Save the date to kick off the holiday season in downtown Goldsboro!

Join us for a night of family fun as we flip a switch and light up downtown Goldsboro for the holiday season! This free event, sponsored by Wayne UNC Health Care, features visits with Santa Claus, holiday characters, hot cocoa, kid's crafts, trolley rides, ice skating ($5/skater), and holiday entertainment, plus a big surprise!

We will meet in front of City Hall at 5 p.m. where the Mayor will help introduce guests and begin the countdown to turn on the lights downtown. The flipping of the switch is at 5:30pm.

Free horse-drawn trolley rides will start at the corner of Mulberry and Center Street and will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. While waiting, guests will enjoy a holiday movie in the John Street Parking Lot.

Also, get tickets to see the The North Carolina Symphony’s Annual Holiday Pops Concert at the Paramount Theatre after the event, or plan to shop and dine at downtown's great shops and restaurants.


Erin Fonseca

200 North Center Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530

(919) 735-4959

Updated July 10, 2019