Tips for Visiting Christmas Town, USA

Tips and info on visiting Christmas Town, USA Shared via Town of McAdenville Facebook page!

This is the small town in Gaston where our Team Captain Matthew grew up….

We are so honored that you are considering a visit to Christmas Town U.S.A.™ in beautiful McAdenville, NC.

• Visit us early in the month, on a weekday if possible.

• The lights come on promptly at 5:30PM each evening and turn off at exactly 10:00PM.

• Plan to arrive early to enjoy shopping, dining and seasonal music. PARKING

• Limited public parking is available off Poplar Street and off Elm Street with best availability at 5PM

• Parking is NOT PERMITTED on Hickory Grove Road or Riverside Drive

• PLEASE do not walk on residents’ lawns or congregate TRAFFIC

• This small town enjoys approximately half a million visitors between December 1 – 26 each year

• From Interstate 85 South, take exit 26 in Belmont and enter Wesleyan Drive from Highway 74

• From Interstate 85 North, take exit 22 and enter Main Street on Highway 7 from Lowell

• Both Church Street and Academy Street are closed to all vehicles

• Whether in a car or on foot, please keep your party moving so that others can enjoy as well

• Traffic may not enter Christmas Town from Hickory Grove Road so do not let your GPS take you that way


• Terra Mia Ristorante, 115 Craft, Mona’s Boutique & Gifts, Laundry Dae, Revolver Records, The Modest Market, Two Scoops Ice Cream and Knowledge Perk Coffee. The Spruced Goose Station will be open for breakfast and lunch.

• Hampton Inn Belmont Montcross, 820 Cecilia Alexander Dr, Belmont, NC 28012 or Home 2 Suites, 871 Hawley Avenue, Belmont, NC 28012

• Follow us on our OFFICIAL pages for the most up to date and accurate information: TownofMcAdenville.org, Instagram @LifeinMcAdenville and Twitter @ChristmasTownNC