2022 EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

With all of the fun events taking place during the festival, it takes a village to make it happen!  Consider volunteering, and receive an exclusive ChristmasVille volunteer shirt, as well as all the warm and fuzzies you can handle!

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Full Schedule of Events

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Thursday, December 1st

 

10am

Merry Mornings: Magical Holiday Fun at the Main Street Children's Museum!

Main Street Children's Museum (133 E Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Main Street Children's Museum

Head over to the Main Street Children's Museum for the first four Thursday mornings in December for whimsical winter fun! Each week we'll celebrate a new festive theme that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit.

Regular Library Hours

Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

York County Library (138 E Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Gingerbread people are loose in the library! See if you can find them all by picking up the clue sheet in the Children's Department from December 1-22. The final clue will lead you to a prize (while supplies last)!  Be sure to check out the new Whimsical World of Vernon Grant mural on the exterior wall along Black Street.

10am - 5pm

Ornament Decorating for Adults & Children

Rock Hill Pottery Center (201 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Pottery Center

Pick out one the Rock Hill Pottery Center's hand-crafted ornament shapes, paint it any way you'd like, and hang it on your Christmas tree at home! $10 per ornament - purchased onsite.  Please enjoy the gallery and shop area on your way out.

10am - 5pm

Secret Shop

Hickory Post (202 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Hickory Post

Secret Shop is a unique shopping experience where children are able to shop for their family members with assistance from our Secret Shop Elves. Everything in the shop is $10 or less. The Elves will assist in shopping and wrapping presents for kids of all ages.

6pm - 6:30pm

Opening Ceremony

Fountain Park (300 E Main St.)

Event Sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union

Santa Claus is coming to town...Old Town! The Winthrop RockHettes officially kick off the festival with their precision dance routines. Dancing, singing, bell ringing, lighting, and perhaps a bit of snowing are the perfect ways to welcome Santa and learn more about all the fun in the days to come. Mother Goose will lead families over to First Presbyterian for Cookies & Cocoa with Santa, and the merriment continues with music and singing at Deck the Hall in the City Hall Amphitheater.

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

First Presbyterian Church (234 E Main St.)

Event Sponsored by Michele Boyne Pediatric Dentistry

After the Opening Ceremony, head next door for one of the few opportunities where you're guaranteed to not just see Santa, but capture that highly coveted photo and time with the big man in red! What can be better than that? The 3 Cs: cookies, cocoa, and coloring!  Please enter via the lower level gym door on the opposite side of the building from Fountain Park.

7pm - 8pm

Deck the Hall

City Hall Amphitheatre (144 E Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by the City of Rock Hill

Deck the Hall is a tradition that started as a way to "sing in" the holiday season more that 25 years ago. Come sing Christmas Carols with children from Old Pointe Elementary and enjoy other performance by Rock Hill youth. 

8pm - 2am

Karaoke with DJ Bernie

Player 1Up (140 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Player 1Up

Player 1UP is Rock Hill's only arcade bar, offering games for all ages including skee-ball, pinball, air hockey, classic cabinets, and more! We're family friendly every day until 8pm. Karaoke with DJ Bernie is always a hit, open late until 2am with your favorite craft beer and cocktails, with the kitchen open until 1am. Karaoke is an awesome mix of people singing and dancing the night away!

 

Friday, December 2nd

 

Friday (9am - 2pm) is designated as Senior Day, for our active adult community.   
Sponsored by Encompass Health. 

8am - 10am & 11am - 1:30pm

Old Town Kitchen & Cocktails Senior Day Buffet

Lowenstein Building | (300 Technology Center Way, Suite 203)

Activity Coordinated by Old Town Kitchen & Cocktails

Created with the active adult community in mind, but available for anyone who loves a delicious meal at a reasonable price, Old Town Kitchen & Cocktails will be offering a full spread of your favorite and most popular items curated by Chef Drew Carter and team.

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9am, 10am, 11am & 1pm

Historic Trolley Tours *TICKETED*

Lowenstein Building | Warehouses on White Lot (130 W. White St.)

Event Sponsored by Historic Rock Hill, Tuttle Company & Williams & Fudge

Embark on a 45 minute trolley ride for an interactive tour where you're learn about the past, present, and future of Old Town Rock Hill and the University Center.  The trolley will depart from the parking lot by the Warehouses on White (130 W. White St.) and you'll be joined by Chip Hutchison, Skip Tuttle, and/or Gary Williams.  $5 reserves your spot and provides you with a voucher for a brew of your choice during Senior Day Happy Hour.  Enjoy a beverage (or two) from the Warehouses on White - Knowledge Perk and Dust Off Brewing Co.  

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9am

Santa's 6 Lessons in Entrepreneurship

The Gravity Center (153 S Oakland Ave.)

Activity Coordinated by The Gravity Center

The world's most successful entrepreneur isn't in Silicon Valley or Wall Street-- he's in the North Pole making millions of customers happy each year. Learn six important lessons of success in entrepreneurship, from Santa, in this interactive, fun business education workshop.

9am - 2pm

Comporium Museum Tours

Comporium Museum (117 Elk Ave.)

Activity Coordinated by Comporium

Walk through the history of Rock Hill and learn how the telephone played a vital role in the development of our city--plus get a sweet holiday treat! 

9am - 2pm

Gingerbread House Contest Display

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main St.)

Stroll through the gallery to see and vote on the pieces of gingerbread art/houses created by professional bakers, amateurs, culinary students and youth.  Free smells too!  Winners will be announced during the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, December 4th, beginning at 5pm.

Want to see your work of art on display, and maybe even win some cash?  Here's how!

9am - 2pm

Ornament Contest - Cardboard Edition

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main St.)

Event Sponsored by New Indy Containerboard

Do you have what it takes to win an ornament contest? How about a one-of-a-kind CARDBOARD ornament contest? Gift cards to downtown businesses will be award to various age groups, as well as the People's Choice during the Closing Ceremony. Let your creativity shine and drop off your ornament by the Center for the Arts on Tuesday, 11/29 by 7pm, or  for those who are a bit less creative, stop by to view and vote through 3pm Sunday, 12/4.

We'll also have ornament making stations set up at the community table outside on Main Street. 

10am - 12pm

Senior Day Expo

Lowenstein Building (Park & Ride from 130 W. White St.)

Event Sponsored by Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Rock Hill

This expo is designed with the active adult community in mind, as well as those who are caregivers for our older generation.  Various tables/booths will have representation from area organizations and businesses, while being both educational and interactive with a "Seniors Helping Seniors" component. The expo is adjacent to additional activities taking place, including workshop and craft stations, historic exhibits,  handbells, cornhole, and more! 

Parking and access are easy!  Just park in the Warehouses on White lot behind the Cotton Factory, hop on the trolley or Encompass Health golf carts, a get dropped off at the door!

Various Hours (mirrors that of the venues listed)

Vernon Grant Gallery Walk 

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main) | Toms S. Gettys Center (201 E. Main) | City Hall Rotunda (144 E. Black)

Activity Coordinated by Arts Council of York County

Enjoy a walking gallery including over 100 original works by Vernon Grant, best known for his creation of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® however, Vernon Grant insisted that his favorite subject was Santa Claus!   Don't miss the brand new (and HUGE) mural on the exterior wall of the York County Library that highlights the Whimsical World of Vernon Grant  Mural designer, Jill Pratzon's work will be on display within the Center for the Arts' Dalton Gallery.

Regular Library Hours

Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

York County Library (138 E Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Gingerbread people are loose in the library! See if you can find them all by picking up the clue sheet in the Children's Department from December 1-22. The final clue will lead you to a prize (while supplies last)!  Be sure to check out the new Whimsical World of Vernon Grant mural on the exterior wall along Black Street.

10am

Jingle Bell Parade & Singing with Seniors

Lowenstein Building (Park & Ride from 130 W. White St.)

Tag along with Santa as he leads our friends attending Senior Day through the halls of Lowenstein to the beautiful sound of bells ringing and merriment. Bells will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!  The "parade route" ends just in time for the handbell choir performance.  

10am - 12pm

Holiday Greeting Cards in Watercolor  *WORKSHOP*

Center for the Arts Studio (121 E. Main St.) - Hosted by Marcia Kort Buike

Join the fun as we paint holiday cards in watercolor. This is a festive experience with homemade soup, Christmas carols, and sugary snacks!  No experience necessary.  The workshop is adult only.

SIGN UP HERE

10am - 11:30am

Candle Making  *WORKSHOP*

Cambria Hotel Rock Hill - 354 Technology Center Way | Hosted by Tanisha Burke

Come out, set your intentions and allow the candles you create to help support you in achieving the new things you are manifesting in your life! Includes candle making supplies, rose quartz and amethyst stones crystals, water and snack bar.  

SIGN UP HERE

10am - 12pm

Reading & Rhymes with Mother Goose

York County Library (138 E. Black St.)

Immerse yourself in your favorite childhood stories and rhymes read by Mother Goose. Readings takes place indoors, and then Mother Goose will lead everyone outside where you can try to spot her on the new Vernon Grant mural that pays tribute to his life and illustrations, including Santa and gnomes! Hear from the mural artist herself as Jill Pratzon tells you more about how a little imagination can turn into a HUGE creation that thousands upon thousands will see and enjoy. 

10am - 12pm

Kids Day Painting​ *WORKSHOP*

Creative Expressions - 224 E. Black St. | Hosted by Stephanie Harris

SIGN UP HERE

10am - 2pm

Airing of the Quilts

Episcopal Church of our Saviour (144 Caldwell St.)

Activity Coordinated by SewEndipitous

Observe the craftsmanship of numerous, handmade quilt creations as they're beautifully draped over the pews of the oldest church building in the city.

Times Vary

Dickens Carolers

Strolling

"One seems to hear - words of good cheer - from everywhere - filling the air", and that's just what you'll experience as the Dickens Carolers roam throughout the festival, setting the tone (literally) through song!

10am - 5pm

Ornament Decorating for Adults & Children

Rock Hill Pottery Center (201 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Pottery Center

Pick out one the Rock Hill Pottery Center's hand-crafted ornament shapes, paint it any way you'd like, and hang it on your Christmas tree at home! $10 per ornament - purchased onsite.  Please enjoy the gallery and shop area on your way out.

10am - 5pm

Secret Shop

Hickory Post (202 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Hickory Post

Secret Shop is a unique shopping experience where children are able to shop for their family members with assistance from our Secret Shop Elves. Everything in the shop is $10 or less. The Elves will assist in shopping and wrapping presents for kids of all ages.

10am - 6pm

Nailed It Ornament Making

Nailed It! DIY (139 E. Main St.)

10:30am

Handbell Choir Performance

 Lowenstein Building - Park and Ride (130 W. White St.)

"Hark, how the bells - sweet silver bells - all seem to say - throw cares away". Sounds nice, doesn't it? Throw those cares away as the sounds of the bell ringers take you back to a simpler time.  Performance by Musicality Ringers from Rock Hill | Nancy Smith, director.  Get there early to catch Santa ringing and singing!

10am - 1pm

Brunch & Banter with Jim Shore *TICKETED*

The Gathering Space (135 E. Main St.)

Event Sponsored by Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Enjoy the company of award-winning artist, Jim Shore, during an expected sell-out brunch. $35 per person includes brunch prepared by Chef Rob of Kre8 Catering & Events and the neighboring restaurant, Kounter, as well as a welcome ChristmasVille cocktail or mocktail, and up to two signatures on Jim Shore pieces brought from your personal collection or purchased onsite.

SIGN UP HERE

11am

Jingle Bell Parade 

Along Main Street (140 E. Main St.)

Tag along with Santa as he leads children along Main Street to the beautiful sound of bells ringing and children's laughter. Bells will be provided outside of Haven Miller State Farm, but feel free to bring your own!  

11am - 12pm & 2pm - 3pm

Bingo in the Mill Room

Cambria Hotel Rock Hill (354 Technology Center Way)

Activity Coordinated by Cambria Rock Hill - University Center

B-I-N-G-O!!!  Check out Rock Hill's only hotel located in Old Town, and try your luck at winning gift cards to food and beverage prepared by their onsite chef!  The hotel is easily accessible from the activities taking place within the Lowenstein Building during Senior Day. 

11am - 1pm

Senior Day Cornhole

American Cornhole League (300 Technology Center Way, Suite 205)

Activity Coordinated by American Cornhole League

Did you know that The American Cornhole League is headquartered in Rock Hill?  They promote and develop cornhole as a sport for any age and any skill level, so it's the perfect activity for Senior Day!  Stop in to check out their courts and throw some bags in their state of the art facility. 

11am-2pm

Bethel UMC Soup Kitchen

Bethel United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen (1232 Curtis St.)

Activity Coordinated by Bethel United Methodist Church

Come support the Bethel Soup Kitchen and enjoy the fellowship of a community lunch during ChristmasVille.  Friday's lunch will include a choice of Chicken and Rice or Vegetable Beef soup (16 oz cup) with a cornbread muffin, and a beverage.  Enjoy desserts and sandwiches for an additional $1.50 each. You may eat in or take out.

11am-3pm

Player 1UP Cruise-In at ChristmasVille

Player 1UP Parking Lot off Black Street (140 E Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Player 1UP

Carolina Regional Mustang Club and Southeastern Stangs will conduct a car show in the parking lot off Black Street prior to the parade.  Player 1UP will be opening at 11am for Senior Day - Food, Drinks and Games!

11am - 4pm

Gift Market & Farmers Market

Parking Area Adjacent to Dave Lyle Blvd. Between White St. and Main St., (101 E. Main St.)

Gift Market Sponsored by Gala Affairs & Knoble Ingle CPAs

Browse unique handmade gift items including jewelry, lotions, soaps, wreaths, crocheted gift items, solid wood turned boards, and SOOO much more at the open air Vendor Market.  The market will provide the opportunity to enjoy irresistible food items (packaged to be enjoyed onsite or at home), and you'll find fresh produce, local meats, and so much more.  See you at the market!

12pm-2pm

Book Signing with Shari Franklin

Overhead Station (212 E Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Overhead Station

Author and mother of 5, Shari Franklin has written a book for all mothers to live by as they navigate the challenges of life with children from diapers to college dorms. Every mother needs to hear the messages in, "What I need You to Know".

1pm - 3pm

Holiday Storybook Santas in Watercolor  *WORKSHOP*

Center for the Arts Studio 1 (121 E. Main St.) - Hosted by Marcia Kort Buike

Join the fun as we paint a watercolor Storybook Santa This is a festive experience with homemade soup, Christmas carols, and sugary snacks!

SIGN UP HERE

4pm

Holiday Happy Hour Candle Workshop  *WORKSHOP*

Cambria Hotel Rock Hill (354 Technology Center Way | Hosted by Tanisha Burke

Come out ready to have a fun and energetic time making a drink inspired candle like an EGGNOG MARTINI! Also get ready to dance down our Soul Flame line to put good energy into your drink inspired candle! Includes candle making supplies, water, and snack bar.  

SIGN UP HERE

4pm-6pm

Phone Calls to the North Pole

Comporium Museum (117 Elk Avenue)

Activity Coordinated by Comporium

Join the Comporium Pioneers for a tour of the Museum, Photo Op with Mrs. Claus, and the opportunity to make a phone call directly to the North Pole! Candy Canes for all upon exit. Fun for kids of all ages!

4pm-8:30pm

Food Vendors

Food Trucks and Vendors Throughout Entire Festival

Be sure to come hungry and grab a bite at some of your favorite food trucks and pop-ups.

5pm - 8pm

Amusement Rides

Lot by Fountain Park (300 E. Main St.)

Ferris Wheel Sponsored by Comporium | Carousel Sponsored by Cambria Hotel Rock Hill

Many things in life aren't FREE, but the amusement rides at ChristmasVille are - thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors!

Enjoy the mechanical rides until your heart is content (or you get too dizzy)!

5pm - 8pm

Inflatables & Rock Wall 

Main Street (near Dave Lyle Blvd. - 108 E. Main)

Sponsored by G. Campbell Construction

Bounce on down towards Dave Lyle Blvd. to enjoy numerous inflatables, as well as a rock wall for those who are a bit more adventurous. Leave your wallet in your pocket or bag...thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors, these are free too!  

6pm

Winthrop University 87th Annual Tree Lighting

Winthrop University, Tillman Front Lawn (1894 Alumni Dr.)

Activity Coordinated by Winthrop University

The Winthrop Alumni Association and Student Alumni Council will host the 87th annual tree lighting on the Tillman front lawn on Friday, Dec. 2 at 6 pm. This event brings a sense of holiday cheer to the campus’s community as students, alumni, faculty/staff and community members enjoy this annual tradition. All are invited to enjoy some holiday performances!​

6:30pm

Rock Hill Christmas Parade

Oakland Ave, White St. to Main St.

Activity Coordinated by The City of Rock Hill

Join us again this year for our annual "Light Up the Night" parade. Over 80 parade entries will be lighting up the streets of Rock Hill for you and your family's enjoyment. *Parade has reached maximum capacity for entries - no new entries are being accepted.

7pm - 10pm

Paint and Sip Holiday Wine Classes *WORKSHOP*

Creative Expressions (244 E. Black St.) | Hosted by Stephanie Harris

All supplies included!  Wine is complimentary with paid registration.

SIGN UP HERE

Saturday, December 3rd

 

7am Girls on the Run Festival | 8am Race

The Reindeer Romp 5k  

Fountain Park (300 E Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Girls on the Run

Each season comes to an end with a celebratory 5K. This closing event gives program participants of all abilities a tangible sense of accomplishment. Crossing the finish line instills confidence through completion and is a joyful moment program participants always remember! Every child in our program receives a commemorative medal to celebrate this incredible achievement.

Registration required - click here.

8:30am - 10am

Very Important Gnome (VIG) Club  *SOLD OUT*

The Gathering Space (135 E Main St.)

Event Sponsored by The Tuttle Company

Not only does this exclusive kid/gnome club provide access to Santa, it also includes a playful and tasty breakfast, hot coca bar, story time, photos, and fun, VIG Club Members will receive a swag bag that includes a limited-edition shirt, ChristmasVille coloring book, take and make craft from Nailed It DIY, a VIG access pass to Movies in the Park with designated seating, character interaction, and a popcorn treat while watching Elf, and well as a few surprises!  Club membership is best for those ages 2 -10. 

Regular Library Hours

Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

York County Library (138 E Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Gingerbread people are loose in the library! See if you can find them all by picking up the clue sheet in the Children's Department from December 1-22. The final clue will lead you to a prize (while supplies last)!  Be sure to check out the new Whimsical World of Vernon Grant mural on the exterior wall along Black Street.

10am - 11:30am & 4pm - 5pm

Candle Making  *WORKSHOP*

The Cambria Hotel - Tanisha Burke

SIGN UP HERE

10am, 12pm & 2pm

Handbell Choir Performances

Corner of Main St. and Oakland Ave.

"Hark, how the bells - sweet silver bells - all seem to say - throw cares away". Sounds nice, doesn't it? Throw those cares away as the sounds of the bell ringers take you back to a simpler time.​  Performances will take place on the corner of Oakland Ave., in front of the building.

10am performance by St. Phillip Neri Handbell Ensemble from St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church |  Linda Liberty, director.

12pm performance by Oakland Ringers from Oakland Baptist Church | Suzanne Ringer, director.

2pm performance by Revelation Ringers of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church | Ed West, director.

10am - 12pm

Piedmont Medical Center’s Cheer Creations

Community Table (121 E. Main St.)

Activity Sponsored by Piedmont Medical Center

Join Piedmont Medical Center in making spirits bright, one card at a time!  A card creation station will be positioned at the community table outside of Santa’s Workshop for kids and adults to create holiday cards that will be delivered to PMC patients this holiday season

10am - 12pm

Kids Day Painting *WORKSHOP*

Creative Expressions - Stephanie Harris

SIGN UP HERE

10am - 2pm

Cultural Celebrations of the Season

York County Library and City Hall Amphitheatre

Event Sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union

This holiday season is celebrated in a variety of ways across the globe, as well as right here in our very own community.  Learn how various cultures and groups celebrate the season through a multitude of traditions and specific holidays.  Learn through books, through people and their story-telling, dances, songs, and more!  Children will be given a passport to be stamped during their visit to each country and will also receive a treat or trinket from various countries. 

10am, 2pm & 4:30pm

Jingle Bell Parades

Along Main Street (140 E. Main St.)

Tag along with Santa as he leads children along Main Street to the beautiful sound of bells ringing and children's laughter. Bells will be provided outside of Haven Miller State Farm, but feel free to bring your own! 

10am - 2pm

Airing of the Quilts

Episcopal Church of our Saviour (144 Caldwell St.)

Activity Coordinated by SewEndipitous

Observe the craftsmanship of numerous, handmade quilt creations as they're beautifully draped over the pews of the oldest church building in the city.

10am-2pm

Phone Calls to the North Pole

Comporium Museum (117 Elk Avenue)

Activity Coordinated by Comporium

Join the Comporium Pioneers for a tour of the Museum, Photo Op with Mrs. Claus, and the opportunity to make a phone call directly to the North Pole! Candy Canes for all upon exit. Fun for kids of all ages!

10am - 5pm

Santa’s Workshop

Center for the Arts (lower and back deck) (121 E Main St.)

Event Sponsored by Piedmont Medical Center & Carolina Recruitment

Creation Central with various stations for kids to make and take seasonal crafts and even a special reindeer mix for Christmas Eve!

Travel to Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole where children can create some fun and useful things to properly prepare for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, including the ever-popular reindeer mix for helping the reindeer find your house and fuel up on their busiest night of the year! 

There might just be a few tiny reindeer (puppets) to entertain the little ones.  Don't miss all the gingerbread houses on display!​

10am - 5pm

Santa's Office

Cotton Alley (across from the Center for the Arts)

Event Sponsored by Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Catch Santa at work, or sneak in while he's out, and explore his office to see what he's been working on. Either way, it's the perfect photo opportunity. You can even leave Santa a note with your Christmas wish list!

10am - 5pm

Gnome Dorm

The Exchange (117 E. White St.)

Event Sponsored by The Exchange

Imaginations come to life as children get a glimpse into the life of a gnome.  First, you'll board the trolley from Santa's Workshop to the Gnome Dorm.  Upon arriving to the dorm, make sure to check the mail (Santa receives A LOT of mail), and head to the kitchen for a snack before getting into gnome-like clothing for dress-up (or dress-down if you're ready for bed).  Mother Goose may even be there to read you a bedtime story between 10am - 11am & 2pm - 3pm! Our friends at Carolinas Dream Team will make you feel right at home while at The Exchange, and the trolley will be making its rounds to take you back to Santa's Workshop if you'd like!

10am - 5pm

Ornament Decorating for Adults & Children

Rock Hill Pottery Center (201 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Pottery Center

Pick out one the Rock Hill Pottery Center's hand-crafted ornament shapes, paint it any way you'd like, and hang it on your Christmas tree at home! $10 per ornament - purchased onsite.  Please enjoy the gallery and shop area on your way out.

10am - 5pm

Gift Market & Farmers Market

Parking Area Adjacent to Dave Lyle Blvd. Between White St. and Main St., (101 E. Main St.)

Gift Market Sponsored by Gala Affairs & Knoble Ingle CPAs

Browse unique handmade gift items including jewelry, lotions, soaps, wreaths, crocheted gift items, solid wood turned boards, and SOOO much more at the open air Vendor Market.  The market will provide the opportunity to enjoy irresistible food items (packaged to be enjoyed onsite or at home), and you'll find fresh produce, local meats, and so much more.  See you at the market!

10am - 5pm

Make an Ornament with Rock Hill Clean & Green

Outside of the Center for the Arts, (101 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Clean & Green, A Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

Kids of all ages are invited to make a holiday ornament out of household objects that may have found their way to the trash. Find out how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle this holiday season.

10am - 5pm

Secret Shop

Hickory Post (202 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Hickory Post

Secret Shop is a unique shopping experience where children are able to shop for their family members with assistance from our Secret Shop Elves. Everything in the shop is $10 or less. The Elves will assist in shopping and wrapping presents for kids of all ages.

10am - 6pm

Nailed It Ornament Making 

Nailed It! DIY (139 E. Main St.)

10am - 6pm

Amusement Rides

Lot by Fountain Park

Ferris Wheel Sponsored by Comporium | Carousel Sponsored by Cambria Hotel Rock Hill

Many things in life aren't FREE, but the amusement rides at ChristmasVille are - thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors!

Enjoy the mechanical rides until your heart is content (or you get too dizzy)!

10am - 6pm

Inflatables & Rock Wall

Main Street near Dave Lyle (113 E. Main St.)

Sponsored by G. Campbell Construction

Bounce on down towards Dave Lyle Blvd. to enjoy numerous inflatables, as well as a rock wall for those who are a bit more adventurous. Leave your wallet in your pocket or bag...thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors, these are free too!  

10am - 6pm

Trackless Train

Oakland Ave. near Main St.

Sponsored by Smooth Move

There's just something about trains that kids can't get enough of.  Thanks to our friends with Smooth Move, we're climbing aboard and enjoying a ride along the streets of Old Town.  It's kid-sized, but adults are able to accompany children when needed.  

10am - 6pm

Gingerbread House Contest Display

Center for the Arts (121 E Main St.)

Stroll through the gallery to see and vote on the pieces of gingerbread art/houses created by professional bakers, amateurs, culinary students and youth.  Free smells too!  Winners will be announced during the Closing Ceremonies Sunday, December 4th, beginning at 5pm.

Want to see your work of art on display, and maybe even win some cash?  Here's how!

 

10am - 7pm

Holiday Rum Tasting and Food Pairing

Sleeping Giant Distillery (122 Southern St.)

Activity Coordinated by Sleeping Giant Distillery

Our friends at Sleeping Giant Distillery will be making spirits bright with their first ever ChristmasVille Spiced Rum!  Be jolly and stop in to enjoy small-batch craft rum samples along with festive food pairings. Bring home the season with a bottle of the commemorative ChristmasVille Spiced Rum! $10 per tasting and no reservations required.

Various Hours (mirrors that of the venues listed)

Vernon Grant Gallery Walk 

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main) | Toms S. Gettys Center (201 E. Main) | City Hall Rotunda (144 E. Black)

Activity Coordinated by Arts Council of York County

Enjoy a walking gallery including over 100 original works by Vernon Grant, best known for his creation of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® however, Vernon Grant insisted that his favorite subject was Santa Claus!   Don't miss the brand new (and HUGE) mural on the exterior wall of the York County Library that highlights the Whimsical World of Vernon Grant  Mural designer, Jill Pratzon's work will be on display within the Center for the Arts' Dalton Gallery.

10am - 6pm

Ornament Contest - Cardboard Edition

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main St.)

Event Sponsored by New Indy Containerboard

Do you have what it takes to win an ornament contest? How about a one-of-a-kind CARDBOARD ornament contest? Gift cards to downtown businesses will be award to various age groups, as well as the People's Choice during the Closing Ceremony. Let your creativity shine and drop off your ornament by the Center for the Arts on Tuesday, 11/29 by 7pm, or  for those who are a bit less creative, stop by to view and vote through 3pm Sunday, 12/4.

We'll also have ornament making stations set up at the community table outside on Main Street. 

10am-7pm

Food Vendors

Food Trucks and Vendors Throughout Entire Festival

Be sure to come hungry and grab a bite at some of your favorite food trucks and pop-ups.

11am - 12pm

Saturday Silly Santa Ornament  *WORKSHOP*

The Gathering Space - Roseanne Koellner

SIGN UP HERE

11am-12:30pm

Story with Santa in the Garden

Glencairn Garden Bigger House (725 Crest St.)

Activity Coordinated by City of Rock Hill

Come enjoy "A Story with Santa in the Garden" at Glencairn Garden. To get everyone in the spirit of the season, Santa will read "Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer". After the story, children are invited to tell Santa what they want for Christmas. Parents are welcome and encouraged to take photographs. Before Santa arrives, children and adults can enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as well as children's activities provided by City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism. FREE EVENT (Rain or Shine)

11am & 2pm

Ice Sculpting Demonstrations

Main St. (exact location to be announced)

Event Sponsored by G. Campbell Construction

Ice, ice, baby.  Award-winning ice carvers will dazzle you as they make art out of HUGE blocks of ice!  Two times will be announced in the coming days.

11am - 5pm

Stage Entertainment

Fountain Park & Corner of Main & Dave Lyle

Sponsored by McKinney, Tucker, & Lemel LLC

What's better than one stage of entertainers?  TWO! 

Grab a seat and enjoy the talent of various performers including dancers, musicians, vocalists, actors, and martial artists.  Full schedule to include specific groups to come.  Stay tuned! 

12pm - 2pm

Cookie Decorating  *WORKSHOP*

The Gathering Space - Robin Reno 

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12pm - 2pm

Quilled Snowflake Ornament  *WORKSHOP*

The Gathering Space - Debra Baumgart

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12pm and 1:30pm

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

South State Bank

Event Sponsored by South State Bank

Who better to tell the story of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" than the Grinch himself?   We're not sure if he'll be in a naughty or nice mood, so plan to be entertained during this story time. Readings will take place outside, in front of the bank, but be sure to head inside afterwards for a quick photo and sweet treat.

12pm - 5pm

ChristmasVille Cruise-In

Caldwell St.

Calling all car enthusiasts!  Head to Caldwell Street to check out all the cruisers - Saturday only.

12pm - 9pm

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides  *TICKETED* 

Off Charlotte Ave. Near Main St. 

Sponsored by Consolidated Pipe and Supply Company & York County Natural Gas Authority

Clip clop down and around our beautifully decorated ChristmasVille Corridor.  Each of the 3 carriages seat up to 6 people.  Reserve your seats today for a unique way to enjoy the sights and sounds of ChristmasVille!

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE A

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE B

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE C

1pm - 2pm

Adventure Kit  *WORKSHOP*

Hill Rock Shop - Michael and Miranda Williams 

2pm - 3pm

Saturday Nativity Workshop  *WORKSHOP*

The Gathering Space - Roseanne Koellner

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3pm - 4pm

Reading at the Red Caboose

214 S. Oakland Ave. (near the corner of White St.)

Event Sponsored by Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

You may be wondering what happened to the sweet, red caboose that was a landmark along Dave Lyle for years.  Not to worry, our friends at The Exchange moved it to an even better spot and one that provides the perfect scene for a little train-inspired reading.  Freddy, the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Polar Bear will be there for the reading and photos, and might just have a few friends join in for the fun!

3pm - 5pm

Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra

Main Street (in from of Freedom Temple)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy the sounds of the season as your stroll by, or stop and listen for a while as members of the Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra perform.

3pm-8pm

Mulling on Main

Overhead Station (212 E Main St)

Activity Coordinated by Overhead Station

Come enjoy samples of our spiced mulling wine and other holiday beverages while you browse through our store looking for those perfect gifts. ChristmasVille merchandise available! Free gift wrapping for instore purchases.

Times Vary

Dickens Carolers

Strolling

"One seems to hear - words of good cheer - from everywhere - filling the air", and that's just what you'll experience as the Dickens Carolers roam throughout the festival, setting the tone (literally) through song!

4pm - 6pm

Bourbon & Scotch Tasting

Courtroom at Getty's Art Center

Activity Coordinated by O'Darby's Fine Wine & Spirits

Fine spirits and a shot of education make learning both fun and memorable.  Whether you are an enthusiast, newcomer, mixologist, or just looking for some fun, come taste a few!  Free to attend, but must be 21 years of age to participate - IDs will be checked at the door.  

                        

5pm - 8pm

Journey to Bethlehem 

St. John's United Methodist Church  (321 S Oakland Ave.) 

Activity Coordinated by St. John's United Methodist Church

Journey to Bethlehem is a live, walk through reenactment of what it would have been like to walk through biblical Bethlehem and ends at the manger where Jesus is born. It includes over 100 actors that bring the reenactment to life.   

 

5:30pm and 8pm

Movies at Fountain Park

Fountain Park Stage

Event Sponsored by Morton & Gettys

What's better than a family-friendly movie night under the stars?  One that's FREE and surrounded by twinkling Christmas lights!  Elf will be shown during both times.  Bring a blanket and comfy chair, and we'll have food vendors nearby to satisfy those snack cravings!  

6pm - 10pm

Hopps & Stops  *TICKETED* 

Old Town Brewery Locations (beginning at 130 W. White St.)

Event Sponsored by Tarheel Contractors Supply

Hop on and off (and on and off) the trolley and enjoy entertainment and cold brews with your favorite people at each of the 4 breweries in Old Town. The best part? You don’t have to worry about how you’re getting to each of them!  Your ticket will also include a ChristmasVille pint glass sponsored by the YoCo Brew Trail.  You’ll also have the opportunity to win some pretty cool merch and prizes from the breweries by entering their onsite raffles.

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6pm - 10pm

Fezziwig Ball  *TICKETED* 

The White Home

Event Sponsored by Allen Tate Realtors, Schiller and Hamilton Law Firm, & Atlas Copco

Event Proceeds Benefiting: Rock Hill Schools Education Foundation and Historic Rock Hill

Join us at the beautifully decorated White Home in Old Town for an elegant evening of festive fun as we celebrate the season with Chef Rob's Kre8 Catering and dance the night away to the musical stylings of the Chunky Daddy Band!  Black Tie Optional.  

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With proof of ticket purchase, take advantage of these ChristmasVille offers when shopping for your Fezziwig Ball Attire:

$25 off Full Tuxedo Rental at Gregory's Formal Wear | 15% off purchase at McFadden's Mens Shop 

6:30pm and 8pm

Youth Poet Laureate Paint and Sip

York County Library (138 E. Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Enjoy an evening of poetry with Rock Hill's Youth Poet Laureate, Abigail McCluney, and other Poetry Ambassadors.  Participants will be able to paint their own unique creation.  There will also be a hot cocoa bar with plenty of fun toppings! 

Ages 14 and up.  No registration required.

7pm - 10pm

Paint and Sip Holiday Wine Classes  *WORKSHOP*

244 E Black Street | Hosted by Stephanie Harris

All supplies included!  Wine is complimentary with paid registration.

SIGN UP HERE

 

Sunday, December 4th

9am - 12pm

Sensory Sensitive Santa *TICKETED* 

Knowledge Perk - 130 W. White St.

Event Sponsored by Knowledge Perk

We’ve created an environment for our friends who get a bit anxious and overwhelmed when overstimulated, so that they can visit with Santa prior to the festival.  Sensory stations will be positioned in a covered area outside of the space for those who wish to explore a bit.

There is no cost for this experience, but we do require registration so that we can limit the wait-time and crowds for participating families.  

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10am - 11:30am & 4pm - 5pm

Candle Making *WORKSHOP*

The Gravity Center AM | Cambria Hotel PM - Tanisha Burke

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10am - 5pm

Ornament Decorating for Adults & Children

Rock Hill Pottery Center (201 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Pottery Center

Pick out one the Rock Hill Pottery Center's hand-crafted ornament shapes, paint it any way you'd like, and hang it on your Christmas tree at home! $10 per ornament - purchased onsite.  Please enjoy the gallery and shop area on your way out.

Regular Library Hours

Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

York County Library (138 E Black St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Gingerbread people are loose in the library! See if you can find them all by picking up the clue sheet in the Children's Department from December 1-22. The final clue will lead you to a prize (while supplies last)!  Be sure to check out the new Whimsical World of Vernon Grant mural on the exterior wall along Black Street.

10am - 5pm

Secret Shop

Hickory Post (202 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by York County Library

Secret Shop is a unique shopping experience where children are able to shop for their family members with assistance from our Secret Shop Elves. Everything in the shop is $10 or less. The Elves will assist in shopping and wrapping presents for kids of all ages.

12pm - 2pm

Make an Ornament with Rock Hill Clean & Green

Outside of the Center for the Arts (101 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Rock Hill Clean & Green, A Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

Kids of all ages are invited to make a holiday ornament out of household objects that may have found their way to the trash. Find out how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle this holiday season.

12pm-5pm

Food Vendors

Food Trucks and Vendors Throughout Entire Festival

Be sure to come hungry and grab a bite at some of your favorite food trucks and pop-ups.

12pm - 6pm

Nailed It Ornament Making 

Nailed It! DIY (139 E. Main St.)

12pm - 3pm

Ornament Contest - Cardboard Edition

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main St.)

Event Sponsored by New Indy Containerboard

Do you have what it takes to win an ornament contest? How about a one-of-a-kind CARDBOARD ornament contest? Gift cards to downtown businesses will be award to various age groups, as well as the People's Choice during the Closing Ceremony. Let your creativity shine and drop off your ornament by the Center for the Arts on Tuesday, 11/29 by 7pm, or  for those who are a bit less creative, stop by to view and vote through 3pm Sunday, 12/4.

We'll also have ornament making stations set up at the community table outside on Main Street. 

12pm - 4pm

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides *TICKETED* 

Off Charlotte Ave. Near Main St.

Sponsored by Consolidated Pipe and Supply Company & York County Natural Gas Authority

Clip clop down and around our beautifully decorated ChristmasVille Corridor.  Each of the 3 carriages seat up to 6 people.  Reserve your seats today for a unique way to enjoy the sights and sounds of ChristmasVille!

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE A

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE B

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE C

12:30pm-4pm

Ukuleles on Main

Overhead Station (212 E Main St)

Activity Coordinated by Overhead Station

What could be more fun than singing Christmas carols accompanied by ukuleles? Come be a part of this unique take on a holiday tradition. Live street performances!

12pm - 5pm

Gift Market & Farmers Market

Parking Area Adjacent to Dave Lyle Blvd. Between White St. and Main St., (101 E. Main St.)

Gift Market Sponsored by Gala Affairs & Knoble Ingle CPAs

Browse unique handmade gift items including jewelry, lotions, soaps, wreaths, crocheted gift items, solid wood turned boards, and SOOO much more at the open air Vendor Market.  The market will provide the opportunity to enjoy irresistible food items (packaged to be enjoyed onsite or at home), and you'll find fresh produce, local meats, and so much more.  See you at the market!

12pm - 5pm

Amusement Rides

Lot by Fountain Park

Ferris Wheel Sponsored by Comporium | Carousel Sponsored by Cambria Hotel Rock Hill

Many things in life aren't FREE, but the amusement rides at ChristmasVille are - thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors!

Enjoy the mechanical rides until your heart is content (or you get too dizzy)!

12pm - 5pm

Inflatables & Rock Wall

Main Street near Dave Lyle (113 E. Main St.)

Event Sponsored by G. Campbell Construction

Bounce on down towards Dave Lyle Blvd. to enjoy numerous inflatables, as well as a rock wall for those who are a bit more adventurous. Leave your wallet in your pocket or bag...thanks to generous, community-minded sponsors, these are free too!  

12pm - 5pm

Trackless Train

Oakland Ave. near Main St.

Sponsored by Smooth Move

There's just something about trains that kids can't get enough of.  Thanks to our friends with Smooth Move, we're climbing aboard and enjoying a ride along the streets of Old Town.  It's kid-sized, but adults are able to accompany children when needed.  

12pm - 5pm

Santa’s Workshop

Center for the Arts (lower and back deck)

Event Sponsored by Piedmont Medical Center & Carolina Recruitment

Creation Central with various stations for kids to make and take seasonal crafts and even a special reindeer mix for Christmas Eve! Travel to Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole where children can create some fun and useful things to properly prepare for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, including the ever-popular reindeer mix for helping the reindeer find your house and fuel up on their busiest night of the year! 

There might just be a few tiny reindeer (puppets) to entertain the little ones.  Don't miss all the gingerbread houses on display!​

12pm - 5pm

Santa's Office

Cotton Alley (across from the Center for the Arts)

Event Sponsored by Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Catch Santa at work, or sneak in while he's out, and explore his office to see what he's been working on. Either way, it's the perfect photo opportunity. You can even leave Santa a note with your Christmas wish list!

12pm - 5pm

Gnome Dorm

The Exchange (117 E. White St.)

Event Sponsored by The Exchange

Imaginations come to life as children get a glimpse into the life of a gnome.  First, you'll board the trolley from Santa's Workshop to the Gnome Dorm.  Upon arriving to the dorm, make sure to check the mail (Santa receives A LOT of mail), and head to the kitchen for a snack before getting into gnome-like clothing for dress-up (or dress-down if you're ready for bed).  Mother Goose may even be there to read you a bedtime story between 2pm - 3pm!  Our friends at Carolinas Dream Team will make you feel right at home while at The Exchange, and the trolley will be making it rounds to take you back to Santa's Workshop if you'd like!

Various Hours (mirrors that of the venues listed)

Vernon Grant Gallery Walk 

Center for the Arts (121 E. Main) | Toms S. Gettys Center (201 E. Main) | City Hall Rotunda (144 E. Black)

Activity Coordinated by Arts Council of York County

Enjoy a walking gallery including over 100 original works by Vernon Grant, best known for his creation of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® however, Vernon Grant insisted that his favorite subject was Santa Claus!   Don't miss the brand new (and HUGE) mural on the exterior wall of the York County Library that highlights the Whimsical World of Vernon Grant  Mural designer, Jill Pratzon's work will be on display within the Center for the Arts' Dalton Gallery.

12pm - 5pm

Gingerbread House Contest Display

Center for the Arts

Stroll through the gallery to see and vote on the pieces of gingerbread art/houses created by professional bakers, amateurs, culinary students and youth.  Free smells too!  Winners will be announced during the Closing Ceremonies Sunday, December 4th, beginning at 5pm.

Want to see your work of art on display, and maybe even win some cash?  Here's how!

2pm

Ice Sculpting Demonstrations

Main St. (exact location to be announced)

Event Sponsored by G. Campbell Construction

Ice, ice, baby.  Award-winning ice carvers will dazzle you as they make art out of HUGE blocks of ice!  

1pm and 3pm

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

South State Bank

Event Sponsored by South State Bank

Who better to tell the story of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" than the Grinch himself?   We're not sure if he'll be in a naughty or nice mood, so plan to be entertained during this story time. Readings will take place outside, in front of the bank.

1pm-3pm

Book signing with Lisa Bzowski

Overhead Station (212 E Main St)

Activity Coordinated by Overhead Station

Local author Lisa Bzowski will be signing her delightful children's book available for purchase, about Alice as she takes a walk through Rock Hill. You will easily recognize all the locations Alice visits. Maybe your child has a story about the same places!

1pm - 3pm

Stage Entertainment

Fountain Park & Corner of Main & Dave Lyle

Sponsored by McKinney, Tucker, & Lemel LLC

What's better than one stage of entertainers?  TWO! 

Grab a seat and enjoy the talent of various performers including dancers, musicians, vocalists, actors, and martial artists.  Full schedule to include specific groups to come.  Stay tuned! 

1pm - 4pm

Needlepoint *WORKSHOP*

Two’s Company Needlepoint Michelle Hamilton

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1pm - 4pm

Kids Workshop at Carolina *WORKSHOP*

Creative Expressions - Stephanie Harris

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2pm - 3pm

Reading at the Red Caboose

214 S. Oakland Ave. (near the corner of White St.)

Sponsored by Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company

You may be wondering what happened to the sweet, red caboose that was a landmark along Dave Lyle for years.  Not to worry, our friends at The Exchange moved it to an even better spot and one that provides the perfect scene for a little train-inspired reading.  Freddy, the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Polar Bear will be there for the reading and photos, and might just have a few friends join in for the fun!

2pm - 4pm

Cookie Decorating *WORKSHOP*

The Getty’s Art Center - Robin Reno

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2pm - 5pm

Self-Guided Holiday Home Tour & Craft Fair

The White Home (258 E. White St.)

Activity Coordinated by Historic Rock Hill

Join Historic Rock Hill on a self-guided tour of the White Home all decked out for the holidays! Local craft vendors will be selling their wares, and ticket price of $10 for non-members & $5 for HRH members includes a glass of wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages.  Activity supports the Historic Rock Hill's mission to preserve the White Home and the collective history of Rock Hill!  Click here to get your ticket today!

1pm & 4pm

Jingle Bell Parades

Along Main Street (140 E. Main St.)

Tag along with Santa as he leads children along Main Street to the beautiful sound of bells ringing and children's laughter. Bells will be provided outside of Haven Miller State Farm, but feel free to bring your own!  

3pm - 5pm

Piedmont Medical Center’s Cheer Creations

Community Table (121 E. Main St.)

Activity Coordinated by Piedmont Medical Center

Join Piedmont Medical Center in making spirits bright, one card at a time!  A card creation station will be positioned at the community table outside of Santa’s Workshop for kids and adults to create holiday cards that will be delivered to PMC patients this holiday season

4pm

York County Choral Society: Bach Magnificat  

St. John's United Methodist Church (321 S Oakland Ave)

Activity Coordinated by St. John's United Methodist Church

The York County Choral Society, a 60-voice choir, will present JS Bach's Magnificat with orchestral accompaniment. Also featured will be the YCCS Chamber Singers performing Daniel Pinkham's Christmas Cantata accompanied by brass and organ. Both groups are under the direction of Dr. Katherine Kinsey and are in their 41st season.

4pm-5pm

Community Christmas Hymn Singing

Episcopal Church of Our Saviour (144 Caldwell St)

Activity Coordinated by Episcopal Church of Our Saviour

Finish off a wonderful ChristmasVille celebration singing traditional carols accompanied by our choir and organ music.

 

5pm - 8pm

Journey to Bethlehem 

St. John's United Methodist Church  (321 S Oakland Ave.) 

Activity Coordinated by St. John's United Methodist Church

Journey to Bethlehem is a live, walk through reenactment of what it would have been like to walk through biblical Bethlehem and ends at the manger where Jesus is born. It includes over 100 actors that bring the reenactment to life.   

5pm - 6pm

Closing Ceremonies & Santa Sendoff

Stage on Main near Dave Lyle

Event Sponsored by the City of Rock Hill & Pyro Shows

All good things must come to an end, and we must say farewell to Santa as he leaves to prepare for Christmas.  In addition to a performance by the Winthrop RockHettes, the Gingerbread House contest winners will be announced, as will the People's Choice Santa Illustration that will be utilized during the 2023 festival.  We'll go out with a bang, as we light up the sky with fireworks!

7pm - 10pm

Paint and Sip Holiday Wine Classes *WORKSHOP*

Creative Expressions - Stephanie Harris

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Monday, December 5th

6pm - 9pm

Chef’s Table Collaboration Dinner *TICKETED*

The Gathering Space

Event Sponsored by Heath Sessions & Vinyet Architecture

Delight your multiple senses during an immersive dining experience with Chef Rob Masone (Kounter & Kre8) and Chef Jon Fortes (Flipside Restaurant Group).  The Chefs will join forces as they creatively marry some of their best dishes over four courses, along with live music.

Tickets and tables can be purchased for this exclusive event.

SIGN UP HERE

 

Ticketed, ChristmasVille-Coordinated Events

Click the hyperlink below to be redirected to the eventbrite registrations.

ChristmasVille Rock Hill Events | eventbrite

Friday, December 2nd

9am, 10am, 11am & 1pm

Historic Trolley Tours

Lowenstein Building | Warehouses on White Lot (130 W. White St.)

Event Sponsored by Historic Rock Hill, The Tuttle Company & Williams & Fudge

Embark on a 45 minute trolley ride for an interactive tour where you're learn about the past, present, and future of Old Town Rock Hill and the University Center.  The trolley will depart from the parking lot by the Warehouses on White (130 W. White St.) and you'll be joined by Chip Hutchison, Skip Tuttle, and/or Gary Williams.  $5 reserves your spot and provides you with a voucher for a brew of your choice during Senior Day Happy Hour.  Enjoy a beverage (or two) from the Warehouses on White - Knowledge Perk and Dust Off Brewing Co.  

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Saturday, December 3rd

8:30am - 10am

Very Important Gnome (VIG) Club SOLD OUT

The Gathering Space

Event sponsored by The Tuttle Company

Not only does this exclusive kid/gnome club provide access to Santa, it also includes a playful and tasty breakfast, hot coca bar, story time, photos, and fun, VIG Club Members will receive a swag bag that includes a limited-edition shirt, ChristmasVille coloring book, take and make craft from Nailed It DIY, a VIG access pass to Movies in the Park with designated seating, character interaction, and a popcorn treat while watching Elf, and well as a few surprises!  Club membership is best for those ages 2 -10. 

 

12pm - 9pm

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides  

Off Charlotte Ave. Near Main St. 

Sponsored by Consolidated Pipe and Supply Company & York County Natural Gas Authority

Clip clop down and around our beautifully decorated ChristmasVille Corridor.  Each of the 3 carriages seat up to 6 people.  Reserve your seats today for a unique way to enjoy the sights and sounds of ChristmasVille!

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE A

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE B

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE C

6pm - 10pm

Fezziwig Ball  

The White Home

Event sponsored by Allen Tate Realtors, Schiller and Hamilton Law Firm, & Atlas Copco

Event Proceeds Benefiting: Rock Hill Schools Education Foundation and Historic Rock Hill

Join us at the beautifully decorated White Home in Old Town for an elegant evening of festive fun as we celebrate the season with Chef Rob's Kre8 Catering and dance the night away to the musical stylings of the Chunky Daddy Band!  Black Tie Optional.  

SIGN UP HERE

With proof of ticket purchase, take advantage of these ChristmasVille offers when shopping for your Fezziwig Ball Attire:

$25 off Full Tuxedo Rental at Gregory's Formal Wear | 15% off purchase at McFadden's Mens Shop 

6pm - 10pm

Hopps & Stops 

Old Town Brewery Locations (beginning at 130 W. White St.)

Event Sponsored by Tarheel Contractors Supply

Hop on and off (and on and off) the trolley and enjoy entertainment and cold brews with your favorite people at each of the 4 breweries in Old Town. The best part? You don’t have to worry about how you’re getting to each of them!  Your ticket will also include a ChristmasVille pint glass sponsored by the YoCo Brew Trail.  You’ll also have the opportunity to win some pretty cool merch and prizes from the breweries by entering their onsite raffles.

SIGN UP HERE

Sunday, December 4th

9am - 12pm

Sensory Sensitive Santa 

Knowledge Perk (130 W. White St.) 

Event Sponsored by Knowledge Perk

We’ve created an environment for our friends who get a bit anxious and overwhelmed when overstimulated, so that they can visit with Santa prior to the festival.  Sensory stations will be positioned in a covered area outside of the space for those who wish to explore a bit.

There is no cost for this experience, but we do require registration so that we can limit the wait-time and crowds for participating families.  

SIGN UP HERE

12pm - 4pm

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 

Off Charlotte Ave. Near Main St.

Sponsored by Consolidated Pipe and Supply Company & York County Natural Gas Authority

Clip clop down and around our beautifully decorated ChristmasVille Corridor.  Each of the 3 carriages seat up to 6 people.  Reserve your seats today for a unique way to enjoy the sights and sounds of ChristmasVille!

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE A

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE B

SIGN UP HERE - CARRIAGE C

Monday, December 5th

6pm - 9pm

Chef’s Table Collaboration Dinner 

The Gathering Space

Event Sponsored by Heath Sessions & Vinyet Architecture

Delight your multiple senses during an immersive dining experience with Chef Rob Masone (Kounter & Kre8) and Chef Jon Fortes (Flipside Restaurant Group).  The Chefs will join forces as they creatively marry some of their best dishes over four courses, along with live music.

Tickets and tables can be purchased for this exclusive event - link coming soon.

SIGN UP HERE

 

Stage Entertainment

​We have 2 stages of entertainment (at Fountain Park & the Municipal Lot adjacent to Dave Lyle Blvd. between Main St. and White St.), and lots of performances to look forward to. 
  • Showtime Community Chorus

  • Knight Voices

  • Showtime Academy TNT

  • Showtime Academy Fundamentals

  • Joy Dance Academy

  • Winthrop Brass Quintet, Trumpet Ensemble, and Trombone Ensembles

  • Northside Elementary

  • Jim and Tonic

  • Oakdale Baptist Reef

  • Harp Ensemble

  • Dance U Indian Land

  • Fort Mill High School Dance Team

  • Kelly's School of Dance & Aerial

  • Elite Dance Academy

  • Dance Center Center USA

  • Darryl Evans Martial Arts and Fitness

  • Fascinating Rhythm

  • Adagio School of Dance

  • KIPP Change Academy Dance Team

  • JazzGroupProject