Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association is proud to announce the opening of the Athens North Pole Stroll Tree Sponsorship period from September 1, 2017, to October 31, 2017. In cooperation with the City of Athens Park and Recreation Department, the event will be returning to Big Spring Memorial Park in the Historic Beaty District.

Sponsors eager to procure a tree will be delighted to know that the tree sponsor, Lowe’s of Athens, will be making 7′ trees available to the event this year.  Businesses, organizations, churches, schools, individuals, and families will be able to sponsor a tree for themselves or a non-profit to decorate for $100.00.

Any color of Solar-Powered LED lights may be used.  Lowe’s will have a variety of Solar-Powered LED and break-resistant decorations to choose from – just look for the North Pole Stroll Approved stickers.  It’s recommended that 800-1000 lights per tree be installed and ornaments are secured with some form of strapping.  (Please see forms below for more details and requirements.)Groups or individuals interested in volunteering, providing entertainment to the public during the Athens North Pole Stroll, or sponsorships opportunities – please contact the Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association.

For more information or questions, please contact the Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Center 100 North Beaty Street in Athens from 8:30 AM Monday-Friday or by calling 256-232-5411 or email