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Upcoming Events

Events Dec. 25 – Jan. 1

The Downtown Holiday Spectacular runs in Mooresville until Dec. 31.  New Years on Main is a prime spot to ring in the New Year in Mooresville as well.  Discovery Place Kids is holding New Years at Noon, a kid-friendly twist on the traditional New Year festivities. Rural Hill is hosting First Footin’, a celebration of the Scottish New Year on New Years Day. Best wishes for a healthy and happy 2020!

Thursday, Dec. 26

Downtown Holiday Light Spectacular

An orchestrated light show that includes more than 150,000 lights set to festive music! Town Hall, Mooresville.  Runs through Dec. 31.

Zootastic Christmas Wonderland of Lights

Drive through reindeer forest, the Christmas Wonderland of Lights, watch the light show dance to music, and walk around part of the zoo! Zootastic Park, Troutman. Runs through Dec. 31.

Alder Trail Hike

Join a Ranger and enjoy a short hike at Lake Norman State Park. Hike the .8 mile Alder Trail which follows the shorelines of Norwood and Hicks Creek. Lake Norman State Park, Troutman.  11:30am – 12:30pm.


Tuesday Dec. 31

New Years on Main

Say goodbye to 2019! Join the Charles Mack Citizens Center for a “New Year’s Eve Dueling Pianos Party with the Carolina Keys! Charles Mack Center, Mooresville. 8pm.

New Years at Noon

Join us for our special New Year’s at Noon celebration! Ring in the New Year at noon with a balloon drop and other festive activities. Discovery Place Kids, Huntersville.  10am-2pm.

New Years Eve Balloon Drop

Celebrate and ring in the new year with your toddlers!! We will have a balloon drop at 12pm! The Davidson Playhouse. 10am-1pm.

Countdown to Noon

Join us for a New Year’s Eve celebration appropriate for everyone’s bedtime as we count down to noon! Cornelius Public Library. 11am-12pm.


Wednesday Jan. 1

First Footin’ at Rural Hill

Come out to Rural Hill and start 2019 off right with First Footin’, our annual walk and celebration of Hogmanay, or the Scottish New Year. Starts at 11am.

Tightwad 5K

If you’re a runner on a budget, we have a deal for you! On New Year’s Day, you can run a 5K for free! 119 S. Main St., Davidson.