From twinkle lights to gingerbread, Asheville, North Carolina, brings a little sparkle to the holiday season. Plan a festive escape to our Blue Ridge Mountain city, and you’ll find an enormous celebration during Christmas at Biltmore, sweet treats at the National Gingerbread House Competition & Display at The Omni Grove Park Inn and an after-dark wonderland at Winter Lights at the N.C. Arboretum.
Explore unique holiday shopping at independent boutiques and galleries in downtown Asheville and beyond. Gather around tables of local food at award-winning restaurants. Take in the refreshing winter views of surrounding mountains. And discover new traditions with classic holiday light displays, theater performances, activities for families and other Christmas and holiday events.
Biltmore shines with holiday grandeur as Christmas at Biltmore 2018 gets underway. Magical. That's the word guests so often use when describing Biltmore during the holidays. Ornate decorations transport you back in time and showcase a tradition … read more
Feel the holiday spirit rise with the curtain onstage in Asheville, N.C. These 30+ performances are your ticket to a holiday filled with song, laughter, and the Asheville area’s top-notch talent in theater, dance, and music. *Dates listed … read more
The winners have been crowned in the 2018 National Gingerbread House Competition at The Omni Grove Park Inn! And soon, you'll have the opportunity to see them on display! The display is open from Nov. 25, 2018 (after 3 p.m.) through Jan. 4, 2019 … read more
Holiday magic for all ages 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. … read more