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Christmas in North CarolinaChristmas is jolly in Raleigh, nostalgic in Charlotte, and very winning in Winston-Salem — but that only tells half the story.

Watch as North Carolina gears up for another spectacular year of Christmas celebrations throughout the holiday season.

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DID YOU KNOW? North Carolina Christmas fun facts

Christmas at Charlotte Speedway
Welcome to Christmas at the Speedway.

• It's one of America’s largest holiday light shows. Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway features more than 3 million lights in 800 displays with a drive along the famous NASCAR motor racing track. The thrills continue at the infield Christmas Village with live actors and animals at Bethlehem Village, a petting zoo, a visit to Santa’s Workshop, and more.

• America's largest home, the 250-room Biltmore mansion in Asheville is big on the holidays with more than 55 decorated Christmas trees, 25,000 ornaments, and thousands of lights that welcome visitors to their annual open house.

• The North Carolina Fraser fir Christmas tree is by far the planet's most in-demand and shipped to every state in the U.S. - as well as Mexico, Canada, and worldwide. North Carolina harvests 5 million of the popular trees annually, making it one of the top five Christmas tree producing states in the USA.

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Merry Christmas from North Carolina

Christmas at Raleigh's Theater in the Park - Check out an annual tradition with contact details, ticket info, and complete holiday schedule.

Scandinavian Christmas Fair - Enjoy traditional foods, folk dances, music and singing plus the Lucia Procession, a visit by Santa, and more family fun at this annual celebration in Raleigh.

Durham Holiday Fun Fest - Have fun at the Christmas parade, along with visits with Santa at Durham Central Park, food and feasting, and a holiday petting zoo.

Tanglewood Festival of Lights - Check Winston-Salem's big holiday blowout including dates and schedules for horse drawn carriage rides, meetings with Santa and, of course, the big light and holiday music display!

Greenboro Holiday Parade - The downtown area's holiday extravaganza includes giant parade balloons, floats and marching bands.

Dickens FestivalBiltmore Village Dickens Festival - There's three days of concerts, horsedrawn carriage rides, and strolling vocalists in costumes of the period during the first weekend of December.

Christmas by the Sea - Come to Southport's coastal Christmas celebration featuring a lighted boat parade, historic home tours, music concerts and family-friendly fun over three weekends in December.

Welcome to Christmas Town USA - Check out a dazzling light display put on each year by a McAdenville homeowner, with photo gallery and December schedule.

North Carolina Christmas Tree Farms - Listings for precut and pick-your-own Christmas tree farms in Laurel Springs, Boone, Lincolnton, Trinity and West Jefferson.

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