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 ...

11/10 - 12/31 - The polar Express with the Great Smoky Mountains

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride All Aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride! This memorable journey will ...

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ begins November 6th, 2020, and opera...
Hours: See website for Hours and details
45 Mitchell St, Bryson City, NC, 28713
11/18 - 01/08 - NC Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Amphiteatre

The Triangle’s most spectacular holiday tradition is back! Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre will once ...

November 18th, 2022 - January 8th, 2023
8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, North Carolina, 2751
11/18- 12/31 -  Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum

Be enchanted this season at Winter Lights! Winter Lights is a spectacular open-air walk-through ...

November 18 – December 31, 2022
Hours: 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Nightly
Age: All ages.
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, 28806
11/25-12/31 -  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 ...

Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free admission.
100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC
11/26 - 01/01 -  Nights of a Thousand Candles

Experience one of the most beloved holiday events in the Southeast, Nights of a Thousand Candles. S ...

Beginning this year on November 26 and running each Wed...
Hours: From 4 - 9 p.m
1931 Brookgreen Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC, 29576
12/03 and 12/10 - 25th Annual Santa on the Chimney

Cost: Included with Park Admission Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his ...

Dec 3rd and 10th, 2022
Hours: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Age: All ages.
431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC, 28720