Each year, on the second weekend in November, Downtown Fayetteville becomes the setting for a magical holiday experience. With an array of food, exhibits, shops, candlelight and Christmas spirit, the entire community rolls out the "welcome mat" to thousands of visitors, local and from miles around. Advance tickets are available for many events. It has the undisputed reputation of being Fayetteville's #1 event and rightfully so! This event is for people of all ages!!! Don't be a Grinch, get in the Christmas spirit by attending Fayetteville's Host of Christmas Past. Friday, Nov. 9th, festivities 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Nov. 10th - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Nov. 11th, limited activities 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.