Weekend in the Sandhills

December 16-18, 2022

The Sandhills of North Carolina is a special place bustling with things to see and do. On any given weekend, you can find live music, concerts, plays, art exhibits, festivals, fairs, car shows, and so much more! Take a look at some of the many things to do in the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area this weekend:

Holiday Songbook Flyer

Friday, December 16

On Friday & Saturday, join the Sandhills Repertory Theatre for their Holiday Songbook of Broadway and the Movies featuring local talents Ed and Lianne Martel, Laura Yen Solito, and more! Learn more and purchase tickets at sunrisetheater.com.

National Athletic Village Beer Garden

On Friday & Saturday, come out to National Athletic Village for North Pole at the NAV. Bring the family for a magical adventure to remember, including a holiday trail with light displays, wagon sleigh rides, crafts, games, and concessions. Learn more and purchase tickets at nationalathleticvillage.com.



town of vass, nc

Saturday, December 17

On Saturday at 11:00am, come out to the town of Vass for their annual Christmas parade! After the parade, food trucks will be available. Learn more at facebook.com/townofvassnc.



sandhills trolley logo

At 3:30pm, get on the Sandhills Trolley for a Dickens Christmas Trolley. Harken back to the days of Charles Dickens with period carolers. Sing along and enjoy the Village of Pinehurst in all its Christmas glory. Learn more and purchase tickets at sandhillstrolley.com.



Sunday, December 18

On Sunday at 11:00am, come out to Hatchet Brewing for a holiday mini market. Shop over 40 vendors, enjoy food trucks and live music, and participate in the ugly sweater contest. Learn more at facebook.com/popupinthepines.

Come out to the Sunrise Theater for two holiday concerts by the Murphy Family, one at 2:00pm and one at 7:00pm! These Moore County natives light up the stage. Learn more and purchase tickets at sunrisetheater.com.



Aloha Safari Zoo

Christmas Light Shows

Through the end of December, enjoy a visit to Aloha Safari Zoo for their first Christmas light show! Drive through a two-mile trail with over one million lights, feed a giraffe, or take a photo with Santa and a baby kangaroo! Learn more at alohasafaripark.com.

Highlander Farms Christmas Light Show

Through December 28, come out to Highlanders Farm for their Christmas light drive-thru. Wind through farm fields alight with Christmas scenes and lights. Enjoy homemade ice cream, hot chocolate and cider. Learn more and purchase tickets at highlandersfarmnc.com.

We hope you’ll get out there and enjoy everything the Sandhills has to offer this weekend! Find more local events on our events calendar.