Music & Arts

The sights and sounds to get you into the holiday spirit are right here in Charlotte.

Music & Arts


Sports

Bring some holiday cheer to your favorite teams. The holiday season is loaded with college and professional sporting events.

Sports


Shopping

Searching for the perfect gift? Charlotte is home to small businesses and large malls where you can find something for everyone on your list.

Shopping


Experiences

You can also ring in the holidays at fun events from tree lighting to holiday home tours to firework shows.

Experiences

Count on the Queen City to Light Up Your Holiday Season

Visit Center City for holiday events you won't soon forget

The holiday season is about all connecting with your family and friends. Holidays in the City gives you a chance to do just that while reveling in the splendors of the city around you. You'll find all kinds of holiday events in the Queen City to make your holiday season magical. From Christmas tree lighting ceremonies to art crawls and sip and shops, all ages will soon be filling up their holiday calendars.

The fun starts on Nov. 1st. Browse our website to learn more about the things to come.

Support local businesses and get your holiday shopping done at South End Small Business Saturday, Poptopia and the Christmas Village. Don't stay at home and be a Scrooge this year. Participate in our many exciting events to enjoy a fun holiday season.

Whether you want to continue cherished holiday traditions or do something new and exciting, our event agenda is right up your alley. Take a look at some of our scheduled holiday events in Charlotte:

If you're into music and the arts, you can enjoy a holiday musical like the Sound of Music or The Nutcracker on stage.

  • Indulge your inner sports fan at our ACC Fan Fest before the ACC Championships. There will also be Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers games for you to enjoy.
  • Support local businesses and get your Christmas shopping done at South End Small Business Saturday, Poptopia and Christmas Village at Romare Bearden Park.
  • Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at the Uptown Crawl, Thanksgiving Parade and the Friends of Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour.

Don't stay at home and be a Scrooge this year. Participate in our many exciting events to enjoy a very merry Christmas time!

Plan your Holiday Itinerary Today

Don't you hate when you find out about events after they've already occurred? Don't let that happen again this year. Browse through our website now and be sure to add your favorite holiday events to your calendar.

Don't you hate when you find out about events after they've already occurred? Don't let that happen again this year. Browse through our website now to buy tickets for all of the holiday shows you'd like to see this year in the Queen City. And be sure to add your favorite free community events to your calendar.