'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.




christmas parade

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. This year's parade is on Saturday, November 25th at 6 p.m.

Thanks to the incredible support of local radio station WMOA, our Christmas Parade will be live on-air for all to enjoy, emceed by Marietta Main Street & WMOA. Each float will have the opportunity to submit an ad to be read live on-air during our Parade.

All Parade Registrants may now process all registration of floats online using the link below.

Parade fees  are $35 through 11/13 and are $55 after, through the day of the Parade.

Merry-etta Christmas Parade
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moonlight madness

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!

The 2017 Holiday Loft Tour features 10 tour stops, 1 bonus stop, raffles, giveaways, and lots of fun on a Saturday night in historic downtown Merry-etta! This year's event is on Saturday, December 2nd from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Tickets are $15 each online and $20 at the door. All ticket holders will be entered to win a variety of giveaways, gain access to each tour stop location including the bonus stop, enjoy refreshments at each location, and more!

Holiday Loft Tours
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