Chetola Resort features a sparkling display of lights each winter season! The “Festival of Lights” is free and open to the public, and you are invited to enjoy thousands of dazzling illuminations throughout the resort.  As you drive or stroll around Chetola Lake, view glittering ice skaters, “Rudolph” reeling in a big fish, strolling carolers and many more captivating holiday scenes. The “Festival of Lights” opens to the public on Friday, November 24, 2023 and remains up through Blowing Rock WinterFest- till Sunday, January 28, 2024. The displays illuminate at dusk each evening.

Carriage Rides will be available only on November 24 and November 25th. Tickets are required. Bring Christmas cheer to your Holiday season with a carriage ride around the Lake, visit Santa, enjoy refreshments and special Holiday activities that are included with your ticket purchase inside Chetola Resort in the Evergreen Room. There are only 72 tickets available, and they sell out quickly!

For more information about Chetola Resort, visit their website.

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light display at Chetola Resort