They also provide free hot chocolate and kettle corn for the first 1,000 visitors each night.
Christmas Town USA is some 20 minutes outside of Charlotte. About 600,000 people visit Christmas Town USA every December, with the official lighting of Christmas Town USA happens on the 1st of December each year.
Traditions and Activities in Christmas Town, USA
Yule Log Parade – is a Christmas tradition which began in 1950. Local children pull the log through the town, and they get to will feel the thrill of getting their hands on the rope until the log is finally positioned in Legacy Park.
Following the lighting of the Yule Log, the Christmas Town Festival begins with a fun night filled with music.
Christmas Town Festival – is an event after the annual Yule Log Parade and Ceremony which is held at Legacy Park (On Elm Street) in Downtown McAdenville.
Christmas Town 5-K – is a fun race that starts at 6:00 in the evening, with participants wearing Christmas costumes.
After the contest, the award ceremony is held at Pharr Yarns, complete with lots of entertainment.
How to get to MacAdenville
McAdenville is sandwiched between Interstate 85 and U.S. 29-74. A MAP can be found on the McAdenville website.
Yule Log and other activities have been promoted in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. William James Pharr, founders of the McAdenville Christmas Lights and the Yule Log Parade and Ceremony.