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NC High Country New Years Celebrations 2020


The NC High Country New Years Celebrations 2020 are a great way to ring in the New Year!  There are activities for families and couples alike, both active and more traditional pursuits.  Here is our guide to the best ways to celebrate:

  • BEST NEW EVENT
    Horton Hotel Ball Drop & Celebration
    Where: Horton Hotel, Downtown Boone
    Experience Boone's first ever ball drop for the Horton rooftop lounge! Includes a countdown with champagne toast and live music. Open to the public.  Details to come soon.
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  • BEST THEME EVENT
    Roaring 20's at the Copper Barrel Speakeasy
    Where: Copper Barrel Provisions, North Wilkesboro
    When: 9pm-2am
    What: Experience the decade of gangsters, flappers, sparkles and feathers as we ring in 2020 prohibition style. You will be surrounded with your closest friends and family all decked to the nines. And, there will be plenty of scintillating cocktails, delectable hors d’oeuvres & desserts, evocative blues, jazz & ragtime music and classic black & white movies on the big screens for you to enjoy as you dance the night away.
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  • BEST FOOD
    The Gamekeeper Restaurant
    Where: Boone, NC
    What: A la carte favourites with champagne toast and party swag
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    Chetola New Year's Eve Dinner

    Where: Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock, NC
    What: Four course, PRIX FIXE
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  • BEST FOR LARGE GROUPS & FAMILIES
    New Year's Eve Extravaganza
    Where: App Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock NC
    When: 9-12
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Enjoy restaurant specials starting at 9pm, moonlight ice skating starting at 10pm,slopes open until 11:30 with a torchlight parade.  A Fireworks show will end the night
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BEST WAYS TO START THE NEW YEAR

New Year's Sunrise
Where: Grandfather Mountain
When: 6:30-9:30am
Start your year on a high note by watching the first sunrise for atop Grandfather Mountain! Enjoy a community breakfast buffet afterwards.
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First Day Hikes at NC State Parks
Where: Elk Knob State Park, Grandfather Mountain State Park, Mount Jefferson State Natural Area, Stone Mountain State Park, Mount Mitchell State Park, New River State Park
When: Various times between 11-3, check website for details
Start the year off right by spending it outside!  Enjoy a guided hike from 1-4 miles and enjoy the outdoors.  The winter fresh air will invigorate your new year!
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After Holiday Sale
Where: Tanger Outlets, Blowing Rock
Take advantage of sales and start the New Year off with a new outfit...or two!