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WinterHawk Tournament Tomahawk Throwing Competition

Tomahawk Hill (at Mystery Hill) 129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock

Do you have what it takes to win the title of WinterHawk Champion? Join us under a heated tent at Tomahawk Hill and throw axes in the tradition of old […]


Mystery Hill: The Frozen Heart Adventure: An Escape Experience

Mystery Hill 129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock

This escape room style experience is perfect for couples, groups, & families! Participants will race against the clock to solve a series of puzzles to help Wynter, a loyal subject, […]

Mystery Hill: WinterDuck Derby

Mystery Hill 129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock

3..2..1..GO! We’re off to the races again! Join us throughout WinterFest to race WinterDucks and see who reigns supreme. Winners of each heat will receive a prize! Derby times & […]


Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort

Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock

Close to 30,000 illuminations light up the lakeside at Chetola beginning at dusk each evening! As you stroll around Chetola Lake, view glittering ice skaters, a colorful train, Rudolph’s “Holiday […]


Jazz at WinterFest

Jazz at WinterFest is Back!! Join us January 27th and 28th at the Green Park Inn. Relax in our lobby and enjoy Charlie Ellis and Company playing in the lobby […]

Bonfire at Chetola Resort

Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock

Bonfire with limited bar, s’mores, and house made chili at Chetola Resort from 6pm – 9pm.

Snow Making Demonstration

Memorial Park Blowing Rock

Ever wonder how snow is formed? Brad Panovich, Chief Meteorologist for WCNC Charlotte, will be hosting a snow-making demonstration in Memorial Park on Saturday, January 28, 10am-2pm. Brad built the […]


Mountain Alliance’s Silent Auction & Raffle

American Legion Building – Blowing Rock 333 Wallingford Road, Blowing Rock

Brought to you by Mountain Alliance, the Blowing Rock WinterFest Silent Auction will be January 28th at the Blowing Rock American Legion (333 Wallingford Rd) behind the Police Station. The […]

Rotary Chilly Chili Challenge (Limited Tickets Available at Door)

Meadowbrook Inn and Suites 711 Main Street, Blowing Rock

This year the Rotary Chilly Chili Challenge is taking place at Meadowbrook Inn in the Four Seasons Ball Room! Participating restaurants will be serving their special chili on Saturday, January […]


Curling with Charlotte Curling Association

Blowing Rock School 165 Morris Street, Blowing Rock

Enjoy the opportunity to learn more about the most watched Winter Olympic sporting event….Curling! Members of the Charlotte Curling Association will set up a demonstration in the Blowing Rock School […]

BRAHM – Free Admission!

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Take the “brrrr” out of the chill and come to the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM).  Admission to the museum is FREE!  Stop in, warm up, and tour the […]


Hayrides in Downtown Blowing Rock Sponsored by The Speckled Trout

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce 132 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock

FREE!   A crowd favorite, don’t miss this adventurous mode of transportation during Blowing Rock WinterFest! Hay Rides Provided by Speckled Trout Outfitters – Pick up from the Blowing Rock Chamber […]


Ice Carving Demonstrations

Memorial Park Blowing Rock

Artisan Ice Sculptures has again joined forces with Blowing Rock WinterFest to bring you the best ice carving event all year!  Come by Memorial Park from noon until 4pm to […]

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WinterFest Beer Garden

Meadowbrook Inn and Suites 711 Main Street, Blowing Rock

  Sponsored by The Speckled Trout   This year’s Beer Garden is now SOLD OUT! Another HUGE THANK YOU to our Breweries who are participating: Appalachian Mountain Brewery Booneshine Brewing […]


Sip and Skate at App Ski Mountain!

Sip and Skate will be at App Ski Mountain on Saturday January 28th, 2023, from 10 pm – Midnight!   Pre-Register for this event today at:       […]