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

Christmas Parade Application Deadline

November 15
Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade
Application Deadline

Can you believe we are only 53 days away from Christmas? That means we are only 30 days away from the Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade! Mark your calendars for December 2nd, 2017 because that’s the day Santa comes to town! The deadline for parade applications is November 15th, so get yours in on time to keep from being on the Naughty List.

Download & Print Application

September First Friday: Touch A Truck

First Friday September: Touch-A-Truck
Friday, September 1, 2017
6-8PM

*Right now, the weather is looking real good. Just in case, the rain date will be Friday, November 3, 2017


Cars, trucks, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes will line up on McIntosh Street  in front of the Black Heritage Plaza & Allen’s Market beside the Milledgeville Police Department in downtown Milledgeville. Heavy equipment horns will sound, first responders’ lights will flash, and the young and young at heart will have a chance to satisfy curiosity by getting up close to explore the vehicles. Some of the action-filled autos will include fire trucks, an ambulance, tractors, police cars, and “Milly” the Trolley, the only way to tour the town with the expert guides from the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.

“This is a unique opportunity to let community members of all ages see, touch, and interact while learning about the vehicles and agencies on site,” said Carlee Schulte, Milledgeville Main Street Executive Director. “This is a free, family event everyone can enjoy and we are deeply appreciative of our event sponsors and many partners who made this event possible.”

Free face painting will be available by the talented Lisa Marie Barry to create custom designs and community organizations will have hands-on engaging activities for the kids. There will be no shortage of fun!

Allied Arts will present a concert by 120/80 Band, The Reception Band & Marilyn Jarrette. Bring a chair to kick back & enjoy everything from pop, rock & country, to R&B, 70s, 80s, and more! The concert begins at 5:30pm, at the Black Heritage Plaza beside the historic Allen’s Market building at the North Wayne & McIntosh intersection, and is free and open to the public.

Milledgeville Main Street is always interested in featuring new, unique entertainment for the monthly, family-friendly First Friday event in downtown Milledgeville. For performing artists interested in being involved or for more information about First Friday, contact the office by phone at 478-414-4015 or email at mainstreetdesk@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
Computer Consultants of Milledgeville
Exchange Bank
CONTRIBUTING PARTNER

Allied Arts
Milledgeville FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease)

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.

Find Us

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

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