See You Next Year

Pictures with Santa

If you had your picture taken with Santa, here is a link to find your photo. 

2018 Events - 2019 events coming soon


There will be vendors set up on Broad Street, adjacent to the courthouse in Downtown Ellijay. Vendors will set up from 9am - 10am, and visitors can shop from 10am until the parade is over.


The Christmas parade will be at 6:00pm following the tree lighting ceremony. Cars, floats, jeeps and more will be decorated with lights and Christmas spirit.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Between 5:00 - 5:30pm the carolers will be caroling as we light up the big, beautiful tree in the center of Downtown Ellijay. 

Photos with Santa

Photo Credit: John Crawford Photography

Santa will be on the Square from 2-5pm. and following the parade from 6-9pm for photos with Santa. 

Sponsored by Orchard Church

Rain location: George Link Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse.

Abby's Dance Party

Enjoy a dance party from 7-9pm on the corner of South Main Street and the Square sponsored by Abby's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt. 

Contact Us

This event is hosted annually by the Downtown Ellijay Business & Community Assoc.

Parade Contact:  Damon Gabriel

Vendor Contact: Kathy Robinson

General Information: Steve Cortes

Event Location:

Ellijay, Georgia 30540, United States

Visitor Information:
Gilmer Chamber & Welcome Center
(706) 635-7400