November 30th to December 3rd, 2017

In Historic Old Town • Rock Hill, SC

November 30th to December 2nd, 2017

In Historic Old Town • Rock Hill, SC

Road Closure Dates & Times

Red Lines
indicate no access.

Yellow Lines
indicate local traffic access ONLY.

Green Lines
indicate detour routes.

Broken Black Lines
indicate the Parade route.

Road Closures
  • Caldwell Street will be closed November 30th – December 5th.
  • Saluda Street between Main & Black will be close December 1st – December 5th.
  • Main Street will be closed on December 2nd from Dave Lyle Blvd to Elizabeth Lane.
  • Oakland Avenue & White Street will close from Winthrop University to downtown Rock Hill for the duration of the Christmas Parade on December 2nd. Expect closures and delays from 5 PM – 10 PM.
  • Hampton Street will be close to THROUGH TRAFFIC Saturday at 6 AM and will remain closed until Sunday evening.
  • The Reindeer Romp will have periodic street closures throughout Downtown Rock Hill Saturday morning until 12 PM.

For questions or concerns, contact Martin Lane at 803.326.3886



To learn more about the schedule of events, view our Festival Guide.


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Welcome to ChristmasVille!

Did you ever open a storybook and want to step inside? Or dream of a simpler time – filled with music and merriment and festive folks brimming with good cheer? If so, then bundle up the family and become part of the whimsical world of Rock Hill’s adopted son, Vernon Grant, America’s favorite children’s illustrator and artist of the famed Kellogg’s®  Rice Krispies Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!®

Once again, Old Town Rock Hill will come alive as a charming, picturesque holiday village and outdoor art festival. The 11th annual ChristmasVille will take place December 1 – December 4, 2016. This award winning festival has over 70 events including horse drawn carriage rides, historic tours, strolling Dickens carolers, art, theater, dance, music, a gingerbread house contest, multiple Santa activities, and a REAL ice skating rink! We hope to see you at ChristmasVille!


You can drop off this letter in his express mailbox on Main Street in Rock Hill!

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ChristmasVille info:

Cathy Murphy

Downtown Development Manager

City of Rock Hill
Economic and Urban Development
P.O. Box 11706
155 Johnston St. • Rock Hill, SC 29731

Tel: 803-329-8756

Visitors’ Information:

Rebekah Ardis

Visitor Services Manager

Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 11377
Rock Hill, SC 29731

452 South Anderson Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Fax: 803-329-0145

Vendor Information:

Cathy Murphy

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Tel: 803-329-8756

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is ChristmasVille?

ChristmasVille is a 4 day festival located in historic Downtown Rock Hill, SC. The festival celebrates the Christmas season while showcasing artwork by Vernon Grant, Rock Hill native and creator of the Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® characters.

When is ChristmasVille held?

The ChristmasVille festival is always held over the first full weekend in December. Opening ceremonies are Thursday evening and the Grand Finale is on Sunday evening.

How do I get to ChristmasVille?

The ChristmasVille festival is held in Rock Hill, SC. Rock Hill is located near several major interstates and highways. Please see the Directions page on the ChristmasVille website for maps and travel information.

Where can I park? Does it cost to park at ChristmasVille?

Parking for the festival is free. The City of Rock Hill has several municipal parking lots and a parking deck located on the edges of the festival area. Parking is limited however, so car-pooling is suggested.

Is ChristmasVille just for children?

ChristmasVille has activities and events for all ages. From crafts and Santa Claus, to street performances, to parades, to holiday markets – ChristmasVille has it all!

Is ChristmasVille handicap accessible?

Absolutely! Every effort is made to make ChristmasVille accessible to all. If you will need special assistance upon your arrival, please call Martin Lane at 803-326-3886 UPON ARRIVING AT CHRISTMASVILLE so that we may make arrangements to accommodate you and your party. In fact, if during your visit you find something at ChristmasVille that could be improved from a special needs point of view, please let us know so that we can make our upcoming festivals even better!

There's so much to do at ChristmasVille! How do I figure out what I want to do?

We suggest that before you visit, you check the Events Page on the ChristmasVille website.

I went to an event last year during ChristmasVille and it's not there this year. What happened to it?

To keep ChristmasVille fresh and interesting, the event list may vary from year to year. Please consult the Events Page on the ChristmasVille website before your visit to see what this years’ festival holds.