Header Photo by Megan Sheppard Photography.
Take all the stress off of cooking for the holiday and pre-order a meal or make a reservation at one of the following High Country restaurants.
Ski Slopes and outdoor ice skating rink will be open from 1 - 10 pm on Christmas Day. Cafeteria-style traditional Christmas dinner at the lodge restaurant.
Ski slopes, snow tubing park, and dining will be open from 9 to 5 pm on Christmas Eve, and 1 - 10 pm on Christmas Day.
Ski slopes, outdoor ice skating rink, snow tubing park, and dining will be open on Christmas Eve and Day from 11 am to 10 pm.
Christmas Day plated meal by phone reservation only (on a waitlist).
To-Go Christmas dinners are available at this link. Closed on Christmas Day.
Christmas cookies, bread, pies, and cakes are all available to order and pick up ahead of Christmas. Closed on Christmas Day.
Open from 11:30 - 2:30 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm.
Open with regular hours.
Open on Christmas Day from 11:30 am to 9 pm.
Plan your stay at an area Bed and Breakfast to enjoy holiday decor and a seasonal breakfast during the holidays. Some Bed & Breakfasts also host Christmas Dinner, inquire for reservations.
Free, open to the public daily. Take a stroll around Chetola Lake and enjoy the glittering light display.
Walk along the Middle Fork of the New River on a paved greenway, lit up with glittering lights at Mystery Hill each night. Free, and open to the public daily.
Stroll along the sidewalks in downtown Blowing Rock and enjoy beautiful light displays at Memorial Park and in the shop windows.*
Enjoy the snowflake street lights, the Solar Tree at the Jones House, and window displays at various shops, galleries, and attractions.
Crazy Christmas at Mystery Hill
Open daily in December, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Tickets required.
Enjoy a 20-minute decorated train ride through fantastic light displays, go on kid-friendly amusement park rides, watch live shows, and try tasty holiday treats. Tickets are required. Open select evenings through December 30th. Closed Christmas Eve and Day.
*FREE Holiday Parking in Downtown Boone on December 25th, December 26th, December 27th, and January 1st.
Note: Unless the parking space says specifically "Permit Only", or are permitted spaces, these lots are free for anyone who would like to park! Metered Parking is also always free on Sundays.