Thanksgiving meals and Christmas Celebrations in Rabun County

Thanksgiving meals and Christmas Celebrations in Rabun County
 There is no better place to spend the holidays than in the natural beauty of Rabun County, Georgia.  From one end of the county to the other you will find something special to help you make this holiday season special.
Below is a list of our restaurants that are taking reservations or wait lists for Thanksgiving, Christmas, &/or New Year’s meals and parties.  Give them a call now to save your place at the table.
Beechwood Inn Bed & Breakfast in Clayton, Georgia 706-782-5485
Full for Thanksgiving
News Year Eve Dinner & party with a two day package – Taking reservations
Clark’s on Main in Clayton, Georgia 706-212-0101
Thanksgiving – Drop in for guests of 5 or less.  Taking reservations for 6 or more.  Open at 4pm – midnight
Christmas Eve – open regular business hours
Christmas Day – Drop in for guests of 5 or less.  Taking reservations for 6 or more.  Open at 4pm – midnight
2nd Annual Epic New Year’s Party  with DJ Chillsbury Flowboy
Dillard House in Dillard, Georgia 800-541-0671
Thanksgiving – Reservations of parties of 8 or more – Taking a waiting list
Walk-ins are available in the main dining room.
Fortify Kitchen & Bar in Clayton, Georgia 706-782-0050
Thanksgiving – Closed to be with their families
Christmas Eve & Day dinner – Taking reservations now
Kingwood Resort in Clayton, Georgia   706-212-4100
Thanksgiving – Open for lunch Buffet – Taking reservations now
Christmas & New Year’s info to follow
Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant on Lake Rabun 706-782-4946
Thanksgiving – Taking a waiting list
Christmas Eve dinner – Taking reservations now
Christmas Day Brunch – Taking reservations now
Rabun Manor in Dillard, Georgia 706-746-2060
Thanksgiving – Full
New Years Eve & Day – Taking reservations for dinner and their New Year’s Eve Party now
Be sure to join us for all our holiday celebrations.  We have Christmas Tree extravaganzas to Christmas Tree lightings and plenty to do in between.  Here is a list of some of those festivities.
Festival of Trees & Shopping Extravaganza – Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25
Christmas in Downtown & Tree lighting – Clayton, Georgia – Friday, November 24
Pictures with Santa at Goats on the Roof – Weekends leading up to Christmas
Pictures with Santa in Downtown Clayton at the Rock House – Friday, November 24
Christmas Tree lighting in Mtn City, Georgia – Thursday, November 30
1st Annual Arctic Express at Hillside Orchard – several dates leading up to Christmas
Christmas at the Gorge – at the Tallulah Gorge State Park – Saturday, December 2
Christmas Parade in Downtown Clayton – Saturday evening, December 2
Musical Christmas at the North Pole presented by the North Georgia Community Players – December 2 & 3
To get all the details about these events go to our events calendar at

There is so much going on throughout the entire year and you don’t want to miss a single thing.  For more information about memories you can make while you are here this Thanksgiving Holiday or anytime of the year go to
In January 2015 the State House of Representatives designated Rabun County as the Farm to Table Capital of Georgia and we are excited to offer wonderful Farm & Food Tours from June – October.  The Grow-Cook-Eat tours showcases a variety of special tour participants that include farms, agri-tourism businesses, and farm to table restaurants.  Each tour will be different from the rest.  Plan to come and join us on one or several.  For more information about the tours go to