Historic Downtown Lincolnton, NC, is celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas parade, tree lighting, free Santa visits, carriage rides and more.
Check out a big list of holiday and Christmas parades in the Charlotte region, both on land and water!
Lincolnton is about 44 minutes northwest of the center of Charlotte, and 21 minutes north of Gastonia.
Candy Land Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
Lincolnton’s Candy Land Christmas Parade will take place on Sunday, November 27th, 2022, at 4 p.m., and the tree lighting will follow at the end of the parade, at approximately 6 p.m.
The tree lighting will be at Court Square in the middle of Downtown Lincolnton. (Main Street and Aspen Street.)
Santa House and Carriage Rides
Candyland Christmas will continue on every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from December 1st to 17th, 2022.
On each of these evenings, Santa will be greeting North Pole visitors at First Federal Park, at Poplar and Sycamore, from 5 to 8 p.m. There’s no charge.
And there will be carriage and wagon rides each of these evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The rides depart from the 100 block of East Main Street. Cash only. No reservations. Carriage rides are $15 a person and wagon rides are $10 a person. Carriages generally accommodate 2 to 4 people and wagons hold 8 to 10 people.
Handmade for the Holidays
An artist and artisan market will take place on Friday, November 18th, from 3 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, November 19th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Citizens Center, 115 W. Main Street, Lincolnton.
Read about these events, and more here.
More Holiday Events
Check out our huge day-by-day list of holiday events in the Charlotte area or see a few here.
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