The Triad is a wonderful place to be when the harvest gives way to the holidays. There are tons of festivals and traditions, offering just about any and everything you can imagine from large-scale light displays to beautiful classical ballet productions. Here is a list of the some of the events the Triad has to offer this holiday season!


November 28: Santa & Smores

Summerfield Farms, 4:00pm-7:00pm


November 29: Sawtooth’s Deck the Halls Preview Party

Sawtooth School for Visual Arts, Winston Salem


November 30: Lewisville Christmas Tree Lighting

Shallowford Square in Lewisville


November 30, December 1-2, December 7-9, December 14-24: McLaurin Farms Christmas Lights in Greensboro


November 30-December 23: A Christmas Carol

Triad Stage at Hanesbrands Theatre


November 30-December 25: Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Mast Store

Winston Salem


November 30, December 1-2, December 7-9, December 13-22: Polar Express Train Ride

NC Transportation Museum in Spencer


November 30- December 31: Speedway Christmas

Charlotte Motor Speedway


December 1: Annual Mistletoe Run

Starting at 7:30am in Winston-Salem


December 2: Toys for Tots Santa Pictures

Granary at Winmock, 9:30am-3:00pm


December 7: Milk & Cookies with Santa

baby+co Winston-Salem, 5:30pm-7:30pm


December 7&8: Alpha & Omega Country Christmas

Hamptonville, NC; 5:00pm-9:00pm


December 8: Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Bazaar

Kernersville, NC at 9:00am


December 10: Dear Santa-Enjoy Breakfast for dinner with Santa

Providence Restaurant and Catering between 5:30pm-7:30pm


December 16: Holidays in the Village Craft & Vendor Fair

6205 Ramada Drive Clemmons, NC, 1:00pm-6:00pm


All through December: Christmas at Biltmore in Asheville


All through December: Tweetsie Christmas in Blowing Rock


All through December: Christmas in Old Salem, Winston-Salem


All through December: Tanglewood Festival of Lights in Clemmons


Various Dates in December: The Nutcracker at the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem