The Best of Barrow: Things To Do in Braselton

As we prepare for the first day of spring, it’s time to set your sights on Braselton, GA, the premier place for fun outdoor activities and unique family-friendly events in Barrow County, located only 45 minutes north of Atlanta. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or a foodie, this city has something everyone in the family can explore. Because of the city’s excellent reputation, Paran Homes has new single-family homes coming soon to the luxury golf course community, Traditions of Braselton! Now, you can enjoy the events in the city and call it home this year. Some of Braselton’s best things to do during the spring season are happening now, including their yearly special events!

Visiting a winery©Maridav

‘Wine Down’ at a Winery & Resort in Braselton

Start your springtime adventures with a visit to the area’s most popular retreat, Château Élan Winery & Resort, where you can participate in a guided tour of the vineyards, taste samples from their impressive selection of international wines, and savor delectable gourmet cuisine at one of the resort’s five-star restaurants. With its rolling hills, lush vineyards, and elegant château, this resort is the perfect place to travel for a romantic getaway or a relaxing day trip.

Hiking with Friends©Jacob Lund

Take a Hike in Nature Close to Home

Nature is calling at Mulberry RiverWalk, “where French country meets the Georgia mountains!” The scenic trail winds along the banks of the Mulberry River and offers hiking, biking, birdwatching, and seasonal events you don’t want to miss. If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, this is the place to be this spring.

Step back in time as you wander through the Braselton Historic District and town square, home to charming shops, historic landmarks, and beautifully preserved architecture. Take a stroll down Main Street and venture into antique stores and local boutiques, where you’ll find rare treasures! You can also learn about the town’s rich heritage at the Braselton Brothers Department Store Museum, a beloved landmark that has stood the test of time.

Explore What Downtown Braselton Has to Offer

Sightseeing trolly tours of historic downtown Braselton are back this month every Saturday at 10 a.m. The ride lasts 75 minutes and showcases historic buildings and the stories of how they were built and used by the city. Support your favorite local farmers and craft makers at the Braselton Farmers Market. This monthly event at the Braselton Town Green allows residents to purchase locally grown produce, homemade baked goods, and canned products. Shopping here is a great way to support small business owners and give back to the community!

From Irish festivals, trolly hopping, and a town parade, St. Patrick’s Day in Braselton is an extravagant celebration for the entire family. Check out the events they have planned all weekend long, including the highly anticipated Paddy’s Day PathFest & Parade!

Southern comfort foods©Joshua Resnick

Eat the Best International Cuisine in the City

Treat your taste buds to Southern comfort food and international cuisine in downtown Braselton. You’ll find a diverse range of dining options to satisfy every palate. They offer the best choices of Italian favorites from Biba’s Italian Restaurant, Rachetti’s Cafe & Pizzeria, and The Roman Oven. Asian culinary classics at Ninja Steak and Sushi, Sushi Heeya, and Umami Tavern are great lunch or dinner choices. And you can indulge in Mexican flavors at Taco’s Tacos, Monterrey Mexican Grill, and Cabo’s Mexican Grill. Delectable French dishes at The Galloping Galette and Paddy’s Irish Pub are popular among residents and visitors who want to try something new!

Small town festival ©Suzanne Tucker

Discover Family-Friendly Spring Events

Braselton is always busy with spring festivals, events, and outdoor concerts at this time of year. Community gatherings like the Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival, the Braselton Farmers Market, and the neighborhood favorite Sheila Fest Music Festival at Traditions of Braselton are great to attend to celebrate the new season. These events offer a fantastic opportunity to meet and spend time with your neighbors and experience the vibrant culture of Braselton firsthand. The city’s downtown wine walk introduces attendees to fine wines paired with food provided by the town’s local restaurants. Braselton is also famous for its chocolate walk, where walkers can collect luxury chocolates from participating stores in town. This sweet treat event is a must-attend this spring!

Braselton, Georgia, is the perfect destination for a springtime getaway. Whether you’re sipping wine at Château Élan, exploring the great outdoors, or immersing yourself in the town’s historic downtown culture, Braselton is a family-friendly town that’s great for all ages. Plan your visit today and discover why Braselton is the best city to move to this spring. Contact a Paran Homes agent to learn more about presales for new homes at Traditions of Braselton Phase II and our current promotions!