Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort

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Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort



  • 500 N. Main Street
    Blowing Rock NC 28605


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.

The kick-off for the Festival of Lights is Friday, November 27, at dusk. Chetola’s Festival of Lights will illuminate the grounds each night through January 31. Public is welcome and invited!

Admission: Free and open to the public.

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36° 8' 8.2494" / Longitude: -81° 40' 20.1864"


500 N. Main Street Blowing Rock NC 28605

Special Directions:

From Main Street, turn into Chetola's main gate. Event information and brochures is available at the gatehouse.

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