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03dec3:00 pm7:00 pm2023 Christmas on Green Street

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Christmas on Green Street, Gainesville

This magical event includes a parade of antique cars, holiday floats, marching bands, and community groups starting at the Gainesville Civic Center and continuing all the way down Green Street. Following the parade, Green Street will remain closed while people visit the historic homes and enjoy musical groups performing on front porches, strolling magicians, face painters, balloon artists, storyteller, jugglers, Santa Claus, miniature train rides, and food trucks. The night will end with the traditional lighting of the Rotary Tree at the intersection of Green Street and West Academy Street.

Date: Sunday, Dec 3, 2022

Time: 3 pm – 7 pm

Location: Gainesville Civic Center, Green Street, Gainesville

Cost: Free

Info: Christmas on Green Street , 770-531-2664

Tentative Event Timeline:
1pm: Street closures
2pm: Floats / Cars begin lining up for parade.
2-6pm: Food Trucks Open / Christmas at the Civic Center.
2:30-4:30pm: Activities and Performances at the Historic Homes on Green Street.
4:30pm: Walking Groups Stage at Civic Center, Floats / Cars get ready, Roads clear of pedestrians
5pm: Christmas Parade Begins, immediately followed by Rotary Tree Lighting to end the event.
7pm: Roads re-open



(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Gainesville Civic Center

830 Green St., NE, Gainesville

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