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Celebrate A Special Coastal North Carolina Christmas

Join us for a down-home Christmas in Elizabeth City, North Carolina!  Spend an evening with Ebenezer Scrooge during the live perfomance of "A Christmas Carol" at Arts of the Albemarle.  Listen to the sweet sound of the Albemarle Youth Choir as Music Off Main presents, "Hansel & Gretel".  Dress your kids in their favorite pjs and enjoy Holiday Pajama Storytime at Page After Page Bookstore.  Get ready to rock into the new year with two great New Year's Eve celebrations under one roof!  We’re ready to share our holiday cheer, y’all come over for Christmas this year!

Explore Our Enchanting Events


The Merry Market

November 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

With over 20 vendors there is something for everyone. Join us for food, fun, & shopping - just in time for the holidays!

Holiday Celebration and Downtown Illumination

November 27, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

An old-fashioned, small-town celebration of the season.

Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Come shop and eat downtown and support local businesses! Holiday activities and sales and treats.



Frolic in Festive Fun

Merry Music

Merry Music

Sing along to your holiday favorites during Elizabeth City’s musical productions and the Annual Christmas Parade!
Seasonal Shopping

Seasonal Shopping

Our locally owned boutiques and galleries are the perfect place to find unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list.
Delightful Dining

Delightful Dining

Our artistic chefs are ready to create a masterpiece that will tantalize your taste buds, almost too pretty to eat.
Santa Sightings

Santa Sightings

There are fabulous opportunities to meet the jolly old elf and give him your Christmas wish list. Make sure you get on the good list.
Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

Give a gift from the heart. Elizabeth City has talented crafters offering workshops so you can add your special touch to your gift.
Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings

We’ve got parades, theater productions, stories with Mrs. Claus, musicals and friendly folks waiting to share holiday cheer.

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