What better place to ring in the New Year than the vibrant Village of Blowing Rock? From winter hiking and skiing to shopping, family attractions, amazing views, creative restaurants, and a variety of accommodations, Blowing Rock is the perfect destination to say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024! Check back often as we will be adding new events & packages as we find them.

Appalachian Ski Mountain’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration

Ring in the New Year with fireworks at  Appalachian Ski Mountain. Enjoy the torchlight parade, moonlight ice skating, and late-night skiing.

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Chetola Resort’s New Year’s Eve Dinner

Enjoy a four-course meal at Timberlake’s Restaurant and stroll the grounds to behold the Festival of Lights.

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Grandfather Mountain New Year’s Sunrise

Greet the new year from atop Grandfather Mountain for their special first sunrise event on January 1, 2024. Guests have the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain early (6:30 am), along with complimentary coffee and doughnuts. The event is open to no more than 100 participants, and registration is required. Additional admission fee.

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Special Winter Zip Tours

Looking for a thrilling way to say goodbye to 2023? Sky Valley Zip Tours in Blowing Rock will be offering a limited number of tours during the week after Christmas (weather permitting). Make your reservation for a New Year’s Eve adventure!

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Cozy Mountain Stay with Chocolate Strawberries and Wine

Just miles away from the High Country’s most popular ski resorts, Meadowbrook Inn offers the perfect mountain retreat from a day out in the snow. Stay at our mountain retreat in downtown Blowing Rock with this special travel offer that includes chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of house wine (750mL, choice of red or white wine). Must be 21 years old to purchase alcohol. Package must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of arrival.