11 Holiday Events to do in Chapel Hill

9:00 AM

This is for my Chapel Hill darlings! I've put together a list of holiday events that seem worthwhile to check out in Chapel Hill! If you're a sucker for this holiday season and love celebrating it, then this list is for you! Check it out ASAP and make your reservations/buy tickets!

Now get out your planners and get to planning! Don't miss out on these experiences.

1. Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony 

caroling with church choir -- chance to meet Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus 
call (919)967-9440 for information!

2. Gingerbread House Display at The Carolina Inn 

*tip: I heard that if you tell the valet you're there to see the holiday decorations, you may be able to park for free in the Carolina Inn parking lot!

3. Outdoor Holiday Concert (FREE)

performance by local musicians from The Gathering Church 

4. Afternoon Tea at La Residence

partnered with The Blakemere Company Holiday Tea Dates 
email: for details 

5. Chapel Hill - Carrboro Holiday Parade 

6. Breakfast/Brunch with Santa at the Carolina Inn

6. Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party at The Carolina Inn 

partnered with the triangle youth ballet, a magical show in place! 

7. Free Gift Wrapping by Girl Scouts at University Place 

University Place has paid for the gift wrapping for these days so go get your gifts wrapped for free! 

Here are some additional lists that you can check out for events in the Triangle 

Do you know any exciting holiday events that are going on in the area that I haven't heard of? Please let me know in the comments! 

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  1. How fun!
    If only I lived anywhere near Chapel Hill :)

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  2. Love these festive suggestions - the holiday season is just the best! Your graphics are lovely, as well :)


  3. This is getting me too, too excited for all of the events coming up in my neck of the woods :)

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

  4. So many fun things happening! Aren't the Holidays the best!?

  5. How fun! I love attending local Christmas events.

  6. So cool that you put this post together to show what's going on for the holidays! I wish I was in Chapel Hill - so many fun, festive things happening!


  7. Tis the season for holiday events! If I was in Chapel Hill I would definitely attend the gingerbread house display event. Those are my favorite!

    xo Alexis |

  8. What fun events! So many of the events that were scheduled in Dallas this weekend have been canceled because of torrential downpours! Wishing you guys good weather for some fun events!

  9. Love all of the events! So fun!

  10. So many fun events!! I want to live in Chapel Hill!

    xo Ashley

  11. Now I really want to plan a trip to Chapel Hill! I'm glad I know what to do if I make it down there soon!

  12. One of my best friends lives close to Chapel Hill - letting her know about your list! x Nicole |

  13. I wish Miami was like this :( it depresses me..there's no holiday spirit here!!



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