Don’t Hibernate…Celebrate 20 Years!

Join us for the 20th Annual Blowing Rock WinterFest, January 25-28, 2018 and enjoy the fun side of winter.  Events include the icy Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake, WinterFeast, WinterPaws Dog Show, WinterFashion Show, ice carving, Appalachian State University’s Snowflake Parade, Lil Miss Winterfest, Winter Beer Garden and more.

Buy your tickets and book your accommodations online today!

THURSDAY, JAN 25

FRIDAY, JAN 26

SATURDAY, JAN 27

SUNDAY, JAN 28

TICKETS

WinterFest tickets are available at Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, 132 Park Avenue in Blowing Rock, via phone at 877-295-7801 or 828-295-7851 or online.


EVENT REGISTRATION

Polar Plunge Entry Form
WinterPaws Registration Form
Chilly Chili Cookoff Registration Form


WINTERFEST SPONSORSHIP

Click Here to download information about becoming a WinterFest Sponsor:  winterfest sponsorshipweb2016

NEWS & FEATURES

  • Warm Up with Comfort Foods

    Warm Up with Comfort Foods

    Warm your belly and please your senses with these signature comfort foods from our Blowing Rock area restaurants. Blue Ridge Bites and BrewsCome get a Hot Dip after the Polar Plunge Dip There’s nothing like piping hot Spinach Artichoke dip to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. And there’s nothing like Blue Ridge …Read More »
  • My Carolina Town Magazine

    My Carolina Town Magazine

    Click here to read the article about WinterFest in My Carolina Town Magazine in their December 2014/January 2015 magazine. The article features a beautiful picture of Moses Cone Manor as well as our brand new logo! >> My Carolina Town Magazine ArticleRead More »
  • About the Festival

    About the Festival

    In 1997, Blowing Rock business owners got together and decided to create a festival to celebrate the fun side of winter – and Blowing Rock WinterFest debuted in January 1998. This first year, Chilly, the lone snowman mascot in the logo, was born. Over the years, Chilly gained a scarf, a top hat, feathered friends, …Read More »

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