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Christmas Candlelight Walk

Festival Event

Town of Tellico Plains

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Surround yourself with holiday spirit! Tellico Plains' Christmas Candlelight Walk is a special family event, presented annually on the first Saturday in December, beginning at dusk. Step back in time, with flickering luminaries lining the sidewalks, strolling carolers, horse-drawn wagons, and gingerbread houses. Sponsored by the Town of Tellico Plains and organized by the Cherokee Women's Club, this festive event finds many businesses extending their hours and serving complimentary drinks and snacks. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, making his list of Christmas wishes and posing for photos with the children. You'll enjoy live Christmas music in many shops and on the stage in the town square, the Grinch with Cindy Lou Who, a beautiful Live Nativity presented by one of our local churches, and bonfires to gather 'round. Select from a huge variety of delicious homemade Christmas cookies and candies at the popular Cookie Caper, with confections created by the town's finest bakers, all wrapped in big red-ribboned white boxes - you won't be able to wait until you get home to try some! New this year is a Silent Auction, with a growing list of great donors... Dollywood tickets, gift certificates from Tellico Plains businesses, gift baskets from local merchants, and more! The Silent Auction items will be set up for bidding in the former "Oma's" store on Scott Street. Many townspeople don Victorian finery, adding to the nostalgic feel of the evening. Bring your friends and tell your neighbors about this special old-time evening of holiday cheer.

Always the first Saturday of December from 4pm until 9pm. Contact Carrie Brame 423-519-2267 with any questions.

How to Get There

Take exit 60 off exit I75 to hwy 68 to Tellico Plains.