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There’s plenty about 2020 that has been drastically different from other years, but one thing you can still count on is seeing lots of Christmas lights across the Charlotte area this holiday season. Some of our favorite displays have had to make a few adjustments due to the pandemic, so click on the links to find the latest schedule and admission information:

Christmas Town USA
McAdenville, NC
December 1 – December 26
Every night: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Holidays at the Garden
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont
November 28 – January 3
Wednesday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Kannapolis Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express
Village Park, 700 West C Street, Kannapolis
November 20 – December 30 (Closed 11/26, 12/24 and 12/25)
Sunday – Thursday,  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday – Saturday, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Light the Knights at Charlotte Christmas Village
Truist Field, 324 S Mint Street, Charlotte
December 10 – December 31 (select dates)
Start time varies by day, end time is 10:00 PM

Lights at Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte
November 12 – February 28
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

N.C. Transportation Museum In Lights: A Drive Thru Experience
1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM on:
November 20 – 22
November 27 – 29
December 4 – 6
December 10 – 13
December 15 – 23
December 26 – 30

Speedway Christmas
Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord
November 21 – January 17 (Closed 12/25)
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Zootastic Park Christmas Wonderland of Lights
385 Ostwalt Amity Road, Troutman
November 25 – January 1
Sunday – Thursday, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday – Saturday, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

In addition to the professionally produced holiday lights listed above, Charlotte on the Cheap has a map and guide to neighborhood displays. Check it out here.

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