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Holiday Happenings in Holly Springs

As we get closer to Thanksgiving it is hard not to turn our attention to Christmas and all the celebrations.  The Town of Holly Springs has lots of opportunities for you to spread some holiday cheer. Check out some of the fun things happening around town!

For more information about any of the events click on the links provided.

Santa’s Mailbox Now through December 12th 

Does your child have a special Christmas wish that they’re hoping reaches Santa in time? Kids can eliminate the guesswork by writing to the Big Man himself.  Santa’s Mailbox returns for the season outside the front entrance to Town Hall at 128 S. Main St. Children can drop off letters for Santa anytime until Sunday, Dec. 12.

Tree Trail at Ting Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th

Stroll around Ting Stadium and enjoy up to 50 trees festively decorated by local organizations and families. The Tree Trail at Ting will be open for public viewing on Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 from 3-9 p.m.

Mistletoe Market Artisan Market Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th 

The Mistletoe Market is now part of The Tree Trail and Ting.  

Santa Cares Saturday, December 4th 

This sensory-friendly holiday event allows families with all types of special needs to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa in a comforting environment. Accommodations are made to support the sensory, physical, and developmental needs of Santa’s guests. Visit Ting Stadium on Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. until noon to see the decorated trees and visit with Santa. Appointments are available for visits with Santa and walk-ins are welcome. 

Happy Holidays Parade Saturday, December 11th 

The Happy Holly Days Parade is held the second Saturday of December at 10AM. Floats, bands, dancers, decorated vehicles, horses, marching groups and all sorts of entertaining entries travel Main Street through downtown, starting at Holly Springs Road and ending at Rogers Street. 

Check back for more updates about celebrations and events happening around Holly Springs.  We look forward to seeing you!

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Date Night: Four Holly-Date Ideas

Christmas is certainly a romantic season. Visions of sugar-plums and hallmark movies flash in our heads. We imagine all the magic moments that make Christmas so special. Things like: Kissing under the mistletoe, wrapping presents for your children, looking at Christmas lights in your car, and walking through the park through the snow. (Okay, maybe not that one. We live in the south.) 

Here are some date night ideas for a Holly-date around Holly Springs: 

Enjoy a meal under a heater. 

There are multiple restaurants in town that provide heated outdoor seating. Call ahead to see if you can bring your furry friends with you to enjoy some time out of the house as well. Some of your outdoor options are:

  • Hickory Tavern
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Mason Jar Tavern
  • Bass Lake Draft House
  • Tijuana Flats
  • My Way Tavern
  • Osha
  • The Blind Pelican
  • Town Hall Burger and Beer
  • Vieni Risto Bar

Share a Picnic in the Park. 

We always have some of those warm winter days around here. If we are lucky enough to have one to hose afternoons Head out early to walk the path at Womble Park 1.3 miles figure eight track. Pack yourself an afternoon lunch and share a picnic in the park.

Volunteer together. 

There are multiple opportunities to volunteer your time to help in-need families in Holly Springs. Here are some ideas: 

  • Serve at the Holly Springs Food Cupboard
  • Volunteer at a Local Church 
  • Join a Rotary or Kiwanis Club
  • Do your spring cleaning early and donate your goods to a local resell nonprofit 

See the best Christmas lights in town.

Holly Springs has put together an amazing interactive map of the best places in our community to gaze at Christmas lights. You can be dazzled without even leaving the heat of your car. To see the map, please visit to view and use the map.

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