Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
Kids Charlotte: Holiday Events - Fun 4 Charlotte Kids
11/14 - 11/24 - Southern Christmas Show 2019

What do you get when you combine an Olde Town filled with charming shops, festive music, smiling fac ...

November 14th - 24th, 2019.
Hours: Sundays, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00...
Range: $24 - $4
The Park Expo and Conference Center 800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, NC, 28205
11/15 - 01/05 - Holiday on Ice at NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza

Whether you’re looking for a family friendly activity, a romantic night with a loved one, a unique e ...

November 165h - January 5th, 2019.
Hours: Visit the Website for Hours
400 East Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28202
11/15-01/20 Winter Wonderland at Southpark

Winter Wonderland is Coming Back This November! It's time to sharpen those skates and get ready for ...

Nov 15th, 2019-Jan 20th, 2020.
Symphony Park at Southpark Mall 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC
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
11/16- 12/24 - Bass Pro Santa Wonderland


Daily beginning Nov 16-Christmas Eve
Hours: varies by day
8181 Concord Mills Boulevard,, Concord, NC, 28027
11/16- 12/24 - Cabela's Pro Santa Wonderland


Daily beginning Nov 16-Christmas Eve
Hours: varies by day
1000 Cabela Drive, Fort Mill, SC, 29708
11/22 - 01/04- Zootastic Park's Christmas Wonderland of Lights

Drive through reindeer forest, the Christmas Wonderland of Lights, watch the light show dance to mus ...

November 21st to January 1st, 2018.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m./ Friday & Saturday ...
Admission is only $8 a person for everyone 2 and older.
385 Ostwalt Amity Rd, Troutman, NC, 28115
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 - 12/24 - Charlotte Christmas Village: A New Queen City Tradition

We're Moving! Come visit us in our new location at the corner of 7th Street & N. Tryon Charlott ...

November 22nd - December 24th, 2019.
Hours: Open Daily at 11:00 a.m. (closed mondays)
Admission is free! ​.
7th Street & N. Tryon, Charlotte, NC, 28202
11/22 11th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Piedmont Town Center

Our annual tree lighting celebration has returned for its 11th year at Piedmont Town Center, and we ...

November 22nd, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4725 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28210
11/22 2019 Tree Lighting and Fireworks at Concord

The weekend before Thanksgiving, thousands of attendees will fill Downtown and kick off the 2019 hol ...

November 22nd, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
City of Concord, Concord, NC
11/22 Christmas Tree Lighting at Town of Weddington

Mark your calendars for the Annual Tree Lighting- Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Pictures with Santa!

Nov 22nd, 2019.
Hours: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Town of Weddington 1924 Weddington Rd, Weddington, NC, 28104
11/23 - Gobble Wobble 8K & 5K

The 2018 JWL Gobble Wobble 8K & 5K road races will begin at 8:00 AM in downtown Rock Hill, SC at Leg ...

November 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.
Legal Remedy Brewing Co., Rock Hill, SC
11/23 - St. Mark Christmas Bazaar at St Mark Catholic Church

There will be raffles, handmade crafts, & 60+ booths. We have gifts in all price ranges for everyon ...

November 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. and - 3:30 p.m.
$1 admission per adult
14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville, NC
11/23 Annual Tree Lighting and Celebration of Lights at City of Kannapolis Village Park

It’s time to welcome the jolly one himself outside the mall main entrance near H&M! Celebrate Santa’ ...

Nov 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
City of Kannapolis Village Park 700 W C St, Kannapolis, NC, 28081
11/23 Holiday Magic at Rea Farms

Holiday Magic returns to Rea Farms on Nov. 23 and everyone's invited! Join us for an evening of fami ...

November 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Free to attend.
Sandy Rock Pl, Charlotte, NC, 28277
11/23- Holiday Fun at Stowe Dairy Farms

Bring your family and spend time on the farm away from the rush of the holiday season. Enjoy our C ...

November 23rd, 2019.
Hours: Weekdays 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m/ Every Saturday: 9:00 a....
169 Stowe Dairy Rd, Gastonia, NC, 28052
11/23-12/30 Winterland Express & Celebration of Lights at City of Kannapolis Village Park

The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 23rd – December 30th (closed Christmas ...

Nov 23rd-Dec 30th, 2019. (Closed on Dec 24th and 25th).
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Admission to the park and viewing of the lights is free...
City of Kannapolis Village Park 700 W C St, Kannapolis, NC, 28081
11/25 Ringing in the Holidays at RedStone

Kick of the holiday season at RedStone! Tons of fun activities including balloon artists, face paint ...

November 25th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
RedStone Red Stone Drive, Indian Land, SC, 29707
11/26 - Carolina Panthers Annual Tree Lighting

The Carolina Panthers’ sixth annual Tree Lighting, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, will be h ...

Tuesday, November 26
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Bank of America Stadium, on the corner of Mint Street and Graham Street, Charlotte, NC, 28226
11/26 75th Annual Mooresville Christmas Parade - 2019

The 2019 Annual Mooresville Christmas Parade will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m a ...

November 26th, 2019.
Hours: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Mooresville 215 N Main St, Mooresville, NC, 28115
11/28 -  Annual Charlotte SouthPark Turkey Trot

2019 will mark the 31st Anniversary of the Charlotte South Park Turkey Trot, one of Charlotte's long ...

Thu, November 28, 2019
Hours: 8:00 AM
Range: $10 - $40
Dick’s Sporting Goods parking, Charlotte, NC
11/28 Breakfast with Santa at Coco and the Director

Kick off the holiday season, Charlotte-style! For only $35, purchase your ticket for Breakfast with ...

Nov 28th, 2019.
Hours: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Coco and the Director 100 W Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
11/29 & 11/30 - Victorian Christmas at Historic Latta Plantation

Experience early holiday traditions including open hearth cooking, horse-drawn wagon rides, mulled w ...

Nov 29th and 30th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
11/29-01/05  Holidays at the Garden 2019

Delight in a stroll through the shimmering Mile of a Million Lights this holiday season! Along your ...

Nov. 29th-Jan 5th, 2019. (Dec 25th)
Hours: 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC, 28012
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
11/29-12/23 Christmas with the Kringles

Bring your family on a once in a lifetime Christmas adventure. Visit behind the scenes with Santa & ...

Nov 29th, 30th, Dec 14th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2019.
Hours: 3:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd., Ramseur, NC, 27316
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
12/01 Christmas in Cornelius

HO HO HO! The holiday season is about to kick into full swing and you know what that means... Chris ...

Dec 1st, 2019.
Hours: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Oak Street Mill 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC, 28031
12/03 -  Uptown Tree Lighting

Uptown Charlotte comes to life with holiday spirit at the annual Uptown Tree Lighting. The celebrati ...

December 3
Hours: 5:30 pm
Charlotte Center City, Charlotte, NC, 28202
12/04-12/26 Gingerbread Lane at The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte

Enjoy a stroll through Gingerbread Lane December 4-26! Cast your vote and donation for your favor ...

Dec 4th-26th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Charlotte, NC
12/05 A Home School Christmas at Historic Latta Plantation

Learn about early American Christmas traditions in the Latta house, take a ride on a horse-drawn wag ...

Dec 5th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Historic Latta Plantation 5225 Sample Rd, Huntersville, NC
12/05 Christmas in Davidson

Don’t miss the largest and most popular event of the year in Davidson! Ride a trolley, visit a “liv ...

Dec 5th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Davidson Community, Davidson, NC
12/05-12/07 -  Christmas in Davidson

Kick off the holiday season at the Annual Christmas in Davidson festival. Horse-Drawn Carriages, str ...

Dec 5th-7th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Town of Davidson, Davidson, NC
12/06 Mistletoe Sip & Shop at Downtown Mooresville

Our unique shops and businesses will be offering open houses, store specials, sumptuous sips, yummy ...

December 6th, 2019.
Hours: 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Main & Broad Streets, Mooresville, NC
12/07  Harris YMCA Breakfast with Santa

Santa will be coming straight from the North Pole to join in the festivities and listen to Christmas ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Members:$12 per person, non-members: $15 per person
Harris YMCA 5900 Quail Hollow Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210
12/07 - Reindeer Romp 5K Hosted by Harris YMCA

A fun, healthy event for the whole family that can become your favorite holiday tradition! Decorate ...

December 7th, 2019.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.
Fun Run is FREE.
5900 Quail Hollow Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210
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
12/07 Breakfast with Santa at Philadelphia Church

St. Nicholas is coming to Philadelphia Church! Children and their families are invited to have break ...

December 7th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Philadelphia UMC - Fort Mill, SC 1691 Highway 160 W, Fort Mill, SC, 29708
12/07 Candy Cane Hunt at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Don't miss our Annual Candy Cane Hunt on the Greenway! Meet us on at the Adventure Center and enjoy ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This event is $12 per child, $10 for Greenway members a...
Adventure Center at Adventure Road Entrance, Fort Mill, SC, 29715
12/07 Christmas in the Park at Stallings Parks and Recreation

Our annual Christmas in the Park is upon us once again! Join us on Saturday, December 7th for holida ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
340 Stallings Rd, Matthews, NC, 28104
12/07 Christmas Village at Belmont

Join us in Historic Downtown Belmont for our annual Christmas Village. Main Street and Stowe Park wi ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
S Main St, Belmont, NC, 28012
12/07 ChristmasVille author: Annette Laing

Dr. Annette Laing, a former history professor, with more than 15 years of experience, will introduce ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
155 Johnston St, Rock Hill, SC, 29730
12/07 Holiday Breakfast at Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios

Even preschool chefs (or lil chefs) can help make a holiday breakfast for your family! Cinnamon Roll ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios: Charlotte Quail Corners 8438 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC
12/07 Holiday Spectacular at Ballantyne Village

Enjoy fun filled events for the whole family such as: -Visit with Santa -Face Painting -Balloon A ...

December 7th, 2019.
Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ballantyne Village 14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC, 28277
12/07 JTEEN Hanukkah Glow Dance Party at Levine JCC

Dress in white to light up the night! Enjoy Sufganiyot, menorah lighting, pizza, glow activities, Ha ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
M/$20 B/$18 N/M $25
Levine JCC 5007 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28226
12/07 Morrison Family YMCA Ballantyne Arts Center Holiday Festival

Kick off the holiday season at the Ballantyne Arts Center! Festivities include cookie painting, holi ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Festival is free and open to the public. Optional Paint...
Ballantyne Arts Center 11318 North Community House Road, Charlotte, NC, 28277
12/07 Reindog Parade at Camp North End

Just hear those dog tags jingling, ring ting tingling tooooo! Come on it’s lovely weather for a lon ...

Dec 7th, 2019.
Hours: 4:40 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Camp North End 1824 Statesville Ave, Charlotte, NC, 28206
12/07, 12/14 & 12/21 A December to Remember in the Promenade On Providence

Capture the magic this holiday season at Promenade! Enjoy a variety of activities the first three Sa ...

Dec 7th, 14th and 21st, 2019.
Hours: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Promenade On Providence 10822 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28277