Blowing Rock Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town

1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28607

(828) 295-5222

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Blowing Rock’s Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town celebration is an annual holiday event that you are sure to love. Join us for free hot chocolate, caroling, and visits with Santa.

The festival is always the Friday after Thanksgiving, and is the perfect time to kick off your holiday and Christmas celebrating! Bring the whole family, or enjoy the romance of the lights and fun, jovial atmosphere with your significant other.


1-3:30 pm Meet Santa!

2-4pm Games and Crafts in Memorial Park

2-7pm Hayrides through Blowing Rock

4pm- Gingerbread House Contest winner announced! Bring a decorated gingerbread house to enter!

4-7pm Free Hot Cocoa & Apple Cider

2:30-7pm Live Music

5:45pm Lighting of the Town