Each year Christmas trees and holiday cheer dazzle Downtown Main Street in Rutherfordton, NC! Kick off the holiday season with an annual Small Town Friendly Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony where the music of church choirs and the flicker of ornaments and lights come to life. Families will enjoy handmade cookies from Mrs. Clause and many other kids activities. Visit businesses along downtown and take a peak into the Magical Live Christmas Windows- storefront windows come alive, yes-live people, showcasing creative holiday displays for the pure fun and delight of the holiday season. Stick around for the highlight of the day, the Annual Christmas Parade, spreading joy to the whole family. Come see floats, fire trucks, dance teams, marching bands and a visit by jolly old St. Nick himself.