Celebrate Christmas in Corolla this Holiday Season

By on November 22, 2021

With the holidays quickly approaching, plan to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with your family in Corolla at these festive events. For complete details, visit WhaleheadChristmas.com.

Whalehead Candlelight Christmas Tours

Fridays and Saturdays (5:00pm)
November 26, 27; December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
Whalehead in Historic Corolla Park

Step back in time to the 1920’s decor and customs taking place during Mr. and Mrs. Edward Collings Knight, Jr.’s time in Corolla. The Whalehead mansion is beautifully decorated in the tradition of the times with greenery, Christmas trees, music, luscious food, fruit, candy and nuts. This special tour will feature a live performance on the original one-of-a-kind Steinway piano – custom designed for Mrs. Knight – along with a few traditional Christmas carols. Tour participants will explore this magnificent mansion including the newly designed Starkey room exhibit.

Admission is $20.00 per person and reservations are required. Tours are limited, sell out quickly and are non-refundable. For details or to reserve your tour in advance, please call 252-453-9040.

Tours begin promptly at 5:00pm. Masks are recommended during the tour.


6th Annual Whalehead Christmas Craft Village

Friday, November 26, 2021 (11:00am-4:00pm)
Whalehead in Historic Corolla Park

Start your holiday gift shopping on the grounds of Whalehead in Historic Corolla Park. Enjoy arts and crafts, fine arts, handmade cosmetics, baked goods and other unique treasures from local artists and vendors. The 6th Annual Christmas Craft Village is a one-day show outdoor show that also includes additional fun to help get into the holiday spirit. Take in the sights of Historic Corolla Park on a free carriage ride! Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be in attendance to hear Christmas wishes and provide an opportunity for photos. There will also be food vendors for those hungry for more than a hot beverage. Ring in the holiday season in Corolla!

Corolla Christmas Village

NEW IN 2021!
Friday and Saturday evenings (5:00pm-9:00pm)
November 26, 27; December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24
Historic Corolla Village

Lights, floral delights, and holiday sights are all part of the inaugural Christmas in the Village, a holiday wonderland that brings the spirit of Christmas to an area landmark. After a candlelit tour of the Whalehead mansion in Historic Corolla Park, visitors can then make their way toward Historic Corolla Village where Christmas joy will fill the crisp evening air.

As visitors stroll up and down Corolla Village Road, they’ll be treated to thousands of lights, trees, and holiday displays. In the spirit of the Whalehead candlelight tour, the ghosts of both Christmases past and present will be on full display with sights and sounds guests of all ages will love. Each weekend will include food trucks, delectable beverages from The Kind Cup coffee shop, and unique shopping opportunities at the various village merchants. The Corolla Christmas Village is made possible by Twiddy and Co.

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