Holidays in Decatur

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Shop and celebrate locally in November and December. For the holidays, you can't beat hometown, sweet hometown.


Terrific Thursdays
Nov. 3, 10, 17
Dec. 1, 8, 15

Small Business
Saturday and Sunday

Nov. 26 and 27

Tree Lighting • Dec. 1, 7 pm

Breakfast with Santa • Dec. 10
8-10 am

Bonfire and Marshmallow Roast
on the Square • Dec. 15
7-8 pm

Grand Menorah Lighting • Dec. 26
6 pm


New! Octopi Decatur Holiday Art
Ten artsy octopi placed for the taking in participating shops each Terrific Thursday #octopidecatur.

Meet Holly Octopus
Look for Holly posters on participating Terrific Thursdays shops. Want to make a Holly Octopus holiday ornament of your own? We created a sheet for for you to print out as often as you like, cut her out and deck your halls! Download it here

November Shopping Promo
Spend $200 in any city of Decatur shop in November (excludes restaurants) and bring your receipt(s) to the Visitors Center throughout the month, or to the tent on the square during Small Business Saturday and Sunday to receive a $20 local restaurant gift card. Limited to three gift cards per person. Offer ends Nov. 30.

30 Days of Shopping 
A new post every day during the month of November on

Social Media Frames
Selfie-snapping with festive photo frames in participating shops.

The 2017 Decatur Holiday Ornament
Purchase the official 2017 Decatur Holiday Ornament at Wild Oats and Billy Goats and Trinity Mercantile.

Small Business Saturday and Sunday
Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27, noon-4 p.m.
Visit the tent on the square for free gift wrapping, hot cocoa, snacks, and a visit with Santa on Saturday.

Terrific Thursdays
Participating shops offer discounts and specials every Thursday in November and December. Make sure to keep an eye out for one of the octopi!