Uptown for the Holidays 2016

Date(s) - December 03, 2015
All Day


Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year in Athens, Ohio!

Head to Uptown Athens for a month-long holiday celebration featuring wagon rides, holiday lights and decorations, loads of family-friendly fun, and the jolly old elf himself: Santa!

Uptown for the Holidays 2016 schedule:

Tree Lighting Celebration
The Athens Armory Building
The official start to the holiday season in Athens! Horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday shopping, dining, musical entertainment, children’s activities and the arrival of Santa! Get your complimentary photo taken with Santa courtesy of the Athens News.

Holiday Movies at the Athena Cinema

Gingerbread House Display
Head to the Athens County Historical Society to see enchanting recreations of notable Athens-area architecture.

Visit Santa
Santa makes a special appearance in Uptown Athens to hear your holiday wishes. Find Santa at:
The 5 on Court Building
5  N. Court Street
First Floor Lobby
Athens, Ohio

Musical Performances

Wagon Rides

Finalize Your Holiday Shopping
Find that perfect Athens-only gift at one of the many local shops in Uptown Athens as well as special locally-made items from around Athens County with our 25 Gifts of Athens picks!

Free parking is available at the City of Athens Parking Garage December 3, 10, and 17 after 5 p.m. and all day each Saturday in December.



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