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Calendar of Events

In Elizabeth City, we know how to celebrate and have fun! There’s an event for every season, monthly art, live music, ghost walks, regattas … yes, even the potato. Check the event calendar for events, festivals and special happenings during your visit.

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Dances Bay Christmas Light Show

November 24, 2022-January 1, 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come check out the Christmas Lights at Dances Bay!

Elizabeth City’s Hot Cocoa Crawl

November 25, 2022-January 15, 2023
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Join us from November 25 to January 15 for Elizabeth City’s 2nd Annual Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Downtown Christmas Window Decorating Contest

November 25, 2022-December 25, 2022
12:00 PM

Wander downtown and view the beautifully decorated holiday windows.

Visit with Santa at Seven Sounds

December 2, 2022-December 23, 2022
4:00 PM

Come visit Santa at Seven Sounds. 

Live Music: Jeremy Jackson

December 2, 2022-December 9, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come to Ghost Harbor for beer and music.

Open Mic Revival (Hosted by Molly Miller)

December 8, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for our monthly Open Mic Night!

Holiday Open House at Page After Page

December 9, 2022
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come celebrate with us while you shop for the holiday season!

Wagon Rides, Hot Cocoa, Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 9, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Mills Downtown Bistro hosts wagon rides with a possible Santa and Mrs. Claus siting.

Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In

December 9, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Fridays at Philemon House B&B for Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!

A Christmas Carol

December 9, 2022-December 11, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Children's theater performance adaptation of the classic A Christmas Carol!

Indoor Downtown Waterfront Holiday Market

December 10, 2022
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Come shop handmade, homemade creations from local vendors and see Santa!

MACU’s 1st Annual Christmas Vendor Fair

December 10, 2022-December 11, 2022
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Come shop handmade, homemade creations from local vendors and see Santa!

Chocolate Lovers Farmhouse Breakfast

December 10, 2022
10:00 AM

Join the Philemon House B&B for Chocolate Lovers Farmhouse Breakfast as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Hot CoCOA Crawl

December 10, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Please join College of The Albemarle for the Elizabeth City Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Second Saturday Science

December 10, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Port Discover has a special STEM guest or activity every second Saturday of the month.

Winter Wonderland at the YMCA

December 10, 2022
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come join us for some family fun this Winter!

“Holiday Traditions” by U.S. Air Force Concert Band

December 10, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

“Holiday Traditions” by the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at the COA Performing Arts Center

Star of Wonder Albemarle Chorale Concert

December 11, 2022
4:00 PM

The Albemarle Chorale will present a Christmas concert!

Pictures with Santa at Muddy Waters

December 12, 2022
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pictures with Santa!

"A Blue & Green Christmas" Concert

December 15, 2022
7:00 PM

Join us for our 2nd Annual "A Blue & Green Christmas" Concert!

Pictures with Santa

December 16, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Pictures with Santa!

Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In

December 16, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Fridays at Philemon House B&B for Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Live Music: ClusterGoat

December 16, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come to Ghost Harbor for beer and music.

Pictures with Santa

December 17, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pictures with Santa!

Chocolate Tea

December 17, 2022
1:00 PM

Join the Philemon House B&B for Chocolate Teatime as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Wagon Rides, Hot Cocoa, Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 17, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Mills Downtown Bistro hosts wagon rides with a possible Santa and Mrs. Claus siting.

Ugly Sweater Night

December 17, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Wear your Ugly Holiday Sweater and celebrate with live music from Remedy!

Live Music: Runnin' Shine

December 23, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come to Ghost Harbor for beer and music.

Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Tournament (21+)

December 29, 2022
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Okey dokey, let's-a go! It's-a Mario time!

Live Music: Amy Kaus

December 30, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come out to Ghost Harbor for beer and live music!

Eric Dunlow New Year's Eve Party

December 31, 2022-January 1, 2023
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

THE BIGGEST NEW YEARS EVE PARTY AROUND!

Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In

January 6, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Fridays at Philemon House B&B for Chocoholic Dessert Drop-In as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Live Music: Gina & Jacob

January 6, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Chocolate Tea

January 7, 2023
1:00 PM

Join the Philemon House B&B for Chocolate Teatime as part of our 2022 Hot Cocoa Crawl!




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