Season of Celebration

December 6, 2019
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Town Green in Downtown Alpharetta
2 Park Plaza
This event is rain or shine

To kick off the holiday season Downtown Alpharetta will be lighting the traditional 55-foot live spruce tree in Ole Milton Park with over 40,000 twinkling lights & a beautiful 25-foot tree sculpture on the Town Green opposite the main stage at the same time. Celebration fills the downtown streets with musical performances, falling snow, photos with Santa, restaurants and food trucks, roasting marshmallows, a holiday market and more!

Holiday Activity Lineup

  • Tree Lighting at 6:30pm
  • Free visits & photo opportunities with Santa and his elves
  • Live music and Alpharetta community group performances including Alpharetta Elementary School’s 4th & 5th Grade Chorus, Alpharetta Community Chorus, City of Alpharetta’s Rhythm ‘N Shoes and many more
  • Dinner and warm beverages with downtown businesses and food trucks
  • Have fun catching snowflakes in the falling snow
  • Roast Marshmallows around a warm fire
  • Free children’s crafts, face painting, balloon arts, bubbles and more
  • Alpharetta’s life-size Nutcracker Collection Arrival sponsored by local businesses and civic organizations
  • Complimentary gift wrapping station – folks can visit our local shops for all of their holiday gift shopping needs and take advantage of this great service!

In case of inclement weather, please visit for event updates.

2nd Annual – benefiting North Fulton Community Charities

Mayor Jim Gilvin will announce the kick-off of our 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting North Fulton Community Charities, which will run from December 6th – 20th (see details below)

Holiday Food Drive Details:
December 6th – December 20th
Volunteers from NFCC will be on hand passing out their pantry wish list and shopping bags courtesy of our partner, Publix on Haynes Bridge Rd.
As a thank you, all donors will receive a booklet filled with seasonal savings to local businesses and restaurants!

8 Drop off Locations:

  • Alpharetta Adult Activity Center / North Park / 13450 Cogburn Rd.
  • Alpharetta Arts Center / 238 Canton St.
  • Alpharetta City Hall / 2 Park Plaza
  • Alpharetta Community Center / 175 Roswell St.
  • Avalon Concierge/Valet Parking / 400 Avalon Blvd.
  • Alpharetta First Baptist Church / 44 Academy St.
  • Alpharetta Presbyterian Church / 180 Academy St.
  • Wills Park Recreation Center / 11925 Wills Rd.