Celebrate Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries, a festive jewel held the first two weeks of December in picturesque Dillsboro! This holiday tradition illuminates the town with 2,500 candles and twinkling lights, creating a magical ambiance that attracts visitors worldwide. Started in 1983, it’s grown into a multi-day event, filled with festive cheer and camaraderie. Explore downtown streets filled with carolers’ harmonies and the scent of cider and cocoa. Indulge in nostalgic horse and buggy rides and enjoy live music. Whether a local or a visitor, create delightful holiday memories at this annual gathering of joy, tradition and community spirit. Come and bask in the warm, radiant glow of the holiday season and experience the charm of Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries!

Dates & Times

December 6, 2024 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

December 7, 2024 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

December 13, 2024 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

December 14, 2024 5:00 pm-9:00 pm


42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28725




Town of Dillsboro
(800) 962-1911