Braselton, GA Official Visitors Guide

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Where Southern Charm Meets French Luxury OFFICIAL BRASELTON, GA VISITORS GUIDE

PACE Experience Braselton AT YOUR

. . .Whether that’s an adrenalinepumping, pedal-to-the-metal, 130 mph race car in hot pursuit of its competitor on the track at Road Atlanta,

. . .A chocolate-tasting, charcuterie-snacking, chardonnaysipping stroll through Historic Downtown Braselton,

. . .Or a luxuriously slowpaced spa treatment at Chateau Elan

In Braselton, where scenic beauty and sunsets go together as exquisitely as barbecue and an ice-cold beer, Southern Hospitality is a way of life and the essence of France finds its way into all of the details.

No matter your pace, you’ll find life’s just a little “Better in Braselton!”


Nestled in a valley amidst rolling foothills, a castle resembling those of the French countryside stands tall among rows of grapevines. Whether visiting for a week, a day or an hour, Chateau Elan offers an array of wildly luxurious entertainment.


The Winery

Get lost among the vines with a tour and tasting. Enjoy a complimentary tour when you book a stay. You’ll be led by educated Wine Attendants and given a behind-the-scenes look at the production facility and vineyards. Follow the tour with a tasting of seven unique wines from the signature or premium tasting menus.

The Spa

This luxury, European-style spa features multi-sensory treatments like therapeutic massage, reflexology, HydraFacials, nail services and more.

The Inn

The Inn at Chateau Elan holds the key to the staycation or vacation of your dreams. With access to incredible amenities, including a picturesque pool, complimentary wine tours and miles of nature trails, as well as classes in specialties like mixology, cigar making, charcuterie and more, you’ll never tire of life at the vineyard.

The Course

This premier golfing destination offers two picturesque 18-hole courses and an Executive Par 3 course. Varying in both challenge level and design, you’ll never tire of teeing off on a Chateau green.

Stop by a SOIRÉE

Vineyard Fest NOVEMBER

Wine lovers gather on the beautiful property to stomp grapes, enjoy live music and dancing, taste delicious items from on-site restaurants and participate in an unforgettable festival. Vineyard Fest features more than 100 domestic and international wines, regional craft beers and more.

Holiday Celebrations YEAR ROUND

There’s a happening for every holiday at the Chateau. Whether it’s Christmas, New Years Eve or St. Patrick’s Day, Chateau Elan is sure to have a cocktail hour, buffet or gala planned. Spend your next holiday vacationing in luxury.


Grab a BITE

The Chophouse


Enjoy a view of the vineyard and a selection of rotating seasonal dishes at this Southern-style steakhouse and bar.

The Restaurant & Bar VERSAILLES

Located just inside the Inn’s atrium, this dining spot is flooded with natural light. Choose from a menu of upscale regional favorites or opt for the buffet.


Commissioned in Dublin, Ireland, by the founder of the Chateau Elan, Paddy’s pays homage to its Irish roots with authentic decor, music, food and, of course, beer.


You can’t go wrong with a house-brewed espresso and freshly baked pastry as a wake up call. Find that and more at this French-inspired corner cafe.

The Mindful Eatery FLEUR DE LIS

Healthy and colorful bowls and breakfasts work alongside the Chateau Elan Spa experience to bring balance to your mind, body and soul before taking on the day.


Motorsports and Georgia make a perfect pair, bringing speed and excitement to generations of fans. Tires meet asphalt at Braselton’s Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, a world-class racing experience. Millions of local and international fans come together, searching for top-level competition like motorcycle and sportscar racing.

Drift Atlanta MAY

Watch as professional drivers and their cars push themselves to the limit. The Turn 10 Complex offers a one-of-akind track where drivers will compete against each other in areas like speed and car control. Can’t Miss


Moto America


Witness six classes of twowheeled road racing, then meet the riders in person at the open race paddock. From the Michelin Tower to the Kids Zone, MotoAmerica offers everything you need to accelerate your Braselton experience.

Petit Le Mans OCTOBER

Satisfy your need for speed at Motul Petit Le Mans, the ultimate sporting event in the southeast, held annually at Road Atlanta. With four days of on-track battles, culminating in the 10-hour IMSA WeatherTech Championship showdown, the action is nonstop.

Downtown Braselton HISTORIC

Town Green

There’s almost always something happening on the Braselton Town Green. This picture-perfect outdoor spot lies in the heart of Downtown Braselton. On most days, the charming city-center draws crowds of families, friends and furry counterparts. Plus, you’ll find outdoor movies, events, festivals and other local gatherings happen here most summer evenings.

Braselton Farmers Market

The Braselton Farmers Market happens yearround every Friday of summer and monthly for the remainder of the year. Stop by for incredible Georgia-Grown produce, one-of-a-kind artisanal foods, freshly baked treats and more!

The 1904

What started as a mercantile known and loved by the Braselton community is reimagined as our newest and hippest local hangout. With a charming historical exterior, and a collective of locally owned establishments inside, The 1904 sums up Braselton through and through. Stop by during a stroll downtown and enjoy tasty treats and beverages while exploring this unique, southern treasure.

Tour The TOWN

There’s more to Braselton than meets the eye. Discover what lies beneath the surface of downtown’s historic buildings with an informative history tour.

Or, board the Braselton Trolley to take a load off your feet and grab a front row seat to Downtown Braselton. Show up early enough to ride along during a history tour or book a sightseeing tour covering Braselton’s best, including downtown, Chateau Elan and Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.


There is no shortage of delicious eats in Braselton. Home to a variety of cuisines from around the world, anyone can find a dish to love… and its Southern counterpart! From thick, juicy steaks to French delights, from pub fare to icing-coated treats, you’ll love eating here.

The Galloping Galette

This authentic French crêperie in downtown Braselton transports diners to Western France with savory and sweet crêpes and galettes (they are different and delicious!). Along with his wife, Vivianne, chef Yannick Fonfrede offers a little education and their truly French dishes right in the heart of historic Braselton.

Cotton Calf Kitchen

For the perfect date night full of tapas, heirloom veggies, decadent seafood and perfectly seared steaks, look no further. Reservations are recommended for this award-winning steakhouse. For the parched, an expertly curated beverage menu awaits, boasting small-batch whiskeys, craft beers, classic cocktails and so much more!

Jack’s Public House

Here, bar food meets southern home cooking, and the garage doors roll up to welcome revelers and diners to a live music and dining experience to remember. Catch your favorite game, bring the family for their mozzarella stick fix or enjoy a locally brewed beer while dancing the night away.


Enjoy the perfect sports bar atmosphere with pool tables and plenty of screens while grabbing a bite of classic bar food with a homemade touch. This family-friendly spot has shareables, burgers and a locally beloved Prime Rib that is sure to make everyone lick their lips.

Houndstooth Grill & Tavern

This classy and casual eatery located near Chateau Elan offers a friendly, delicious and affordable dining experience. With a candle-lit dining room and beautiful bar featuring works from local artists, every fresh bite feels special and memorable here. Live music and a cocktail around the fire pit on Fridays is a sure-fire hit.

Local Station

Fresh ingredients, a creative menu, sunny outdoor seating and the retrofitted gas station atmosphere make this downtown Braselton eatery a local fave. If you love crafted cocktails, friendly waitstaff and menu options that are nearly impossible to choose from, go ahead and stop by for a yummy lunch or dinner.

A Sweet Surprise

Travel back to the retro days of 10 cent jukebox songs and over-the-top milkshakes served atop diner counters at Juke N Jive Creamery. This beloved hidden gem offers vintage vibes and an assortment of ice cream flavors, including a few cocktail-inspired flavors (no alcohol is included). Don’t skip the scoops!

Good Bites with


If you’re looking to relax with a glass of something you love, try something new and enjoy great conversation in a unique atmosphere, our many unique drink spots have you covered.

Cork It

With an expansive wine list, signature cocktails and small plate offerings, this downtown hot spot is a whole vibe. Enjoy the outdoor pavilion, live music and cozy indoor lounge for an upscale and exclusive evening out with great company.

Sarazen’s Bar & Grille

With sweeping views of Chateau Elan’s 18th green and an open-air porch, this is THE spot for a breezy afternoon kickback. Along with the handcrafted cocktails Chateau Elan does so well, this spot also offers sandwiches, tacos and all of your bar food favorites.

= Live Music

Braselton Brewing Company

This is the ultimate brewery experience, pups included! Try a craft beer flight while munching on sliders and homefries. Complete with live music, a relaxed atmosphere full of seating options and a lawn ready when the weather is just right, it is easy to see why the locals love to grab a beer here.

Louis’ House of Bourbon

This eclectic lounge located inside the Chateau Elan Resort offers yummy bites, speak-easy vibes and live music. Take a sip and stay awhile.

Hit’s Tap Room

An essential for a fun night out with friends. Over 30 beers on tap as well as carefully crafted cocktails, wine, and snacks. Hang out for weekly events that include darts night, music trivia, and live music on the weekends.

Moonshiner’s Bar & Grill

Planning on a late night? This is the place. With specialized cigars, signature drinks, burgers and more, Moonshiners offers Braselton’s liveliest late-night fun. Stop here for a delicious dinner or grab a drink, lounge around and enjoy the weekly entertainment.

MADE in Braselton

In Braselton, we are a culture of makers. Food makers, beverage makers, equipment makers, art makers and more. During your stay, don’t settle for the usual when there’s almost always a ‘Made In Braselton’ version.

Duncan Creek Muscadine Wine


Sweet tea aside, nothing represents the South better than muscadine wine! Chateau Elan’s Duncan Creek wine is made from 100% Georgia-grown muscadine grapes. This wine is sweet, crisp and reminiscent of Chateau Elan flavors.


Weston’s Whit, a coriander, cumin and orange peel concoction, is a star of the show at Braselton Brewing. Named after 1Lt Weston Cecil Lee who was killed in Mosul, Iraq in 2017, proceeds from this beer are donated in his honor.


Come try your hand at clay work, or purchase one of master potter, Sue Compton’s, own beautiful creations for your home.

Vintage and Antique Goods


Art-Tique markets are hosted during the summer and winter at the Braselton historic gym. Stop by in search of unique home decor, artwork, pottery, vintage goods and more – all sourced right here in Braselton! Plus food trucks!

Homemade French Caramel Sauce


With flavors like Caramel, Caramel Chocolate, Caramel Vanilla and Caramel Chocolate Orange, Galloping Galette’s homemade caramel sauce is perfect for topping ice cream, coffee or eating by the spoonful!

Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival


Twice a year in Downtown Braselton, these makers and hundreds more gather for the Antique and Artisan Festival, where visitors can browse vintage and handmade home decor, furniture, gifts, arts and more.

of Braselton THE BEAUTY

Braselton’s natural landscape is just as endearing as its character, but you’ll have to step outside to witness it. So, take your itinerary al fresco with these outdoor activities.

Picnic on the Mulberry Riverwalk

Assemble a DIY charcuterie board using goodies from local artisan shops and enjoy lunch with a view alongside the Mulberry Riverwalk. Find a sunny spot on a rocky outcropping or dine at the picnic area to enjoy the sounds and sights of Braselton nature while you chow down. Just remember to protect our parks and “leave no trace”!

Go Karting at Caffeine and Octane

Just across the street from Road Atlanta lies another speed-seeking, adrenaline junkie’s dream; except this time you’re the one in the driver’s seat. These quick, highly responsive go karts are built for whipping around the Lanier Raceway, so make sure to schedule a drive into your visit.

Pooches in the Park

This weekend-long event is more than just pupfriendly, in fact, your furry sidekick will be the star of the show! With world-class pooch competitions, fetch for charity, treat time and the opportunity to adopt a new companion, register your pup to participate or just stop by to witness all the cuteness.

for Everyone A GALLERY

Colors and pictures are slowly popping up on streets around Braselton and transforming the area into a citywide public art gallery. From award-winning crosswalks to golden sculpture scavenger hunts to colorful cubes, be sure to look out for these eye-popping works while you’re here.


Scavenger Hunt

The young (or young at heart) will have the time of their lives tracking down golden BURDS in and around Braselton’s Northeast General Medical Center. Pick up a field guide at the NGMC campus and follow the clues within it to locate all ten BURDS. Be sure to share your BURD-ing adventures on social media using #2030BURDS


This series of giant cubes was decorated by 12 local artists as Braselton’s newest public art piece. The results are astounding. Right now you’ll find them at The 1904, the corner of Davis and Harrison Street and at the Braselton Civic Center.

Downtown Braselton Crosswalk

If you find yourself on Davis Street, you may notice a bookshelf where there should be a crosswalk. This award-winning piece by artist Debra Swantek forges a connection between public art and our community!

For more of Braselton’s artsy side, join us at these events:

ArtRageous AUGUST

Art-tiques Vintage Market FEBRUARY


The trolley stops at each listed location once an hour.

:00 Downtown Braselton

:03 Braselton Library

:15 Falls of Braselton

:20 Mulberry Park

:30 Reunion Hall

:45 Chateau Elan

Note: Departure times are estimated. Follow the trolley location in real time at braselton. or on the Ride Systems app.

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GATHER in Braselton

Braselton Civic Center

This brand new event space located in the heart of Downtown Braselton offers charm and convenience.

Capacity: 1,200

Contact: 706.654.1944

Chateau Elan

Celebrate among the vines with a meeting, wedding or celebration on the gorgeous grounds of Chateau Elan.

Capacity: 4,957

Contact: 678.425.0900

SPEC Event Center

This enchanting banquet facility adds a modern twist to sweet, Southern charm.

Capacity: 85

Contact: 706.572.5385

The Venue at Friendship Springs

This multi-purpose event center is complete with an auditorium, banquet rooms, conference rooms and more.

Capacity: 600

Contact: 678.671.9314

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Official Braselton Visitors Guide Published by Accent Creative Group Braselton Town Hall 4982 Highway 53 P.O. Box 306 Braselton, GA, 30517 706-654-3915 @ExploreBraselton

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