The countdown to Christmas is on and Wilmington, North Carolina holiday events are well underway. Celebrate Christmas in Wilmington, NC at these special holiday events this December 2011. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find additional event details and links to respective event websites!
3rd Annual Christmas by the Sea
NOW through December 17, 2011
Festive activities will be held every Friday and Saturday through December 17th. This ongoing campaign is designed to improve the Boardwalk area. Join us for some great events to celebrate Christmas by the Sea.
December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, & 21, 2011
Airlie's holiday light display, Enchanted Airlie, runs until just before the Christmas holiday. Stroll through the gardens at your own pace and enjoy the beautiful holiday flowers, festive lights, live musical entertainment, and a display of a large garden model train!
Christmas Train & Light Spectacular
December 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 6:00PM - 9:00PM
December 3, 10, & 17 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM
The Wilmington Railroad Museum comes alive with a holiday glow featuring more than 11,000 lights, music, animated scenes on the layouts, special seasonal decorations, visits with Santa, hot cider & more!
December 3 - 4, 2011
This prestigious historic two day event ushers in the holiday season with a festive tour of the finest private homes, churches, and historical sites in the downtown Wilmington area.
The Office Holiday Party
December 15, 2011 at 7:00PM - Doors open at 6:00PM
This all-new, interactive, dinner theater comedy extravaganza features the wackiest holiday party in town and is Porch Theatre Company’s grand return to their original mission: the comical conjoining of fantastic food, original, fully-scripted, high-spirited, interactive entertainment, and laughs galore.
Christmas Caroling with Horsedrawn Tours
December 16-24, 2011 from 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Join Horsedrawn Tours Wilmington on a city tour and sing Christmas carols with Santa and his special ‘reindeer’. Snuggle up under a warm lap blanket and enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights as you tour downtown Wilmington.
We hope that you will join us for these exciting Wilmington Christmas events this holiday season. If you are attending or hosting an event that is not currently listed on our website, please let us know so that we can share event details with the local community and visitors from out of town! If you are visiting Wilmington, North Carolina for the holidays, please take advantage of our special hotel deals from local partners!