The Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce and Athens Main Street is proud to announce the 31st Annual Christmas Open House event, presented by Martin & Cobey Construction Co., which will take place on November 17,18,19 in downtown Athens. This year’s theme is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

Weekend Activities Include:

Ice Skating on the Square

Blizzard Bash on the Square

Santa’s Wrapping Station – Complimentary Gift wrapping for purchases from Christmas Open House participants at the Athens State University Center For Lifelong Learning, Nov. 17-19th.

Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus, & Friends – Photos with Santa will be available at the Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning on Sat. Nov. 18 & Sun. Nov. 19 from 2 PM – 4 PM.

Carolers & Entertainment – Entertainment on the Courthouse Steps (Marion Street)
Tom McClung – Fri. Nov. 17 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Jimmy Henderson Trio. – Sat. Nov 18 2 PM – 4 PM

Courthouse Christmas Light Show – Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 PM

This year’s participating merchants are: Bennett’s Clothing, CEI Bookstore, Crawford’s, Epiphany, Garnet’s, Gray & Holt, Haley Marie’s Boutique & Monogram, Hendricks-Patton, High Cotton Arts, Hobbs’ Jewelers, Hyatt & Sims, Innovative Health Solutions, Limestone Drugs, MEWS Interiors, Pimentos, Salon Blu, SheaLeigh’s, Snapdragon Kids, Southerland Boutique, Square Clock Coffee, The Right Dress Boutique, The SK Salon, The Willow Cottage, Toodlebugs, Trinity’s, UG White, and the Women’s Resource Center.

The Merry Market will have the following vendors Athens Roasting Company, Athens Scents, Graphic Jacks, and the Same Cloth Project. The Merry Market will be located at the Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning.

The Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Williamson stated, “We are excited to once again partner with Athens Main Street and our many sponsors and community organizations to host this community event.”

She continues by saying “This is one of my favorite weekends in our community. We love bringing people into Athens and Limestone County to shop with our merchants and experience our holiday hospitality.”

Williamson is also thrilled to be bringing back the Tri-Green Equipment Ice Skating on the Square Rink. She states that this is the “largest rink that has ever been in Limestone County.”

She encourages everyone to “Shop, Skate, and Rock with us!”

Athens Main Street Executive Director Melanie Newton states “Athens Main Street is excited to partner with the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce and our merchants for this great quality of life event in Limestone County.” She continues by saying that “Christmas Open House is a wonderful tradition in downtown Athens for over 30 years.”

Newton encourages everyone to “come out to shop, dine, enjoy the festivities, and rock throughout the weekend with us.

A special thanks to our community supporters and sponsors: First Federal Mortgage, Anderson All-State Agency, Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning, Allen Brown Heating & Cooling, American Leakless Company, ArrowHead Heating and Cooling, Champion Chevrolet, Clearview Cancer Institute, Hamlin Homes, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Decatur, Redstone Federal Credit Union, and The News Courier.

NOTE: All activities will take place on the East Side of the Courthouse. The central hub for this event will be at the Athens State University Center for Lifelong Learning.

NOTE: While I was doing my research, this is the first skating rink that opens in the Tennessee Valley for the holiday season. Just another reason to make plans to visit Athens, Alabama for Christmas Open House!




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