The nearby town of Franklinton is hosting some great holiday events, and also has a fantastic light display set up.
Franklinton is in the northeast corner of the Triangle. It’s about a 39 minute drive from Raleigh, but just a 15 minute drive from Wake Forest, and a 10 minute drive from Youngsville.
We’ve put together a huge list of holiday events in the Triangle, including parades, festivals, markets, Santa visits, and more. Check out our growing day by day list of holiday events in the Triangle!
Franklinton Christmas Market
Friday, December 1, 2023
5 to 8 p.m.
Holiday shopping with over 30 craft vendors, specials at Downtown businesses, food trucks, live Christmas carolers, kids activities and family fun.
Franklinton Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 7, 2023
The annual night-time Christmas parade goes along Main Street in Downtown Franklinton.
There’s also a light display that includes a 60-foot long light tunnel with 15,000 lights, a Christmas train, inflatable characters, and a 25-foot tall Christmas tree.
More Holiday Events in the Triangle
Check out our big day by day list of holiday events in the Triangle, or look at a few of them here: