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Join the City of Gainesville in spreading holiday cheer this season; decorate your home or business for a chance to win a visit from Santa’s parade of faithful city employees.

Downtown Gainesville

  • Light Up the Town

    Decoration contest: light up your home or business to have Santa's parade drive by!

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  • Main Street Money

    Gift Certificates redeemable at over 25 downtown stores!

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  • Small Business Saturday

    Shop Small, Shop Local, Shop Unique

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  • Holiday Train Game

    Join the holiday scavenger hunt challenge on the Downtown Square!

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  • Christmas on Green Street / Jingle Mingle Cancelled

    Check out this year's holiday challenge: Light up the Town!

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  • Skate Park

    The Gainesville Skate Park is now open.

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  • Family day or date night idea!

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So much, so close!

Located in the heart of the business district, Downtown Gainesville is home to a number of boutique and second-generation specialty stores, a wide variety of restaurants, and an entertaining and vibrant downtown nightlife. 

Download the Official Visitors Map

Connect with us


Explore Downtown on Facebook @DowntownGainesvilleGA. Scroll below to see upcoming events.