Don't Hibernate...Celebrate!

Join us for the 22nd  Annual Blowing Rock WinterFest, January 23-26, 2020 and enjoy the fun side of winter.  Events include the icy Polar Bear Plunge in Chetola Lake, WinterFeast - 15 Restaurants under one roof, WinterFashion Show, ice carving in Memorial Park, Rotary Chili Cookoff & Tasting, winter art events at the museum, Winter Beer Garden and more!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Coming soon!

THURSDAY, JAN 23

FRIDAY, JAN 24

  • Shop Til You Drop

    Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

SATURDAY, JAN 25

SUNDAY, JAN 26

  • Shop Til You Drop

    Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

TICKETS

WinterFest tickets can be purchased at the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, 132 Park Avenue in Blowing Rock, via phone at 800-295-7801 or 828-295-7851 or online.

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.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 »