It is officially Christmas in Gwinnett! Throughout the county are festive events and activities to get the entire family in the Holiday spirit! Spend your December afternoons and nights outside in the brisk winter air enjoying time with Santa and participating in holiday activities! No matter what city you are in, there is something around the corner for the whole family! This year, spend your Christmas in Gwinnett at the many festivals and events leading up to Christmas day!
The Grinch @ Red Clay Music Foundry- 12/9 starting at 6:30 pm
Enjoy a free showing of the Christmas Classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas in Duluth! The movie starts at 7 but note that seating is limited so be sure to arrive in time to get the best seats! Bring the kids and their favorite Christmas pajamas and enjoy this holiday favorite!
Christmas Movie in The Park @ Grayson Community Park- 12/10 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Spend your Christmas in Gwinnett by bringing your coziest blankets and chairs to watch Polar Express in the park under the stars! This beloved Christmas film is sure to bring a smile to any face this season. Don’t miss the free train ride around the park! There will be popcorn, warm refreshments, and of course, Santa!
Merry Little Christmas @ the Lawrenceville Lawn- 12/11 from 12 pm – 7 pm
You won’t want to miss this Christmas extravaganza! All-day will be filled with events and activities. Shop for unique gifts at the holiday market while listening to live Christmas music in the background! Visit the square for a surprise guest! Bring the kids for the opportunity to meet Santa and his reindeer! End the day by watching a fabulous fireworks show!
Cookies and Cocoa with Santa @ Downtown Duluth- 12/11 starting at 10 am
This event is for the kiddos! Bring your children to meet Santa and enjoy cookies with the Big Man! There will be holiday arts and crafts for the kids so be sure to arrive early to ensure time for all the fun! Don’t forget to bring letters to Santa, he will be bringing them back to the North Pole! Santa is in Gwinnett this Christmas!
Holiday Market @ Main Street in Lilburn- 12/11 from 12 pm- 7 pm
Head over to Downtown Lilburn for their First Annual Holiday Market event! Walk around lovely Lilburn while listening to Christmas music and picking up hand-made holiday crafts! There will be Christmas snacks and drinks, carriage rides, and of course, Santa! You won’t want to miss out on this fun Holiday day!
Sleigh On Perry @ Laundry Events in Downtown Lawrenceville- 12/16 to 12/23
Don’t miss this Christmas in Gwinnett event! This weeklong celebration is sure to bring Holiday Spirit to everyone! Be sure to come dressed in your ugliest Christmas sweater or your most festive attire! The Square will be filled with activities and Festive Cocktails for the adults! Stop by the holiday pop-up shop to buy hand-crafted gifts!
The Nutcracker @ Aurora Theater- 12/16-12/19
Head over to Aurora Theater in Lawrenceville for a performance of the Classic Nutcracker by Southern Ballet. This beautiful classic is sure to wow you this year! Please note masks will be required inside the building at all times for your safety.
A Christmas Carol @ Aurora Theater – 12/17- 12/23
Watch the 15th annual magical one-man performance of everyone’s favorite, A Christmas Carol! This classic tale has been a holiday favorite for many decades, but this story has a twist! Spend a night out in the town this Christmas in Gwinnett! Please note masks will be required inside the building at all times for your safety.
Drive-In Movie @ Lilburn City Hall- 12/18 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Enjoy a drive-in-style showing of Polar Express! Join other families of Gwinnett this season in watching this cherished Holiday favorite while in the comfort of your car for only $10. The movie will be broadcast over the radio, so every family has their own personal surround sound experience! Chick-fil-a will be available for purchase so be sure to bring empty bellies and cozy Christmas pajamas! Be sure to purchase a ticket while supplies last! They are going fast!
Lunch With Santa @ Main Street Chick-Fil-A in Snellville- 12/21 from 12 pm to 3 pm
Spend your afternoon eating Georgias favorite sandwich with Santa this year! Head over to your Snellville Chick-Fil-A and have a bite to eat with the most famous man in the world! Even Santa loves a great chicken sandwich. Children will also be able to write their letters to the big man to get all of their last wishes out. Don’t miss out on this fun Christmas lunch!
Charlie Brown Christmas 5K @ Little Mulberry Park In Dacula- 12/24 beginning at 8 am
If you need to work off some Holiday calories, this is the place to be! After completing this winter run, you will be rewarded with hot refreshments, holiday cookies, and Santa to congratulate you on your hard work! Don’t forget to register in time to be sure you can participate!
Throughout Gwinnett are festive Christmas events that are sure to bring the whole family together! Santa is making his way through the County, so be sure to not miss him and make your last-minute wishes! We hope this holiday activity guide will make this Christmas in Gwinnett your best one yet!
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