A Very Berry Christmas Events

Held Annually the Friday before Thanksgiving

Main Street Lights: Community Christmas Tree Lighting
Community Hall & Downtown Newberry

Experience the Joy of the start to the holiday season with us. Plans are underway for the 2020 season. Stay tuned for details.


Fridays in December before Christmas

North Pole Nights

6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

December 4, 11, and 18, 2020
Community Hall & Memorial Park

The Wonders of the North Pole are coming to Newberry! Fridays in December downtown's Memorial Park hosts fluttering faux snow for you to enjoy. Plans are underway for the 2020 season. Stay tuned for details.

 

Fridays in December before Christmas

Santa's Tour of Newberry

5:00 pm- 6:00pm
December 4, 11, and 18, 2020

Save the Date for Santa's Tour of Newberry!

On select Fridays in December Santa will tour Newberry's neighborhoods via Fire Truck!

Week 1- from 5pm-6pm: Grant Homes, Palmetto Pointe Dr., Nance Forest, Oakland Community, Newberry College Area, & Harrington St. neighborhoods. 
Week 2- from 5pm-6pm: Forest Ridge, Loblolly, Newberry Arms, Pebblebrook, Wise Street, Mollohon area, and Caldwell St. to Downtown neighborhoods. 
Week 3- from 5pm-6pm: West End neighborhood through Drayton Street, Main Street, Crosson, and Suber Dr.



On Display December 4 - 23, 2020

A Very Berry Christmas: Gingerbread Competition

Application to enter the 2020 Gingerbread Competition is NOW OPEN! Click the Link above to download your application today!

DEADLINE TO APPLY NOVEMBER 25 at 5PM.

Competition entries can be seen on display in the Newberry Arts Center (1200 Main Street) December 4 - 23, 2020. 

Visit the City of Newberry, SC Government Facebook page to view past gingerbread entries!

Best in Show at the 2018 Official Gingerbread house Competition

Example of photos with Santa

Kids Entry at the 2018 Official Gingerbread house Competition

Best in Show at the 2017 Official Gingerbread house Competition

OTHER CHRISTMAS EVENTS IN THE CITY OF NEWBERRY, SC

Held Annually the Weekend of Main Street Lights (top of page)

Downtown Holiday Open House
November 9 - November 22

Downtown Newberry

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!

Held Annually the 1st Saturday in December

Newberry Jaycee's Christmas Parade
TBD

Main Street, Downtown Newberry

Plans are underway for the 2020 season. Stay tuned for details. Visit www.newberryjaycees.com.

 

Held Annually  in December

Tuba Christmas

TBD
Plans are underway for the 2020 season. Stay tuned for details.

Featuring tuba and euphonium/baritone horn players performing Christmas carols that have been specifically arranged for these low bass instruments, creating a sound that has been described to be like "that of a male vocal choir." Tuba Christmas is an international event that takes place in most major cities around the United States. In South Carolina, there are at least 5 known Tuba Christmas events with Newberry's commonly being the largest. The Newberry Tuba Christmas typically brings in 50 performers, offering their audience a full and rich sound.



Throughout the Holiday Season

Christmas Shows at the Ritz Theater

The Newberry Community Players will present holiday-themed shows & events this season. For show information and ticket details visit www.theritzonline.com.

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.