Saturday | Dec 2 | 6 - 8 PM
Join the Town of Leland for the annual lighting of the Leland Tree. Mayor Brenda Bozeman will welcome guests to the Town Hall Plaza at 6 PM, followed by Santa flipping the switch to light the tree and illuminate Town Hall.
- Starting at 6 PM, T’Geaux Boys and Tasty Tees food trucks will be serving food.
- Santa will be greeting visitors between 6:15 - 8 PM on the Town Hall Plaza. Bring your wish list and a camera to capture the moment!
- On the other side of Town Hall, we’ll have Leland Express train rides, also from 6:15 - 8 PM.
Town Hall Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic between Village Road and Old Fayetteville Road to allow event-goers to walk through the event.
Free parking will be available at First Baptist Church of Leland at 517 Village Rd NE, with a free shuttle to and from the event beginning at 5:30 PM.
*Please no pets or alcohol.
Saturday | Dec 2 | 10 AM - 3 PM
Don't miss this popular one-day holiday event at the Leland Cultural Arts Center! Stop by on December 2nd from 10 AM - 3 PM. The Holiday Art Market features unique handmade gifts that are sure to please everyone on the shopping list. This is a FREE event to attend.
Lane's Ferry food truck will be on site during the event.
Cookies with Santa
Breakfast with Santa
Dec 6 | 6:30 PM
Join old St. Nick for this special holiday
Register online or in person at the LCAC: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com
Dec 13 | 9:30 AM
Santa will be stopping by for an annual holiday breakfast buffet.
Register online or in person at the LCAC: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.
Dec 8 | 7 - 9 PM | $15 | LCAC
Wilmington Big Band will be playing holiday classics and big band favorites all night long. Buy your tickets online or in person at the LCAC.
Saturday | Dec 16 | 12 - 2:30 PM
Those who have specific needs can enjoy the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa, in a subdued and calmer environment. Space is limited; registration is required. FREE
What time do the lights turn on?
Town Hall Drive is illuminated at dusk every evening Dec 2 - Jan 2.
Will the lights be running if it is raining?
Significant rainfall may cause the lights to shut down for the evening to ensure visitor safety.
Are dogs allowed?
Leashed dogs are allowed.
Are the trolleys wheelchair accessible?
No, the trolleys are not wheelchair accessible. There is accessible parking on site in the Town Hall parking lot. It can be accessed from Old Fayetteville Road.
Will the Leland Express be running multiple nights?
No, the Leland Express will only be running on Dec 2 from 6:15 - 8 PM at Town Hall.
Is alcohol allowed during the events?
No, alcohol is not allowed during the events.
Will a photographer be on site during visits with Santa at the Tree Lighting?
No, a photographer will not be on site during the Tree Lighting. Please, bring your own camera to take pictures with Santa.
How long will the lights be at Town Hall?
The lights will be up and active Dec 2 - Jan 2.
Will there be food trucks at the events?
At the Holiday Art Market on Dec 2 from 10 AM - 3 PM at the LCAC Lane's Ferry food truck will be selling food.
At the Tree Lighting on Dec 2 from 6 - 8 PM at Town Hall T’Geaux Boys, Tasty Tees, and Dixieland Kettle Corn food trucks will be selling food.