Just around the Corner! Banner Elk's Small Town Christmas December 7-9, 2018

Small Town Christmas 2018 Schedule

Christmas Tree Festival! Starting November 18th, vote for your favorite tree at the Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, December 7th

  • 6:30 pm Tree Lighting at the Corner on Main St.
  • 7:00pm- Ensemble Stages: "A Banner Elk Christmas" - A Holiday Musical Variety Show
Saturday, December 8th

  • 8:30am- 5k Reindeer Run in Tate Evans Park with Williams YMCA sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk
  • 9:00am-10:30am-Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Dunn’s Deli
  • 10am-4pm Christmas At Apple Hill Farm
  • 10am-4pm- New Opportunity School for Women Holiday Market at Lees McRae College
  • 10am-4pm BE Artists Gallery will be open with a focus on original Christmas gifts
  • 10am-6pm Paw-licious Hot Cocoa at My Best Friend's Barkery
  • 10am-5pm Enjoy a Holiday Treat at Banner Elk Olive Oil and Balsamics
  • 11am-Noon Santa Story Time at the Book Exchange
  • 12pm-2pm Community Christmas Jam at the Book Exchange- All ages and skill levels welcome- Christmas Sing along books available
  • 1pm-3pm Ornament Decorating at the Bayou Smokehouse and Grill
  • 3pm-4pm Cookie Decorating at Banner Elk Café
  • 3pm-5pm Wreath making Demo, Wassail and Fruit Cake at Stonewalls
  • 6pm Parade of Lights
Following the Parade: Winner of Christmas Tree Contest Announced, Luminary lighted train rides, Moving light show, Karaoke with DJ Pete Welter and Meet Santa!

Sunday, December 9th

A great day to check out Banner Elk's local shops and visit one of Avery Counties Choose and Cut Christmas Tree farms!
2pm- Ensemble Stages: A Banner Elk Christmas- A Holiday Musical Variety Show!

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