Dannella Burnett for the BBA and City of Buford 
Oakwood Occasions/Buford Business Alliance/City of Buford 


Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

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Downtown Buford, Corner Main/S. Hill Streets 
Main Street
Buford, GA 30518

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Join the BBA for the Historic Buford Holiday Festival and Parade ~ a fun filled day of Stage Performances, Vendors, Shopping, Giveaways, Holiday Treats and an exciting Parade!  This annual festival draws residents and families in the City of Buford and the surrounding area together to showcase all the great businesses, venues and people that make up the Historic Buford Area. In previous years this event had more than 1000 parade participants, 400+ school children and local artists on the stage and 75+ vendors and nearly 4000 attendees enjoyed the festivities.this in an outdoor event, rain or shine. There are several ways to participate and registration is required to get involved. 

Come on out and see the Parade!! 1500+ participants, floats, local businesses, music, candy and so much more!  And of course Santa will be there bringing Christmas Magic to Buford!!  11am - 12pm

See the parade anywhere along Main Street from Tannery Row to South Wilson where the parade goes right through the Festival!!  Food Trucks, artisans, shopping, businesses and fun!! From 12pm - 4pm come enjoy lunch, fried oreos, ice cream, bbq, and so much more!!

See the stage where we will have amazing performers from around Buford!

First 500 attendees get a goody bag - stop by the BBA booth!!


Sponsorship Opportunity is Expired.

 Vendor Booths open until 11/30- see below for info

There is a link at the bottom of this page to get started:

 Vendor Booths Only

$50 Current BBA Members/$100 Non BBA Members

$150 Food Vendors includes Day Of Permitting

 (add $15 for electrical access - no heaters, fans, high electrical appliances without prior consent)

These approx. 10x10 outdoor spaces are available to sell products or showcase your business.  There is limited electrical accesses (additional fee) and is available on a first come, first served basis through your registration. Tents are encouraged, but not required.  You will receive specific instructions for the vendor set up/break down - times, parking, assistance available... approx. 10 days prior to the event. There is special pricing for BBA members and those who wish to become members.  $50 discount for members (must be member in good standing at the time of registration), $100 for non-members - Electrical Access Additional $15.00 Food Vendors require an additonal permit issued by the City of Buford and must be licensed to provide food for consumption, additional forms will be emailed to you.  All food and beverage items other than wrapped candies must be approved for sale or giveaways.

Parade Participation:

Parade:  $Free to participate, but your registration is required so we can keep you informed of timing and line up instructions. 

Parade participants will line up at Tannery Row and travel along Main Street.   The parade will begin promptly at 11 am and we will ask you to arrive in the Tannery Row parking lot from 9:30-10:15 am.    We will be giving awards and recognition to some of the best, most creative and funniest floats/displays, so bring your imagination and spirit to the Parade!

 We look forward to working with you to make this the best BBA Holiday Expo to date.  If you have questions or comments about your registration, special needs, or other organizational assistance, email (preferred) or call 678-677-3858.

If you have questions concerning a BBA membership, please email the Buford Business Alliance at