McAdenville, NC (ChristmasTown, USA) Photo Walking Tour

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    McAdenville Lake - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Lake
    ••• McAdenville Lake - Christmas Town, USA. Artie Beaty

    2016 McAdenville lights schedule: For the 2016 season, the McAdenville lights start on Thursday, December 1 and end on Saturday, December 26. They'll be lit Monday to Friday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 to 11 p.m.

    A Christmas tradition for many years, the town of McAdenville, NC has come to be known as "ChristmasTown, USA" - an is one of the best Christmas light displays in the nation. The town attracts visitors from all across the nation, as almost every single home or building in the town has some form of Christmas decoration.

    McAdenville Lake is one of the most photographed spots in the town, and has been a filming location for several television shows and movies. The lake is formed by a dam on the South Fork River.

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    McAdenville Lake - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Lake

    McAdenville Lake is located right in the middle of the town, and has been a highlight of the town's decorations for many visitors. Be sure to check out the McAdenville Fire Department situated directly across the street from the lake, because they quite often have free hot chocolate and coffee.

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    McAdenville City Buildings - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville City Buildings

    Virtually every building in the town of McAdenville has some sort of Christmas decor, especially official city buildings. This is McAdenville's town hall, with the city's huge trees located right outside.

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    McAdenville City Traffic - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville City Traffic

    Traffic winds through the main avenue in the town of McAdenville. The town itself takes care of lighting close to 400 trees, while each resident is responsible for their own home. You'd be hard pressed to find a resident that doesn't participate though.

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    McAdenville City Buildings - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville City Buildings -
    Even though the shops may close in the evening, windows along the main street of McAdenville are still decorated for visitors. Here, lighted trees line an avenue as traffic winds through.
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    McAdenville City Traffic - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville City Traffic
    Traffic winds through the main avenue in the town of McAdenville. The town itself takes care of lighting close to 400 trees, while each resident is responsible for their own home. You'd be hard pressed to find a resident that doesn't participate though.
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    McAdenville Nativity Scene - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Nativity Scene
    A Christmas tradition for many years, the town of McAdenville, NC has come to be known as "Christmas Town, USA" - one of the best Christmas light displays in the nation. The town attracts visitors from all over the country, as almost every single home or building in the town has some form of Christmas decoration. This nativity scene, situated on a sand dune placed in a church yard, is a highlight of the town's decorations for many visitors.
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    McAdenville Homes - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Homes
    McAdenville's "official" city trees dot the yards of residents, who also go all out in celebrating the Christmas season.
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    McAdenville Homes - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Homes
    In recent years, more modern homes have sprung up in a section of McAdenville that was previously undeveloped. While small "mill homes" made up the majority of residences for many years, these newer homes provide more holiday lights for visitors.
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    McAdenville Homes - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Homes
    In recent years, more modern homes have sprung up in a section of McAdenville that was previously undeveloped. While small "mill homes" made up the majority of residences for many years, these newer homes provide more holiday lights for visitors.
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    McAdenville Homes - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Homes
    In recent years, more modern homes have sprung up in a section of McAdenville that was previously undeveloped. While small "mill homes" made up the majority of residences for many years, these newer homes provide more holiday lights for visitors.
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    McAdenville Homes - Photos of Christmas Town, USA

    McAdenville Homes
    In recent years, more modern homes have sprung up in a section of McAdenville that was previously undeveloped. While small "mill homes" made up the majority of residences for many years, these newer homes provide more holiday lights for visitors.