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Unwrap the Magic in Alpharetta, GA

If Santa shops here, so should you! With more than 250 shops within a five-mile radius, Alpharetta is your one-stop locale for finding all the perfect holiday gifts for everyone while also selecting something special for yourself. The city’s three distinct shopping districts offer so much more than what’s on the rack. Wine tastings, pop-up events, and hands-on workshops are a few of the cheerful ways Alpharetta’s retailers take the shopping experience to a whole new level. For more ideas on how to make your holidays merry in Alpharetta, GA, view the brochure.

There’s nothing more magical at Christmas than taking your kids to meet Santa. Here’s our round-up of some of the most wonderful places to see Santa. Make this holiday season memorable with festive can’t miss events.

Need to shop your gift list?

Check out our three-day holiday shopping itinerary inside to shop ‘til you drop in Alpharetta. With so much retail therapy that awaits, why not make it a shopping getaway with an overnight stay at one of Alpharetta’s 30 modern and upscale hotels?

Day 1

Carve out a day to experience everything Avalon has to offer. Grab a drink to-go from one of 20+ restaurants to sip while strolling the Boulevard, then shop over 60 stores throughout the resort-style community. Stop by Alter’d State, Monkee’s or Sundance for high-quality fashion. Athleta and Lululemon have all the perfect favors for fitness buffs. Browse through Janie and Jack for stylish kidsapparel. Don’t forget the guys with picks from High Country Outfitters, Bonobos, Orvis and Peter Millar. Chanel and Sephora offer up exquisite beauty selections. Posman Books has a vast
selection of books for avid readers on your list.

Day 2

The North Point area makes every shopper merry with of merchants inside North Point Mall and along North Point Parkway. The district features crowd-favorite stores as well as trendy boutiques. Find feminine fashion boutiques like Versona and Society Boutique – they have something for every personal style – along with crowd pleasers like REI, Nordstrom Rack and Macy’s. Spice up the home décor items on your list at Sugarboo & Co. Discover adorable accessories for the gals at K Squared Artisan Boutique.

Day 3

Wander the sidewalks amongst the holiday lights to browse over 35 quaint boutiques at your leisure in Downtown Alpharetta. Search for timeless home decor at Belso Home Studio,Urban Hardware or The Porch on South Main. Style the guys in your life with attire from Clothes Horse Men’s Apparel or Alpharetta Outfitters. Moops Boutique and Southern Local feature resplendent fashion and accessories to pair with it. Relaxing gift items at Korner Soak are perfect for those who need to unwind. Comeback Vinyl offers unique records for the music lover on your list.

Twinkle, Twinkle from Your Car!

Drive around Downtown Alpharetta and Avalon to see the holiday lights, décor, and displays to get in the spirit. You can also park and walk the sidewalks for a more up-close experience. In Downtown this year, the city will feature dazzling holiday décor and lights, 13 life-sized nutcrackers near the Town Green, and holiday festivities on the first three Friday nights in December.

Holiday Happenings!

Alpharetta has an array of holiday events, ranging from alfresco markets to indoor Santa sightings and holiday cooking classes.

With so much to do, why not stay overnight for a magical holiday getaway? Book your hotel stay now.