Blowing Rock NC Christmas Events 2016 

Like stepping into a Norman Rockwell painting, Blowing Rock is the destination if you want to experience a picturesque small town Christmas. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Blowing Rock is a great place to make holiday memories while shopping, dining and taking in the lights and music of the season.


  • Choose & Cut Farms Open
    Open November 11- December 24
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  • Blowing Rock NC Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Tree
    November 25: 2-7pm
    Held in Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, this event features visits with Santa, hayrides, a bounce house in the town park, free hot chocolate and cider to keep you warm and the lighting of the town tree!


  • Blowing Rock Christmas Parade
    November 26: 2pm
    Held on Main Street in Blowing Rock, the parade features community floats, music, antique cars and much more!


  • Blowing Rock Art & History Museum Holiday Open House
    November 26: 3pm
    After the Christmas parade, walk down Main Street to BRAHM for free admission to the galleries, refreshments, live holiday music and kids activities.  For more information, click HERE


  • Chetola Resort Festival of Lights
    Nov 25-Jan 29: Dusk
    Chetola Resort becomes a Winter Wonderland with over 50,000 dazzling lights around Chetola lake and its surroundings.  The festival is free and open to the public, with more information available at the gatehouse. Carriage rides and visits with Santa are available the weekend after Thanksgiving. For more information, click HERE


  • Ensemble Stage: Annual Christmas Musical Variety Show
    December 17: 7pm, December 18: 2pm 
    Patterned after the Andy Williams and Bing Crosby TV specials of the 60’s and 70’s, complete with women in beautiful dresses, men in tuxedos, a kid’s chorus, silly comedy skits and lots of singing and dancing.  This year’s show will be performed at ASU’s Valborg Theater.  For more information, click HERE
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