2018 Show Information

Southern Christmas Show Gift Shop

Take a piece of your shopping tradition home with you this year.

Commemorative ornaments, aprons and lapel pins are all available for purchase in the show’s official gift shop located behind the Box Office in Liberty Hall plus, at package check and by Santa!

Proceeds benefit Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

*While Supplies Last.



2018 Commemorative Ornament - $16.00


Lapel Pin

2018 Commemorative Lapel Pin - $8.00


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Commemorative Show Apron - $20.00

Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane

Stroll through this year’s festive Christmas Tree Lane that features freshly cut trees from the North Carolina mountains. These amazing trees, each decorated by an exhibitor in the show, will certainly get you in the holiday spirit with creative ideas for your holiday tree.

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 Enchanted Village

Peek in the windows of marvelous doll houses and miniature scenes, all  created by the National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts  (N.A.M.E.). 

Click Here to see the Exhibitor List for this year's Enchanted Village. 

Olde Towne

Olde Towne

An enchanting village of shops to browse. Their windows and shelves are filled with splendid gifts, dolls, ornaments and decorations for giving and collecting.

Holiday carolers

Holiday Entertainment Stage

Enjoy festive dance performances, heavenly voices, and merry instrumentals. There’s fun for the whole family. View the stage schedule.


Ho Ho Ho

Get your picture taken with Santa and tell the jolly fellow what you’re wishing for. Photos are 1 for $10, 2 for $18, and 3 for $25. All proceeds benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Kids Craft Corner

Brand new to the Southern Christmas Show for 2018, a Kids Craft Corner...check it out in Freedom Hall, booth #3523.

Your kids can make custom gift cards with holiday stamps, markers and more!

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The Kids Craft Corner is sponsored by Carolina Home Remodeling.

Carolina Home Remodeling

First Annual Southern-Chic, Rockefeller Inspired Christmas Tree

Come check out the first annual Christmas Tree lighting at the Southern Christmas Show...

Preview Night, Wednesday, November 7th after dark...we will begin making announcements 30 minutes prior to lighting the tree.

We will be joined by the Oasis Shriners Band to accompany the lighting with festive tunes.

Tree Materials Provided by:

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Tree Décor Provided by:



Tree Décor Installation by:

Erica Crump of QC HomeBuyers


Tree Topper Provided by:

Joseph's Workshop 

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Tiny Trains

Whooo, Whooo. Kids of all ages enjoy the beautiful and intricate trains that whistle through miniature villages and country scenes.



Shop not-to-be-found anywhere else treasures from talented individuals and share these unique gifts from all over the country. Plus, many are creating right on site, you can see how the magic happens!

2018 Commemorative Shopping Bag

The 2018 Southern Christmas Show will have one-of-a-kind commemorative bags for sale again this year. You can collect all your  purchases in the your new bag!

Bags are sold for $5 at the entrances to the show and proceeds benefit Shriners Hospital for Children. 


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Holiday Morsels

Piping hot strudel, melt-in-your-mouth fruitcake, and so much more. Let your nose lead the way as you sample the best tastes of Christmas.

Hero Day


In honor and appreciation for our servicemen and women, the Southern Christmas Show will celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 12th with show hours from 10:00am - 9:00pm

All active military personnel and veterans will receive one free admission ticket with a valid military photo ID. Simply present valid ID at the box office when purchasing your ticket to the show. 

For your service and sacrifice, we thank you!

The show will again be partnering with the USO of North Carolina who will be selling buttons on site November 12th with proceeds to benefit the USO of North Carolina.


Benefit Preview Night

November 7th from 5pm - 9pm

Adult Tickets $24 (online or at the door) | Children (Age 6-12) $4 (online or at the door)

*No complimentary or discounted tickets accepted for Preview Night.


Join us as we debut the theme for the 2018 Southern Christmas Show, 'A Fashionable Christmas'...stroll past whimsical Christmas windows filled with holiday trimmings turned into stylish decor plus a southern-chic Rockefeller-inspired tree that will be lit for the first time on Preview Night!

We are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity as our charity partner for the evening. Marketplace Events will pay Habitat for Humanity - Charlotte $10 from each ticket sold for Preview Night from net proceeds. Guests will also have the opportunity to when purchasing tickets through the show website to make a donation to Habitat for Humanity. 

Be one of the first 200 guests to enter the show on Preview Night and receive a Goodie Bag with items from Belk, New Home & Ideas Magazine, Edward Jones, Trinity Prep, SkyZone, Cruise Planners, Diamonds Direct and more!

Entertainment on the Stage: Hear a Southern Christmas Show regular, saxophonist Gregory Amos at 5:30pm and 7:30pm!

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