Events

Letters to Santa

Parents – has your child ever wanted to write a letter to Santa Claus?

Maybe you’ve helped them do it in the past but they’ve always wondered where it went and how it got to the North Pole. Now at ChristmasVille we’ve been given special permission to set up an official mailbox JUST FOR LETTERS TO SANTA! Since our Head Gnome, Grant, has a special connection with the Big Guy in Red, mail from this mailbox goes DIRECTLY TO THE NORTH POLE via special ChristmasVille Priority Mail.

You can download the form below, help your child fill it out, and then bring them with their letter to drop it in the special red and white mailbox pictured on the right.

The mailbox is located on Main Street in Downtown Rock Hill, SC right beside the information kiosk at the crosswalk and directly across from the Main Street Children’s Museum at 133 East Main Street. Start a tradition with your child this year!

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2016 ChristmasVille Author Brunch with Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco is a world-famous author and illustrator of children’s books. She spent her childhood between a family farm in Union City, Michigan and Oakland, California. Polacco describes her time on the farm as the most magical time of her life. $25 includes brunch.

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Getting to Know Patricia Polacco

We hope you can join us for this kid friendly event to meet Patricia Polacco and hear about the amazing adventures she’s experienced. She will share some juicy stories about her life, like the time a real meteor fell in her front yard! She will also teach us all how to use our own experiences and the power of our imaginations to bring our words to life. We are in for a treat! $12

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Opening Ceremonies & Santa’s Arrival

Sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union and Morton & Gettys, LLC

Dec. 1, Thurs (7pm-7:30pm) • Fountain Park – 300 East Main Street

Come help Santa, the Rock Hill Community Theatre, and the Winthrop ChristmasVille RockHettes kick off ChristmasVille with a fun-filled Opening Ceremony that will be sure to “Make your Spirits Bright.” This family event will be immediately followed by Cookies and Cocoa with Santa at First Presbyterian Church.

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Grand Finale

Sponsored by The Herald ~ Fireworks Sponsored by East Coast Pyrotechnics

Dec. 4, Sunday (5pm) • Main Street Stage near 113 E. Main Street

Help send Santa back to the North Pole in style. Join us for the Grand Finale. The Winthrop ChristmasVille Rockhettes will be there, along with Santa and his special gnomes. The festival will conclude with a dazzling fireworks display.