Raleigh

Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
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11/10-12/24 Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience the joy of a classic Christmas. Stay fo ...

11/10 - 12/24
Hours: Check website for hours
Free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
801 Bass Pro Ln, Cary, NC, 27513
11/21-12/31 Lake Myra Christmas (Spectacular Light Show)

It's That Time Of The Year!!! Setup has already begun as we prepare for the 2018 Season. It is our 20th year of Computerized Christmas Lights and w ...

11/21-12/31
Hours: 6pm-10pm (Mon-Thur); 6pm-11pm (Fri & Sat)
Free
Area: Knightdale & Wendell & Zebulon
10 S. Cypress St., Wendell, NC, 27591
11/22-12/29 Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms

During our Festival of Lights, Hill Ridge Farms will be transformed into a magical celebration of Hometown Christmas Cheer! We will have plenty of gr ...

11/22-12/29
Hours: Sun, Mon-Thur 5pm-9pm Fri & Sat 4pm-9pm
Ages 2-64 $10-12 includes Hayride; Seniors 65+ $11; Gro...
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC, 27596
11/23/2018-01/13/2019 NC Chinese Lantern Festival - Cary

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holi ...

11/23/2018-01/13/2019
Hours: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kids 2 & Under Free; Ages 3-17 $10; Adults $15
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary, NC
11/30 Christmas Tree Lighting - Morrisville

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with our Town of Morrisville Tree Lighting event! This free annual event will be held at Indian Creek Trailh ...

November 30
Hours: 7-9 pm
Free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
101 Town Hall Dr, Morrisville, NC
11/30 Infinity Ballet presents "DANCES OF THE NUTCRACKER"

Infinity Ballet presents “Dances of The Nutcracker” Fri, Nov 30, 8 pm Come join the fun at the Halle’s 11th Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Exhibit a ...

11/30
Hours: 7:30 pm
$8
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex, NC
11/30 Light Up Main - Garner

Light Up Main, the annual Downtown Garner Christmas tree lighting. Join your friends and neighbors for great food, crafts and entertainment from our ...

11/30
Hours: 6-8 pm
Free
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
Main Street, Garner, NC
11/30-12/16 Holiday Musical: Cinderella

This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family. Just the right mixture of comedy and romance can add the sparkle of magic to your hol ...

11/30-12/16
Hours: Showtimes vary by day
Members: $27 Opening weekend: $28 All other tickets: $3...
Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
301 Pogue St. - Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh, NC
12/01 Christmas Parade - Knightdale

The Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 beginning at 2pm. This annual event brings over a thousand people to view as local sc ...

December 1st
Hours: 2 pm
Free
Area: Knightdale & Wendell & Zebulon
Downtown, Knightdale, NC
12/01 Town of Garner Christmas Parade

Grab a front-row seat and join the Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department as marching bands, floats, classic cars, Santa Claus and ...

December 1st
Hours: 2:00 pm
Free
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
Main Street, Garner, NC
12/02 Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade

The annual Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade is held on the first Sunday of December every year at 3:00 pm in the Historic Downtown Fuquay District. The ...

December 2nd
Hours: 3pm
Free
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
Downtown Fuquay Retail District, Fuquay-Varina, NC
12/02 Rolesville Christmas Parade and Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

The Guy in the Big Red Suit will be making his first appearance in Rolesville on Sunday December 3rd at 2:00 P.M. as we kick off the Christmas season ...

December 2nd
Hours: 2-3 pm
Free
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
Main Street, Rolesville, NC, 27571
12/08 Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade

Join us for the annual Town of Cary Christmas Parade. Bring your holiday cheer to celebrate the holiday season with local organizations, community ...

December 8th
Hours: 1-5 pm
Free
Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Downtown, Cary, NC, 27513
12/08 Clayton Christmas Parade

Bundled-up families lining Main Street, colorful floats, a booming marching band & a visit from Santa Claus - we enjoyed SNOW for the 2017 Clayton Chr ...

December 8th
Hours: 3:00 pm
Free
Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
Main Street, Clayton, NC
12/08 Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade - Holly Springs

The Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade is the second Saturday morning of every December. The 2018 parade will be held, rain or shine, December 8. F ...

December 8th
Hours: 11:00 am
Free
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
Main Street through downtown, starting at Holly Springs Road and ending at Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
12/08 Wake Forest Christmas Parade

Area residents are invited to experience the sights and sounds of the holiday season at the 2018 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. Sponsored by PowerSecur ...

December 8th
Hours: 1 pm
Free
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
Downtown, Wake Forest, NC
12/1-12/22 Annual Santa Train - Museum of Life + Science

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the North Pole. Enjoy a ride through thousands of twinkling lights as we make our way to meet ...

Wed-Sun, Dec 1-22
Hours: 5:20-8:20pm
$15-$22
433 W. Murray Avenue - Museum of Life + Science, Durham, NC, 27704
12/2 Zebulon Christmas Parade

Please join us to celebrate our wonderful community at the Annual Zebulon Christmas Parade

December 2nd
Hours: 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Free
Area: Knightdale & Wendell & Zebulon