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Wilkesboro NC Christmas 2020

Wilkesboro NC Christmas Events 2020

Wilkesboro, North Carolina is the best of both worlds, with one foot in the mountains of the NC High Country and one foot in the Yadkin Valley!  Visit Wilkesboro this holiday season. Wilkesboro NC can have milder weather in the winter and is great for hiking and outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and biking year round!  Here is our list of the best Christmas events and Wilkesboro parks to visit over the holidays:

Light up Downtown


Come start the Holiday Season in Downtown North Wilkesboro as the town's Christmas Decorations are officially turned on. There will be foods, craft vendors, entertainment, live nativity and Santa!


Wilkesboro NC Christmas 2020 Parade 

Dec 3: 3pm, 

The 2020 Christmas Parade that will be a “reverse” parade (participants park and spectators drive by).  The placement will be Independent Ave. to Wilkesboro Blvd., across the Yadkin River Bridge to Main Street Wilkesboro.

Wilkesboro Christmas in the Commons

Christmas in the Commons


At 6 p.m. in front of the Wilkes Heritage Museum, the lighting of the Heritage Square Christmas Tree will take place. A music performance, kids activities, and movie will follow. The Wilkes Heritage Museum Christmas open house will also take place with tours, music, and refreshments offered throughout the day.

Stone Mountain State Park

This park offers over 18 miles of hiking trails and more than 20 miles of designated trout waters.  Hike to the Hutchinson Homestead, a restored mid-19th century mountain farm for an education outing with the children. The park also has picnic shelters so you can take advantage of some winter warmth. For more information, CLICK HERE

Kerr Scott Reservoir

The reservoir offers pristine lake views in the winter and three trail systems for hiking and mountain biking at all skill levels.  For more information, CLICK HERE