GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Yuletide crooner Andy Williams says it best.

“Happy holiday” and “It’s the holiday season” describes how the next month will be not only in Eastern North Carolina but around the state, country and world.

It’s time to celebrate the most magical time of year. From the parades to the lights, shopping and even ways to take a break from all the hustle and bustle, we’ve developed a way to help you enjoy the next month.

Every day through New Year’s Eve, we’ll have a different story each day to help you prep for the holidays. We kicked things off early with our annual list of Christmas parades coming up in ENC.

So check back here each day for a new story or just look for it to be published at

Dec. 1: The best Christmas lights to see in NC (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 2: Best things about the Biltmore Estate during Christmas (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 3: The 10 best Christmas flicks (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 4: Best kid-friendly gifts to put under the tree (Courtney Layton)

Dec. 5: Best electronic gadgets to give for Christmas (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 6: 50+ Secret Santa gifts for under $50 (BestReviews)

Dec. 7: Best gifts for the man in your life (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 8: Best gifts to give someone to remind them of North Carolina (Courtney Layton, Ciara Sutherland)

Dec. 9: Gifts for the women in your life this Christmas (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 10: Places to break out those ice skates in NC, ENC (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 11: Best gift for teachers (BestReviews)

Dec. 12: Gifts on sale today for under $50 (BestReviews)

Dec. 13: Furry friends finds (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 14: The best skincare gifts for the self-care obsessed (Shannon Baker)

Dec. 15: 12 best gifts for grandparents (BestReviews)

Dec. 16: Chow down on these festive snacks (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 17: Best gift ideas for teenagers (BestReviews)

Dec. 18: Best gifts for expecting mothers (BestReviews)

Dec. 19: 100 popular gift ideas of 2022 you can shop now in time for the holidays (BestReviews)

Dec. 20: Tech gifts that will actually make life easier (BestReviews)

Dec. 21: Best last-minute Christmas gifts for him and her (Courtney Layton)

Dec. 22: Ten best last-minute gifts for kids this holiday season (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 23: These 10 retailers offer pickup options so you can still get your last-minute Christmas gifts (BestReviews)

Dec. 24: If you’re a procrastinator, you’ll love these great last-minute gift deals on sale today (BestReviews)

Dec. 25: Gifts you can still get for post-Christmas get-togethers (BestReviews)

Dec. 26: Best places to celebrate New Year’s in ENC (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 27: Flush with gift cards and holiday cash? Check out these popular gifts you can get yourself (BestReviews)

Dec. 28: Top options for putting up those holiday decorations (BestReviews)

Dec. 29: What to buy with the money you got for the holidays (BestReviews)

Dec. 30: NYE traditions and superstitions around the world (Mekaela Muck)

Dec. 31: Your guide to the best after-Christmas clearance sales (Dustin Lattimer)