Old-Fashioned Downtown Christmas is held in historic downtown Athens each December. Come and enjoy the lights, music, food, and fun of an old fashioned Victorian Christmas in historic downtown Athens, Tennessee. 2012 Old Fashioned Downtown Christmas Saturday, December 8 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Old Fashioned Downtown Christmas has been a tradition in Athens for as long as anyone can remember. The festival was created to bring to the community an atmosphere of days gone by – when Christmas shopping was a family event of hustle and bustle around the square while all the sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas filled the air. Lights in the trees at Knight Park, horse drawn carriage rides, strolling carolers, old fashioned Christmas treats, visits with Santa Claus and live reindeer, a petting zoo plus unique gifts and quality merchandise is just a sample of what’s awaiting you this year.
December 8, 2012
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