The Holiday Season in Johnston County offers visitors so many sights and sounds of Christmas -- the most magical time of the year.  We invite you to visit and enjoy music, light shows, parades and of course, outlet shopping for that special gift for your special someone!

The Christmas Jubilee Live @ The Rudy in Selma starts the first week of November and runs through the week of Christmas, and is a very special treat. This show is guaranteed to get you in the spirit of the holidays. Sing along with traditional Christmas favorites like Silver BellsWhite Christmas, and Christmas in Dixie. Laugh until you cry at the antics of the comedian. Bring the whole family and they will find something special that they all can relate to, laugh about, and remember right along with the cast.

While in Selma be sure to do some Christmas shopping at area special shops like DeWayne's and for great deals check out Soffe Outlet and Carolina Apparel Outlet, all located at Exit 97 off I-95.

For more family friendly events for the Holiday season, we suggest the following events in Johnston County!

Meadow Lights is a community tradition and the largest Christmas Light display in eastern North Carolina. Ride the train, sit on Santa's lap and enjoy the old-fashion candy store with over 300 varieties to choose from. Lights are free and location is seven miles south of Benson on Hwy 50. Admission for rides and photos with Santa.

Bentonville Basttlefield Soldiers XmasA Civil War Christmas Holiday Open House at Bentonville Battlefield celebrates a Civil War Christmas with costumed interpreters decorating the kitchen with festive themes using natural materials such as holly, magnolia, cotton stalks, cranberry, fruits and popcorn strands. Free.

Lights on the Neuse at Boyette Family Farms in Clayton is fun for the whole family.  Visit with Santa, tour the 3D Christmas Barn and view Christmas Lights on a hayride by the Neuse River.  Complete the visit with homemade s-mores by the campfire.  Admission.

Check our Events Calendar  for a list of community parades and other holiday events.
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