Mix Holiday Handbook

Here's your guide to the holiday season! Movie schedules, parades and much more! Have something to add? Email adamdavis@iheartmedia.com!


Greensboro Science Center’s Winter Wonderlights
November 17, 2022 - January 1, 2023
Winter Wonderlights returns in 2022! Including Wild Walk, Starry Night, Festive Fun Zone, Dino Disco and much more! Learn More

High Point Holiday Party
Includes a Trolley Hop, Kids Zone, Holiday market & Craft Bazaar and Tree Lighting! Saturday November 19th 12-6 pm. Learn More

Piedmont Winterfest
WFMY News2 Winterfest 2022-23 season runs November 18th - January 29th!! HERE

Tanglewood Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights is open nightly, November 11, 2022 - January 1, 2023 from 6PM - 11PM - Except on 12/31 when the show closes at 10PM. Learn More HERE

Tweetsie Christmas
Celebrate the holiday season as Tweetsie Railroad transforms into a winter wonderland for Tweetsie Christmas on November 25, 26, 27 & 30, December 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, & 30!
Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock Learn More

Salem Saturdays at Christmas
Enjoy the simple, yet meaningful Christmas traditions as found in 18th and 19th century Salem, North Carolina. Salem Saturdays will be on November 27th, December 4th, December 11th, and December 18th, from 10AM to 2PM.
Learn More

Speedway Christmas
Friday, November 18, 2022 -Sunday, January 8, 2022 6p-10p Closed on Christmas Eve.
Charlotte Motor Speedway Learn More

High Country Lights
High Country Lights is a musical light show featuring over two hundred thousand Christmas lights choreographed to your favorite sounds of the season. It's hosted by Galax Visitor's Center and Galax Parks and Recreation Department in Felts Park. 6:00 p.m, November 24, 2022 through January 1, 2023. Admission is free.
Learn More

Cypress Trails The Christmas Light Show
See specific dates and hours of operations HERE
Cypress Trails sits just off of I77 in Elkin, NC next to the Pirate’s Landing restaurant

Kersey Valley Christmas
November 25-December 23. Make plans now to join in all the family fun activities and come experience the farm decorated and immersed in music for the holiday season! Book your experience now HERE

Country Christmas Train
Nov. 25-27; Dec. 2 – 4; 8 – 11; Dec. 16 – 23, 26 – 27, 2022~
Denton Farm Park, 1072 Cranford Road, Denton, NC 27239 Learn More

McLaurin Farms Christmas Festival
Nov. 25–26 Dec. 1–4, 8-11, 15–23, & 30 5:45pm – 8pm
McLaurin Farms, 5601 N Church St Suite 1, Greensboro Learn More

Sunset Hills in Greensboro
Lights usually go up after Thanksgiving. Neighborhood decorated with lots of enormous lighted Christmas balls
Running of the Balls (12.10.22) race link HERE

Peppermint Alley
Dec. 1 – 31, 2022
Take a walk along Peppermint Alley and enjoy festive family-friendly holiday decorations. It’s a selfie-lovers dream! Alley next to Boxcar Arcade, 120 W. Lewis Street Learn More

Sonic Forest
Dec. 4 – 27, 2020 Open daily until 11 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr, Drive at Hamburger Square, Downtown Greensboro Learn More

Downtown in December
Holiday 2022! Includes Festival of lights, Santacon Bar Crawl and much more in Downtown Greensboro Learn More

One-Time Holiday Events:

Christmas Parades:
High Point Holiday Festival Parade
Sunday, November 20 at 3pm

Greensboro Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 3 at 12-2 pm
Learn more HERE

Winston-Salem Jaycees Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 3 at 5 pm
Learn more HERE

Pilot Mountain Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 3rd at 6pm
Learn more HERE

Kernersville Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 4 at 2:30-4:30 pm
Learn more HERE

Christmas Parade Presented by the Jamestown Rotary
Sunday, December 4th at 3 pm Learn More HERE


Hallmark Movie Guide- HERE

CBS Holiday Specials- HERE

Freeform Holiday Movie Guide- HERE

The Nutcracker at the Stevens Center (December 9-18)- Learn more

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