2023 Southern Christmas Show Theme
It’s official we’re escaping to the rocky shores of the northeast with our 2023 theme: Nauti or Nice! We can’t wait to showcase buoys, boats and sandy beaches in our nautical-inspired entrance filled with coastal Christmas charm!
A Show Sneak Peek
$26 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.
Preview Night sponsored by:
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.
Olde Towne Shopping Experience
Explore the enchanting Olde Towne village and experience the color, sounds, aromas and magic of the holiday season. The village’s window fronts and shelves are filled with splendid gifts, ornaments, home décor, special trinkets for the kiddo’s and that special outfit for the season.
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.
Commemorate your visit at the Southern Christmas Show with a picture in the Show Entrance or our ALL-NEW photo spot in the Central Lobby. Each location provides different options to take that special photo to use on your annual Christmas Card! Best of all, you can leave the show with high-quality prints, digital downloads and some very cool photo gifts!
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.
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.
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.
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!
If you are looking for inspiration for holiday decorating, look no further than the stunning designer rooms.
Learn more about Designer Rooms
ARTISANS & CRAFTERS
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!
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.
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.