Here's a list of the Christmas parades and events happening throughout the Triangle and Fayetteville.
NC Capitol Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 12: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
E. Edenton Street, Raleigh
Join Gov. Roy Cooper for the annual tree-lighting tradition. The festivities begin on Capitol Square at 5:00 p.m. with luminaries and holiday music.
November 19 - January 16
The outdoor ice skating rink is located at Red Hat Amphitheater
Durham Christmas Parade
Durham's Holiday Parade: Saturday, December 17. Starts at 10 a.m. rain or shine.
The parade will start at the Health Department on Main and Dillard Streets; and end near Duke University East Campus which is at Main Street and Buchanan Boulevard.
Christmas by Candlelight
2828 Duke Homestead Road
Holiday Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 3: Starts at 6:00 p.m., tree lighting scheduled for 8:35 p.m.
Downtown Durham in CCB Plaza - Will include music and live performances.
Also, the first weekend of the downtown social district "The Bullpen" which started Thursday, December 1.
2022 Holiday Extravaganza
Durham Central Park
Light the Square
Saturday, November 19: 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Paragon Theaters-Fenton, 21 Fenton Main St Suite 110
Saturday, December 3: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall Campus
Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade
Friday, December 2: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 S. Brooks St., and along East Owen Avenue.
At 6:15 p.m. - Mayor Vivian Jones is scheduled to light the Town's 26-foot-tall Christmas tree.
Apex Christmas Parade
The town of Garner will hold it's holiday block party and parade Saturday, Dec. 3.
Garner Christmas Parade scheduled to start at 4:15 p.m.
The free family friendly event will feature Holiday kids' crafts, food trucks, games, music, and more.
The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Garner Rec Center in downtown Garner and will be followed by a parade at 4:30 p.m. and a tree lighting at 6:00 p.m.
For more information click here.
The Town of Selma will hold their annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on December 6th at 6:00 p.m. in front of the Town Hall located at 114 N Raiford Street.
The event will be followed by a parade that will start at 7:00 pm. starting at the intersection of East Richardson Street and North Raiford Street.
Christmas on the Farm in Middlesex
11959 NC-222 in Middlesex
The Town of Clayton will host the 2022 Clayton Christmas Parade Saturday Dec. 10. The parade will take place at 3:00 p.m.