CHRISTMAS IN THOMASVILLE

Holiday Lights

Shopping for a toy photo

Photo Op

Victorian Christmas

There is something truly special about the holiday season in Downtown Thomasville. The twinkling lights, sparkling window displays, and tempting smells wafting from restaurants all add to the festive feeling of the season.

We want to be your shopping and dining destination this holiday season, so spend Christmas in Thomasville with us. In addition to all of the activities below, many of our shops and restaurants are open on Sundays throughout December. For more information, please call (229) 228-7977. For a list of specific merchant holiday hours, please click here.

Sunday, November 20
Holiday Open House
1-5 pm

Usher in the holiday season with us! Shopping and dining, holiday music, food trucks, and opportunities to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Click here for a list of shops and restaurants that will be open for this event.

Friday, November 25
Black Friday

Traditionally, one of the largest shopping days of the year and a great opportunity to support our local shops and restaurants. Check out all of the Downtown Black Friday deals here.

Saturday, November 26
Small Business Saturday

A shopping day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country – Shop Small, Dine Small, Support Local!

Friday, December 2
First Friday Sip & Shop and The Ritz Amphitheater Tree Lighting
6-10 pm

Extended shopping & dining hours throughout Downtown Thomasville, live entertainment, free concert, and tree lighting.

Saturday, December 3
Holiday Sip & Shop

6-10 pm

Enjoy holiday music throughout Downtown Thomasville and extended shopping & dining hours; many shops open until 8 pm, bars & restaurants open later, and you can sip while you shop.

Sunday, December 4
Extended Shopping & Dining Hours

1-5 pm

Many shops and restaurants are open so you can finish up your holiday shopping and enjoy a bite to eat, too.

Thursday, December 8–Friday, December 9
Victorian Christmas
6-9 pm each night

A true Victorian celebration! Carriage rides, marshmallow roasting, visits with St Nick, music, food, live reindeer, entertainment, and more! Find out more here.

Saturday, December 10
Holiday Sip & Shop

6-10 pm

Enjoy holiday music throughout Downtown Thomasville and extended shopping & dining hours; many shops open until 8 pm, bars & restaurants open later, and you can sip while you shop.

Sunday, December 11
Extended Shopping & Dining Hours

1-5 pm

Many shops and restaurants are open so you can finish up your holiday shopping and enjoy a bite to eat, too.

Friday, December 16
Holiday Sip & Shop

6-10 pm

Enjoy holiday music throughout Downtown Thomasville and extended shopping & dining hours; many shops open until 8 pm, bars & restaurants open later, and you can sip while you shop.

Saturday, December 17
Holiday Family Movie Night and Holiday Sip & Shop
6-10 pm

Enjoy holiday music throughout Downtown Thomasville and extended shopping & dining hours. A free holiday movie, The Santa Clause (rated PG), will air at The Ritz Amphitheater at 6:30 pm; many shops open until 8 pm, bars & restaurants open later, and you can sip while you shop.

Sunday, December 18
Extended Shopping & Dining Hours

1-5 pm

Many shops and restaurants are open so you can finish up your holiday shopping and enjoy a bite to eat, too.

Other events taking place throughout Thomasville during the holiday season include:

Pebble Hill Plantation’s Christmas Decorations
November 15-December 31

This is an extra special time of year to visit Pebble Hill Plantation. Enjoy all of the beautiful decorations in the Main House and Stable Complex area.

“Christmas in Lights” hosted by Flowers Foods
November 25-December 31

Free drive-thru light display, open to the public every evening from 6-10 pm at 1919 Flowers Circle.

Pebble Hill Plantation’s Yuletide Season Youth Floral Design and Ornament Workshop
December 3, 10 am-11:30 am

Laura Strickland, Pebble Hill Plantation’s horticulturalist and floral designer, will lead this festive festive workshop of floral design and fun making a simple holiday floral arrangement using Pebble Hill greenery. The students will also make a nature-themed Christmas ornament like those historically used in the holiday decorations in the Main House. Everyone is asked to bring pruning shears and gardening gloves. Light refreshments will be served.Call 229-226-2344 to make a reservation.

Thomasville’s Christmas Parade
December 5, 6:30 pm

Held in Downtown Thomasville and hosted by the Thomasville YMCA.

Pebble Hill Plantation’s Yuletide Season Main House Tour and Luncheon with the Executive Director & Curator
December 9, 10 am

Enjoy the Main House at Pebble Hill Plantation in a truly special way. Guests will be given a private tour of the House and the Elisabeth Ireland Poe Gallery with our Executive Director Whitney White and our Curator Lori Curtis. Marvel at the splendid decorations throughout the House, including Christmas ornaments and toys belonging to the Hanna and Ireland families. A delightful luncheon will be served on the front porch to culminate the tour. Call 229-226-2344 to register.

Pebble Hill Plantation’s Yuletide Season After Hours Evening Tours
December 9, 4-6 pm

Tour the Main House at Pebble Hill in the fading light of day to enjoy the exquisite Christmas decorations which adorn every room. Experience the House as it was when the Ireland family celebrated the holidays. Regular admission prices apply. Children must be age six years or older to tour the Main House. Tickets must be purchased at the Visitors’ Center upon arrival. Call 229-226-2344 for more info.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
TOSAC Theater in Downtown Thomasville

Our local theater company presents this wonderful holiday production throughout the month of December.
December 10, 11, 17 & 18 – 2 pm matinee
December 10, 16, & 17 – 7 pm
For tickets and information, visit tosac.com or call 229-226-0863