Youle Love Mount Holly

Yule Love Mount Holly

Holiday cheer is abundant in Mount Holly, North Carolina. The entire town beckons visitors with open arms, offering a perfect blend of timeless tradition and festive cheer during the holiday season. This charming destination, steeped in history and brimming with warmth, invites travelers to experience the magic of the holidays in a unique and unforgettable way.

Situated along the picturesque banks of the Catawba River with convenient proximity to Uptown Charlotte, the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, and a multitude of award-winning regional attractions, Mount Holly is the quintessential holiday escape, promising cherished memories, and delightful moments for all who venture to its welcoming streets.

Upcoming Holiday Events

With something for everyone, add our special holiday events to your calendar:

Merry Market in the Grand Hall    

Shop until you drop at the Merry Market on November 3rd and 4th. Enjoy the largest artisan event in the area for an exclusive opportunity to get your holiday shopping done.

Small Business Saturday  

Support local entrepreneurs on Small Business on Saturday, November 25th. Our community’s local businesses provide a vibrant array of gifts, clothing, food, and services for an authentic experience that lingers.

Miracle on Main Street  

A Mount Holly tradition, Miracle on Main Street is a magical chance to enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors, and more. The December 1st festivities are sure to put you in the holiday spirit!

Enchantment in the Garden  

Hosted by the Mount Holly Community Garden, this free-family event continues to gain popularity year after year. In the garden, 52 beds are adorned uniquely by members lit by numerous luminaries. Local businesses and artists join, adding to the festive decor. Enjoy music, food trucks, and a visit with Santa for a magical evening. Bring your camera for holiday-ready photo opportunities!

Downtown Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides    

Reserve your own private horse-drawn carriage for a ride under the lights along historic Main Street in Mount Holly. Witness the beauty of the downtown historic district with a Christmas carriage ride. Reserve your carriage for December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, or 13.

Visits with Santa at the Grand Hall  

Visiting Santa in the Grand Hall is an enchanting experience, as the space is adorned with holiday splendor and twinkling lights. On December 9th and 13th, children and adults alike can bask in the festive atmosphere while sharing their wishes and capturing cherished moments with Santa Claus.

Christmas Tree Lot at the Mount Holly Farmers Market  

Mount Holly Farmer’s Market is the largest all-volunteer market in North Carolina. You will find a community engaged in the market and a market involved in the community! Shop the Christmas tree lot during the holiday season to find the perfect tree for your home.

The Annual Mount Holly Christmas Parade “A Festival of Lights”    

Come and be a part of Mount Holly’s annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 16th, at 6:00 pm. Experience the festive cheer as vibrant floats and creative displays adorned with lights parade down Central Avenue and Main Street in the heart of historic downtown Mount Holly, following this year’s theme—A Festival of Lights. It’s a joyful celebration for spectators of all ages to revel in!

Plan Your Holiday Visit Today!

Mount Holly is ready to welcome you and your loved ones this holiday season. Experience Mount Holly’s unique small-town charm, explore the beautiful natural scenery along the Catawba River, discover one-of-a-kind local businesses, and enjoy a busy calendar of events year-round. And thanks to Mount Holly’s proximity to Charlotte, you’ll also have easy access to all the attractions, concerts, special events, and business conferences one of the country’s fastest-growing cities offers. We promise “yule” love Mount Holly.