Fairhope, AL really knows how to celebrate the holiday season. From the Tree Lighting, to the Christmas Parade, to the Holiday Stroll, Fairhope puts on a show like no one else!
Read on and see how!
2016 Fairhope Christmas Events
Fairhope’s Lighting of the Trees – Nov 17, 5:30pm
Fairhope kicks off the holiday season with the annual Fairhope Tree Lighting Ceremony, emceed by Lori Dubose of WABF. Watch as over a million lights come to life in the trees that line downtown. Entertainment will include the Fairhope High School Band, the Eastern Shore Choral Society, and the Fairhope Middle School band.
Downtown Fairhope Holiday Stroll – November 18, 6pm to 8pm
Enjoy an evening of shopping and hot chocolate as downtown Fairhope businesses extend their hours for the holiday season. The first 500 attendees to check in at the Fairhope Welcome Center will receive a free re-useable shopping tote.
8th Annual Holiday Movie in the Streets – November 19, 6:30pm
Enjoy the popular Christmas movie, “Polar Express,” under the stars in downtown Fairhope. Bring lawn chairs and blankets from home to sit on. Refreshments will be available and admission is free. Near the intersection of Section Street and Fairhope Avenue.
Fairhope’s 57th Annual Christmas Open House – November 20, 1pm to 5pm
Come to downtown Fairhope for an afternoon of live entertainment, hot chocolate, and shopping for every member of the family.
Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade – December 2, 7pm
More than 60 parade units dazzle the crowd during the Annual Fairhope Magical Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 7pm at the intersection of Morphy and Section Street, then continues down Section to Oak Street. The parade isn’t over until Santa appears!
Santa Saturdays – December 3rd and 10th, 10am to 12pm
Santa will be in Fairhope to greet the kiddies in front of the Fairhope Museum of History on both days. Parents are welcome to take pictures.
A Fairhope Christmas
Beyond the events, Fairhope goes out of its way to be beautifuly decorated for the holdiasy. There is even a shop – Christmas ‘Round The Corner – that sells Christmas decorations all year long! So, if you love Christmas as much as Fairhope does, give the town a visit during the holidays!
Fairhope Christmas Lodging
Let Point Clear Cottages Bed & Breakfast, be your home away from home whenever you’re in Fairhope! Our Mobile Bay Bed & Breakfast offers gracious southern hospitality and classic comfort in our guest cottages. Explore our gracefully landscaped grounds, soak up the view of Mobile Bay from our dock, and let us do all the work. Book your Christmas getaway at Point Clear Cottages Bed & Breakfast today!