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Top Ways to Shop and Save this Holiday Season in Alpharetta

November 29, 2017

This year take the stress out of holiday shopping by visiting Alpharetta. Not only do we know the tips and tricks to save time and money in the coming weeks, but we also boast plenty of opportunities for spreading holiday cheer! Everyone in the family is sure to smile with our insider’s guide to spending less and celebrating more this holiday season in Alpharetta.


Know the Holiday Hours

Many stores and retailers open earlier and close later during the holidays. Savvy shoppers can beat the crowds by checking the holiday hours of their favorite shopping centers like North Point Mall and Avalon to make sure they are never left out in the cold. You can view North Point’s holiday hours by clicking here. Avalon’s holiday hours start on December 22 and run through January 5. Monday through Saturday Avalon shops will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. – plenty of time for all the last-minute shoppers to pick up the perfect gift.

Check the Sites to Save

In the digital age there are plenty of apps and sites designed to help you save big! Make sure to check out sites such as RetailMeNot and The Krazy Coupon Lady, to name a couple. These sites provide local coupons to use at major Alpharetta retailers such as Vineyard Vines, Dillard’s and Macy’s.


Think Vintage

Think of of the ‘big box’ this year by thinking vintage! With so many great trendy and stylish shops in Alpharetta, you can’t go wrong. Stop by one of our local upscale resale stores like Queen of Hearts Antiques & Interiors or The Drake Closet not only are you shopping local but you’re supporting great organizations. What was once old is made new again with modern styles continuing to pull from times gone by. Alpharetta makes it easy to be both thrifty and trendy this gift gifting season!



Map Out Your Route

Plan ahead and map out your route. With 5 distinct shopping districts and more than 250 shops, you’ll have plenty of ground to cover in Alpharetta. Planning ahead is an easy way to make sure you get everyone checked off your list while avoiding a buyer’s fatigue. Click here to see our full listing of stores throughout Alpharetta.


This year you can give everyone the perfect gift with our holiday savings tips and tricks. Take the stress out of finding the perfect gift by shopping savvy and saving big. With so much to see and do, why not make it a weekend? Click here to check out the many Alpharetta hotels offers on special shopping packages that help visitors get even more out of their holiday shopping experience in Alpharetta.