Western Youth Network’s Festival of Trees

The Western Youth Network (WYN) is taking the 2021 Festival of Trees out into the community! Designers will decorate and place trees in area businesses and retail locations, and you can bid on these magical trees! Tour the trees: Wednesday, November 17 - Thursday, December 2. Blowing Rock tree locations include the Blowing Rock Chamber […]

Crazy Christmas at Mystery Hill

Mystery Hill 129 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

We all know that Santa covers the whole world delivering presents to good children in just one night, but have you ever stopped and asked yourself how? Santa has long used gravitational vortexes just like ours at Mystery Hill to warp himself from place to place! However this year some mischievous elves have messed with […]

Festival of Lights

Chetola Resort 185 Chetola Lake Dr, Blowing Rock, NC

Close to 30,000-holiday illuminations light up Chetola beginning at dusk on Friday, November 26th, and running through the end of Blowing Rock Winterfest, January 30, 2022. As you stroll around Chetola Lake, view glittering ice skaters, a Nativity scene, a colorful train, Rudolph’s “Holiday Catch”, and much more. The Festival of Lights is free and […]


Holiday Stroll

Downtown Blowing Rock 132 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock, NC

Hit the streets of Blowing Rock and finish (or start) your holiday shopping. Enjoy a visit from Santa and much more! Stores will be open late. After Holiday Stroll head to the Tanger Outlets for more great holiday deals!


Christmas Day Skiing

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Appalachian Ski Mtn. will again be open on Christmas Day! The slopes will be open from 1 to 10 p.m. Reserve ahead of time and receive a 50 percent discount!