Things to Do: Holiday 2021 Events in Dothan

holiday 2021 events in Dothan

Get ready and get set to mark your calendars with these holiday 2021 events in Dothan for an action-packed, fun-filled, cheery season!

Ice & Lights, Nov. 26-Jan. 9

  • About: Dothan’s first outdoor ice rink is now open at Wadlington Park! Head downtown to skate, shop and dine. Check out our blog about the rink for more cool details. Keep reading this for more on four upcoming special Ice & Lights events!
  • Location: North Foster Street
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: $10
  • Website: Click here.

Gardens Aglow, Nov. 26-Dec. 24

  • About: This is one of the holiday 2021 events in Dothan that happens on Fridays and Saturdays only now through Christmas Eve. Head to the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens for lights, holiday displays and more. Get your tickets in advance here!
  • Location: 5130 Headland Ave.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 15 minutes
  • Admission: Tickets are $8. Free for children aged 8 and younger.
  • Website: Click here.

Santa’s Workshop 2021, Dec. 2-4

Dothan Downtown’s Annual Christmas Festival, Dec. 4

  • About: It’s the holiday celebration packed with family-fun from 1 to 5:30 p.m. downtown! Selfies with Santa, pics with the Grinch, shopping, holiday crafts, writing letters to Santa, ice skating, eating and being merry!
  • Location: North Foster Street
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: Free, but bring money for lots of goodies!
  • Website: Click here.

Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 4

  • About: Save the date for Dothan’s Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m. at the civic center!
  • Location: 126 N. Saint Andrews St.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: Free
  • Website: Click here.

Ice & Lights After the Tree Lighting, Dec. 4

  • About: After the tree is lit, head to Wadlington Park for exciting performances by the Columbus Figure Skating Academy starting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: 150 N. Foster St.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: $10
  • Website: Click here.

Ice & Lights “Elf,” Dec. 7

  • About: The first 100 skaters get a free elf hat, which is the perfect thing to wear when watching “Elf” at Porter Park. Show starts at 6 p.m.
  • Location: 150 N. Foster St.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: $10
  • Website: Click here.

Paws & Claus, Dec. 11

  • About: Gather your pets and make your way to Eastgate Park dog park for pictures with Santa from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Event ends at noon. There will be goodies, tennis balls thanks to Woof Gang Bakery, playtime and fun times too!
  • Location: 2049 Sanitary Dairy Road
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 16 minutes
  • Admission: Monetary donations requested to benefit Angel Paws and the Wiregrass Humane Society.
  • Website: Click here.

Ice & Lights “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Dec. 14

  • About: Break out your best tacky Christmas sweater! The first 100 skaters receive a free ornament. Keep making family memories by watching “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” at Porter Park at 6 p.m.
  • Location: 150 N. Foster St.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: $10
  • Website: Click here.

Ice & Lights “Frozen,” Dec. 21

  • About: Don’t be surprised to see your favorite “Frozen” characters on-hand at Ice & Lights at 5 p.m. Then snuggle up and watch the movie at Porter Park at 6 p.m.
  • Location: 150 N. Foster St.
  • Drive time from Colony Square: 8 minutes
  • Admission: $10
  • Website: Click here.

Summary

Quick access to so many holiday 2021 events in Dothan also means a quick trip home to Colony Square! We hope you continue to read our blogs for more fun things to do and community news.