Blowing Rock NC Small Town Christmas

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 15- December 24
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  • Blowing Rock Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Tree
    November 28: 2-8pm
    Held in Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, this event features Santa, games, carolers, hot chocolate and the lighting of the town tree!
  • Blowing Rock Christmas Parade
    November 29: 2pm
    Held on Main Street in Blowing Rock, the parade features community floats, music, antique cars and much more!


  • Blowing Rock Art & History Museum Open House
    November 29: After Christmas Parade
    Fun for the whole family! Hot chocolate, cider, crafts for kids, wreath silent auction and caroling. Free.


  • Chetola Resort Festival of Lights
    Nov 28-Jan 25: 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.
  • Ensemble Stage: It’s a Wonderful Life
    November 30: 7pm
    The treasured holiday film comes to life before your eyes in the style of the classic 1940’s radio drama. Complete with all the characters you love and love to hate, it’s a story of redemption that resonates with all ages. A special treat for anyone kicking off their Christmas holiday season in our real-life Bedford Falls; Blowing Rock, NC. For tickets, click HERE


  • Ensemble Stage: The Best of Christmas in Blowing Rock
    December 12-14
    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, our Christmas in Blowing Rock shows have become one of the most popular traditions in our village. For tickets, click HERE
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