2017 Readers' Favorites: Holiday Happenings


Holiday Lights: McAdenville

Put a visit to Christmas Town USA on your holiday bucket list with the annual tree-lighting ceremony, Yule Log Parade and at least 375 decorated and lit trees throughout this small town. Lines get long on weekends, so plan ahead. McAdenville. mcadenville.com.

Fireworks: SkyShow Charlotte

Because of its prime location in the heart of uptown at BB&T Ballpark, SkyShow Charlotte is one of the most sought-after places to see fireworks in Charlotte. From the street show starting early in the afternoon to the largest outdoor fireworks show in the southeast, get your tickets for the game early for the best seats! BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. skyshowcharlotte.com.

Place to See Santa: SouthPark Mall

Check holiday gifts off your list and take the kids for a visit with Santa. The season usually kicks off with a Santa Parade in November. SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, simon.com/southpark.

Pumpkin Patch: Hall Family Farm

Spend some time on a hayride, challenge yourself with the 5-acre corn maze, sample hot apple cider and pick out the perfect pumpkin. 10713 Providence Road W., Charlotte. hallfamilyfarm.com.


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