Christmas in the City

Experience Christmas in the Heart of Sand Mountain as Albertville celebrates with festive activities all season long!


Photo of Downtown Albertville at Christmas

Nov. 18-Jan. 6

Sand Mountain Skate

The amphitheater at Sand Mountain Park will soon transform into the region's largest outdoor, real ice skating rink. 

Sand Mountain Skate offers exciting activities throughout the Christmas season with public skate lessons, rental availability for birthday, corporate, church, and private parties, school field trips, nightly holiday light shows after Thanksgiving, Santa Claus appearances, movie showings, Sip on Sand Mountain wine tasting, and more!

Open skate times vary each day. Book a party and see open skate times at sandmountainskate.com. Follow Sand Mountain Skate on Facebook at facebook.com/sandmountainskate to learn about special public events.

Thursday, Nov. 17

Christmas Kicks Off in Downtown

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5 p.m., downtown Rotary Park Pavillion
  • Thanksgiving/Christmas parade, 5:30 p.m., Downtown
  1. Christmas Open House, 11/18
  2. Christmas Open House, 11/19

Friday, Nov. 18

Downtown Christmas Open House Presented by Albertville Chamber of Commerce

  • Sand Mountain Skate Ribbon Cutting, 11 a.m., Sand Mountain Amphitheater
  • Christmas Karaoke with spiked hot chocolate house special and Lena’s Rolling Kitchen on site, 5-8 p.m., Main Channel Brewing Company
  • Free carriage rides downtown, 5-9 p.m., rides start and end at the Albertville Chamber of Commerce
  • Jingle and Mingle with Angelina’s Coffee Camper and Sinfully Sweets delicious holiday treats, 5-9 p.m., The Outdoor Loft
  • Holiday portraits with Santa and sampling bar with dips, crackers, cider, and cocoa, 5-9 p.m., Local Joe’s
  • Kid’s sugar cone Christmas tree decorating station & Abuelita hot chocolate/sweet tamales bar, 6-8 p.m., La Michoacan Homemade Ice Cream 
  • Visits with Santa, 6-8 p.m., Plaid Giraffe Children’s Clothing store
  • Sand Mountain Skate open skating time, 4-10 p.m., Sand Mountain Amphitheater
  • Book signing events by local authors, Shades of Pemberley Book Store
  • Live music and holiday drink specials at Busted Oak Bourbon Society
  • Pink Friday shopping and wine bar, Stach on East Main
  • Cookies, cocoa, and holiday specials at Bucci Boutique and Bucci Beaus
  • Holiday sales, extended hours, and refreshments at Unique 4 U Design Studio
  • Letters to Santa, Albertville Museum
  • Christmas Caboose Picture Station for family pictures (located beside Train Depot)
  • Free Christmas gift wrapping for any purchase made locally with a valid receipt, Albertville Chamber of Commerce. Please provide your own box.