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Huntersville Parks & Recreation hosts “A Huntersville Christmas,” presented by Priority Honda, on Saturday, December 8th from 4 to 8 p.m.  Click here for Event Map and Program.

Downtown Huntersville will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland, complete with a SNOW slide, a visit from Santa and his elves, and holiday stories with Mrs. Claus. Local restaurants will be open and we’ll have a number of great food vendors and concessions on site as well. Craft vendors will also be at the Growers’ Market for Holiday shopping!

Join us for Huntersville’s holiday tradition – A Huntersville Christmas.  We have FREE activities planned for all ages: pony rides, climbing wall, bonfire, DJ, carousel, Coca-Cola Discovery Vehicle, Jitter Bug Swing ride, ferris wheel, giant rapid slide, moonwalk, clown bounce, Kiddie Chair swing, Hayride. Crafts will be organized by Discovery Place Kids and Lake Norman Citizen in the Town Center. Children can meet Santa at the Fire Station, have their faces painted and write a letter to Santa with help from The Herald Weekly.

Special features this year include:
  • Carolers of Christmas Past performing throughout the event and on the main stage.
  • Mrs. Claus reading popular Holiday stories at the Arts and Cultural Center.
  • Magic shows will be performed from 6-7:30pm at the Huntersville Town Hall.
  • Bill Turner, author of The Christmas that Almost Wasn’t, will once again be at the Fire Department, hosting a book signing.
  • The youth group at Huntersville Presbyterian Church will once again perform a Live Nativity Scene on their front lawn. Show times are 5:30, 6:15, and 7:00 p.m.
The Entertainment stage by the Arts and Cultural Center has some performers planned: Huntersville Elementary School Chorus, Torrence Creek Show Biz Kids, Terpsicore’s Dance Center, Independence Hill Baptist Church, Blythe Elementary School Chorus, Lucky Stars Older Adult Line Dancing, Carolers of Christmas Past and Elia.

We’re also collecting donations for three (3) great causes for you to share the holiday spirit with others in need this time of year.
  • We have once again partnered with Angels & Sparrows Soup Kitchen in Huntersville. We are asking that families bring a small donation of canned goods to donate to the Soup Kitchen. Please no outdated items. There will be decorated boxes at locations throughout the event to collect your donations.
  • We are also once again collecting NEW toys for all ages! Each year Huntersville Police Department does a toy drive for the underprivileged in our community. If you would like to donate toys, please bring them to the event. Toy’s for all ages are needed and will be collected at the Arts and Cultural Center where Story Time with Mrs. Claus is located.
  • A new charity we are supporting this year is Kobe Cares Pet Food & Supply Drive. All donations will benefit North Meck Animal Rescue and the Cornelius Animal Shelter. Please help us spread the holiday spirit to others in need this time of year.
Parking is available at Huntersville Elementary School, Huntersville Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church of Huntersville, Huntersville Associate Reformed Presbyterian, and the parking deck at the Town Center accessed off the Gilead Road entrance. Motorists through the downtown area should be on the lookout for detours, as traffic will be blocked on 115 from Mt. Holly Huntersville Rd to Gilead, and on Huntersville-Concord Rd from 115 to Main Street beginning at 2pm. Those not attending A Huntersville Christmas are encouraged to avoid the downtown area during the time of the event.

There is something for everyone at “A Huntersville Christmas” so bring your families, friends and neighbors! The night will be Magical with Holiday Cheer!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Priority Honda, CMC-Huntersville, Lake Norman Citizen, Discovery Place Kids, The Herald Weekly, Carolina Home Remodeling, Ballas Chiropractic, LKN Parents, Earth Fare, Brain Balance, Huntersville Eye Care Center, Marc Allen Orthodontics, Presbyterian Huntersville, & Ramah Christian Classical School.

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