In addition to the local media coverage, McAdenville also received National and International  coverage......

* 1980, Charles Kuralt on his "Morning Show" gave nationwide television coverage to the beauty of McAdenville and placed it on the map as Christmas Town U.S.A.

* 1989, Christmas Town was featured in "Guidepost Magazine".

* 1990, Pat Robertson's "700 Club" also gave nation wide television coverage to the extravaganza.

* 1997, after finding Christmas Town USA on the internet, ABC's "Good Morning America", broadcast a LIVE report from McAdenville as several hundred residents gathered to appear on the show.

* 2000, Cable Network "HGTV" gave world-wide coverage to McAdenville, Christmas Town USA in their Christmas special "Christmas Across America".

* 2002, Cable News Network "MSNBC" aired a news report about the lights in Christmas Town USA.

* 2004, Cable Network "Turner South"   featured McAdenville's Christmas Lights on their Blue Ribbon series.


US Airways Magazine produced an article about McAdenville's Christmas Lights in 2007. 

Each year dozens of request for photos and general information comes from in-state and out-of-state newspapers and magazines. 

The Montel Williams Show requested interviews with McAdenville residents. A camera crew was dispatched to McAdenville and interviewed  8 residents. In December 2005, McAdenville was featured on Montel's show.

2011 -  YAHOO named McAdenville Christmas Town USA in it's 10 places in the Nation to visit during the month of December. 

December 2013 - The Fox Television Network  broadcast a LIVE report from Christmas Town on their Fox and Friends morning show. Two segments were aired live the morning of December 19..

December 2013 - The National Publication - AMERICAN PROFILE featured McAdenville Christmastown USA in it's December 8th publication 

December 2014 - North Carolina - FIELD AND FAMILY featured an article on our Christmas Lights - MCADENVILLE - gets into the holiday spirit with dazzling displays

December 2014  - .Fodor's Travel of New York (Penguin Random House Digital Publishing Group) published an article on Christmas Town USA

December 2014 - Columbia County Magazine located in Martinez, Georgia, ran a 4-page story on Christmas Town USA 

2015....

November 2015 - Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority featured the McAdenville Christmas Lights in their magazine "HAPPENINGS". Happenings has a local circulation of more then 25,000 and is distributed throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina region 

November 2015 - Family Circle Magazine, in their November Issue ran photos and an article on our famous Christmas Lights.  Family Circle Magazine is a national publication and  is located in New York City

December 2015 - HGTV Magazine ran an article and photos of  the annual Yule Log Parade and Ceremony

December 2015 - American Profile's Community Table magazine, a sister publication to Parade magazine featured an article with photos of our annual Yule Log Parade and Ceremony

November 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine located in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
The magazine  has articles on upcoming events and  holiday trips in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast/South-Atlantic. McAdenville...Christmas Town was featured in their November Issue


Campbell Ewald, the agency of record for OnStar, 
developed a story called, “Christmassiest Towns” and used 
McAdenville - Christmas Town USA as one of their “Christmassiest Towns”
They ranked McAdenville # 2........Below is the link to ON-STAR....
http://www.experienceonstar.com/view/six-christmasiest-towns-in-the-us

Business North Carolina magazine,  a regional business publication featured McAdenville's famous Christmas Lights in their December 2015 issue

Chattanooga (Tennessee) Times Free Press featured McAdenville in it's  Tennessee Valley Parents Magazine, as one of the places to take your children for the Christmas Holidays.... Read the article at....
http://www.tnvparents.com/.

USA TODAY featured McAdenville - Christmas Town USA in it's  top 10 Best places to visit in December. McAdenville will be competing with towns and cities around the world....results will be announced late....
Well at last...
.The voting is over and the results are in... MCADENVILLE, CHRISTMAS TOWN USA is # 3 
F
or the complete list of winners.....

http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-holiday-destination/

The  North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), in their December news letter. titled --- Helping Travelers Visit Christmas Town, USA in McAdenville ---- provided photos and information for the news media and the public related to the McAdenville light display. Below is the news letter link...  
https://apps.ncdot.gov/NewsReleases/details.aspx?r=10511
 

La Noticia: The Spanish- Language Newspaper ran an article with photos about McAdenville, Christmas Town USA in their December issue

Newsmax an on-line newspaper listed McAdenville # 1 of the Top 50 Christmas Destinations in America. McAdenville’s appeal to the heartland and its embrace of traditional American values landed it in the top spot. http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/christmas-destinations-america-top/2015/12/01/id/704046/

The world-famous Radio City Rockettes, incorporated photos of Christmas Town USA  in a Holiday Special titled, "The most-fascinating Christmas traditions around the U.S."  and voted McAdenville - Christmas Town USA # 7
Check
the link below....
https://www.rockettes.com/blog/rockettes-10-favorite-christmas-loving-towns-in-the-u-s/

Also, follow the ROCKETTES ON....
Rockettes' Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rockettes
Rockettes’ Twitter: @Rockettes
Rockettes’ Instagram: @TheRockettes

Redfin is a on-line Real Estate Company...each year they put out an annual list of the best places to see holiday lights in the country, and McAdenville made #2 on the list! 
Click here see the article: https://www.redfin.com/blog/2015/12/the-best-neighborhoods-for-holiday-lights-2015.html

Home Owners Insurance featured McAdenville as one of  the most Festive Christmas Cities in America.
The full post can be found here:
 
https://homeownersinsurance.com/blog/the-most-festive-christmas-cities-in-america/

In 2015, TF1 The French Television Network re-visited McAdenville and produced another program on Christmas Town USA
The video production was aired in France on December 23. The link to the French TV Station....PLEASE COPY AND PASTE INTO YOUR BROWSER.....
 

http://lci.tf1.fr/jt-13h/videos/2015/mcadenville-surnommee-christmastown-se-transforme-en-veritable-8699382.html?xtmc=journal

Getaways for Grownups an on-line magazine featured Christmas Town USA  in their December issue. To see the article, click the link below...
https://apps.ncdot.gov/NewsReleases/details.aspx?r=10511 

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2016.....

MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, ETC. ..COVERING MCADENVILLE -- CHRISTMAS TOWN USA.....

* Lucky Puppy Magazine, located in Irvine, California. 

* Hickory Daily Record, a newspaper located in Hickory, N. C. 

* Regional Management Corp. located in Greenville, SC. included a scene from Christmas Town in it's 2017 calendar
  (Beauty in  America) that will be distributed to their customers throughout the USA.

* Country Magazine, located in  Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

* Where Magazine, corporate office, Augusta, Georgia, with offices throughout the USA.....  
   List McAdenville as one of ---- The Most Wondrous Places to See Christmas Lights.
   http://www.wheretraveler.com/most-wondrous-places-see-christmas-lights

* Ink, (London England) the world’s biggest publishers of inflight magazines and inflight media, 
   included an article and photos in  their magazine "
The American Way"

* Our State (North Carolina) Magazine.

* Denver (Colorado) Life Magazine.

* Southern Living Magazine.

* Charlotte (North Carolina) Parent Magazine.

* Momma and the Pea Blog.....FAMILY HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS IN THE CAROLINAS...Link below....   
   www.mommaandthepea.com/

* The  North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).....Information for travelers who plan to visit Christmas Town 
   USA...check link below...
    https://apps.ncdot.gov/NewsReleases/details.aspx?r=13305

* Tasting Table web site, featured McAdenville in their collection of 7 of the Best Small Towns for Christmas Celebrations 
    in the U.S.  To see how Christmas Town ranked, check Tasting Table's link below....
    https://www.tastingtable.com/travel/national/christmas-celebrations-us-small-towns

   You can also find TASTING TABLE  on Facebook, Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/tastingtable/?hl=en

 
* MSN...On their web sites, List McAdenville as one of the  American Towns That Does Christmas 
right..links below...

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/10-best-small-towns-for-christmas-lights/ss-AAkYIP2#image=7

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/8-american-towns-that-do-christmas-right/ss-AAko3By#image=7

 * The Radio City Rockettes named McAdenville # 7 out of 10 Christmas Loving Towns in the USA...click link below.. 

    https://www.rockettes.com/blog/rockettes-10-favorite-christmas-loving-towns-in-the-u-s/?cmp=rox-soc-earned-fb&__
     prclt=rKEdVZfZ

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2017....

 NEA Travel, a monthly newsletter published by the National Education Association for its 3 million members.

Carolina Parent and Charlotte Parent featured a story about McAdenville's Christmas lights as one of the best holiday light displays in the North Carolina..

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International

* 2003, ARD a TV network from Germany gave Christmas Town it's first International coverage. An ARD Correspondent and video crew arrived in McAdenville on December 1 for 3 days of video taping and interviews with local residents. The report was aired on the ARD network in German in mid-December. ARD is one of the largest TV station in Germany with a coverage of over 5 million viewers.

A German on-line magazine "bild. t-online.de" an on-line version of Europe's largest daily Newspaper reported to their viewers about Christmas Town with photos and an article about this small Southern Town.

T-online, a major player in the European Internet Market averaging more than 2 million hits (viewers per month) also reported on Christmas Town.

In 2006, another on-line request for information and photos was received from an Austrian Newspaper "Osterreich". Million of Austrian's had the opportunity to  read about and see Christmas Town.

In 2007,  TF1 a French Television Network sent it's US Correspondent and Videographer to McAdenville to report on a day in the life of an American Family living in Christmas Town USA. The video production was aired in France in mid December. 
TF1 has more than 10 million viewers every night.

In 2015, TF1 The French Television Network re-visited McAdenville and produced another program on Christmas Town USA
The video production was aired in France on December 23. 

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