Charlotte’s Uptown Tree will be in a new location for 2018. Instead of the Square (Trade & Tryon) it will be at 7th Street and Tryon Street, at Charlotte Christmas Village.
The Uptown Tree Lighting takes place Thursday, November 29th, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m. with brass musicians from the Charlotte Symphony.
ACC mascots will be there to interact with the crowd and for photo opportunities.
Santa will light the tree and stay for photos until around 7:30 p.m.
The Holiday Uptown Crawl will be taking place between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Enjoy art at nine Uptown venues for free, with a free trolley to take you between them. The participating venues are:
- Wells Fargo History Museum
- Sozo Gallery
- Poptopia Holidays: A Pop-Up Shop
- Spirit Square
- Levine Museum of the New South
- Charlotte Christmas Village
- McColl Center for Art + Innovation
- Allen Tate Charlotte – Center City Home Gallery
- Sage Salon & Studio
At Charlotte Christmas Village, besides the tree lighting, you can expect gift booths, a German bakery, bratwursts, live entertainment, trivia games a lot more. It will be going on from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Eve.
Upcoming holiday events
7th Street and N. Tryon Street