselton Wine Walks from 4 PM to 9 PM. This casual experience takes guests through various participating businesses located in three different commercial nodes of the town. Each business offers wine tasting and appetizers while introducing guests to what their business has to offer. Wine Lovers should find more information here from the City of Braselton.
And just when you thought there was no way possible to have more Holiday fun, don’t miss the annual Christmas on Green Street Victorian Festival in Gainesville, GA on Sunday December 4th. This festival kickoff with an Antique Car Parade at 4:30 PM and the culminates with a Tree Lighting. However, this unique experience allows visitors to walk back in time and see the historical houses that adorn the street light up with Christmas spirit. From musical groups to rides for children, strolling entertainers and story tellers, and even carriage rides — this event is one of a kind.
The true holiday spirit is in the air this time of year in so many ways, but in North Georgia one of the most visible ways we share that spirit is through community. Reach out your neighbors, invite your friends, and find the magic of Christmas this year.