Kannapolis Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Fireworks
November 24, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
***Due to the prediction of rain Saturday November 23rd, the Kannapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony has been moved to 6 p.m., Sunday, November 24, at Village Park. Fireworks will follow the Tree Lighting.***
Celebrate the start of the Christmas season in Kannapolis with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy live music from 5:30 – 6 p.m., kid’s activities and fireworks. Free Admission. Food vendors/concessions will be available. The event is rain or shine, but there will be snow!
This year, the Tree Lighting will feature a special guest from the North Pole who will light the tree and help launch a fireworks show!
The Tree Lighting will also kick off the 2019 Celebration of Lights, which boasts more than 250,000 lights adorning Village Park. The Winterland Express will run every evening from Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (closed Nov. 28 and Dec. 24-25). Hours of operation for the Festival of Lights and Winterland Express are 6-9 p.m., Sunday thru Thursday and 6-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays. This special train ride takes riders through the park’s wonderland of lights as we countdown the 12 Days of Christmas. You can also enjoy a ride on the double-decker carousel.