By our Smarty friends at Discovery Place
What if we told you an amazing adventure awaits full of hot cocoa, yummy seasonal snacks and a special showing of The Polar Express?
You might just think a trek to the North Pole is in the cards. Guess what? You don’t need to travel far to enjoy a winter wonderland of fun. Discovery Place is giving away tickets to PJs in North Pole City, an extravaganza full of family-friendly festivities. Enter for a chance to win tickets to the next Charlotte holiday tradition; guaranteed to be more exciting than Aunt Helen’s holiday fruitcake!
Just a hop, skip (or sleigh ride) away, celebrate the science of the season with cool hands-on experiments, special story time, as well as arts and crafts. Only a Grinch would miss this event!
Saturday, December 8th
Morning and Afernoon Showings:
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Member Adult: $16
Member Child: $14
Non-Member Adult: $19
Non-Member Child: $17
Reserve your tickets by phone 704.372.6261 x300 or online:
How can I win a family 4-pack?
1) Like this post on facebook – handy “like” button in upper left corner of this blog.
2) Leave a comment below with your favorite holiday tradition in Charlotte.
The fine print: CSP will select one winner at random on Sunday, November 11th, at 8pm. Winner must reside in Greater Charlotte area. One entry per Smarty. You must include your first/last name and email address when leaving your comment.
Our favorite holiday tradition is going to see the Littlest Angel at the Children’s Theater!
We love going to many events but our favorite Charlotte event is going to see the singing bears in Founders Hall. My daughter and cousins LOVE them and it always nice to hear our favorite Christmas songs 🙂
we love going uptown and seeing all of the decorations, lights, big ornaments, trees, and the singing bears at founders hall!
Oh! This sounds like so much fun!
Our favorite tradition is seeing the gingerbread houses at the Ballantyne hotel! We get to go with all our cousins and have a fun stroll down Gingerbread Lane:)
Going to a large neighborhood and see the Christmas decorations. We live out in rural area and not too many houses to see the decorations at.
Kneeling at the Manger service at our church!
We’re pretty new to Charlotte but I love the Christmas Eve service at our church!
We have always loved the singing bears!
We enjoy taking the light rail to see the Singing Bears!
Love just driving around and enjoying all the decorations
We love going to Christmas in Davidson!
We love driving around to see the Christmas displays. Our favorite is the one in Lake Park!
We love the Singing Bears!
We love riding around town looking at Christmas lights!
Love the singing bears and holiday decorations uptown!
Black Lion all decked out and singing bears in back too.
We love the singing bears and driving around to look at the lights!
Seeing the singing bears and driving around to look at decorations. Not too many other traditions yet, since we have little ones!
going with my kids’ playgroup friends to see the Bernstein Bears and then walk across the street to the Ritz to see the gingerbread house.
Taking the kids to see the singing bears!
Holiday tea at the Ritz.
Looking at Christmas lights around town.
After Christmas Eve service- the whole family enjoys going around to different neighborhoods and looking at the lights.
This is a great offer and a great movie for both children and adults!
Seeing Santa at the mall and finding the Elf on a Shelf. The bears uptown and ice skating rink as well as the South Park Christmas tree lighting.
Our favorite tradition for the last couple of years has been going caroling to our friends and families houses. I dont know who has more fun…me, the kids or the folks we are caroling!!
Our street makes lighted Christmas balls and then we hang them up and down our street. From making them together in November, to hanging them after Thanksgiving and enjoying them all season long…all of it makes it our favorite family tradition!
The singing bears!
Since our son was born we go every year to Bass Pro so he can have his photo made with Santa. He was barely a month old the first time and it is one of my most photo pictures of my little guy!
Driving around to look at all the Christmas decorations and seeing the Gingerbread houses at the Ballantyne Hotel.
Driving around to look at all the Christmas decorations and seeing the Gingerbread houses at the Ballantyne Hotel and going to the Christmas Show at the Merchandise mart (that’s my tradition, not the kids!).
We just moved in August to Charlotte…looking forward to new, fun traditions! Already signed up for Gingerbread House making with Community School of the Arts:)
Going to see the nutcracker or the magic of Christmas with my children.
We love all things Christmas, but our kids favorite tradition is driving by the house off Colony Road that is decorated like the Griswalds! The owner stands outside dressed as Santa to greet all the cars and pass out candy cnanes to the kids! His display gets bigger and better every year!
The Singing Christmas tree at Ovens auditorium is a must see!
We love driving around the city and viewing the beautiful holiday decorations and attending our church christmas drama, which features so many adorable children.
We love doing our advent devotions on Sunday nights by candle light.
We love the singing bears!
We love taking the kids to the Christmas tree lighting at Southpark mall!! Perfect way to kick off the season!
We try to find something fun and new to do every year… the bears were a big hit when they were littler, and we loved riding the trolley with Santa a few years ago. Last year they each adopted a “Christmas Angel” child and really enjoyed choosing gifts for their angels.
We love going to Christmas Town USA!
Macadenville hands down, family favorite!
We drive around looking at Christmas lights after candlelight service.
Like many have mentioned, we love just driving around through the neighborhoods to look at all the wonderful lights. We love how people go all out!! The house in Allyson Park & the one off Colony are our favorites!
I love going to the Southern Christmas show each year & I also enjoy hosting a fun cookie exchange each year.
Oh, and the Christmas Musical Concert at Calvary Church is another highlight, as well as the Christmas Eve service.
This event at Discovery Place sounds like a wonderful new Christmas tradition!!
Our favorite tradition is to pile into the car and enjoy the gorgeous Christmas lights. There is a street not far from us (just off Colony Road) that puts on a fantastic display. I cannot even imagine what their power bills look like!
Our favorite holiday tradition is taking the light rail uptown to see the Singing Bears and Founders Hall and visiting the giant gingerbread house at Ritz Carlton! We also love Mcaddenville!
My fave holiday tradition is attending church with my family Christmas Eve then enjoying a nice dinner together.
My favorite Christmas tradition is going to see the house in S. Charlotte with, as my children call it, the dancing lights- it is fantastic and we look forward to it every year.
We love seeing a performance every year at the Children’s Theater!
There are so many wonderful Christmas traditions, it’s hard to choose just one. I’d have to choose placing baby Jesus in his manger on Christmas morning.
our favorite tradition is the singing Bears!