'Tis The Season in Downtown Statesville


Kick off the holidays in Downtown Statesville!

Join us in beautiful Downtown Statesville as we kick off the holidays! We officially begin the Christmas season with the lighting of our Christmas tree. Check out all of the details below December will be filled with shopping, horse-drawn carriages, wonderful music, festive trolley rides, a few snowflakes, Santa {of course}, and MORE! You don't want to miss any of the exciting opportunities to enjoy an evening in downtown.
Holiday Shop & Strolls

Bring the whole family downtown for the Holiday Shop & Strolls where we bring the feeling of an old-fashioned, small town Christmas season to the streets of Downtown, while adding a dash of excitement and a sprinkle of magic! Enjoy a fun evening of merchant open houses, take a festive trolley ride, stroll the sidewalks,  and enjoy the sparkle of holiday lights.

SAVE THE DATES for Friday, December 2, December 9, and December 16, 2022!

Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 1

Enjoy the start to an old fashioned Christmas! Come take your holiday photo in front of the tree before or after enjoying extended shopping hours and dinner out in downtown. 

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

December 1, 8 and 15

The wonderful tradition of surrounding yourself with the sights and sounds of the holidays in a beautiful horse-drawn carriage ride through Downtown Statesville will continue this year.

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Christmas Parade

Sunday, December 11

Join the 30th Masonic District of North Carolina as they host the 2022 Statesville Christmas Parade sponsored by  Come early to enjoy brunch and discover downtown.

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Statesville Story Stroll

December 1 - January 6

Run, run, as fast as you can to help catch the Gingerbread Man. Can you help catch him as you read your way through Downtown Statesville?

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Gingerbread Workshop for Kids

Saturday, December 10
Looking for a fun activity for the kids? Join us for our Gingerbread House Workshop.

This is a FREE activity and fun for all ages!

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Downtown Outdoor Movie Night

Saturday, December 17
Join us on the Broad Street United Methodist Church lawn for a screening of the holiday favorite, Elf! Bring a chair and a blanket to enjoy this classic movie under the stars!

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'Tis The Season is made possible by the generous sponsorships of our amazing community partners! Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

Please be sure to support these businesses.

Trolley / Carriage Sponsor