Holidays in Asheville

Celebrate Holiday Traditions in Asheville, From Cabins to Castles

Asheville is the ideal holiday destination. Avoid stressed shoppers and long lines by spending Holidays in Asheville, where you'll enjoy independently-owned boutiques that line pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. Asheville is the only place you can experience Christmas at Biltmore. Get ready for a sizzling holiday season!

  • Holiday Events & Tours

    Asheville is well known for extravagant Christmas celebrations at Biltmore and sweet gingerbread displays at The Omni Grove Park Inn, but the season also offers many holiday events and tours for the whole family.
  • Christmas Cats

    A dozen festive felines are on the loose in Asheville! Find out how these crazy cats are celebrating the holidays.
  • 5 Crazy Reasons

    Asheville takes the holidays to the next level with these five can't-miss things to do and see.
  • Christmas at Biltmore

    Known as one of Asheville's and the Southeast's most beloved and storied holiday travel destinations, Christmas at Biltmore is set to begin on November 7, 2014 and will run through January 11, 2015.
  • Gingerbread Houses

    You'll find plenty of this spicy holiday favorite during The Omni Grove Park Inn's National Gingerbread House Competition, celebrating more than 20 years of decorative sugar castles and holiday cookie creativity.
  • Holiday Recipes

    Asheville, North Carolina's fine bed and breakfast operators provided holiday recipes to get that cozy holiday inn feeling at home.
  • Shopping

    Turn holiday shopping upside down, and actually enjoy it this year. In Asheville, you can avoid tension, bad attitudes and long lines by strolling our pedestrian-friendly shopping districts and visiting independent, locally-owned boutiques and galleries.
  • Holiday Theater & Events

    Over the holidays, the local theater heats up with a wide range of performances on the stages around the Asheville area. After a day of holiday shopping and sightseeing, enjoy some of Asheville's wonderful seasonal theater performances.
  • Dancing Santa

    A dancing Santa b-boy is on the loose in Asheville, North Carolina and he's looking to start a hip hop, break dance holiday flash mob. Did he succeed?
  • Holiday Packages

    Asheville is a perfect relaxing destination for a holiday retreat. When you book one of our partner's special Holiday Packages, you'll be inspired by the extraordinary charm of the rugged and romantic Appalachian Mountains.
  • Decorating Tips

    Homemade Christmas ornaments have the personal touch for the seasons. Find out how to make your own homemade Christmas ornaments from the floral staff of America's largest home, Biltmore, where 30 Christmas trees are decked each holiday.