Milton holds three holiday events Nov. 29 to Dec. 15

Tree Lighting Nov. 29, Christmas in Crabapple Dec. 7, Holiday Party Dec. 15



MILTON, Ga. – Perk up those ears for sleigh bells and pack the mittens, because the city of Milton will once again provide three holiday events for residents: the fifth annual Milton Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov. 29, the sixth annual Christmas in Crabapple on Saturday, Dec. 7 and the Mayor’s Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 15.

Fifth annual city of Milton Tree Lighting

Milton’s holiday season will kick off Friday, Nov. 29 with the fifth annual Milton Tree Lighting ceremony from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Ga. 9 and Webb Road in front of the Deerfield Place shopping center.

The tree lighting ceremony will include musical performances and Milton’s mayor and City Council counting down to the big moment.

After the tree is lit, St. Nick will arrive by fire truck to the tune of “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

Following the ceremony, there will be complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate, photos with Santa Claus and holiday music. It’s an evening of fellowship with your neighbors.

Sixth annual Christmas in Crabapple

Saturday, Dec. 7 is sure to have heaps of holiday cheer in Milton as the city, in partnership with the CCA, hosts the sixth annual Christmas in Crabapple from 2 to 5 p.m. in historic downtown Crabapple throughout the Crabapple Crossroads.

At Friendship Community Park there will be Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday music favorites, a holiday bounce house, funnel cakes, hot chocolate and holiday train rides.

In historic downtown Crabapple, the Crabapple Community Association is offering photos with Santa Claus, a bonfire and the return of the “North Pole Passport” program featuring local businesses.

Second annual Mayor’s Holiday Open House hosted by City Council

In an effort to create the most welcoming, inclusive community in the state, every resident of Milton is again cordially invited to the second annual Mayor’s Holiday Open House, hosted by City Council Sunday, Dec. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the home of Mayor Joe Lockwood on Dorris Road.

The entire city is welcome to the informal holiday party, which will be held at the mayor’s home. All food and drinks will be donated by City Council and local businesses.

Shuttled parking will be available from 4 to 7 p.m. at Milton High School, 13025 Birmingham Highway in Milton. Handicapped parking will be available at the home, 375 Dorris Road in Milton.

To RSVP, please email and include your name and address to verify you are a Milton resident. You will be sent an invitation to print out.

For more information on these holiday events, contact Angela Thompson at 678-242-2530 or

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