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Christmas Lights in the Outer Banks: Your Guide to a Holiday Wonderland

There’s something truly enchanting about the Outer Banks during the holidays: the combination of breathtaking scenery, cozy towns, and a festive atmosphere makes it the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas. And if you’re on the lookout for a magical display of Christmas lights, we’ve compiled some of the most iconic Christmas lights for you!

Winter Lights at the Elizabethan Gardens

November 17 – December 30:

Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo

Picture you, surrounded by a million twinkling lights transforming the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo into a mesmerizing wonderland. This cherished holiday tradition invites you to wander along illuminated garden paths, discover whimsical light displays, and bask in the warmth of an open-air fire. It’s not just a display; it’s an experience that will leave you spellbound.

Whalehead’s Candlelight Christmas

Step back in time to the 1920s at the Whalehead Mansion in Corolla, where Christmas spirit comes alive with elegant decor, traditional music, and delectable treats. Imagine yourself on a captivating candlelit tour, exploring a magnificent mansion adorned with festive greenery, sparkling Christmas trees, and a treasure trove of holiday delights. It’s a journey through time and tradition.

Dowdy Park Holiday Farmers Market

November 25 – December 09

Nags Head Dowdy Park

Feel the warmth of the season at the Dowdy Park Holiday Farmers Market in Nags Head! This charming market beckons you with a tempting array of homemade goods, fresh produce, and mouthwatering holiday treats. Take your time to browse through local artisanal crafts, savor seasonal flavors, and truly immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas.

Corolla Christmas Village

December 23, 24 & 30

Historic Corola Village

Get ready to embrace the joy of the season at the Corolla Christmas Village, a delightful family-friendly event in Historic Corolla Village. Wander through a festive wonderland filled with food trucks, artisan vendors, and enchanting live music. You can also glide gracefully on an ice skating rink, relish storytime with Santa, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Manteo Christmas Tree Lighting

December 1

Town of Manteo

Join the community for a heartwarming ceremony at the Manteo Christmas Tree Lighting on the first Friday night in December. Witness the lighting of the waterfront Christmas tree, enjoy holiday music performances, and sip on warm cups of cocoa as you share in the festive cheer with those around you!

Kitty Hawk Christmas Land – Facenda’s house

November 24 – January 3

5111 Lunar Drive, Kitty Hawk

Don’t miss the Christmas spectacular at 5111 Lunar Drive in Kitty Hawk this holiday season, where Tony and Karen Facenda have transformed their yard into a “Kitty Hawk Christmas Land.”

As you go into your Christmas lights adventure in the Outer Banks, be prepared to be enchanted by our place’s captivating blend of natural beauty, festive spirit, and heartwarming traditions.This is your invitation to create unforgettable holiday memories in a place where magic truly happens!

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