For Immediate Release

October 29, 2021


ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting returns on Saturday, December 4th at 6 p.m., at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse. Rockdale County Officials will kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas Tree for the first time since the pandemic.

The evening will feature family-friendly activities, a performance by Rockdale County resident and entertainer – Joya Bravo, and an appearance by Santa Claus who will illuminate the Christmas Tree. The event is FREE and open to the public.

“We are super excited to hold the 2021 Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting this year at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse and invite everyone to come out and join in the festivities,” says Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. “This event is a holiday tradition for our Rockdale County citizens and is designed to provide a fantastic opportunity for the community to gather together safely outdoors and celebrate the holidays.”

The public is invited to attend the lighting of the 18-foot majestic mountain pine tree which will be placed in front of the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse. Event-goers are encouraged to wear masks, practice social distancing and bring lawn chairs should they want to sit during the brief celebration.

For more information, contact the Rockdale County Public Relations Department at: 770-278-7050 or