'tis the season to be jolly
The holiday season of historic Merry-etta is one you won't want to miss. From our gorgeous brick streets decorated with snow to the sounds of a horse-drawn carriage in the distance and our buildings strung up with lights, downtown Marietta is the #1 place for shopping & dining.
Our annual evening holiday parade will include floats, dance routines, carolers, and much more, all complete with festive Christmas lights. As usual, Santa Claus will make his appearance in the parade as well! After the parade, view the lighting of the City of Marietta's Christmas Tree at the Armory.
First Friday in December is extra-special just in time for holiday shopping. Downtown shops stay open until 11 p.m. and offer big promotions, some as much as 50% off each purchase! Mark your calendars, grab your holiday list, and head downtown for this once-a-year special event!
holiday loft tours
This one-night only exclusive event allows participants to tour upper-floor businesses and residences in Historic Downtown Marietta. If you've ever been curious about what lies above our first-floor storefronts, this is the perfect opportunity to sneak a peek!