Celebrating the Season in the CSRA


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Get into the holiday spirit by taking advantage of these local seasonal events and holiday traditions! We have plenty of family fun-filled activities listed below. 

Christmas Tree Farms in McCormick

Graphic courtesy of Gay’s Christmas Tree Farm

Gay’s Christmas Tree Farm

2335 Tobacco Road Augusta , Georgia 30906 United States

If you are looking for fresh cut tress and handmade wreaths, plan a trip to Gay’s Christmas Tree Farm. This family owned farm has won many “Grand Champion” awards for their trees. After you choose your tree, warm yourself up by the fire and enjoy some boiled peanuts, popcorn, or hot chocolate!

Clarks Hill Christmas Tree Farm

39 Bennie Dorn Road, Clarks Hill, SC 29821

Enjoy 50 beautiful acres filled with 7 different types of Christmas trees. Clarks Hill also offers fresh wreaths, garland, table centerpieces, and mailbox swags. Don’t miss out seeing this family owned farm of 38 years! Did we mention the delicious concessions options while shopping? 

Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Trees

402 Uncle Duck Road Monetta, SC

Are you looking for some fun for the whole family? Head on over to Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Trees to find your perfect tree! They offer plenty of varieties for you to choose from. After you’re done exploring, the kids can enjoy a train ride around the farm.

Christmas Tree Lightings and More!

Grovetown Christmas Festival

1040 Newmantown Rd. Grovetown, GA 30813

If you enjoy local bands, good food, holiday shopping, Santa, and more, then stop by the annual Grovetown Christmas Festival. You won’t want to miss all the excitement of the tree lighting and the rest of the town being lit up. This event will be held Saturday, December 4th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Graphic courtesy of Grovetown Christmas Festival

North Augusta Tree Lighting & Carols In The Park

798 Georgia Ave – North Augusta

If you live near North Augusta, make sure to take the trip over to see North Augusta’s annual Christmas tree lighting and caroling! This event will take place Tuesday, November 30th from 5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Harlem Christmas Tree Lighting

N Louisville St – Harlem

Don’t miss this fun filled night at the Harlem Christmas Tree LIghting. They have prepared a Christmas tree lighting, a Christmas market, a fun kids area, and a Twilight parade! This event will take place Saturday, December 11th from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Aiken Jaycees’ Christmas Parade

December 12 at 2 p.m.

Downtown Aiken

The 2021 Aiken Jaycees’ Christmas Parade is happening this year! Grab the whole family to see the “It’s a Hometown Christmas” themed parade. 

Lights of The South

Nov. 19 – Dec. 31 (Excluding Christmas Day) 6 – 10 p.m.

633 Louisville Rd, Grovetown, GA 30813

You won’t want to miss Lights of The South this year! Bring the whole family to see these beautiful lights and Santa. Help salute our armed forces by visiting the world’s largest vertical American flag made out of lights. GA tickets go for $16 and kids 3 and under get in free. Don’t want to wait? Get a fast pass ticket for $26. 

Graphic Courtesy of Lights of The South

Lights at Hopeland Gardens

December 11 – 23, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

135 Dupree Place

Join Hopeland Gardens to celebrate the 30th Annual Christmas in Hopeland event. Walk through over two miles of beautifully lit pathways and illuminated displays. There are over 100,000 lights to see and did we mention it’s free? There is no cost to enter or to use the shuttles. 

Nutcracker at the Imperial Theatre

$17 – $19

745 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901

The Nutcracker is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Celebrate and enjoy the CSRA tradition with the whole family. Get your tickets before they are gone.


Friday, November 26 at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 27 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Sunday, November 28 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Holiday Spectacular – Augusta Symphony

Sunday, December 12 at 4 p.m.

1301 Green St, Suite 200, Augusta, GA 30901 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Come celebrate with live music at The Augusta Symphony. You don’t want to miss the classics including Winter Wonderland, The Nutcracker Suite, Sleigh Ride, and more!

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