Christmas events in Toccoa

  • The historic Stephens County Courthouse is dressed up for Friday and Saturday’s Christmas Fest.
    The historic Stephens County Courthouse is dressed up for Friday and Saturday’s Christmas Fest.
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     The lighting of the giant Toccoa-Stephens County Christmas tree on the lawn of the historic courthouse will kick off the annual Toccoa Christmas Fest Friday night.
    The tree lighting will begin at 6 p.m. and include a performance of the Toccoa Jazz ensemble.
    Other activities starting at 6 p.m. Friday include:
    • Visiting with Santa.
    • The Festival of Trees inside the historic courthouse building.
    • A live nativity scene.
    • An elves’ workshop.
    • The Christmas Sage Market  on Doyle Street featuring arts and crafts.
    • Horse-drawn carriage rides through the lighted streets of downtown.
    • Chick-fil-a full service food truck
    • Mike’s on the Go food.
    • Victorian-era  carolers.
    • Ice skating available in the parking lot off Tugalo Street.
    • Downtown stores open with extended hours for holiday shpping.
    • The historic courthouse and grounds decorated  in a Winter Wonderland.
    Entertainment at Tugalo Street and Sage Street. This will include:
   • 6 p.m. – Toccoa Jazz.
   •  7 p.m. – 8  p.m. Toccoa Carolers.
  •  8 p.m. –  Tugalo Holler bluegrass band.
    The Christmas Fest event continues on into Saturday, Dec. 7 with the following;
    • 8 -10 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at the X-Factor Grill
    •  Noon to 4 p.m. – Christmas Sage Market, Star Theatre building.
    • 1-4 p.m. – Festival of Trees in the historic Stephens County Courthouse
    •  4 p.m. – The Christmas Parade throought downtown.
    For more information  about Toccoa Christmas Fest go to www.mainstreettoccoa.com or call Sharon Crosby at 706-282-3309.