Sandy Springs hosts its inaugural Sparkle Sandy Springs Holiday Parade on Dec. 8.
The parade serves as a prelude to the Sparkle Sandy Springs Celebration and the tree-lighting. Sparkle Sandy Springs features a holiday village 6-foot-tall wooden houses painted in holiday themes and adorned with lights, which remains on display all season at the City Green park at City Springs.
The free event begins with a snow machine and hot chocolate at 4 p.m.; parade begins at 5:30 p.m. near the Heritage water tower and continues on Mount Vernon Highway to City Springs.
City Green is located at 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. For more information, see citysprings.com.