The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority invites everyone out for the downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration and December First Friday event. The downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration will take place on Friday, December 3rd from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm on East Main Street in Downtown Statesboro.

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The celebration will kick off with the Golf Cart parade at 5:30 escorting Santa to downtown. The parade route will begin on West Main and travel East across Main and Main to the RR tracks. After the parade Santa will come to the lobby of the Emma Kelly Theater for selfies with Santa.

There will be free entertainment on the courthouse square, a hay ride sponsored by Synovus in the bank parking lot, lots of local vendors and the famous Chili cookoff and tasting sponsored by Visit Statesboro.

Credit: DSDA

East Main Street will close in downtown beginning at 3 PM and will remain closed until the event has cleared.

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