North Wilkesboro Light up Downtown
North Wilkesboro Light up Downtown 2021 Late hours for stores, Christmas lights and music and a visit from Santa Claus are still planned on the night of Nov. 20 in downtown North Wilkesboro. Both downtowns are being decorated for Christmas, including a large Christmas tree on the Wilkes Heritage Museum front lawn in Wilkesboro. North Wilkesboro Mayor Robert Johnson, Santa and a guest will officially turn on North Wilkesboroâ€™s Christmas lights at 6 p.m. Nov. 20. This can be viewed virtually on Facebook Live. Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown North Wilkesboro will be offered from 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20. Tickets are $5 per person and pre-registration is required.