Alabama's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From December 4-24, Alabama is home to an amazing lineup of events perfect for getting everyone in the Christmas spirit. With events ranging from Oxford's Festival of Lights to Montgomery's Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol, make sure to check out what the state has to offer this holiday season!

Magic Christmas in Lights, Theodore, AL

December 6, 2023 at 5:00pm
Explore the enchanting beauty of Bellingrath Gardens And Home during Magic Christmas in Lights this holiday season. Stroll through the 65-acre Garden estate, marvel at the dazzling light display, and explore the historic Bellingrath Home in its holiday finery. Don't miss this Gulf Coast holiday tradition that was even recognized by USA Today and the American Bus Association!

Oxford Festival of Lights, Oxford, AL

December 6, 2023 at 5:00pm
Visit them at Choccolocco Park this year for an amazing Winter Wonderland! Enjoy the breathtaking Festival of Lights drive-through light display from the comfort of your vehicle. Get cozy and have a memorable holiday experience with your loved ones! One fee, one carload.

Miracle On the 34th Street, Trussville,AL

December 7, 2023
Come experience the beloved holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street at the ACTA Theatre. Enjoy the joy of believing as the show runs December 1-10th. Don't miss out and make sure to check show times when purchasing your tickets.

Jingle Bell Run, Birmingham, AL

December 9, 2023
Veterans Park in Birmingham, AL will be bustling on December 9, 2023 when the Arthritis Foundation hosts their original Jingle Bell Run. Join in the festive fun to raise funds and awareness for a great cause, while running in the city's preeminent race. You won't want to miss it!

North Pole Express, Calera, AL

December 10, 2023 at 5:00pm
Take your family on a magical journey to the North Pole this holiday season! Climb onboard the North Pole Express for a 1.5 hour train ride of festive Christmas d├ęcor, caroling, a whimsical story, special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a sweet treat from the North Pole chefs. All aboard the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, 1919 9th Street in Calera, AL!

Christmas in Candyland, Andalusia, AL

December 15, 2023 at 5:00pm
This holiday season, make lasting memories and beautiful photo opportunities in Andalusia's winter wonderland! Enjoy imaginative play cottages, train rides, snow tubing, winter skating, musical acts, and snow shows every weekend at Various Locations throughout Andalusia. Don't miss Downtown Andalusia's Top Small Towns in the South for Christmas, with beautiful Christmas decorations and lights!

Christmas Lights Festival, Montgomery, AL

December 18, 2023 at 5:30pm
This winter, take a stroll through the magical Montgomery Zoo! Transform into a Winter Wonderland with sparkling and twinkling lights and festive decorations at the Christmas Lights Festival. Visit Santa and the Christmas Tree Village at the Mann Museum, enjoy live entertainment at the Overlook Cafe, and indulge in hot chocolate and fresh baked cookies. All located at the Montgomery Zoo, 2301 Coliseum Parkway.

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol, Montgomery, AL

December 22, 2023 at 7:00pm
As ASF returns to 1 Festival Drive for a full production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the Festival Stage comes alive with an overnight voyage of epic proportions. Join miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he embarks on a journey of repentance and forgiveness filled with the help of his ghosts and the Cratchits. This beloved play is a joyful Christmas tradition for the whole family to enjoy.

Wonderland Under Warrior, Warrior, AL

December 23, 2023 at 2:00pm
Experience a truly magical event at Rickwood Caverns State Park! Join us for Wonderland Under Warrior for an underground winter wonderland - with decorations, gifts, snacks, and hot cocoa. Enjoy the easier walk with just 30 stairs and a mile walk in the cave.

Christmas At The Falls, Gadsden,AL

December 24, 2023 at 4:00pm
Celebrate this joyous season at Noccalula Falls Park, 1500 Noccalula Road. Take a stroll through the park and be mesmerized by the millions of lights twinkling in the night. Explore holiday displays and decorations as you diffuse yourself in the Christmas cheer. Enjoy a ride on the train and get to the festive spirit!

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