Holiday Day Trips

This page lists popular holiday themed events within 100 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Kids Charlotte: Holiday Day Trips - Fun 4 Charlotte Kids
11/01 - 12/23 - Take the family to cut their own Christmas tree

Here’s a complete list of the places closer to Charlotte where you and your family can get pick out ...

11/05 - 12/23 -  Nights of a Thousand Candles

See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 2,700 hand-lit candles and count ...

Nov 5th-Dec 23rd (Thursday, Friday & Saturdays), 2019.
Hours: From 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1931 Brookgreen Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC, 29576
11/15-12/22 -  Polar Express Train Ride at North Carolina Transportation Museum

The Polar Express Train Ride in Spencer, North Carolina, rolls out on select evenings between Novemb ...

Nov 15th-16th-17th, 22nd-23rd-24th, 29th-30th-Dec 1st, ...
Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Standard tickets are $38 each for adults and $32 each f...
N.C. Transportation Museum 1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer, NC, 28159
11/22 - 01/05 - Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Speedway Christmas has returned to Charlotte Motor Speedway, and it’s bigger and better than ever! ...

Nov 22nd -Jan 5th, 2019.
Hours: Open Thursday-Sunday and all Christmas week, except for...
VILLAGE OPEN: Thursday-Sunday Nights Thursday & Sunda...
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC, 28027
11/22-01/04 Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum

Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. ...

November 22nd, 2019 – January 4th, 2020.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Nightly
Age: All ages.
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, 28806
11/29-12/23 A Millstone Creek Christmas Hayride

Take your family on the Christmas Adventure of a lifetime at our Millstone Creek Christmas Hayride. ...

Nov 29th, 30th, Dec 14th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2019.
Hours: November 29th & 30th: 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m./ December 7th...
Age: All ages.
Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur, NC, 27316
11/29-12/28 Toys, Games and Trains exhibit at Kings Mountain Historical Museum

This annual exhibit fills the Museum with model train displays assembled by local “S” Gaugers, as we ...

November 29th - December 28th, 2019.
Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free admission.
100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC
11/30 - North Carolina Holiday Flotilla

Welcome to the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla at Wrightsville Beach. It is the Southern coastal ver ...

November 30th, 2019.
Hours: 6pm with fireworks following the parade on Saturday, No...
Age: All Ages
12/01 - 12/30 - The polar Express with the Great Smoky Mountains

Over 84,000 guests rode THE POLAR EXPRESS with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2016 and we hop ...

December 1st - 30th, 2019.
Hours: See website for Hours and details
45 Mitchell St, Bryson City, NC, 28713
12/07 and 12/14 - Santa on the Chimney at Chimney Rock State Park

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prep ...

Dec 7th and 14th, 2019.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Age: All ages.
431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC, 28720