November 09 - 19 • Southern Christmas Show
Check out the holiday trees, mantles, doors, and more at the Southern Christmas Show at The Park Expo & Conference Center. Munch on tasty treats, sway with yuletide entertainment, and come ready to have a blast.
November 10 • Christmas Open House at Childress Vineyards
Uncork holiday cheer and experience the brilliance of our winery decorated for Christmas while enjoying live holiday music and local vendor demonstrations throughout the day.
November 23 • Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade
A tradition since 1947, the Uptown parade is complete with dance and choral performances, marching bands from around the region, larger-than-life floats, balloons, and some of your favorite characters.
November 23 - December 24 • Charlotte Christmas Village
Visit Romare Bearden Park as it transforms into a German-style christkindlmarkt complete with vendors in wooden huts, specialty foods, live performances, and plenty of mulled wine. Plus, admission is free!
December 01 • McAdenville Tree Lighting
Experience the magic at Legacy Park in downtown McAdenville when the “big switch” is pulled at 6:00 p.m. to start another Christmas Town USA season. The lights glow nightly through December 26th.
December 01 - 03 • Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour
The 40th annual installation of this walkable tour includes admission to several private residences that are beautifully decorated for the season, choir and hand bell ensemble performances, horse and carriage rides throughout the neighborhood, wine and beer samplings, and tasty treats (while they last!).
December 09 • Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk
One of the most spirited fun runs in the nation, this fun and festive 5K benefits arthritis research! Get in the spirit on race day by wearing holiday-themed costumes and tying jingle bells to your running shoes.
December 31 • CLT New Year’s Eve
Ring in the new year with live music, ice skating, carriage rides, face-painting, and fireworks in the heart of Uptown. This year’s activities will take place in Romare Bearden Park.