Polar Express Trolley Ride

The Polar Express Trolley Ride is coming to Milledgeville. Last year we added 2 nights, for a total of 3, and it still sold out in the first hour.

2017 Polar Express Trolley tickets go on sale, Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:30pm.

**It is important you read the important details & purchase rules below carefully.

Please be aware of our set rules, no exceptions, for ticket purchases this year.

  • Limit of six (6) tickets per adult present
  • In-person purchases only (cash & card accepted)
  • Ticket sales final, no refunds or exchanges

*It is highly suggested to have the date & time (plus a few alternate choices) prior to arriving. The purchase line will not be held for purchaser phone calls or consults to decide on purchase.

Available ticket dates/times and prices are:

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 8, 2017 – $15 each
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 – $15 each

Departure times available each night are:

  • 6:00pm
  • 6:30pm
  • 7:00pm
  • 7:30pm

Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade

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Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade


at dark, about 6pm – Christmas Parade
The Milledgeville Exchange Club is bringing back their new & exciting Christmas Parade to downtown Milledgeville on Saturday night and it promises to delight with brightly lit floats to begin the season with sparkle!

December First Friday: Tis the Season in downtown Milly

Christmas Downtown ImageJoin us for a fantastical holiday-filled First Friday. From 6-8pm on December 1st, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Milly as we prepare for some city-wide yuletide. The  and Milledgeville Main Street has partnered with The City of Milledgeville, Pilot Club of Milledgeville, the Local Yolkal Cafe, and Fowler Flemister Concrete, Inc. to host December’s First Friday. The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting will kick off the event, on West Hancock St., near Local Yolkal & Firefly Boutique, at 6:00pm.

The Milledgeville Jaycees and other community organizations will provide a fa-la-la-la fun activities for the kiddos and Lisa Marie will be back with festive face paintings! Visit with Santa inside The Local Yolkal Cafe & Catch a glimpse of The Vibe Dance Center‘s upcoming performance. Downtown businesses and restaurants will have festive window displays to make the season bright & will offer special deals for holiday gift shopping.

Some of the  fun activities to enjoy are:
  • Live Music
  • Face Painting
  • and more fa-la-la-la fun activities for the kids
For more information about First Friday or how to get involved, contact Deana Thornton with Milledgeville Main Street by phone at 478-414-4014 or by email dthornton@nullmilledgevillega.us.

Milledgeville Main Street wants to especially thank our 2017 First Friday Sponsors:

CHAMPION
Magnolia State Bank
Robins Financial Credit Union

PARTNER
Fowler Flemister Concrete, Inc.
Standard Sand & Silica Co.

FRIEND
97 Big FM
Century Bank & Trust
Computer Consultants of Milledgeville
Exchange Bank

CONTRIBUTING PARTNER
Allied Arts
Milledgeville FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease)
Milledgeville Jaycees

Holiday Lights at the Pecan Grove

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Holiday Lights Around the Pecan Grove at CSH
6-9pm nightly

The Rotary Club of Milledgeville & Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority are proud to present the 3rd Annual Holiday Lights at the Pecan Grove. This tradition of lighting the area surrounding the Pecan Grove at Central State Hospital creates a spectacular event.

The Tale of the Grinch

the-grinchDecember 16 & 17
The Vibe Dance Center presents “The Tale of the Grinch”
Russell Auditorium at GC

Travel to Whoville for the story of the Mean Mr. Grinch! With bright Christmas colors & dancers from 2-18, the show is filled with fun and delight.
Advanced tickets online only through December 15th, 10pm. Purchase now.

Chamber of Commerce Holiday Social

chamber-holiday-socialDecember 15
MBC Chamber Holiday Social / Business After Hours
Magnolia Ballroom, 5:30-8pm


Join the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce for their Annual Holiday Social/Business After Hours for great company, food & music by the Jake Bartley Band. Register online today.
$10 – Chamber Members
$20 – Future Chamber Members

Old Governor’s Mansion: Candlelight Tours

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December 10, 17 & 20
6pm & 7pm – Candlelight Tours

Join the Old Governor’s Mansion for a special guided tour by candlelight to transport visitors back in time while seeing the magnificent halls decked as they would have been in historic times. Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled begin of the tour. For parties of ten or more please make reservations. Regular admission rates apply.


Through December 23
Experience the magic of Christmas with traditional tours of the beautiful Old Governor’s Mansion in beautiful holiday splendor! If you have any questions or would like more information, call the Mansion at 478-445-4545.

Holiday Open House at Lockerly Arboretum

December 10, 10am-2pm
Holiday Open House

Learn about Rose Hill on a docent-led tour & leave with new ideas about using natural greenery for holiday decorations.
Free – Friends of Lockerly
$3 – Future Friends of Lockerly


The Rose Hill venue is not ADA accessible.

Chamber of Commerce Drop-In Breakfast

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MBC Chamber Future Member Drop-In Breakfast
8-10am

The Chamber invites community businesses to join them for a Drop-In Breakfast from 8-10am in the Chamber Boardroom. This event is free, but register online today so they can plan enough food for all. Learn how the Chamber can help your business thrive in 2017.

GC Nutcracker

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20th Annual GC Nutcracker
at Russell Auditorium


Celebrate the holiday season by enjoying the tradition & beauty of the 20th Annual Georgia College Nutcracker performance featuring over 240 dancers, ages 3 – adult, new costumes & choreography, and lots of surprises! Join the Dance patron group Bravo! and attend the opening night reception for an exclusive viewing of past years Clara dresses.

Find Us

105 E Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
P:(478)414-4014

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