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Hometown Happenings

Experience the joy of the holiday in Elizabeth City! Gather for our theater productions, beautiful neighborhood Christmas lights, holiday art bazaars, and great New Year's Eve celebrations to ring in the new year.  We can’t wait to celebrate the Christmas season; mark your calendar and let us show you Christmas in Elizabeth City!

This has been a year like no other! Please check out our Travel Advisory pages for updates on what Elizabeth City is doing to keep visitors and residents safe and healthy.

 

The events below have passed - we hope you had a fabulous time!

November 2, 10:00am-5:00pm: Museum of the Albemarle Gift Shop, “Holiday Open House”
Location: 501 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

November 2, 10:00am-4:00pm & November 3, 12:00-2:00pm: Cann Memorial Presbyterian Church, “Fair Trade Market and Craft Sale”
Location: 311 W. Main St., Elizabeth City

November 14, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Albemarle 4-H Arena, “Merry Market” Vendor Fair
Location: Sun Gro Dr., Elizabeth City

November 16, 9:00am-2:00pm: Mariners’ Wharf Park, “Downtown Waterfront Market” 
Location: 202 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

November 16, 10:00am-3:00pm: Berea Baptist Church craft and vendor show, Santa visit, and horse-drawn carriage, “ALL Wrapped UP!”
Location: 2033 N. Road St., Elizabeth City

November 23, 11:00am-3:30pm: Gymnastics, Dance and Wrestling Showcase at Rockstar NC East All-Stars ($)
Location: 407 Halstead Blvd, Elizabeth City

November 27 - December 1: Eclectic Jewelry's Small Business Weekend, everything 25% off (except clearance items)
Location: 513 E. Fearing St., Elizabeth City

November 28, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Downtown Elizabeth City, “Small Business Saturday” shopping, Santa, and fun!
Location: Downtown Elizabeth City

November 29, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: All Around Diva, “Christmas Shopping” at Albemarle Floral
Location: 505 E. Church St., Elizabeth City

November 30, 9:00am-2:00pm: Mariners’ Wharf Park, “Downtown Waterfront Market” 
Location: 202 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

December 4, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: Downtown Elizabeth City, “First Friday ArtWalk” shopping, crafts, and fun!
Location: Downtown Elizabeth City

December 4, 6:00 p.m.: Museum of the Albemarle, “Tree Lighting on the Green” 
Location: 501 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

December 4, 7:00 p.m.: Mariners' Wharf Park, “Lighted Boat Parade” 
Location: 200 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

December 5, 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.: Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Assoc., “Drive Thru Pancake Breakfast” with Santa.
Location: 514 Cardwell St., Elizabeth City

December 5, 9:00am-4:00pm: Museum of the Albemarle, “Christmas Open House: How the Grinch Stole Christmas” 
Location: 501 S. Water St., Elizabeth City

December 5, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Southern Hope Animal Rescue & Education, “Christmas in the Country” with Santa
Location: 146 White Horse Dr., Shawboro

December 6, 10:00am-5:00pm: Farm House at Chicken Corner celebrates Christmas with Santa and good food.
Location: 1937 N. Road St., Elizabeth City

December 8, 6:00 pm: Blue Ruby at Grice Fearing Bed & Breakfast Open House, refreshments and holiday spirits!
Location: 200 S. Road St., Elizabeth City

December 11 & 12, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: Carolina Carriage Rides, private carriage rides for family or friends! 
Location: 200 N. Poindexter St., Elizabeth City

December 12, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Culpepper Inn, “Harbor of Hospitality B&B Open House”, free 
Location: 609 W. Main St., Elizabeth City

December 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Party in the Box for Kids, “Polar Express Tent Party” for kids
Location: 201 N. Water St., Elizabeth City

December 18, 3:15, 6:15 pm: RCE Theater, Santa and Polar Express showings!
Location: 1417 W. Ehringhaus St., Elizabeth City

December 18 & 19, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: Carolina Carriage Rides, private carriage rides for family or friends! 
Location: 200 N. Poindexter St., Elizabeth City

December 19, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm: River City Flea Market, "Last Chance for Christmas!"
Location: 300 N. Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City

December 19 & 20, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm: Pet Supplies Plus, Holiday Pet Photos
Location: 3850 Conlon Way, Elizabeth City

November 26 - January 1, 5:00-10:00pm: Dances Bay Neighborhood Christmas Light Show
Location: Dances Bay Rd (turn off Nixonton Rd), Nixonton (south of Elizabeth City)

Novermber 30 - December 25: River City Community Sailing is offering 10% discount on 2021 summer camps. Email rivercitysailingec@gmail.com or call 252-340-3638 for more information.  
Location: Elizabeth City waterfront

December 1 - 23: Downtown Elizabeth City, "Downtown Christmas Window Decorating Contest." Vote for your favorite!
Location: Many storefronts in downtown are participating!

December 1 - 31: Arts of the Albemarle's Holiday Art Bazaar! Perfect locally made gifts for the holiday season.
Location: 516 E. Main St., Elizabeth City

December 1 - 31Hyden's Christmas sale! Perfect and varied stocking stuffers for only $20.
Location: 1725 City Center Blvd, Elizabeth City

December 11 - January 1, 6:00-8:00 pm: Bean Family Christmas Lights set to music
Location: 106 Aviator Dr., Maple, NC

December 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Party in the Box for Kids, “Grinch Tent Party” for kids
Location: 201 N. Water St., Elizabeth City



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