Holiday Events

Wreath-150Annual Christmas Tree & Wreath Auction & Exhibit
December 3rd - 20th

Visit the Halle Cultural Arts Center to view and bid on wreaths submitted by local businesses and organizations. Want to participate as a business, school, performing group, individual, etc.? Click HERE to fill out the donation form!

Light1-150Holiday Tour of Lights
December 4th - December 31st | Every night 6:00 - 9:00 pm

As you're out in about around town, make sure to drive by our Holiday Tour of Lights homes! Participants volunteered to decorate their homes and businesses to share their holiday joy with the community! 

Click here for a PDF map of the Tour of Lights

Click here for a Google Map of the Tour of Lights (works best with Google Maps mobile application installed)

Make the most of your drive with these 10 tips!

Tag-150Saturdays on Salem
November 27, December 4, 11, and 18

Four straight Saturdays of in-store specials and promotions, holiday activities, Santa sightings, and more! Get the details...

Past Events:

Gift-150Support Small Business & Small Business Saturday and Holiday Shop Small Receipt Raffle
November 27th

Click here for more information on how you can support small businesses in Apex this holiday season.

menorah icon for Chanikah Festival by Chabad of CaryChanukah Wonderland & Concert
November 28th | 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Join Mayor Jacques Gilbert as he lights the shamash on the menorah at the Apex Nature Park! Get the event details...

  • 3:30 pm: Chanukah Wonderland (holiday crafts and games for children of all ages)
  • 5:00 pm: Coin Menorah Lighting
  • 5:30 pm: Family Concert with Israeli Singer Yoel Sharabi


Holiday Movie Night
December 2nd  |  Opens at 5:30 pm

Come early to the Apex Nature Park Amphitheatre (2600 Evans Rd) for photos with Santa and a human-sized snow globe before the movie. Printed photos will be available for pick-up. Grab free warm drinks and popcorn, and get cozy for a screening of "The Santa Clause". The movie begins at 6:30pm and is free with no registration required. 

christmas-tree-150Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, December 3rd  |  4:30 - 6:00 pm

Join Apex Town Council in downtown Apex as the tree at The Depot is lit! Event Details:

  • 4:30 pm: Carol sing-along with Lufkin Road Middle School students
  • 5:00 pm: Carol sing-along with Apex First Baptist Church
  • 5:30 pm: Tree Lighting with Apex Town Council

santa-150Apex Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 4th  |  5:00 pm

Hosted by the Apex Rotary Club

Bring your lawn chairs and set up along the parade route to be a part of this Apex tradition! The parade route begins at the intersection of Ambergate Station and Apex Peakway, heading down Salem Street and ending at the Apex Public Works buildings on Upchurch Street. Get the details...