Christmas Festivities

Christmas festivities in Watkinsville will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The annual parade down Main Street will begin at 3 PM and be followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at 6 PM on the steps of the Oconee County Courthouse.


The theme for the City’s Christmas festivities will be “Star Light, Star Bright.” Other expected activities include OCAF’s annual “Mingle with Cringle,” American Cancer Society’s “Light Up Main Street,” a “Cookie Crawl,” and annual Christmas carolers for the tree lighting ceremony.


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These plans are the result of collaboration among a number of community stakeholders including members of the Watkinsville Trade & Tourism Association, Oconee State Bank, the Welcome Center, and repesentatives from Oconee County and the City. 


All parade entrants must agree to the Parade Guidelines.

To register for the parade, click here.


For more information, email events@cityofwatkinsville.com or call City Hall at 706-769-5161.