Pack up the family and head to the mountains to experience a true hometown Christmas this holiday season. The perfect weekend trip, Polk County, TN is not only home to cozy cabins and gorgeous mountain views, but excellent shopping and sight-seeing as well. Plan your trip around one of our hometown parades for extra fun!
For the ultimate hometown Christmas experience, spend some time in Copperhill’s quaint downtown. Here you can stroll through a miniature Christmas Village, visit Santa, and check some of those names off of your gift list. Make sure to visit Christmas is Here, a unique shop dedicated to all things Christmas! Also visit: House of Threads, A Touch of Love, Blue Ridge Mountain Outfitters, Cohutta General Store and Tallent Drug to score the best toys, fashions and gear.
We also recommend that you spend some time visiting artisans in Ocoee and shops in Benton. From eclectic to extraordinary, you’ll find hand-made jewelry, handcrafted soaps, artisan honey, and other fabulous finds you may want to keep for yourself! Make sure to visit: Ms. Be’s Purple Bus, Appalachian Bee and Ocoee Vapor Co. in Ocoee; Kens’ Casuals, Burgess Feed & Hardware, A Beautiful Mess, Trophies N’ More, Benton Shooter’s and Preferred Pharmacy in Benton; and Savannah Oaks Winery in Delano.
Kiwanis Christmas Parade- Copperhill, Saturday December 5th 2pm.
Christmas Village in the Basin- Copperhill, through December 31st.
Polk County Christmas Parade- Benton, Saturday, December 12th 1pm.