The Morehead City Christmas Parade is Coming Soon!

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than with a fun and festive parade… and it’s almost time for the Morehead City Christmas Parade! But before the parade even kicks off, there are a few more events you’ll definitely want to check out.

Here’s what you need to know about the 2019 Morehead City Christmas Parade… as well as a few other can’t-miss events.

It All Starts with Christmas in Downtown

store decorated for christmas

The Crystal Coast holiday season officially kicks off on December 7 with Christmas in Downtown in Downtown Morehead City. This all-day event has a full lineup of fun, from Breakfast with Santa at 8:30am to the Morehead City Community Tree Lighting at 6pm. It’s also a great time to browse local shops bedecked in holiday cheer.

Chowder and Cheer

soup in morehead city

Part of Christmas in Downtown, Chowder and Cheer also takes place on December 7 this year. While you’re browsing around Downtown, stop by participating locations to enjoy samples of delicious local chowders.

The Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla!

christmas flotilla boats

The Flotilla Parade is a definite must-see of Christmas in Downtown! Starting at 5:30pm on the Morehead City waterfront, the Flotilla features a shoreline parade of boats bedecked in holiday lights and decoration. All boats are judged and prizes are awarded.

Morehead City Tree Lighting

morehead city christmas tree lighting

After the parade wraps up, head down to Jaycee Park to chat with Santa and Mrs. Claus, to warm up with hot chocolate from the Salvation Army, or to simply sit back and enjoy the views when the lights go on!

The Morehead City Christmas Parade is December 14

morehead city christmas parade

The Morehead City Christmas Parade this year will be held at 11am on December 14, a week after Christmas in Downtown. The floats will march down Arendell Street in Downtown Morehead City, beginning at 17th and ending at 4th Street. Kick back and admire the floats, bands, and of course, Santa in his sleigh.

Other Upcoming Morehead City Events

Small Business Saturday and Artwalk

holiday shopping at a local business

When: Saturday after Thanksgiving (Nov 30)
Where: Downtown Morehead City
What: Kickstart your holiday shopping at Morehead’s own local businesses while viewing beautiful works of art.

Downtown Countdown

blue fireworks

When: December 31, 6pm – 12am
Where: Downtown Morehead City
What: Ring in the New Year in Downtown MHC with a midnight crab drop pot and fireworks over Sugarloaf Island. There’s also a 6pm kids’ crab pot drop, plus tons of special and live entertainment from local businesses.

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