Holiday Activities for Family Fun in Blue Ridge, GA


Blue Ridge, GA during the holidays is the most special time of year in our small town. There are so many holiday activities for family fun in Blue Ridge ~ Downtown Blue Ridge lights up like a Hallmark movie with Christmas carols playing outdoors ~ Christmas shopping and exploring all the fun things to do in town. Spend the Christmas season in Blue Ridge, GA this year and be a kid again exploring all the fun things to do with your kids. 


Holiday Express Train - Blue Ridge Scenic Railway offers a 1-hour train ride perfect for big and little kids ~ Children receive gifts, visit with Santa, listen to Christmas music and a story "The Night Before Christmas". Enjoy hot cocoa and snacaks in the concession car. Running from November 25 to December 23 ~ 241 Depot St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513 ~ 877-413-8724. Check here for tickets

Ice Skating - Located next to the Swan Drive-In, the City of Blue Ridge Farmer's Market transforms into an outdoor public ice-skating rink November 29 through January 9, 2023. Admission is $10 and include skate rental ~ concession stand ~ click here for hours

Swan Drive-In FREE Admission for Christmas Movies - 706-632-5235 ~ 651 Summit St., Blue Ridge GA 30513 ~ Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 showing Polar Express and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Showtime 7:00 p.m. ~ Full concession stand with funnel cakes and deep fried oreos. Cash only. Pets allowed on leash and no barking. Admission:  Adults $10/ Children $5 (4-11).

Dinner Theatre at General Ledger - 706-946-0476 ~ 260 W. Main St., Blue Ridge GA 30513 ~ Tuesdays Nov. 29, December 6, 13, 20. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. ~ Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Elf: The Musical ~ Blue Ridge Community Theater - 706-632-9223 ~ 2591 E. 1st Street, Blue Ridge GA 30513. November 17 - December 11. Thursday - Saturday 7:30p; Sunday at 2:00p.  Special Family Pricing - "Family Discount", An adult ticket will be 1/2 price when accompanied by a child's ticket purchased for $10.00. One adult and one child will be $25.00

Mountain Country Christmas in Lights - Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA ~ 1311 Music Hall Rd., Hiawassee GA 30546 ~ November 24 to December 23. Enjoy beautiful Christmas light show, arts and craft vendors, food, fun, entertainment, special exhibits, and pictures with Santa. Thursdays-Fridays 6-9p; Saturdays 4-9p. From December 15-23 open nightly. Tickets $7 ~ Children 12 and under Free.

Christmas Events December 3rd:

Here is a sample itinerary/road map for your family fun Christmas activities on Saturday, Dec. 3:

Downtown Blue Ridge ~ enjoy Cookies with Santa at The Sweet Shoppe of the South ~ 721 E. Main St. Blue Ridge GA 30513

On your way to the Christmas Parade, drive down Blue Ridge Dr. to Mercier Orchards and visit with Santa at the Farm ~ 8660 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge GA 30513

Continue down Blue Ridge Dr. into McCaysville, GA and enjoy the Christmas Parade ~ Copperhill, TN/McCaysville, GA ~ 63rd Annual Christmas Parade begins at 2-4:00p 

Christmas in Ducktown (just 5 minutes north from Copperhill/McCaysville) ~ Tree lighting at 6:00p ~ Music, food, displays ~ Main Street, Ducktown TN 37317

On your way back to Blue Ridge, spend the evening at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church for their Road to Bethlehem Live Nativity scene from 6:30-8:00p ~ 4127 Highway 2, Blue Ridge GA 30513



At the end of a perfect Christmasy day, head back to your luxury cabin and cozy up to the fireplace and relive the events of the day. Be sure to take a family photo in front of the Christmas tree in your cabin ~ the memories your kids will make in Blue Ridge will last a lifetime.


Any time is a good time to visit Blue Ridge, but the most special time of year to visit Blue Ridge, GA is during the holidays. It's the perfect time to bond with your family and share a lot of laughs and fun. The beautiful backdrop is here...all that is missing is YOU