Holiday Events in Gwinnett 2017

Holiday Events in Gwinnett 2017

Holiday Events in Gwinnett, Santa appearances, Christmas Tree Lightings, Parades and more!

Check out these fun things to do with your kids in Gwinnett this Holiday season!

Saturday, December 9th

  • 9 am – 11:30 am Breakfast with Santa and train ride at Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth (order tickets online at $18/person)
  • 10 am – 3 pm Lanier Cluster Holiday Bazaar at Lanier High School in Sugar Hill
  • 12 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch with Santa and train ride at Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth (order tickets online at $18/person)

Saturday, December 16th

  • 8:30 am – 10 am Breakfast with Santa in Lawrenceville at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse ($18/person, spaces are limited, must pre-register by 12/12)
  • 10 am – 12 pm Cookies with Santa in Duluth at Red Clay Music Foundry
  • 11 am – 2 pm Swim with Santa at Bethesda Park Aquatic Center in Lawrenceville ($12/person includes 1 free adult admission, must pre-register by 12/9)
  • 2 pm – 4 pm S’mores, Cocoa and Wildlife at Discovery Garden Park in Norcross
  • 2 pm – 4 pm Cookies for Santa in Suwanee at George Pierce Park Community Center ($5/child must register in advance)
  • 6:30 – 8 pm Supper with Santa in Lawrenceville at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse ($18/person, must pre-register by 12/13)

Friday, December 22nd

  • 6:30 – 8 pm Supper with Santa in Lawrenceville at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse ($18/person, must pre-register by 12/18)

 

Ongoing Events

Photos with Santa and Carriage Rides – (Norcross) Dec. 1st – 22nd on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday evenings from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in front of Taste of Britain.  You can catch Santa downtown at Remax on Jones Street starting Dec. 5th.

Polar Express at Southeastern Railway Museum – (Duluth) Ride in an authentic train car!  Purchase tickets online at $28/person.  Various times available on Nov. 25th, Dec. 2nd, Dec. 9th, and Dec. 16th.

 

PAST EVENTS

Friday, November 17th

Saturday, November 18th

  • 10 am – Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain opens
  • 10 am – 7 pm Holiday Festival in Braselton, Parade, Outdoor Vintage Market, Santa on the Green and Tree Lighting
  • 11 am – 2 pm Santa Arrives on the Train at Duluth Southeastern Railway Museum
  • 11 am  Holiday Glow in the Corners Parade, photos with Santa, entertainment, food and shopping in Peachtree Corners
  • 4 pm – 9 pm Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration with Santa and Papa Elf at Buford Mall of Georgia
  • 7 pm – 9 pm Lilburn Tree Lighting with holiday music, kid’s crafts, and refreshments at Lilburn City Hall-Library

Thursday, November 23rd

  • 5:30 pm – 8 pm Christmas Tree Lighting with Santa in Lawrenceville at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.  Kids activities, live entertainment, food vendors and more.

Friday, November 24th

  • 6 pm – 8 pm Christmas Tree Lighting in Loganville on the Town Green.  Free pictures with Santa and children activities.

Saturday, November 25th

  • 8:30 am – 10 am Breakfast with Santa in Lawrenceville at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse ($18/person, spaces are limited, must pre-register by 11/21)
  • 9 am – 1:30 pm Christmas Traditions pictures with Santa, crafts and hot chocolate bar and “Elf” the Movie at Buford Community Center ($5/guest, children 2 & under are free)
  • 10 am – 12 pm Holiday on the Square visit with Santa and make a craft at Elf Lodge at Gwinnett County Courthouse ($2/craft & $8/person to see Santa)
  • 4 pm – 8 pm Holiday Celebration & Twilight Tree Lighting at The Forum Peachtree Parkway featuring live music, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, activities for kids and complimentary carriage rides

Friday, December 1st

  • 5:30 pm – 8 pm Sparkle Celebration Christmas Tree Lighting at Thrasher Park in Norcross.  Photos with Santa, free hot cocoa & cookies, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” movie on the Big Screen
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Jolly Holly Day at Suwanee Town Center Park

Saturday, December 2nd

  • 7 am – 8 pm Christmas in Dacula festival at Hebron Church, begins with a pancake breakfast, Jingle Jog 5K & Fun Run, car show, live nativity and lighting of the tree
  • 9 am – 11:30 am Breakfast with Santa and train ride at Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth (order tickets online at $18/person)
  • 10 am – 1 pm Christmas Parade in Lilburn, starts at Main St. and ending at Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex
  • 10 am – 1 pm Lilburn Christmas Parade and pictures with Santa
  • 11 am – 4 pm Holiday Festival and Parade in downtown Buford
  • 12 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch with Santa and train ride at Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth (order tickets online at $18/person)
  • 7 am – 8 pm Christmas in Dacula festival at Hebron Church
  • 2 pm – 7 pm Deck the Hall Tree Lighting at Duluth Town Green with Santa, live music, decorations, kids’ activities, face painting, snow playground and more
  • 2 pm – 5 pm Picture with Santa at Baking Grounds Cafe in Buford
  • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Holiday Celebration & Christmas Tree Lighting with Santa and a holiday market, live music, ice skating, free carriage rides, fake snow play in Downtown Sugar Hill
  • 6 pm – 8 pm Christmas Parade in Loganville

Sunday, December 3rd

Friday, December 8th

  • 7 pm – 10 pm Hometown Christmas Parade at Historic Downtown Square in Lawrenceville.  Santa, Christmas activities, and light up community floats

Are there any events that I missed?  Let me know in the comments below!

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