While you may still have a refrigerator full of leftovers, Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season has officially begun! Lucky for us, North Carolina’s Crystal Coast is a great place to kick off the festivities! Events like Christmas parades, art walks, train shows and tree lightings abound in Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Beaufort, Newport, Havelock the the surrounding areas and we’ve listed a few of them below!
Gena Gilbert Real Estate is happy to share a few of the many ways to celebrate the holidays in Coastal Carolina below:
13th Annual Emerald Isle Christmas Parade
November 26, 2016; 3 PM
Highway 58, Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle NC
This holiday parade will begin on Highway 58 in Emerald Isle, with Santa Claus appearing on a float the end of the parade! You can also join in the fun after the parade for the Christmas tree lighting at Merchant’s Park! There will be refreshments, caroling, Santa visits and more.
Morehead City Christmas Art Walk
December 2, 2016; 4 PM to 7 PM
Downtown Morehead City
Morehead City NC
If you’re an art lover, you won’t want to miss this Christmas walk featuring downtown Morehead City art galleries, as well as other participating restaurants and businesses.
22nd Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show
December 2-4, 2016
Old 1907 Train Depot, 2015 Pollock Street
It is the 22nd year for this holiday train show offering a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains of all varieties and sizes. No matter what age you are, you will find something to love from simple train circles around a Christmas tree to giant, detailed systems.
Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2, 2016; 6 PM
Katherine Davis Park, 6th and Arendell Streets
Morehead City NC
Start your holiday season with this Christmas tree lighting downtown Morehead City at Katherine Davis Park. You can find Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday music and activities for the kids!
As always, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about the current real estate market, buying or selling a home in Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Havelock, Newport and the surrounding areas.
We look forward to hearing from you!