Susie Skog

Christmas Magic: Holiday Celebrations and Light Displays near Lake Norman

by | Dec 14, 2023

As the festive season rolls around, Lake Norman transforms into a wonderland of lights and holiday cheer. As your local real estate agent, I’m excited to share with you the magical events that make our area truly sparkle during this season. Whether you’re a long-time resident or considering making Lake Norman your new home, these events are a must-see!

5th Annual Lake Norman Lighted Christmas Boat Parade

Picture a flotilla of boats, decked out in twinkling lights, sailing gracefully across Lake Norman. This year’s Lighted Christmas Boat Parade is set to be more spectacular than ever. Starting at Blythe Landing and culminating at the Duke Energy Explorium, this event promises a night of enchantment with food trucks and a visit from Santa himself. Remember to bring a toy for the toy drive, making the season brighter for children at the Levine Children’s Cancer Center.

When: December 16, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Blythe Landing, 15901 NC Highway 73, Huntersville, NC 28078

Santa at Birkdale Village

There’s nothing quite like seeing the joy on children’s faces as they meet Santa Claus. Birkdale Village offers just that – a chance to meet Santa in a North Pole-inspired setting. Perfect for family photos and making sure you’re not on the naughty list, this event is a wonderful way to dive into the holiday spirit.

When: December 24, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Suite 206, Huntersville, NC 28078

Birkdale on Ice

Get ready to lace up those skates! Birkdale Village brings back its beloved ice skating rink. Whether you’re a novice or a pro on the ice, this is a fantastic way to enjoy the winter season. Book your skating session in advance to guarantee your spot on the ice.

When: Until January 28
Where: Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Suite 206, Huntersville, NC 28078

Speedway Christmas

Imagine driving through a dazzling display of over four million lights! The Speedway Christmas at the Charlotte Motor Speedway is a breathtaking experience. With the lights synchronized to Christmas music, it’s a merry journey you won’t forget. This event is perfect for families and friends looking for a unique way to celebrate the season.

When: Until January 7
Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027

Lake Norman truly comes alive during the Christmas season, offering a variety of events to celebrate the magic of the holidays. As a real estate agent in this beautiful area, I can attest that the sense of community and festive spirit here is unmatched. If you’re considering a move, or just looking for holiday activities, Lake Norman has something special for everyone. Happy holidays!


If you are looking to buy and sell real estate in the Lake Norman area, give Susie Skog a call or text at (704) 770-7506 or visit her website at

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