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Holiday Decor in Heart of NC

Can’t-Miss Holiday Decor and Events in The Triangle Area and Beyond 

Nothing can stop the holiday spirit! Our list of holiday decor and events in the Triangle area proves that the holidays can be celebrated safely. Experience Christmas celebrations, markets and more!

Holiday Decor and Events in The Triangle Area

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club – Sit back and relax at this AAA Four Diamond Duke University Hotel this holiday season. While enjoying your stay, experience the holiday festivities the Triangle has to offer!

The Umstead Hotel and Spa – Enjoy a four course dinner with entree and family style sides prepared by the three-time James Beard Award Semifinalist Executive Chef Steven Greene. Make a reservation today!

Holidays in the Park at The Museum of Life and Science – Visit Durham’s family museum this December. Follow shimmering pathways through their garden, farmyard and dinosaur trail.Enjoy the tropical temperatures inside the Magic Wings Butterfly House or stop by Sprout Café for a night-time snack. Take an illuminating train ride on the Ellerbe Creek Railway, passing colorful light displays along the way! They designed this year’s experience for fun, celebration and safe physical distancing between groups. Tickets for this experience with a train ride included are $19 per person. Tickets excluding a train ride are $16 per person.

The Durham Hotel – From local farms to local families, The Durham Hotel serves delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a view of Downtown Durham decorated for the holidays from their rooftop patio! 

The Holiday Market – Come tour The Graham Mill wedding venue, support 20-plus local small businesses and do your holiday shopping in one night! We hope you will join us and shop with some of your wedding pals. Sign up for an arrival time! At this time retail businesses are limited to 50% capacity. Since we will have up to 40 people working the booths, we will allow up to 80 guests in the space at a time. We expect shoppers to stay about an hour which is why there are four arrival times for 20 guests every 15 minutes. All workers and shoppers are required to wear a mask, sanitizer their hands and social distance themselves from other shopping groups. See you there on December 3, 2020, 6pm-9pm. 

Holiday Afternoon Tea at The Carolina Inn – Prepared and served fresh each day, the Inn’s menu follows the traditional combination of sweet and savory treats and homemade scones with clotted cream and jam. Enjoy the company of family and friends and delight in the wonder of the holiday season from December 5-23, 2020. Reservations are required!

Brunch With Santa at The Carolina Inn – Experience personalized family seating in a socially distanced environment starting December 5th until the 24th. Decorate cookies with the pastry chef and enjoy a visit from Santa! 

Christmas Day Brunch at The Carolina Inn – Executive Chef, Jeremy Blankenship is back at it with a Christmas feast! Savor the traditional holiday favorites this Christmas. Click here to make your reservation.

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