Special Events

26th Annual Sardine Festival 

Friday, October 11th
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Aberdeen Lake Park

All are invited to enjoy a free lunch of sardines, crackers, moon pies, RC Colas, and Cokes. Last year’s Sardine Queen will arrive via fire truck in her own parade at noon, and the new 2019 Sardine Queen will be crowned. More information can be obtained by contacting Jamie Boles at (910) 692-6262.

Admission: Free, donations are welcome 

 

Fall-O-Ween

Saturday, October 26th

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Malcolm Blue Farm

Join us at the Malcolm Blue Farm for fun carnival games, inflatables, pony rides, and a climbing wall. This event is for children ages 15 and under. Tickets are $5 per child (ages 2-15) and includes all games, pony rides, inflatables, and climbing wall. There will be food truck vendors and ice cream. The Aberdeen Police and Fire Departments will also be there to pass out safety tips and information for the children. We encourage everyone to put on their best costume and join us for the fun.

 

Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 5th

6:15 p.m.
The Depot in Historic Downtown Aberdeen

Witness the lighting of the Christmas tree and the arrival of Santa with special performances. Enjoy light refreshments while listening to “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

 

Reindeer Fun Run

Saturday, December 7th

Downtown Aberdeen

The Reindeer Fun Run is a FUN community event for everyone from serious runners to recreational walkers, families, and pets. Join in the holiday cheer with the 5k Fun Run/Walk, 12ks of Christmas and the Kids 800m Egg Nog Jog. The Reindeer Fun Run is Park of Team Green Charities, and is proud to donate 100% of proceeds collected to the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. Fees and times may vary, visit reindeerfunrun.com for more information.

 

Supper with Santa

Friday, December 13th

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Aberdeen Recreation Center

Cost: Children $5, Adults $10, Non-resident Adults $15

Join the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department for a catered dinner, holiday crafts, and watch Frosty the Snowman as you hang out with Santa! Tickets are on sale at the Aberdeen Recreation Center.

 

Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 14th

11:00 a.m.
Historic Downtown Aberdeen

 

Old Fashioned Christmas

Saturday, December 14th

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Malcolm Blue Farm

The farmhouse will be open and decorated in the fashion of the period. Music and light refreshments will be provided. The pack house will be open with children’s activities such as letters to Santa with feather pens and making bird feeders. The museum will also be open to visitors. Come celebrate Christmas, in the spirit of the 1820s!

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