millions of residents and visitors from around the South will
tell you, Christmas in Georgia holds happy memories of charming
old traditions mixed with hi-tech holiday spectaculars.
what's in store this year, and discover why the Peach State can be such a sweet destination during the season without the freezin'...
DID YOU KNOW? Georgia Christmas fun facts
Christmas Day 2010: Let it snow...
• Folks still talk about December 25, 2010 that saw Atlanta blanketed in 1-3 inches of snow. It was was the city's first white Christmas since 1881.
• James Lord Pierpont, an organist from Savannah, Georgia, first performed a song he wrote, "The One Horse Open Sleigh," at a Thanksgiving concert at his church in 1857. The song was later published in 1859 and retitled ... "Jingle Bells".
• Every year, Atlanta's largest gingerbread house at the St. Regis Hotel is made from a recipe that includes 300 pounds of flour, 100 pounds of sugar, 70 pounds of shortening, 45 pounds of corn syrup, and 16 pounds of molasses. The life-size confection is then decorated with over 300 pounds of icing, figurines, poinsettias, and candy.
More information about Christmas in Georgia around the Web:
Georgia's Signature Holiday Events - Check out this year's holiday
traditions from Atlanta to Savannah, from mid-state to the coast -- with holiday happenings including complete details, dates and schedules.
Atlanta Christmas and Holiday Events - Here's the main holiday schedule including the lighting at Lenox Square, the Botanical Garden, Centennial Olympic Park, Callaway Gardens, and more.
Stone Mountain Christmas - With mounds of snow on the laser lawn at Stone Mountain, also catch the regularly scheduled snowfall &
fireworks, live shows, the Polar Express 3D Experience, and the nightly grand entrance of Santa Claus.
Savannah Holly Days - Here's a helpful list of events in November and December with schedule and contact details for
the Savannah Theater annual Christmas show.
in Roswell, Georgia - What's happening at Bulloch Hall,
Barrington Hall and Smith Plantation Home with the complete schedule
of events for November and December.
Christmas Tree Farms in Georgia - Here's a comprehensive list of choose-and-cut
farms throughout the state with information on related holiday
offerings including hay rides and free kid's treats.