Discover the warm glow of Christmas lights and small-town charm in Belmont. From Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s annual “Holidays at the Garden” to McAdenville’s six-decade transformation into Christmas Town USA, escape into the wonders of winter. At DSBG, enjoy “A Mile of a Million Lights” alongside live music, train displays and more, all surrounded by glistening perennial botanical displays. Lights shine at 5 p.m., Nov. 23 to Jan. 6.

Tucked away on Main Street in McAdenville, minutes from Belmont, surround yourself with nostalgia among the holiday lights that have decorated Christmas Town USA since 1956. This beautiful, non-commercial, globally-recognized spectacle twinkles at 5:30 p.m. from Nov. 30 to Dec. 26.

In historic downtown Belmont, the inaugural Festival of Trees will dazzle from Stowe Park across Main Street, bringing merriment to the city’s streets starting Dec. 1.

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Michael Applegate

6500 South New Hope Road
Belmont, NC 28012

(704) 825-4490

Updated November 29, 2018

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