35th Annual Christmas Open House – November 19-21 2021 – Downtown Athens, Alabama

The Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce and Athens Main Street are planning a weekend full of fun for the whole family. The 2021 theme is ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas.

Friday, November 19, 2021

  • Merchants and restaurants open late for patrons to shop and dine
  • Band ensembles throughout downtown Athens
  • Merry Market on Market Street – local vendors will be open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Local food trucks – Beer Belly BBQ, Happi Pappi, Rita’s Italian Ice, Rocket City Popperz, and Granny B’s Treats from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the east side of the courthouse
  • Merchant’s Alley tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. featuring Athens High School Choir
  • Athens High School Choir 6 p.m. on the east side of the courthouse
  • Malone and Friends Christmas ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’ concert 6:30 p.m. on the east side of the courthouse
  • Christmas light show at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

  • Merchants and restaurants open for patrons to shop and dine
  • Merry Market on Market Street – local vendors will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ice Skating on the Square from Noon to 4 p.m.- Tickets $5 east side of the courthouse
  • Athens Lions Club Kiddie Train on Hobbs Street between Madison Street and Jefferson from 1 p.m. to. 4 p.m.
  • Photos with Santa – $10 (cash only) – Dream Key Real Estate Office – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Malone and Friends Christmas ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’ concert 4 p.m. on the east side of the courthouse
  • Christmas light show at 7 p.m.
  • Glow lights photo booth on the courthouse lawn

Sunday, November 21, 2021

  • Merchants and restaurants open for patrons to shop and dine
  • Ice Skating on the Square from Noon to 4 p.m. – Tickets $5 east side of the courthouse
  • Athens Lions Club Kiddie Train on Hobbs Street between Madison Street and Jefferson from 1 p.m. to. 4 p.m.
  • Merry Market on Market Street – local vendors will be open Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Photos with Santa – $10 (cash only) – Dream Key Real Estate Office – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.