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West Jefferson NC Christmas 2019


West Jefferson NC Christmas 2019

Experience a true small hometown West Jefferson NC Christmas 2019.  Known for the best Frasier 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.

West Jefferson Madrigal Dinner


November 15-16: 6pm @ Ashe Country Arts Council
An evening of merriment, music and a fully catered meal. Madrigal feasts date back to the Middle Ages and the tradition continues today with choral music, solos and small ensembles, a court jester and small surprises! For more information, click HERE 

West Jefferson Holiday Parade & Light up the Town


November 16: 3-4:30pm
Come to the Downtown West Jefferson NC Christmas 2018 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, watch the Grinch flip the switch to light up the town!

Annual Hometown Christmas 


November 22: 5-7 pm
Watch the official lighting of the West Jefferson NC Christmas 2018 tree.  Stay for awhile and visit Santa, join carolers, sip hot chocolate, and ride on the 1947 fire truck with your family and friends.

West Jefferson NC Christmas 2019 Crawl


Nov 29: 5-8pm
Visit the arts district of downtown West Jefferson and see galleries and shops decked out in there best holiday attire! 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


Nov 30: 8:30am- 11:30am
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. A special part of the open house will be a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa will be available for photos and Mrs. Claus' kitchen with stories, arts and crafts and milk and cookies. Each child will get a book and a holiday gift bag. Admission is $5 per child.  For more information, click HERE

Florence Thomas Art School Christmas Market


Nov 23 & 24: 1-8pm
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


Nov 17, 24: Various Times
Come to the West Jefferson NC Christmas 2017 Holiday Farmer's 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