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Events for December
Christmas in the Smokies
Date(s): Dec 01, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014
Where: Fontana Village Resort, 300 Woods Road, Fontana Dam, NC 28733

Bring your family and friends to the Smokies for a traditional Smoky Mountain Christmas Weekend featuring holiday festivities and winter fun! For more information call 828.498.2211 or click here.

The Polar Express
Date(s): Dec 03, 2014 - Dec 07, 2014
When: Multiple departures, please call or visit website for times
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Everett Street, Bryson City, NC

The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the  Bryson City depot for a special visit at the "North Pole." Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, guests  on board will enjoy warm cocoa and a treat while listening and reading along with  the magical story. The train arrives to find Santa Claus waiting. Santa boards  the train greeting each child and presenting them with their own silver  sleigh bell. Christmas carols will be sung as they return back to the Bryson City Depot. Call 800-872-4681 for reservations.  More info

Cherokee Christmas Bazaars
Date(s): Dec 04, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
When: 10am-5:00pm
Where: Cherokee Welcome Center/Fair Grounds 498 Tsali Blvd , Cherokee NC

Pick up that something special at our annual Christmas bazaar. Hundreds of handmade items, including crafts, artwork and baked goods.

josilong@nc-cherokee.com

Phone   (828) 554-6491

Website   http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

40th Annual Bryson City Christmas Parade
Date(s): Dec 06, 2014
When: 2pm
Where: Downtown Bryson City, NC 28713

Have you ever been to a small town Christmas Parade? Then join us as we celebrate our 39th Annual Bryson City Christmas Parade complete with floats, marching bands, homecoming queens, and more. Make this a new holiday tradition for you and your famlily for years to come!

For more information please contact the Swain County Chamber of Commerce, 800-867-9246.

Cherokee Christmas Parade
Date(s): Dec 06, 2014
When: 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Where: Downtown Cherokee

Cherokee wishes you a "Merry Christmas!" with its annual holiday parade. It is a ho-ho-whole lot of fun for everyone!

Email  josilong@nc-cherokee.com

Phone  (828) 554-6471

Website   http://visitcherokeenc.com/

The Polar Express
Date(s): Dec 10, 2014 - Dec 24, 2014
When: Multiple departures, please call or visit website for times
Where: Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Everett Street, Bryson City, NC

This 1 1/4 hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a special visit to the "North Pole." Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, guests on board will enjoy warm cocoa and a treat while listening and reading along with the magical story. The train arrives to find Santa Claus waiting. Santa boards the train greeting each child and presenting them with their own silver sleigh bell. Christmas carols will be sung as they return back to the Bryson City depot. Call 800-872-4681 for reservations. More info

The Polar Express
Date(s): Dec 26, 2014 - Dec 29, 2014
When: Multiple departures, please call or visit website for times
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Everett Street, Bryson City, NC

Consider this excursion the Polar Express in reverse as you are tasked with returning Santa to the "North Pole." Visit with Santa on the trip and then enjoy a treat, warm cocoa, and caroling on the trip back to the Bryson City Depot. Call 800-872-4681 for reservations. More info

New Year's Eve Reception and Gala
Date(s): Dec 31, 2014
When: 8pm Reception, 9pm Gala
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Everett Street, Bryson City, NC

Looking for an exceptional way to spend New Year's? Try the New Year's Eve excursion train offered by the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad! Dinner, live music, champagne toast and cash bar are all provided on board the New Year's Eve Gala Train! Call 800-872-4681 for reservations. More info

New Year's Eve Fireworks
Date(s): Dec 31, 2014
When: 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Where: Acquoni Expo Center Intersect of Acquoni & Big Cove Road , Cherokee NC

It is the big bang theory-Cherokee style! Come and enjoy the amazing and beautiful end of year fireworks display at the Acquoni Expo Center.

Email  howawahn@nc-cherokee.com

Phone  (828) 554-6471

Website   www.visitcherokeenc.com