Holiday events closing Sunday due to incoming storms

CHARLOTTE — Sunday’s storm threat is forcing organizers to temporarily close holiday events for the day.

See Channel 9′s Severe Weather forecast and radar here or on our WSOC Weather App.


Light the Knights at Truist Field

The Charlotte Knights winter wonderland will be closed on Dec. 10 and will reopen on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.

Light the Knights will close for the season on Jan. 1.

Check the schedule and calendar to plan your visit.

Carolina Holiday Light Spectacular

Ballantyne’s sparkling walking trail will be closed Dec. 10.

All tickets purchased for today will be valid for future dates until the show’s closing date on Dec. 30.

If you have questions, contact team@drinkeatrelax.com.


Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Speedway Christmas is rain or shine, an organizer confirmed with Channel 9. The Speedway will only close if it is unsafe for visitors or the lights are damaged.

McAdenville’s Christmas Town USA will remain open, an organizer confirmed. Unless there is a power outage, the lights will be on 5:30-10 p.m. every night, even in the rain.

The Christmas Light Extravaganza at Patriots Park in Kings Mountain will stay lit and is open through Jan. 1, an organizer confirmed.

Channel 9 is asking organizers of some of the area’s most visited events to see if they will close Sunday.

Dec. 10, Sunday morning forecast with Meteorologist Madi Baggett