2015 Cabarrus Magazine Holiday Guide, Presented by CiCi's Pizza, Gerber Collision & GlassNov 16, 2015 10:56AM ● By Kevin
From breakfast with Santa and all of the venues for local shopping to volunteer opportunities to help those who are less fortunate and Christmas tree farms - the bonding activities with friends, neighbors, and most importantly, family, are endless.
This year, we highlight some of the coolest light shows, parades and events in the area for you and yours to experience.
• Music, children’s amusements, horse-drawn wagon rides and trolley rides, and of course Santa Claus! The event is highlighted by a fireworks display. Read More »
Saturday, November 21, 2015 at CMC-Northeast Stadium. Concludes at Speedway Harley-Davidson. Registration begins 8:30 AM. First bike out 11:00 AM. Rain Date: Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 ... Read More »
• One of the oldest and largest Christmas parades in the Carolinas Read More »
• Unique hand-crafted gifts, cakes, candles, cookies, canned goods, jewelry, jackets, jingle bells, great photo-op with Santa and Mrs. Claus Read More »
• The lighting of the community Christmas tree will kick off the Celebration of Lights. • The Winterland Express will be running after the fireworks launch. • Music and special guests Read More »
It is not Christmas without Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the Peanuts gang TV Christmas special. Now you can enjoy the classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS as... Read More »
The Kannapolis Intimidators are bringing a new event to our community with our Holiday Laser Light Experience featuring three nightly laser light shows and fun attractions for families... Read More »
• Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, take a horse and carriage ride around Town Center and enjoy a live nativity. • On-stage entertainment by local church, school and civic groups • Hot chocol... Read More »
The Shrine Club of Cabarrus County is hosting 'Breakfast with Santa' for ONLY $5! (Children 4 and under eat for FREE). You can take all the pictures you want with Santa, enjoy a pancake breakfast, do a craft, drink hot chocolate and much much more. Read More »
December 5th: Christmas Extravaganza - Toys For Tots Program Join the Friends of the Midland Library at their Christmas Extravaganza, Saturday, December 5, from 8am-3pm at the... Read More »
This special night time parade travels through the streets of downtown Kannapolis. Read More »
• More than 250,000 lights • Ride the Winterland Express and see if you can find all 12 Days of Christmas! Tickets for the train are $2 per rider. Read More »
Downtown Mt. Pleasant • The parade route begins at Mt. Pleasant Middle School on N. Main St. • Contact Samantha Fisk for more info: 704-436-9803 Read More »
Activities begin at 4 p.m. with a Live Nativity Night at Village Park. Families can also enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, and other special activities presented by The Compass Agency. The... Read More »
Our Christmas service of Lessons and Carols is based on the same service celebrated each year at King’s College in Cambridge, England. The first Lessons and Carols service there was held ... Read More »
Open Thursday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This event invites the public to do their holiday shopping from regional hand crafted selections. Open to the public with lots of f... Read More »
The Southern Rowan Christmas Parade which takes place in Landis and China Grove, North Carolina, is on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The parade starts in Landis at 3:00 pm and re-starts ... Read More »
It is a tradition. It is an event you do not want to miss. Our parade is an all-volunteer production. No unit could move down the parade route without the support of our entire community... Read More »
Imagine stepping back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way with one of the most unique CHRISTMAS CAROLS, around: Scrooge's Christmas Trolley Tour in historic Downtown Salis... Read More »
Join us for a festive First Friday in Downtown Salisbury on Friday, December 4 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Shop throughout downtown during this event then bring your unwrapped packages to the... Read More »
The Concert Choir will present an evening of a cappella music. Read More »
The buses will leave from the historical China Grove Roller Mill located at 308 N. Main Street, China Grove, at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. This year we will visit four beautiful homes. Each... Read More »
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. ... Read More »
Come see Santa and the Grinch. Bring the kids to this great photo op! Read More »
The St. John’s Men’s Chorus will present its Christmas Concert to benefit Rowan Helping Ministries. The 50-plus member chorus is comprised of men in the community ages high school and u... Read More »
Salisbury Symphony Orchestra & Piedmont Dance Theatre Read More »
Following the N.C. Transportation Museum’s Christmas events, there is another seasonal museum tradition as we approach the new year. Special "Winter Fever Train Rides" are offered for fam... Read More »
Do you have photos and memories from visiting these or other holiday activities in the area this year? Did we miss your favorite spot or upcoming event? Let us know by emailing us. We'll add it to this guide, or save for next year!
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