Holiday Events Happening in Wilmington, NC in 2021

Starting to get into the holiday spirit? Lucky for you the city hosts plenty of holiday events around Wilmington, NC, between now and the new year. Check out Street Smart Storage’s top events that you must see this winter!

2021 Holiday Events in Wilmington, NC

1. Enchanted Airlie

November 16-27, December 3-22

Airlie Gardens

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Each year since 2005, the beautiful Airlie Gardens dresses for the holiday season. Take a self-guided tour through the lights and music and experience the wonder for yourself. Make sure you get your tickets soon and in advance, as they expect to sell out.


2. Downtown Wilmington Holiday Tree Lighting

Friday, November 26

5:30 PM

Market & Water Streets

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Get the chance to walk through downtown shops and jump-start your holiday shopping. Live entertainment will begin at 5:30 p.m., and Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance. Come out an enjoy some hot cocoa as Wilmington lights up its streets!

3. North Carolina Holiday Flotilla

Friday, November 26-29

Wrightsville Beach

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Learn how to celebrate holidays the coastal way with the 38th Annual Holiday Flotilla at Wrightsville Beach. There are plenty of ways to participate. You can decorate your dock for the contest, deck out your boat for the parade, or just watch and take in all the holiday joy with your neighbors.


4. Outdoor Holiday Gift Mart

Saturday, December 4

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Legacy Architectural Salvage

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It is easy to find handmade gifts for your loved ones this holiday season. Legacy Architectural Salvage is hosting a holiday gift mart filled with vendors of all different multimedia.


5. 10th Annual Holiday Marketplace

Monday, December 6

4-8:00 PM

Country Club of Landfall

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Looking for holiday gifts? The Holiday Marketplace compiles vendors from all over to give you a great selection of crafts and holiday items. When shoppers buy from the marketplace, they are supporting greater Wilmington non-profits.


About Street Smart Storage

As you prepare for the holiday season, let local self storage help you take control of your home storage organization. Street Smart Storage serves the Wilmington, NC, community on Market Street. Our storage experts can assist you in choosing a space to hold your household items as your residential storage space is filled with gifts and decorations. Or you can plan ahead to pack away your holiday lights and other decorations in a storage unit once the holiday season is over. Rent a Street Smart Storage unit in Wilmington, NC today!

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About the Author: Paige is the Reputation Manager at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She is a self storage industry specialist with an appreciation for a good self storage pun. During her downtime, Paige enjoys weight training, kayaking, and losing herself in the pages of a captivating book.