Christmas Tree Lighting


When: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017


To kick-off the holiday season the Alpharetta Downtown Historic District lights up for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Celebration fills the downtown streets in with musical performances, Santa, snow, food trucks, roasting marshmallows, a farmer’s market, live viewing area of the GA SEC Championship Football Game on the big screen, and more.  


2017 Sponsors

Country Financial
Polkadot Pediatric Dentistry
Newpark Orthodontics 

Dr. Michael J. Leach, DDS – Pediatric Dentistry


4 pm Downtown Festivities

• Visits and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

• Enjoy community holiday performances

• Have dinner and warm beverages with downtown businesses and food trucks

• Shop the Alpharetta Christmas Farmers Market

• Have fun in the snow playground on Old Roswell Street

• Roast marshmallows around a fire on Old Roswell Street

• Enjoy free children's crafts, face painting, balloon twisting and much more

• Cheer on your favorite team with a LIVE broadcast of the Georgia SEC Championship Game!




Alpharetta City Hall Parking Deck (2 Park Plaza)
Milton Center (86 School Drive)

For more information about current downtown parking, including temporary parking lot locations, please click HERE or call 678-297-6000


The following roads will be closed on Sat, Dec. 2, at 6am through Sun, Dec. 3, at 4am:

  • Milton Ave - Closed from SR 9 to Roswell St/Canton St
  • Old Roswell St
  • Old Canton St