Holiday Happenings Around Lake Oconee

  • Greensboro Tree Lighting

As the holiday season quickly approaches, Lake Oconee helps celebrate and kick off the season! Find some exciting and jolly events to help get you into the holiday spirit:

Lighting of the Tree

December 1, 2017, join us for the Downtown Greensboro Tree Lighting! This is the perfect way to start the holiday season with the whole family! The fun starts at 6 p.m. with performances from local choirs, hay rides, kids crafts and more. You will even have the opportunity to see Santa! This is an event you won't want to miss as “the big tree” fills downtown with holiday cheer!

Holiday Wishes with Tony DeSare

December 6 at 7:30 p.m. join us at Festival Hall in Greensboro as we celebrate the holiday season with renowned singer, Tony Desare. Tickets for the event are available online!

Ice Skating Rink at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Ice skating at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Ice skating at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Through January 8, there is no better way to enjoy the holiday season than by heading to the ice skating rink with the whole family! The Ritz creates a winter wonderland that you’re sure to love! Bring your family for some winter fun and enjoy some hot cocoa or apple cider!

The Gingerbread House in The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee Lobby

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Pastry Chef David Campbell and his team of culinary professionals are turning a Christmas fantasy into reality by crafting a one-of-a-kind, life-sized Gingerbread House in the hotel’s main lobby.  

Christmas Movie Nights at Oconee Brewing Company

Nothing beats watching holiday classics with the family. Come enjoy some Christmas favorites on the big screen in the OBC Event Center! You bring a chair and they provide the popcorn. The movie dates and times are:

November 30, 6:30 p.m., National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
December 14, 6:30 p.m., Home Alone
December 21, 6:30 p.m., Elf

Logan Scott

Logan is a contributing writer for Visit Lake Oconee from Athens, Georgia. She is a lover of the outdoors and discovering new eats. She is an Indiana native who is enjoying exploring all Georgia has to offer.

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