There’s no doubt about it — Christmas in North Carolina is a magical time of year. From towns and cities embracing the holiday spirit with festivals and light shows to the natural beauty that pervades the state, we can’t help but fall in love with the Tar Heel State all over again this time of year. If you’re looking for a truly memorable event this season, head to the Greensboro Science Center for their annual Winter Wonderlights in Greensboro. No matter your age, you’ll agree that it’s one of the jolliest Christmas light displays in NC!

Winter Wonderlights will take place between Nov. 22 and Dec. 31, 2023. 

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If you’re looking for Christmas light displays in NC this year, we think Winter Wonderlights will be just the ticket. Do you plan to attend Winter Wonderlights in Greensboro this year? If so, let us know in the comments below — we would love to hear from you! For more information, including times, tickets, and additional details, be sure to check out the official website for the Greensboro Science Center.

For another can’t-miss holiday lights experience in the Tar Heel State, check out the largest drive-thru lights show in North Carolina this year!

And don’t forget to take a look at our ultimate gift-giving guide this season. We think you’ll agree that there’s something for everyone on your list!

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What are some of the best Christmas towns in North Carolina?

North Carolina is a positively enchanting place to visit during the holiday season. Below you'll find a list of the most charming Christmas towns in North Carolina to visit:

  • Asheville
  • Belmont
  • Forest City
  • Halifax
  • Hendersonville
  • Kernersville
  • McAdensville

 

Curious to learn more about each of the above destinations? Be sure to head on over to our full article detailing all the best Christmas towns in North Carolina. We hope you enjoy your seasonal travels!

What are some good winter hiking trails in NC?

If you're wanting to lace up those hiking boots and get outside this season, check out our list of the best winter hikes in North Carolina:

  • Max Patch
  • Linville Gorge
  • Dry Falls
  • DuPont State Forest
  • Mount Mitchell
  • Linville Falls
  • Roan Mountain
  • Bearwallow Mountain
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Pilot Mountain

 

For more information, be sure to read our full article outlining the best winter-friendly trails in North Carolina.

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