Christmas in Downtown Morehead City

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December 1

Locals and visitors are welcome to spend the day downtown as we celebrate the holiday season. Christmas in Downtown boasts a full day of holiday activities for the entire family. Events include Breakfast with Santa at 8:30 am at Floyd’s 1921 Restaurant, Tree Lighting, Flotilla and the famous 9th Annual Chowder & Cheer event.

Elf the Musical Jr.

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Carteret Community Theatre: 1311 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
December 7
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December 15

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Morehead City Christmas Parade

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December 8 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Morehead City: 1700 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

Come join the fun! Floats, community groups, bands, entertainment and, of course, Santa and his sleigh will be featured.

6th Annual Gingerbread Festival

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December 8 | 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Crystal Coast Civic Center: 3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557

The Annual Gingerbread Festival has become a part of Holiday Magic as many hands come together to create a winter wonderland for the entire community to enjoy. At the heart of the Festival is a Gingerbread Village, created by local artists, individuals, schools and community groups, spectacular Crab Pot Christmas Trees designed and decorated by individuals and corporate sponsors, fun activities for kids of all ages, and holiday entertainment. 

Downtown Countdown

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December 31 | 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

Downtown Countdown will bring family fun to the waterfront on New Year’s Eve. Check back for more details!