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West Jefferson NC Christmas 2024

West Jefferson NC Christmas 2024

Experience a true small hometown West Jefferson NC Christmas 2024.  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

November 23rd, 3pm

Come to the Downtown West Jefferson NC 2024 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. 



West Jefferson NC Christmas 2024 Crawl

December 6, 5-7pm, Downtown West Jefferson

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

December 7, 8am-11am, Ashe Arts Council

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


Ashe County Holiday Farmer's Markets

Saturdays, November 23- December 7, 10am-2pm, West Jefferson Backstreet

Come to the West Jefferson NC 2024 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