The Downtown Fairhope Business Association invites you to experience the magic of Christmas this holiday season in Downtown Fairhope. This festive city by the bay knows that Christmas is more than believing in a jolly man in a red

suit. It’s the feeling the season brings; the hope, the love, the celebration, the giving, and the togetherness. That’s the magic of Christmas. And in Fairhope, that’s what we believe in.

This time of year is about more than just the hustle and bustle of travel and shopping. It’s about celebrating the special time of year with loved ones, making memories, and spreading love and celebrating the magic of the season. And there is no better place to experience the magic of Christmas than by spending time in this festive little town by the bay this holiday!

Fairhope’s holiday season officially kicks off Thursday, November 15th with the annual Lighting of the Trees and the holiday cheer continues until the new year! Whether you’re looking to shop, dine, stroll or stay, the city of Fairhope magical place to make memories with your loved ones this Christmas.


November 15, 2018 5:30 p.m.

Fairhope Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 17, 2018 6:30 p.m.

Movie in the Street: On Fairhope Avenue

The Polar Express begins at 6:30 on Fairhope Avenue.

Those who plan to attend can bring lawn chairs and blankets

from home and children are invited to wear their holiday

pajamas. Complimentary Popcorn will be provided by the

Downtown Fairhope merchants Association in souvenir cups.

November 18, 2018 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Christmas Open House

Join more than 100 specialty stores, restaurants and boutiques for

Christmas Open House as they officially begin holiday hours and remain

opinion Sundays until Christmas. Shoppers are invited to enjoy

complimentary gift wrapping from the Downtown Fairhope Merchants

Association on Sunday from 1-6pm at the Fairhope Welcome Center.

November 23 & 24, 2018

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

Shop small - shop local!


December 1 & 8, 2018 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Santa Saturdays

Get your picture taken with Santa at the Fairhope Welcome Center

December 7, 2018 7 p.m.

Fairhope Magical Christmas Parade

December 31, 2018 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Celebration

All holiday events are free to attend and do not require tickets. The city of Fairhope is open for shopping, dining, strolling and memory making seven days a week. Individual business hours may vary. More information and event details can be found on our website and on our facebook page; or by calling 251-929-1466.

Downtown Fairhope Business Association

The Downtown Fairhope Business Association is a non profit organization made

up of more than 100 local business owners and organizations located in

Fairhope, Alabama.

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