Christmas Events



Bessemer City has named Sgt. Mack Drake of the United States Marine Corp as the 8th Christmas in the City Grand Marshal. Sgt. Drake has received the Silver Star and is a survivor of Iwo Jima. He currently serves as a dedicated member of the Gaston County Marine Corp. League.
The Bessemer City Recreation Department will host the 2nd Annual “Breakfast with Santa”, Saturday, December 10th, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Allan Farris Community Center, 220 S. 14th Street, Bessemer City Pool. Breakfast will consist of waffle sticks, bacon, juice/milk. Bring your Christmas list to share with Santa. Tickets on sale now at the Kiser Senior Center, 123 W. Pennsylvania Avenue. Cost is $5/child. For information call the Bessemer City Recreation Department at 704-629-5111, or Kiser Senior Center, 704-729-6465



The City of Bessemer City is excited to host the 8th Annual Christmas Parade Friday, December 2nd, 2016. So be sure to apply by Monday, November 28, 2016 to be in the parade

Application Process:  First, read and agree to Parade Guidelines and the Hold Harmless Agreement.  Then complete the application and submit signed application by Monday, November 28, 2016. Applications can be mailed to: Bessemer City Recreation Department ATTN: Christmas Parade 132 West Virginia Avenue, Bessemer City, NC 28016.