Merry Christmas! We are happy to be bringing you our usual updated list of Christmas light displays and shows. This year we are also bringing you Christmas events in the Mooresville and Lake Norman area!
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Mooresville Christmas Lights:
191 Scanlon Dr., Mooresville, NC 28115 ?? This is located in Curtis Pond neighborhood and is our FEATURED IMAGE. The Broy family suffered a terrible fire that burned many of their display pieces. We have never seen so many decorations in one yard – EVER! For displays without the musical show – this one is the clear winner! We would actually encourage you to drive all through Curtis Pond. There are many festive homes in this neighborhood. There’s one at 161 Madelia with great a timed musical lights display too, it even has a radio station! Be sure to check out 111 Millen Dr. and 112 Millen Dr., great displays there too and one has a movie screen!
920 Hampton Pl., Mooresville, NC. There are tons of absolutely MAGICAL
looking balls hanging in trees right near it that just made our jaws drop!) This is a MUST SEE!!
Corner of Perth and Normandy Road, Mooresville, NC 28117
181 Knoxview, Mooresville, NC 28117 (gorgeous white light display)
117 Castaway, Mooresville,NC 28117 (very busy and fun yard)
104 Normandy Rd., Mooresville, NC 28117 (WOW! – literally 100’s of blow ups and other
decorations in this yard)
Located in downtown Mooresville, NC the James Family Christmas lights show is a computer controlled show with music and lights. This is an annual show with over 75,000 lights. The sound is transmitted over a radio station which you can tune into at the show. This is a great show loved by the locals and is definitely worth seeing.
This video is by Adam Coleman who used to have this wonderful display. I left it here because it’s just so darn good! His family moved this year and is unable to get the light display up for 2019. He promises to have it up for 2020 though. 2013 Christmas Vacation Theme from Adam Coleman on Vimeo.
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Huntersville Christmas Lights:
Zimnowski Light Show – 15419 Hugh McAuley Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078 . This one is is one of our favorites and is sure to please! They are on Facebook under “Zimnowski Light Show”.
13513 Melrose Meadow Ln., Huntersville, NC 28078
Denver & Lincolnton Christmas Lights:
Crouse House, 512 Fran Ave. , Lincolnton, NC (big animated show) 5:30 to 10:30
nightly 60,000 + lights, animated, 11 different songs. Animated working steam engine, free hot
chocolate nights on Saturdays (weather permitting). Tune radio to 89.3 FM and enjoy!
Isenhour Lights (big animated show)
411 E. Dixon St., Lincolnton, NC 28092
Christmas Display – 480 Abby Park Ln., Lincolnton, NC
Bargar Family Lights – 7829 East Berkley Rd., Denver, NC 28037
Fay Family Lights – 7662 Natalie Commons Dr., Denver, NC 28037
The Lights of Raz – 315 Ramano Dr., Iron Station, NC 28080 – Over 200 inflatables, walking path (so you won’t trip on wires), music, fire pits and more!
Statesville Christmas Lights:
145 Dublin Ct., Statesville, NC – lots of lights and yard ornaments
Troutman Christmas Lights:
Zootastic Park of Lake Norman, 448 Pilch Rd., Troutman, NC
Big light display, S’more’s pit, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Tiger and Giraffe feeding, Carousel
Rides, Pictures with Santa and one of our animal babies, and SO MUCH MORE!! They will also be offering wagon rides through the lights at no additional cost on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. Admission $7.00 per person (includes driving through the lights and walking through the zoo).
Zootastic Park of Lake Norman always has a great display, is easy to get to and a great show! 448 Pilch Rd., Troutman, NC 28166
2.5 million Christmas lights, dancing light show, picture opportunity with Santa (and a tiger cub if you choose), petting zoo, pony rides, tiger feedings, s’mores and great memories! It takes about an hour to drive through the lights on busy nights. $6.00 per person
I’d also like to add that there are several HUGE displays at parks, etc. The only one in the Lake Norman area is Zootastic; but, if you are up for the drive, I highly recommend going to Winston-Salem and seeing the lights at Tanglewood Park. McAdenville is another one that many people like to take a drive out to go see. That’s an entire town lit up and it’s FREE! There’s also the Charlotte Speedway but that is a bit pricier. This blog focuses mainly on smaller, private displays in the Lake Norman area but I didn’t want to leave out those large displays that are so popular.
Mooresville Christmas Events:
Friday, December 6th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Downtown Mooresville for a “Mistletoe Sip & Shop”. Featuring:
~ a life size snow globe for you to enter & have your picture taken!
~ an award winning Barbershop Quartet
~ Shop Small while visiting unique & locally owned businesses offering open houses, specials, sips, appetizers, gifts, treats & more!
A Classic Christmas in Mooresville will be held on Friday, December 13th from 6:00 until 8:00. A Classic Christmas in Mooresville will bring you Santa Visits, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, a Life Size Snow Globe, Victorian Carolers, Ice Skating, Petting Zoo, Unique Shopping & Dining, Hot Cocoa, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, S’mores, Crafts & more!
Wagons load & unload at the Mooresville Christian Mission (266 N. Broad St.), a donation of non-perishable food items or cash is suggested.
Santa will be in JF Moore Park at the corner of Main St & Center Ave., along with traditionally lighted Christmas Trees.
Ice Skating*, Petting Zoo, S’mores, Hot Chocolate & a Craft will be found off of Center Avenue near 132 E. Center Ave.
Life Size Snow Globe will be on Moore Ave. near Main St.
Popcorn, Cotton Candy, 3D glasses & many other treats will be found along Main & Broad St., Center & Moore Ave.
Fees: Ice Skating: $5 per person (4 & under free), S’mores Kit: $1 per kit, Hot Chocolate $2
2019 Christmas Lighted Boat Parade north of the 150 Bridge to benefit Children’s Hope Alliance-Barium Springs Troutman
December 7, 2019
Apps & Taps
5:30 Boats Leave Apps & Taps and parade past Stumpy Creek Boat Ramp
6:30 Boats Arrive back to Apps & Taps
6:30-9:00 Music by The Mojo Band and Chinese Raffle
For Information on Registering Your Boat for the Parade
email: northernlightsofLKN@gmail.com OR
Karen Shea 330-421-1309
Nancy Skupski 540-287-337
To Make Donations to Barium Springs visit:
Davidson Christmas Events:
Christmas in Davidson is December 5th, 6th & 7th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
An annual tradition since 1988, Christmas in Davidson kicks off the holiday season by offering a wide variety of entertainment, shopping, food, crafts, etc… for the young and young-at-heart. Come take a carriage ride, visit the live nativity, and see Santa Claus. There is something fun and entertaining for everyone! Christmas in Davidson offers you and your loved ones the opportunity to make holiday memories!
See www.ChristmasInDavidson.com for more info.
Davidson & Cornelius are having their 37th Annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade on December 7th at 1:00 p.m.
- Where: The parade starts in Davidson at the intersection of Griffith Street and Highway 115 and ends in Cornelius at the intersection of Highway 115 and Catawba Avenue
- You’ll see high school bands, horses, tractors, school groups, civic organizations, and more!
Cornelius Christmas Events:
Huntersville Christmas Events:
The Town of Huntersville’s tree lighting service will be on Friday, December 6th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the town center. There are lots of FREE activities including:
- Pictures with Santa
- Obstacle courses
- Live music and entertainment
- Ice sculptures
- Local downtown restaurants or snacks. Funnel cakes, popcorn, cotton candy, & drinks will be for purchase.
On Saturday, December 7th from 2:00 to 8:00 at the town center there will be a family event featuring lots of free activities (and some that will have a cost). Those activities include (there may be more):
- Obstacle courses
- Artisan ice sculptures
- Holiday performances
- Carolers of Christmas Past
- Airbrush tattoos
- Balloon twisters
- Live Nativity at Huntersville Presbyterian Church (5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.)
- Inflatable snow globe pictures
- Roaming holiday characters
- Pictures with Santa
- Letters to Santa
- Stories with Mrs. Claus
- Horse drawn carriage rides
Troutman Christmas Events:
The Town of Troutman is having its Christmas Tree Lighting celebration on December 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come join friends and neighbors as we light the Town Christmas Tree together while enjoying holiday carols sung by a large group of local school children. Delicious cookies and treats will be provided by the Troutman Grange. Santa will be making an appearance for children to share their wish lists! This is a FREE family event.
Saturday, December 7th at 11:00 am
The Fourth Annual Troutman Christmas Parade will march down Eastway Drive Saturday. The parade begins at the Career Academy and Technical School building on Old Murdock Road and will travel to Eastway Drive, ending at Troutman Baptist Church. The parade starts at 11 a.m.
The parade will feature floats, classic cars, dancers and, in the finale, Santa Claus will be riding on a Troutman Fire-Rescue truck. The West Iredell High School band is scheduled to participate.
The CATS fire academy students will serve as the color guard for the parade.
It has been requested that, if you can, please bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots. They are in particular need of toys for children 12 and up.
Statesville Christmas Events:
Tuesday, December 10th at 3:00 p.m.
The parade line-up will start at 1:30 p.m. at Center and Bell streets. They expect the parade to last about an hour.
Statesville Shop & Stroll
Friday, December 6th from 5:30 until 9:00 p.m.
For specific details visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/797034037395717/
During this event, you can enjoy: a visit Santa central at City Hall, Horse Drawn Carriage rides, Live Nativity, S’mores Station, Train Rides at the Civic Center, Victorian Carolers and Music, Downtown Shopping & Dining, Open House at the Historic Sharpe House, play Key to Escape and more!
Theatre Statesville Presents A Christmas Carol
Show Dates: December 5, 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15
Show Tour Start Times: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30 pm . **You select just one start time.
All shows begin at the Statesville City Hall at 227 S Center Street, Statesville, NC.
Please be at this location 15 minutes before your showtime to confirm your ticket.
This show will be presented as a guided walking tour of scenes from the famous story staged at different downtown locations,
both indoors and out.
Please dress for the weather. General Admission: $15