A holiday tradition in Blowing Rock, Chetola’s Festival of Lights features a dazzling display of illuminations attracting thousands of visitors each year. A drive around Chetola Lake lets visitors see glittering ice skaters, a nativity scene, Rudolph catching a “big fish” in Chetola Lake, and much more. As visitors enter the resort they are given a guide that details displays and activities taking place throughout the holiday season. Chetola’s Festival of Lights illuminates the grounds each night and everyone is welcome to experience them!

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185 Chetola Lake Dr.
Blowing Rock, NC 28605

(828) 295-5500

Updated September 29, 2023