Events updated for 2021. The holiday season really begins in November with some “pre-Christmas season” events, so you don’t have to wait to celebrate. This is a wonderful time of year to spend a few days at Wildberry Lodge and experience our list of fun things to do in Western NC during the holidays!
Christmas at The Biltmore
Christmas at Biltmore is a stunning holiday celebration. There are so many fun things to do at The Biltmore. You can see the daylight decorations and take part in complimentary seminars on home decor as part of your daily admission fee. Candlelight Christmas Evenings offers the romance of flickering candles, glowing fireplaces, and live music. You can also enjoy the quaint English-style Biltmore Village and the Dickens Festival. There is so much more to experience, so plan ahead and secure your admission tickets.
- Date & Time: Nov 5, 2021 – Jan 9, 2022, varying times
- Location: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
- Telephone: 800-411-3812
- Admission: Purchase tickets
Asheville Holiday Parade
Asheville’s annual Holiday Parade kicks off the season! This 90-minute parade is definitely one of Asheville’s favorite fun things to do during the holidays. features attractions for all ages. Once the parade is over you can shop ‘til you drop in downtown Asheville. You won’t want to miss the lighting of the Winter Lights trees at Pack Square at 6:00 PM.
- Date & Time: Nov 20, 2021 at 11am
- Location: On Biltmore Ave from Charlotte St to Park Square, Asheville, NC 28801
Hendersonville Home For The Holidays
With over 100 one-of-a-kind stores and galleries plus 24 local restaurants, spending the day exploring downtown Hendersonville is a delight. Events during their Home for the Holidays include festive carriage rides, free holiday hayrides, holiday skating, new shows from A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, and the popular Peppermint the Bear Scavenger Hunt.
- Date & Time: Nov 1, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022, times vary per event
- Location: Main Street, Hendersonville NC 28792
- Telephone: 800-828-4244
Winterfest at Tryon
Drive through an ultimate Christmas light show synchronized to holiday music. Shadrack’s Christmas Light Show brings two miles of animated lights to the beautiful Tryon Resort. On select nights, enjoy live performances by your favorite Christmas characters, plus a live nativity!
- Date & Time: Nov 23, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022, 6-10pm
- Location: Tryon Equestrian Center, 4066 Pea Ridge Rd., Mill Spring, NC 28756
- Telephone: 828-863-1015
- Admission: Purchase Tickets
Wildberry Lodge – Your Home for the Holidays
Minutes from both the Blue Ridge Parkway and downtown Asheville, our bed and breakfast offers all the comforts of traditional hotels with the welcoming feel of a private home. Spacious, well-appointed guest rooms with plush, comfy chairs and beds and luxurious private baths await. All rooms enjoy tranquil views of lush greenery and our spectacular mountains. Check out our specials, call us at 828-683-2525, or book online. And as always, check our availability calendar to reserve your favorite room or cabin suite for a wonderful weekend escape during the holidays!