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NC High Country New Years Celebrations 2024

The NC High Country New Years Celebrations 2024 are a great way to ring in the New Year in the Boone, Blowing Rock, Beech Mountain, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro area!  There are activities for families and couples alike, both active and more traditional pursuits.  Here is our guide to the best ways to celebrate:

  • Chetola New Year's Eve Dinner
    Where: Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock, NC
    What: TBA

  • New Year's Eve Extravaganza
    Where: App Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock NC
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Enjoy restaurant specials, moonlight ice skating, and a slopes torchlight parade.  A Fireworks show will end the night. CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Eve Celebration 
    Where: Sugar Mountain Resort
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Celebrate the New Year at Sugar Mountain Resort with live night skiing, torchlight parade, fireworks, indoor live music and a champagne toast!


  • New Year's Eve Fireworks
    Where: Beech Mountain Resort
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Enjoy a early family-friendly celebration, live music and/or fireworks at midnight! Fireworks can be viewed from the lodge deck and in the resort village. The resort village is the perfect place to relax by one of our many fire pits


  • A Farmhouse New Year's Eve
    Where: Mast Farm Inn, Valle Crucis


  • New Year's Eve Dinner
    Where: The Beacon, Boone


  • New Year's Eve Party
    Where: Call Family Distillery, Wilkesboro


  • New Year's Eve Fire & Ice Drag Show
    Where: Stardust Cellars, Wilkesboro


  • Boone Ball Drop
    Where: Horton Hotel, King Street, Downtown Boone
    See the ball drop at the Horton Hotel from across the road!  The Jones House lawn is a great viewing location.  *Cannot view from inside the Horton Hotel, but the Horton Lounge will be open from 12pm-12:30am.


  • Countdown to 2024
    Where: Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone


  • NYE Bash
    Where: New River Brewing, West Jefferson


  • Throwback to Midnight
    Where: Rhodes Motor Lodge, Boone


  • Yoga Dance Party
    Where: Art of Living Retreat Center, Boone


  • New Year's Eve at Old Hampton Store
    Where: Old Hampton Store, Linville
    Enjoy live music with Smokin' Joe Randolph. Find details HERE


  • Ringing in the New Year
    Where: Cruisers American Grill, Jefferson


  • New Year's Eve Party
    Where: South End Brewing, Boone
  • New Year's Bash
    Where: Alleghany Jubilee, Sparta
    Cost: $10pp
    Potluck dinner and live music



  • First Day Hikes
    Where: Elk Knob State Park, Todd
    Meet at the trailhead parking lot at 1pm 


  • New Year's Day Sunrise
    Where: Grandfather Mountain, Linville
    Ring in an epic New Year on Saturday, Jan. 1, for the first sunrise of 2023 — atop Grandfather Mountain.This special event will allow guests the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside of regular operating hours and on a holiday.


  • After Holiday Sale
    Where: Shoppes on the Parkway, Blowing Rock
    Take advantage of sales and start the New Year off with a new outfit...or two!