By Katie Moosbrugger

In case you missed our post last week, we announced that once again this year, in addition to our Event Calendar page, we will be highlighting special holiday events on Mondays from now until New Year’s Day!

Want to find some fun in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Burlington, and surrounding areas? Look no further for holiday activities, parades, light shows, crafts, storytimes, tours, theater shows, and more! Many Triad holiday activities below also offer the opportunity for you to see Santa, or have your photo taken, so be sure to click on the link to see when he might be visiting!

  • Sign up for our free newsletter HERE so you get these reminders each week.
  • Like our FB fan page here & click “like” and “see first” to stay in the know.
  • If you have events to add, email
  • To keep things as concise as possible, we listed just the event location and a link to the website which will include date, hours, and details.

Check back next week for even more exciting events! Coming up this week ….

Nov. 20-26, 2017

Especially for Kids

Big & Little: Thanksgiving Tea ~ Randleman Public Library
Christmas with the KringlesMillstone Creek Orchards, Ramseur
Kids Night Thanksgiving Handprint Pot HolderChick-fil-A, High Point
No School Skate DayWinston-Salem Skate Park
Wesley’s Wonderland ~ Photos with Santa to Support Transplant – Castle McCullough, Kernersville
Santa and the Grinch at the Bell Tower – Downtown Salisbury
Santa Comes to di’lishi Greensboro – 4016 Battleground Ave Ste D
Thanksgiving Fun at McGirt-Horton Branch Library – Greensboro
The Polar Express Train RideGreat Smokey Mt RR, Bryson City
The Polar Express Train Ride – NC Transportation Museum, Spencer

* Click here to see our directory of “Where to See Santa in the Triad!”

Music, Movies, Shows & Theater

A Christmas CarolHanesbrands Theatre, Winston-Salem
The Twin City Choristers Christmas Concert – Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem Symphony: A Carolina ChristmasR. J. Reynolds Auditorium

Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays

Denton Farmpark Country Christmas TrainDenton Farmpark, Denton
Downtown Graham Ice Skating Rink – Graham
Firefox Christmas Lights – Asheboro
Holidays at the Garden – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont
McLaurin Farms Country Christmas – Greensboro
Millstone Creek Christmas HayridesRamseur
Piedmont Winterfest Ice SkatingLeBauer Park, Greensboro
Smith Hollow Farm Christmas Trees, Hayrides, and More – Kernersville
Speedway ChristmasCharlotte Motor Speedway, Concord
Tanglewood Festival of LightsTanglewood Park, Clemmons
Zootastic’s Christmas Wonderland of Lights, Troutman

* Click here to see our directory of “Holiday Lights and Parades!”


Christmas Parade – Downtown Mt. Airy
Downtown Thomasville Christmas Parade
Midway Christmas Parade
Southern Rowan Christmas Parade, Landis to China Grove

* Click here to see our directory of “Holiday Lights and Parades!”

Shopping Events

Candlelight Tours: “Putzing” Through Salem – Old Salem
Christmas Tours at Körner’s Folly – Kernersville
Early Victorian Christmas Tours at Blanwood Mansion Greensboro
Holidays at Reynolda – Reynolda House Museum of Art, Winston-Salem
Self-Guided Holiday Tours – Old Salem

Other Holiday Experiences

Books & Thanksgiving – Bookmarks, Winston-Salem
Caroling Fridays – Reynolda House, Winston-Salem
Christmas in Clemmons – The Village Inn, Ramada Dr.
Gingerbread House Competition Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville
Holiday Tea at Mae’s Vintage Kitchen – Kernersville
Holiday Tea featuring The NutcrackerO.Henry Hotel, Greensboro
Post Thanksgiving Yoga (free!) – Smoking Patio, LJVM Coliseum
Thanksgiving 5 Before the Feast Hartley Drive Family YMCA, High Point
Thanksgiving Eve Lovefeast – Kernersville Moravian Church
Thanksgiving Lovefeast at Union Cross Moravian Church – High Point
Tweetsie Christmas – Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock
Turkey Strut 5K, Winston-Salem Fairgrounds & Annex

Check back next Monday to see what events will be happening next week!

Stay tuned and subscribe to our newsletter here so you don’t miss the updates!

Related Links:

2017 Triad Holiday Light Displays and Parades
Local Event Calendar
Where to See Santa in the Triad