Holly Jolly Holiday Stroll
December 8, 2017 to December 9, 2017
Wilmington, NC 28401
The Historic Downtown Holly Jolly Holiday Stroll in Wilmington, NC, features a wide range of holiday sights, sounds, flavors and activities. Visitors can stroll shops in an 'open house' setting with merchants providing refreshments and offering holiday gift ideas. Street musicians and local choral groups will be strategically placed along the way. More than 30 businesses are part of a window decorating contest. Please note: The event begins Friday at 4:30pm with a ribbon cutting by Mayor Saffo and other dignitaries in First Bank’s Water Garden (201 Market Street). At the ribbon cutting, children and professionals with the Wilmington Ballet Company will perform dances from The Great Wilmington Nutcracker. The festivities continue on Saturday at 9:45am, when the Wilmington Ballet Company will once again perform, this time at Riverfront Park. Santa Claus arrives at 10am on a water-sleigh. HOURS: Friday, 4:30-8pm; Saturday, 9:45am to 8pm.