Alpharetta transforms into a holiday wonderland that captivates visitors with its enchanting atmosphere and festive spirit. The city comes alive with twinkling lights, charming decorations, and a palpable sense of warmth. Strolling along the illuminated streets, visitors are transported into a festive wonderland, where the spirit of the season fills all hearts.

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Getaway package for one lucky winner includes: One-room, two-night weekend stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Alpharetta, $100 gift card to Immersive Gamebox, $50 gift card to Vinny’s on Windward and a $50 gift card to La Bella Maison. Total prize package valued at approximately $590. The winner will be selected and notified the week of January 9, 2024. No cash value.

Gift Giving Season

Holiday shopping in Alpharetta is an experience like no other. The downtown district comes alive with festively adorned storefronts, creating a picturesque backdrop for your shopping adventure. Start your spree at La Bella Maison, a boutique known for its curated selection of home decor and distinctive gifts, For fashion-forward finds, Avalon beckons with its upscale shops, featuring renowned brands like Anthropologie and Kendra Scott. Meanwhile, Queen of Hearts Antiques & Interiors offers a treasure trove of vintage delights, making it an ideal stop for those seeking one-of-a-kind presents with a nostalgic touch. To infuse your holiday shopping with local flavor, explore the artisanal wares at The Market Place at North Point where you’ll discover handmade jewelry, artwork, and other specialty gifts crafted by talented Georgia artisans. For outdoor enthusiasts, Mountain High Outfitters is where you can find quality gear and apparel for those who enjoy exploring the natural beauty surrounding Alpharetta.

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Wonderland Feasts

Begin your festive feast at South Main Kitchen, a charming restaurant that exudes rustic elegance. Their seasonal menu showcases locally sourced ingredients, promising a taste of the freshest flavors of Georgia. For an upscale yet cozy ambiance, Vinny’s on Windward offers Italian-inspired dishes, perfect for indulging in rich, comforting flavors during the winter months. For a truly unique dining experience, don’t miss Up on the Roof. With a menu designed to tantalize the taste buds, guests can indulge in a diverse range of dishes, from small bites to gourmet entrees, all while enjoying the crisp winter air under the glow of twinkling lights.

Check Off That List

Alpharetta offers a plethora of enchanting attractions that are not to be missed this holiday season. Families can delight in activities like ice skating at the Avalon’s Rockefeller-inspired rink or an interactive holiday experience at Immersive Gamebox. This cutting-edge entertainment venue offers a unique experience with motion tracking, projection mapping, touch screens, and surround sound. For a hands-on and delectable holiday activity, consider a visit to Flour Power Cooking School. Learn to craft seasonal delights and traditional holiday dishes under the expert guidance of skilled chefs. To round out your festivities in Alpharetta, visit the North Point area, a shopping destination that truly embraces the spirit of the season. North Point Mall becomes a festive hub during the holidays, with dazzling decorations, Santa Claus visits, and cheerful carolers. You can explore a wide range of stores, including popular retailers like Macy’s, Von Maur, and Dillard’s, making it an ideal place to check off your holiday shopping list.

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Holly Jolly Getaway

All of this merriment can’t be done in one day, so why not stay the night? Alpharetta has a hotel option that’s just right for you including luxurious full service, comfortable select service, and roomy suites. Plan out your holiday escape at