Charlotte is a wonderful place to be at any time of the year. At Christmas time the entire town really shines with a magical holiday warmth filled with tradition. There are many wonderful activities to choose from throughout the Charlotte area and just beyond. Making special family Christmas memories is the focus of all these unique activities.
Biltmore is a splendidly serene escape at any time of the year, but at Christmas time it takes on an aura and mystique that is uniquely Biltmore. Visiting the estate on a Christmas candlelight evening makes memories that last a lifetime. Children of all ages love the beautifully decorated Christmas trees and the wonderfully decorated majestic rooms of Biltmore. People especially enjoy strolling through the conservatory at Biltmore Estate and seeing the variety of Christmas flowers and plants. The conservatory is at its prettiest this time of year, decked out in holiday splendor. Every room of Biltmore Estate is professionally decorated to bring out all the magic of the treasures unique to Biltmore. Antique lovers are especially thrilled by the display of gorgeously decorated rooms here.
NarroWay Theater is popular all year long with shows that are on par with the best Broadway productions. These shows are all done by local people. At Christmas time, the NarroWay takes on a whole new magical feel with its stellar production of the Real Christmas Story. Everyone’s favorite scenes of Christmas are reenacted along with the special Christmas music that fond memories are made from. Visitors can enjoy a sumptuous dinner and be thoroughly entertained by this uniquely done Christmas production.
Other Activities in the Charlotte Area at Christmas Time
Some of the most wonderful family oriented activities include:
- Gingerbread Lane At Ballantyne Resort – Kids of all ages are thrilled by this fascinating collection of gingerbread houses on display.
- The Polar Express train ride – A ride on the Polar Express in Bryson City offered by Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offers a fantastic Christmas adventure for all ages.
- The Nutcracker – One of the most traditional Christmas activities is the Nutcracker ballet as performed by the North Carolina Dance Theater.
Families enjoy being together and creating memories at Christmas time. Some of the best ways to do this are through the many activities unique to Uptown Charlotte and the surrounding areas.