What do you get when you combine an Olde Town filled with charming shops, festive music, smiling faces, crafts galore, yummy food, holiday decor, local wines, Santa, over 450 holiday merchants with gifts for all ages and enough fun to last all year? You get the 51st annual Southern Christmas Show! All under one roof, and waiting to welcome you. 

Dates & Hours

Sundays, Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
All other days: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Preview Night - Wednesday, November 7, 2018: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Show Location

The Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28205


You can find directions by clicking here.


General Parking: $8.00 at the gate. Cash only.
Valet Parking:  $18. Cash only.

The parking lots at The Park Expo open at 8:00 a.m. each day for attendees.

The parking lots at The Park Expo and Conference Center can fill up quickly. Our lots open at 8am, and arriving early will help you get a space. We also recommend using the lot at the Bojangles Coliseum, adjacent to The Park Expo and Conference Center. 



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Preview Night:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Adults (Advance) $19
Adults (At the door) $24
* Ticket proceeds benefiting Toys for Tots.

General Admission
Adults (At the door) $12 
Adults (Advance Online) $10
Adults (With VIC card at participating Harris Teeter Locations) $9.50
Children ages 6 - 12 (At the door & Advance Online) $3
Children ages 5 & under  FREE with a paying adult

Discount tickets available for $9.50 with VIC Card at Harris Teeter stores beginning October 20. A listing of store locations can be found at this link: Harris Teeter Store Locations.

Group Tickets
$9.50 per each per person for groups of 20 people or more (Advance Only).
Do you have a group that is interested in coming to the show? It's easy to sign up and received a group discounted price. Click here to sign your group up to attend the show!

I'm unable to find my tickets!
You may have your ticket confirmation email resent to you by visiting the following link: https://www.microspec.com/tix123/Resend.cfm

Interested in Corporate Tickets?
Click here to contact a representative about the Corporate Ticket Program.

Standard size push wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis at the entrance coat check. Rental is $1. You will also be asked to provide a driver’s license, which we will hold until the wheelchair is returned. Wheelchairs may not be reserved. Oversized and motorized wheelchairs are not available.

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SatisfactionGuarantee We're so sure you'll enjoy the show, we'll refund your admission if you don't! See the show office for details.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown
201 South McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
Click here to book your room!
Rate:  $119/night
Reservation code:  SouthernChristmasShow

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Holiday Inn Charlotte - Center City
230 North College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Click here to book your room! The last day to book at the group rate is October 23rd. 
Reservation code:  SCS

Hyatt Place Downtown
222 South Caldwell Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Click here to book your room!
Rate: $139
Reservation Code: G-SCS1