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Christmas Is Coming!

Before you know it, the Festive Holiday Season will be upon us! We wanted you to know what thew community has in store so you can plan ahead and take advantage of all the Christmas fun!



Saturday, Dec 2

6-8 pm

Leland Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive


Leland In Lights Tree Lighting


Join the Town of Leland for the annual lighting of the Leland Tree. Mayor Brenda Bozeman will welcome guests to the Town Hall Plaza at 6 pm, followed by Santa flipping the switch to light the tree and illuminate Town Hall.

And that’s not all! Starting at 6 pm, T’Geaux Boys and Tasty Tees food trucks will be serving food. Santa will be greeting visitors between 6:15 and 8 pm on the Town Hall Plaza. Bring your wish list and a camera to capture the moment! And on the other side of Town Hall, catch the Leland Express for train rides, also from 6:15 - 8 pm.

Town Hall Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic between Village Road and Old Fayetteville Road to allow event-goers to walk through the event.

Free parking will be available at First Baptist Church of Leland at 517 Village Rd NE, with a free shuttle to and from the event beginning at 5:30 pm.

*Please no pets or alcohol.

Saturday, Dec 2

10 am - 3 pm

Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way

Holiday Art Market

The Holiday Art Market features unique handmade gifts that are sure to please everyone on the shopping list. This is a FREE event to attend. Lane's Ferry food truck will be on site during the event.

Wednesday, Dec 6

6:30 pm

Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way

Cookies With Santa

Join old St. Nick for this special holiday program. Snack on milk and cookies, have fun with a holiday craft, and enjoy story time.

Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian(s). All attending family members (including parent/guardian) must be registered. Please limit parent/guardian/adult attendance to two per family group.

Event fee is $3 for children 0-23 months, $5 for children 2-16 and $7 for those over 16.

Friday, Dec 8

7-9 pm

Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way

Wilmington Big Band

Wilmington Big Band will be playing holiday classics and big band favorites all night long. Buy your tickets online or in person at the LCAC.

Get your tickets for $15 apiece at




Wednesday, Dec 13

9:30 am

Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way

Breakfast With Santa

Santa will be stopping by for an annual holiday breakfast buffet. While enjoying breakfast, have fun with a holiday craft and enjoy story time.

Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian(s). All attending family members (including parent/guardian) must be registered. Please limit parent/guardian/adult attendance to two per family group.

Event fee is $3 for children 0-23 months, $5 for children 2-16 and $7 for those over 16.

Saturday, Dec 16

12-12:30 pm

Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way

Sensory Sensitive Santa Visits

Those who have specific needs can enjoy the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa, in a subdued and calmer environment. Space is limited; registration is required. FREE



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