The Best Christmas Towns in Georgia

By: Leah Shoup


Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas is from Nov. 24-mid-January. Don't miss the Annual Christmas Parade on December 9th!


This perfect Christmas town in Georgia hosts the 16th Annual Christkindlmarkt on November 25-26 and December 2-3, 2023.

Blue Ridge

Hop aboard the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway for festive music, “The Night Before Christmas” story, and even a visit from Santa Claus.


This South Georgia town is best known for its Victorian Christmas event–this year, on December 14-15, 2023, from 6-9 p.m.

Jekyll Island

The Holly Jolly Jekyll celebration includes a Light Parade on December 9, where you can meet holiday characters and see Christmas lights.

Santa Claus

One of the best Christmas towns in Georgia bears the name of the famous Santa. Visit for a special postmark on your Christmas cards!

Stone Mountain

From November 11 through January 2 on weekends, celebrate the holiday season at the World’s Largest Christmas Light Show.


This North Georgia town will get you into the holiday spirit with its Christmas Market and Parade on Saturday, December 2, 2023.


Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it's one of our favorite small towns in Georgia, with a Christmas tree lighting on December 2nd.

Pine Mountain

Celebrate the holidays at Callaway Gardens' "Fantasy in Lights" event, one of National Geographic's "Top 10 Light Displays in the World."