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NC Christmas Festival & Parade Lights the Night
NC Christmas Festival & Parade Lights the Night

The North Carolina Christmas Festival & Parade in Leland, NC, will spark your holiday spirit on Saturday, December 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This year the NC Christmas Parade will put a sparkle in your eye and light up the night as floats and vehicles decorated with thousands of twinkling lights spread cheer all the way down Village Road.... { Read More }

Leland's Christmas Tree Lighting Means the Holidays Are Here
Leland's Christmas Tree Lighting Means the Holidays Are Here

The 2018 Christmas season in Southeastern North Carolina will kick off on Saturday, December 1 with the official Leland Tree Lighting, part of the NC Christmas Festival & Parade! Everyone's favorite Christmas couple will take a quick trip from their North Pole abode to ring in the season of giving with a spectacular display of lights in Leland, NC. Santa will... { Read More }

A Guide to the 2018 NC Christmas Festival & Parade
A Guide to the 2018 NC Christmas Festival & Parade

Christmas is coming! That means the 2018 NC Christmas Festival & Parade is just around the corner. Read more about the holiday magic in store and book your trip to Leland, North Carolina, today. Everything You Need to Know About North Carolina Christmas Festival & Parade in Leland What is it? The NC Christmas Festival & Parade kicks off the Christmas season with... { Read More }

Food, Football, and Fun: Sunday's Food Truck Rodeo Kick-Off
Food, Football, and Fun: Sunday's Food Truck Rodeo Kick-Off

Presented by the North Brunswick Merchant Association, the NBMA Food Truck Rodeo Kick-Off in Leland, NC, is a great fall activity for anyone who enjoys tasty food, fun music, and local vendors. Plus, you won't have to miss a second of your favorite gridiron action. NBMA Food Truck Rodeo This Weekend On Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., visit... { Read More }

Trunk or Treat Event in Leland: Fun for the Entire Family
Trunk or Treat Event in Leland: Fun for the Entire Family

Ghost and Ghouls and Sweets to Eat,It’s Time for Leland’s Trunk or Treat! With Halloween just around the corner, the Town of Leland wants to give every family the opportunity to celebrate the holiday in a fun, safe environment. 10th Annual Trunk or Treat Event Visit Leland on Saturday, October 27 for the 10th Annual Trunk or Treat and Great Pumpkin Contest... { Read More }

Enjoy Fall Concerts and Movies in the Park With Your Family
Enjoy Fall Concerts and Movies in the Park With Your Family

Temperatures are getting cooler and the evenings are growing darker, but there's still a lot to do with friends and family in Leland this fall. Join us for these free, family-friendly events under the night sky. Pack a blanket, lawn chairs, and snacks, and enjoy these fall concerts and movies in the park.Fall Movies in the ParkDo you love watching... { Read More }

Town of Leland to Celebrate Birthday With Founders' Day Festival
Town of Leland to Celebrate Birthday With Founders' Day Festival

News Release Leland, NC: On Saturday, September 8, the Town of Leland will celebrate its 29th birthday with the annual Founders' Day Festival. Starting at 3 p.m. at Leland Municipal Park, this event will allow patrons to take in the sights, smells, and sounds of various fun activities. Families are invited to enjoy the thrills and excitement of the carnival rides or take... { Read More }

North Carolina Rice Festival Coming to Leland in 2019
North Carolina Rice Festival Coming to Leland in 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2018 LELAND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACQUIRESNORTH CAROLINA RICE FESTIVAL Press Contact: Jackie Harlow (910) 550-2477 LELAND, NC - The Leland Tourism Development Authority recently purchased the name, logo, and intellectual property of the North Carolina Rice Festival from the estate of WC Lanier, the former festival owner and promoter who in 2014 had a vision for... { Read More }

Brunswick Forest to Hold 15th Annual
Brunswick Forest to Hold 15th Annual

Do you appreciate classic cars and vintage trucks? The 15th annual Leland Under the Lights Car Show will take place in scenic Brunswick Forest from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 18. Start planning your trip to spend some quality time with friends and family while you browse through a variety of unique cars parked "under the lights." Enjoy food... { Read More }

What to do Around Leland, NC, During the Month of August
What to do Around Leland, NC, During the Month of August

Have you ever considered eastern North Carolina for your summer vacation? You might want to start. Leland, NC, and the surrounding areas offer a variety of different activities during the summer for every member of the family. Check out these events if you're looking for fun things to do near Leland, NC. August Activities: Leland Edition Wednesday Evening Summer Nature Series Every Wednesday... { Read More }