December Events In & Around Charlotte

  • Charlotte Living Realty
  • 12/1/21
Fourth Ward Holiday Sip & Stroll (Historic Fourth Ward)
December 2-4
Join community members for a self-paced and festive stroll through Historic Fourth Ward. Throughout the route, there will be food and drink tastings, along with beautiful holiday lights and decor. 
Christmas in Davidson (Downtown Davidson)
December 2-4
Support local businesses and enjoy a hometown holiday in downtown Davidson. There will be holiday light shows, roving entertainment, a live nativity, live music, food, holiday shopping, and more. 
Mint Hill Christmas Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting (Downtown Mint Hill)
December 4
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., a parade will take place at Bain School and travel down Matthews Mint Hill Road to the Mint Hill Library. At the conclusion of the parade, there will be food trucks and entertainment at the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Santa will be there for a socially-distanced visit with the kids. 
11th Annual LNYC Christmas Flotilla and Parade (Lake Norman)
December 4
The Lake Norman Yacht Club is set to host its 11th Annual Flotilla and Parade. Sponsored by the LNYC Keelboat Fleet, the parade will be bigger than ever and you can enjoy it from the club shoreline or Hello Sailor. The clubhouse will have food, beverages, and live music after the parade. 
We Believe - Santa 5K Trail Race & Dog Jog (U.S. National Whitewater Center)
December 11
Bring your pup and dress in your holiday best for the annual Santa 5K Trail Race and Dog Jog. Since 2013 the Whitewater Center has been hosting this run and it is fun for the whole family, including your four-legged members. 
Holiday Boat Parade (Lake Wylie Boat Landing)
December 11
One of the highlights of the holiday season in Lake Wylie is the annual boat parade. This parade launches from T-Bones on the Lake; the brightly lit boats then sail towards the Buster Boyd Bridge, circle around in front of Riverpointe, and pass by the Lake Wylie boat landing. 
Girl Tribe Holiday Pop Up (Charlotte Convention Center)
December 11-12
Get your last-minute Christmas gifts (or something special for yourself) at the annual Girl Tribe Holiday Pop Up. Your favorite boutiques and beauty brands will be onsite, all of which are woman-led and include premiere jewelers, artists, and makers.
Please note that the details of the events below are subject to change based on possible updates regarding physical gatherings. Be sure to do your research and check out an organization's website and/or social media pages before making plans.