November 24 - Due to the prediction of rain, the Annual Tree Lighting and Celebration of Lights has been moved to 6 p.m., Sunday, November 24, at Village Park, 700 West C St. Fireworks will follow the Tree Lighting.
December 14 - The 81st Annual Kannapolis Christmas Parade presented by Cannon Pharmacy begins at 6 p.m. The new parade route will travel through the streets of downtown Kannapolis and will last until 7:30 p.m.
The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 24 – December 30 (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) from 6-9 p.m., Sundays – Thursdays, and from 6 – 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays. Ride the train and carousel, visit with Santa, enjoy over 250,000 Christmas lights, make s’mores and more.