Jingle Bells on The Bay: Fairhope Holiday Festivities

Ho-ho-hold your reindeer! As we deck the halls and jingle all the way down the pier, get ready to unwrap a festive season like no other. Right here on the Eastern Shore, we’re mixing Southern charm with a sprinkle of holiday magic, serving up a yuletide cocktail that’s as unique as it is merry. From twinkling lights that could give the North Star a run for its money to holiday events peppermint-packed with fun, Fairhope is about to turn your silent nights into unforgettable Southern lights. So, grab your Santa hats and let’s sleigh our way through the holiday happenings on the Eastern Shore!

Fairhope Holiday Festivities

Meet the Grinch

December 2, 2023 | 10am – 11am
Page & Palette

Bring all your tiny Who’s to Page & Palette for a special storytime of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” and a fun photo-op with the Grinch himself! Enjoy a festive morning full of holiday crafts, sing-along carols, and yummy holiday treats. Call 251-928-5295 to purchase tickets.

Fairhope’s Santa Saturdays

December 2 & 9, 2023 | 10am – 12pm
Fairhope Museum of History

On the 2nd and 9th of December, head downtown to the Fairhope Museum of History for a meet and greet with the big man in red. Bring your camera and snap a few photos, then stop by the Welcome Center to make your Christmas List and receive a special message in the mail!

Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade

December 7, 2023 | 6:30 pm
Downtown Fairhope

Kick off the holiday season at the annual Fairhope Christmas Parade. This fun family event features over 60 festive units, from colorful floats with holiday themes to marching bands, local businesses, and even decked-out tractors! The highlight of the night will be Santa himself, who arrives to spread cheer over our city streets. Bring a chair and join the fun at this free holiday event!

Renaissance Yuletide Feast

December 8-9, 2023
809 Nichols Avenue, Fairhope, AL 36532

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Celebrate the season of giving by supporting the Baldwin County Youth Orchestra and Chorus at this fun holiday fundraiser. For $75 per ticket, you can enjoy a riveting Renaissance-themed dinner show with singers, instruments, dancers, jesters, and more.

Bay Shore Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

December 9, 2023 | 2pm & 7pm
Fairhope Civic Center

Get ready to be transported into a world of magic and wonder at the 26th Annual Production of “The Nutcracker” by the talented troupe of Bay Shore Ballet. Whether you’re a fan of ballet or simply looking for a delightful experience, The Nutcracker promises an unforgettable show filled with joy and excitement. Don’t miss out on the incredible opportunity to witness the beauty of this timeless Christmas classic. 

Breakfast with Santa

December 16, 2023 | 8am – 12pm
James P. Nix Center

Hosted by the Darlings of the Eastern Shore, this in-person event is perfect for families looking for a morning of festive fun that gives back to your community. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while your children have the chance to share their wishes (and snap a pic) with Santa Claus. All proceeds directly benefit Baldwin Family Village.

Fairhope’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2023 | 8:30pm
Downtown Fairhope

Ring in the New Year with a family-friendly celebration in the heart of downtown Fairhope! This festive street party will feature live music, face painting, fireworks, local food vendors, and a midnight ball drop to welcome 2024.

We hope all of your fun festivities are free of hazards or that dreaded holiday fever. But if injuries or illness do arise, visit Urgent Care of Fairhope for fast and friendly care close to home (and all of the holiday happenings). We’re open six days per week, no appointment needed. Check our waitlist online to time your visit and get in, out, and back to feeling merry and bright!

Our offices will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

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