Join Us Downtown Murphy, NC

Join us during November and December as we “Light Up Murphy, NC.”
Shop at local businesses, participate in our scavenger hunt, and celebrate the season.
Wander around and visit our downtown shops to enjoy holiday shopping specials!

Scavenger Hunt

Join our Shopping Scavenger Hunt from November 24 to December 15.

Stop by local shops and make sure to look for their “hidden ornament” – tag us on social media when you find it!

"Light Up" the Town

Local shops, help us “Light Up Murphy, NC” by decorating your storefront before November 22!

Get ready to win $$$ prizes during judging in Downtown Murphy the week of December 11.


Schedule of Events

Wed, Nov 22

Light Up Murphy Contest

Decorate your storefront by November 22 and enter to win $$$ prizes! Winners announced December 18.

Fri, Nov 24

Scavenger Hunt Begins

Visit any participating retailer and find their “hidden ornament.” Take a picture and post to social media. Don’t forget to make a purchase! Prize drawings will happen on December 18.

Sat, Nov 25

Small Business Saturday

#shopsmall in Murphy, NC this holiday season! We challenge you to invest in your local economy.

Fri, Dec 1

Murphy Art Walk

The last Art Walk of 2022 is sure to be a special event. Join us downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and shop our local artists.

Fri, Dec 1

Light Up Murphy Christmas Tree Lighting

We will gather for the annual the lighting of our Christmas Tree on the downtown square. Lighting is at 6:00 pm.

Sat, Dec 2

Murphy Christmas Parade

We welcome in the Christmas season with our evening Christmas Parade at 6:00 pm in the downtown square.

Mon, Dec 18

Light Up Murphy Winners & Shopping Scavenger Hunt Prize Winners

We’ll announce the winners for our shopping scavenger hunt!

Murphy Shops

Scavenger Hunt

Glitz & Glamour

Herbal Butterfly

Jan’s Needful Things

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Get in Touch

If you have any questions about the various events, donating or volunteering, being a performer, or the schedule, please send us a message and we’ll be in touch soon.

Celebrate with Us

Tennesse St. & Valley River Ave.
Murphy, NC 28906

“A Very Murphy Christmas” is proudly hosted by the Murphy Business Association, a non-profit 501 (c) 6, that works to cultivate a vibrant business community by providing opportunities for economic growth and prosperity through collaboration.

We invite you to share our event on Facebook, tag us on Instagram, and join us during November and December!

If you are a downtown business and would like to participate in the event, become a member today.