A Very Berry Christmas Events
Held Annually the Friday before Thanksgiving
Main Street Lights: Community Christmas Tree Lighting
November 22, 2024
Join us from beginning at-5:00pm for festive holiday music.
Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:00 pm
Experience the Joy of the start of the holiday season with us. Holiday music is performed by Newberry school choirs, a special message from our Mayor, and the traditional countdown to light the town! The Newberry Downtown Development Association will host its annual Cookie Walk from 4-8pm on Main Street before and after the tree lighting. Take a time out from the excitement after the tree lighting head to the Ritz Theater to watch a screening of a select holiday movie.
Santa's Tour of Newberry
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Fridays in December
Save the Date for Santa's Tour of Newberry!
On select Fridays in December Santa will tour Newberry's neighborhoods via Fire Truck! All tours end on Downtown's Main Street at 6 pm ! Follow the links below for route details:
Christmas Crafts for kids offered at the Newberry Arts Center during the North Pole Nights from 5:00-7:00. Rain or shine bring your children to the Newberry Arts Center at 1200 Main Street in Newberry to make a Christmas Craft with one of our fabulous teachers. Kids can make and take a fun festive holiday themed craft. This children's activity is free, we just want all to have fun!
North Pole Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
December 6, 13, and 20
Community Hall & Memorial Park
Experience the wonders of the North Pole! Enjoy fluttering faux snow in Memorial Park and crafts courtesy of the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce. Before arrival, all children are invited to write letters to Santa, at home, to bring and place in the NEW letters to Santa mailbox! Santa will reply to 3 letters weekly!
LETTERS TO SANTA
Write your letter to Santa and place it in the red Santa mailbox! Santa will reply to 3 letters weekly! See if Santa replies to you in the Newberry Observer during the month of December! Can't wait to talk to Santa? Call WKDK and leave your message for him anytime during the season: 803-638-3262.
Best Kids Entry at the 2021 Official Gingerbread house Competition
Best in Show at the 2021
Gingerbread house Competition
First Runner up at the 2021 Official Gingerbread house Competition
Second Runner up at the 2021 Official
Gingerbread house Competition
OTHER CHRISTMAS EVENTS IN THE CITY OF NEWBERRY, SC
Held annually in November
Downtown Holiday Open House
The Newberry Downtown Development Association invites you to attend their Holiday Open House! Downtown shops and stores will be rolling out the welcome mat for you. Explore what downtown has to offer during the weeks of festivity. Shops will be open for you to find early Christmas gifts or just the thing you need for your Thanksgiving centerpiece. Come for shopping, dining, refreshments, sales, door prizes and fun! More information here.
FREE Showing of The Grinch (2018) animated feature at the Ritz Theater
Night of the Tree Lighting at 7:30 pm
Held annually in December
Newberry Community Players Holiday Show
For tickets and details, or for audition information visit their website.
Christmas Tour of Homes
For tickets and details contact the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce at 803-276-4274 or find them online.
Throughout the Holiday Season
Christmas Shows at the Newberry Opera House
The Newberry Opera House is set to host a variety of holiday and Christmas themed shows this season. For show information and ticket details visit www.newberryoperahouse.com.