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 52nd annual Southern Christmas Show! All under one roof, and waiting to welcome you. 

Dates & Hours

Sundays, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
All other days: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Preview Night - Wednesday, November 13, 2019: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Early Bird VIP - Saturday, November 16, 2019 Only: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

*Discount and Complimentary Tickets will not be accepted for Preview Night and Early Bird VIP.

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 at the gate. Cash, VISA, MC, AMX and DSC.
Valet Parking:  $20. Cash only.

The parking lots at The Park Expo will open two hours prior to show open each day for attendees.

There are more than 4,000 parking spots at and immediately adjacent to The Park Expo & Conference Center, but they tend to fill up quickly. Lots at The Park, plus Bojangles Coliseum, Ovens Arena, Golden Green Hotel, and even the nearby elementary school (weekends only), all open two hours prior to the show open each day. Come early for the most convenient parking! Look for free golf cart shuttles being run by the Shriner’s to whisk you from your car to the door—grab a seat if you spot one!

Handicapped Parking

Customers must inform the parking attendant that they need or would like handicapped parking.  After paying for parking, the attendant will then give instructions on how to get to the  handicapped parking area.  To insure your parking, the customer must hang their handicapped placard from the mirror or notify the attendant that the vehicle has a permanent handicapped parking tag.  


Preview Night:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Admission (Online or At the door) $24
*Discount and Complimentary Tickets will not be accepted for Preview Night.

General Admission
Adults (At the door) $15  
Adults (Advance Online) $13
Children ages 6 - 12  $4
Children ages 5 & under  FREE with a paying adult

Early Bird VIP: Saturday, November 16, 2019 ONLY from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Admission (Online or At the door) $20
No strollers, wagons or carts. 
*Discount and Complimentary Tickets will not be accepted for Early Bird VIP.

Hero Day: Join us as we celebrate our country’s heroes on Wednesday, November 20th.  All active and retired military, as well as first responders, get free admission with valid ID.  Wednesday Nov. 20th only.


Group Tickets

$12.50 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. 
Contact us today to place your order or for more information...704.965.5185 or Click Here to email now!

Harris Teeter 

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Standard size push wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis at the Coat Check Desk in Liberty Hall. You will 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.

2019 Hotel Partners

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Book NOW to receive the special rate of $125.00 per night!

Rooms are available from November 10 - 25, 2019.

Last day to book - Monday, October 21, 2019.

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Book NOW to receive the special rate of $160.00 per night!

Rooms are available from November 10 - 24, 2019.

Last day to book - Sunday, October 27, 2019.

Call 704.319.5700 to book your room with promo code "Marketplace Events".

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