Come Spend the Holidays in Highlands NC. Join us at Kelsey-Hutchinson Park for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Saturday November 25 at 6:30 p.m. Drink hot chocolate, nosh delicious cookies, and sing Christmas carols as we wait for Santa and his helpers to arrive to light the Christmas Tree. Once Santa has officially lit the tree, he will visit with children and hear their Christmas wishes. Skaters may enjoy the skating rink after the Tree Lighting. Lace up your skates and join your friends and family on the ice.
On Saturday December 2 at 11:00 a.m., the Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade will begin. See a true local mountain small town Christmas Parade as community organizations, marching bands, school groups, churches, a live Nativity including Camels and other live animals, the famous Mountain Garden Club Dancing Ladies, and Old Saint Nick himself make an appearance. Take a stroll over to Kelsey-Hutchinson Park to visit with Santa after the Parade. Santa will be at Kelsey-Hutchinson Park the next two Saturdays, December 9 and December 16 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to visit and take photos with Children. We invite you and your family to spend the Holidays in Highlands.