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West Jefferson NC Christmas 2021

West Jefferson NC Christmas 2021

Experience a true small hometown West Jefferson NC Christmas 2021.  Known for the best Fraser Fir Christmas trees, Ashe County is the home of the 2012 White House Christmas Tree and was named the Christmas Tree Capital of the US in 2014! Take a weekend trip to West Jefferson NC this holiday season where you can do some holiday shopping, experience a parade or tree lighting, pick out a tree and make family memories that will last a lifetime.

West Jefferson North Carolina is conveniently located to the Piedmont of North Carolina. It is only a 1.5 hour drive from Winston Salem or a two-hour drive from Greensboro, North Carolina. Staying the night?  The closest hotel is Holiday Inn Express West Jefferson.  If you are looking for a conveniently located cabin, check with 4 Seasons Vacation Rentals. If you want a resort, visit Jefferson Landing Lodge and Golf Course!

West Jefferson Christmas Parade & Light up the Town

West Jefferson Holiday Parade & Light up the Town


Come to the Downtown West Jefferson NC 2021 annual holiday parade! Local bands, dance groups, churches, businesses, fire/rescue trucks, police cars & more participate in the parade each year.-- And of course, Santa will be there to welcome in the holiday season. Following the parade stay for hot chocolate and watch our special guests flip the switch to Light Up the Town!

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West Jefferson Hometown Christmas

Annual Hometown Christmas 

Watch the official lighting of the Downtown West Jefferson NC Christmas tree.  Stay for a while and visit Santa, join carolers, sip hot chocolate, have your picture made at the caboose, and take ride on the 1947 fire truck with your family and friends.

West Jefferson NC Christmas 2021 Crawl


Downtown West Jefferson will be decked out in Christmas Joy for the evening Holiday Gallery Crawl. Galleries, shops and more will be open with holiday artwork, refreshments, music and more!! Stop by the Ashe County Arts Council off main street for a map of the crawl.  For more information, click HERE

Saturday with Santa & Tree Fest Open House


Come visit the Ashe County Arts Council in Historic Downtown West Jefferson and see eight thematically decorated Christmas trees and miniatures art exhibit. Holiday gift shop with locally-made art and crafts onsite as well.

Across town at the Ashe Civic Center will be a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus. This event is free, space is limited so reservations are required.  For more information, click HERE


Florence Thomas Art School Christmas Market

Stay warm and cozy while doing your holiday shopping at the Florence Thomas Art School's Christmas Market. Inspired by the historic outdoor Christmas Markets, this market features local fine artists, crafters and more. Join us for a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine to get into the holiday spirit. "Tis the season to shop small and shop local.

Ashe County Holiday Farmer's Markets


Come to the West Jefferson NC 2021 Holiday Farmers Market and find unique gifts and holiday decorations. Featured at the Holiday Market will be locally grown and handcrafted Christmas wreaths, trees, roping, crafts, baked goods, crafts and much more. For more information, click HERE