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Red Suit Railroad will be Chugging into Banner Elk for Holiday Light Train Rides

December 3, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Small Town Christmas

 Choose and cut Christmas Trees Banner Elk NC
185 Azalea Circle SE
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Always the first weekend in December

Dec. 2-4, 2022

Create lasting memories during a special weekend filled with traditional holiday activities. A Small Town Christmas in Banner Elk begins Friday evening with the lighting of the town tree and a holiday variety show  performed by Ensemble Stage at the Historic Banner Elk School.

Saturday’s events begin early in the morning and stretch well into the evening. Festivities include: a 5K run, Breakfast with Santa, storytelling, ornament making, cookie decorating, and an evening Christmas parade followed by train rides through luminaries in the park, visits with Santa and a synchronized light show. Shopping is available, too, and all activities are within easy walking distance in this one-stoplight resort town in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Sunday is reserved for visiting one of the many choose & cut tree farms in the surrounding countryside. Lodging packages, which include a choose & cut Christmas tree, are available.

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December 3, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Banner Elk Chamber
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Tate Evans Park
210 Park Ave
Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604
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