2023 Southern Christmas Show Theme

Check back for the announcement of the 2023 show theme!

A Show Sneak Peek

Preview Tickets
$24 Admission Online and At the Door

Get an early look & be first to shop at this year’s Southern Christmas Show plus,  enjoy free parking, hors d’oeuvres, festive entertainment, and do good! For each preview night ticket sold, proceeds will be donated to our charity partner. 

Click here to learn more about Preview Night.

Beneficiary Partner:

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Preview Night sponsored by:

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Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane

Stroll through this year’s festive Christmas Tree Lane that features freshly cut trees from the North Carolina mountains. These amazing trees, each decorated by an exhibitor in the show, will certainly get you in the holiday spirit with creative ideas for your holiday tree.

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Olde Towne

Olde Towne Shopping Experience

An enchanting village of shops to browse. Their windows and shelves are filled with splendid gifts, dolls, ornaments and decorations for giving and collecting.

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Entertainment Stage

Holiday carolers

Enjoy festive dance performances, heavenly voices, and merry instrumentals. There’s fun for the whole family. 

Thank you to Miller Piano Company for partnering with the show and providing the piano for our stage.

View the Stage Schedule

Professional Photo Opp Family Cheering**NEW: PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

We have PROFESSIONAL photographers in the Winter Wonderland lobby to capture your visit to the show!   Choose a shot on the covered bridge, in the sleigh... or anywhere you'd like! Need a Christmas card photo? We've got you covered! Leave the show with high-quality prints, digital downloads, or some very cool photo gifts—all with immediate availability! Be sure to visit the Photo Kiosk in the lobby.

Package Check

Package Check Pup

Are you shopping until you drop? Too many packages to carry? Check your packages at Package Check located in the Central Lobby. This is a free service provided by Charlotte Regional Fire Foundation. 



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Each year Charlotte Regional Fire Foundation continues to advance in its mission of providing assistance to firefighters, and Mecklenburg County.



2023 Commemorative Shopping Bag

The 2023 Southern Christmas Show will have one-of-a-kind commemorative bags for sale again this year. You can collect all your purchases in the new bag!

Bags are sold for $6 at the entrances to the show and proceeds benefit Shriners Hospital for Children. 


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Decor Competition

Come see the best of the best from our exhibitors!  From the front door to the mantel, exhibitors will decorate displays to inspire your home this holiday season with products you can buy at the show!

Competitions include decorated Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Front Doors, and Mantels.


Ho Ho Ho

Get your picture taken with Santa and tell the jolly fellow what you’re wishing for. Photos are 1 for $10, 2 for $18, and 3 for $25. All proceeds benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.


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Tiny Trains

Whooo, Whooo. Kids of all ages enjoy the beautiful and intricate trains that whistle through miniature villages and country scenes.

Plus, don't miss the 2023 trains scavenger hunt. Check back closer to the show for a list of item to discover around the tracks!

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Designer Rooms

If you are looking for inspiration for holiday decorating, look no further than the stunning designer rooms. 

Learn more about Designer Rooms



Shop not-to-be-found anywhere else treasures from talented individuals and share these unique gifts from all over the country. Plus, many are creating right on site, you can see how the magic happens!

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Holiday Morsels

Piping hot strudel, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, and so much more. Let your nose lead the way as you sample the best tastes of Christmas.

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Show Shuttles

Once you park at the show, get shuttled to the front door by the Oasis Shriners. Even better, get help with taking your purchases back to your car at the end of the day! Donations for shuttle rides go to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Special thanks to U.S. Jaclean for sponsoring the 2023 Southern Christmas Show Shuttles.

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Need help while you shop the Southern Christmas Show?

Stop by the Fifth Third Information Desk at the Show Entrance anytime for help with any questions!

Supporting small business in the Carolinas is a focal point for Fifth Third Bank and this is the perfect time of year to shop local!  From free checking accounts to savings and early direct deposit options, no-fee banking services from Fifth Third Momentum® Banking provide options that motivate, reward and protect your financial goals.  We truly put our customers and our communities at the center of everything we do.  Thank you for shopping local this holiday season!

Thank you to our entrance décor sponsors and partners!

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