5 Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays at Lake Oconee

November 11, 2016

1. Tree Lighting in Downtown Greensboro

Indulge in Lake Oconee’s small town charm as “the big tree” on the Courthouse Lawn is lit for the season! Santa Claus himself will be in attendance, so bring the entire family to meet him and get a photo. Shops will stay open late for this special event and a few local choirs will perform. The tree will be lit shortly after 6pm.

2. Ice Skating at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

There is nothing like ice skating during the holiday season! For the sixth year, the beautiful 6,000-square-foot Ice Rink at the Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton will open Thursday, November 24 at 10 a.m. Top off a skate around the rink with hot cocoa or hot apple cider. Skating begins November 24, 2016- January 2, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. The cost is $30 per adults, per session and $20 per child, per session.

3. Pure Vida Spa

Avoid holiday stress with a spa treatment! Treat yourself to a massage for a relaxed mind and body or a facial to achieve the perfect glow. Either way, let yourself feel rejuvenated and ready to enjoy this season.

4. Gifts For Everyone On Your List

Lake Oconee has an abundance of options to help you finish your holiday shopping! Find a unique gift for the home at The French Hare or a new outfit for a friend at Fishtales. And who doesn’t love jewelry? Aurum’s is sure to impress with a beautiful piece.

5. Holiday Cheer

It wouldn’t be the holidays without a little spiked eggnog! Enjoy festive libations at a variety of spots around the Lake Oconee area. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee offers exceptional cocktails in The Lobby Lounge or experience southern charm at The National Tavern at Reynolds, Lake Oconee. You might visit Richard’s Wine Bar at Lake Oconee Village and enjoy a tasting, which are hosted often.

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