Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays
November 1,  2019 – January 1, 2020

Hendersonville, NC

Check the 2019 Home for the Holidays Brochure for times and locations of many other events click on calendar.

Come “Home for the Holidays” and experience the holidays with small town charm, sprinkled with excitement for the entire family. Let Hendersonville become your Hometown during the Holiday season.

The unique stores along Main Street are decked out with Christmas decorations for the season. Large wreaths with big red bows hang from streetlights, along with twinkling lights and decorations in the planters that line the serpentine street.

The area abounds with holiday activities such as the Flat Rock Playhouse production, an iceless skating rink, wagon rides, holiday concerts, visits with Santa, scavenger hunt,Christmas parade, and many other events for all ages.

The holiday season, with its many traditions, family gatherings and good cheer, will soon be upon us. Rediscover this magical time of the year and create cherished memories to last a lifetime. Catch the Christmas spirit in Hendersonville and pass it along. Be sure to explore the complete listing of holiday events happening in Western North Carolina.

Make your holiday reservations soon! The 2019 Holiday Dining Guide offers a of restaurants open during the holiday season and Lodging Information.

Click for a Complete Restaurant Guide, which includes addresses, web sites, and telephone number.


2019 Featured Events

November 29
Downtown Street Lighting & Santa’s Arrival
5:00pm  

The lighting of downtown holiday lights and Santa’s arrival kick off the holiday season in Downtown Hendersonville.  The evening features entertainment, sing-along, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa Claus at the Historic Courthouse on Main Street. Click for more information Downtown Hendersonville

November 8 – 17
Flat Rock Playhouse presents:  “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion! The play was based on the novel by C. S. Lewis. 828-693-0731 Click for tickets Flat Rock Playhouse

November 29 – December 23
Peppermint the Bear Scavenger Hunt
Free
Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs.  Stop by the Visitor Center, 201 South Main Street, for a brochure on how to participate. 828-693-9708

December 7
Hendersonville Christmas Parade

10:00am
A traditional hometown Christmas parade travels along Main Street from Five Points to Caswell Street. Sponsored by the Hendersonville Merchants & Business Association. This year’s theme is the “The Magic of Christmas”. Visit the Hendersonville Merchants & Business Association web site to download a Parade application. 828-692-4179

November 29 – December 22
Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage presents:  “A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas”
An all-new Christmas production follows up last year’s smash holiday hit. This original musical revue performed by your favorite Flat Rock Playhouse singers and dancers is filled with holiday cheer. Celebrate the holidays Vagabonds style!  Click for tickets Flat Rock Playhouse

December 6
Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas

Main Street / 5pm – 8pm
The Downtown merchants open their doors and invite holiday shoppers in with a festive window displays, decorations, caroling, music, and refreshments. 828-697-2232.

December 8
Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper
1pm-4pm
$20

The Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper is a self-guided tour of several inns and the Cookie Caper part of the tour is a delicious Christmas treat at each inn. 828-697-3010

December 18 – January 1
Iceless Skating Rink

Regular Hours 11am-6pm, EXCEPT Christmas Eve 11am-3pm, Christmas Day Closed, New Year’s Eve 11am-3pm, and New Year’s Day from 1pm-6pm
Admission: $10, Children 10 & under $5 (payment by cash or check only)

Enjoy ice-skating in Downtown Hendersonville this holiday season. The new larger and improved iceless rink is located at the Visitor Center on South Main Street. The synthetic surface is made from special polymers that does not require liquid, so it can be enjoyed year-round in any temperature.  A curling lane is also available. Curling involves players sliding stones on the ice towards a target. Play a variety of free games while you wait your turn on the ice. Skate rental included in admission price. Admission: $10, Children $5 for ages 10 & under, with group rates available for groups of 10 or more, but must call to reserve a time for groups, $5 for for 30 minutes of curling. Regular Hours 11am-6pm, EXCEPT Christmas Eve 11am-3pm, Christmas Day Closed, New Year’s Eve 11am-3pm, and New Year’s Day from 1pm-6pm. Operates weather permitting. Benefits the Henderson County America In Bloom Program, 828-768-4413 To learn more go to: Henderson County America in Bloom

December 20 – 22|
Main Street Holiday Hayrides

5pm – 8pm
Free

Take a magical hayride through Historic Downtown Hendersonville among its twinkling lights and festive decorations. Board the tractor-drawn wagon ride at the Visitor Center, located at 201 South Main Street. Reservations are not accepted, first-come, first-served basis.

Christmas Tree Farms & Greens Markets
Download a Christmas Tree Farm & Market Guide

Christmas Trees & Greens Markets
Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Greenery, & Garland

Henderson County Curb Market, 221 N. Church St., Tues, Thurs. & Sat. 8am-1pm, Christmas wreaths & fresh greenery, Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8012 

Hendersonville Christmas Tree & Greens Markets

  • In front of the Fresh Market at the intersection of Spartanburg and Greenville Highways
  • Hwy. 64 E., in front of Fatz’s Cafe, next to Denny’s
  • Lyda Farms,   Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, & mailbox swags, 3465 Chimney Rock Rd., Hendersonville, NC (828) 685-3459
  • Justus Orchards – Christmas at the Farm, November 23 – 25 & November 30 – December 2, 10am – 8pm – Christmas trees, baked goods, family photos and more. 187 Garren Rd., Hendersonville, NC

Christmas Tree Farms

Boyd Mountain Tree Farm
445 Boyd Farm Rd., Waynesville, NC
828-506-3513 or 828-926-8888
Fraser Firs 4 -20 feet, wreaths & garland
Directions

Camp Tree Farm
301 Cabin Creek Rd.
Zirconia, NC
828-692-6280
Norway Spruce 4-8 feet

Hi-Lo Mountain Christmas Trees
26 Pole Miller Rd, Brevard, NC
828-884-3436
Fraser Firs 5-16 feet & wreaths
Directions

High Valley Trout and Tree Farm
615 Cathey’s Creek Rd., Brevard, NC
828-884-2581 or 828-883-3951
Fraser Fir 5-20 feet & wreaths
More Information

Nesbitt Christmas Tree Farm – Sold Out for 2018
333 Sunset Ridge, Clyde, NC
828-456-9914

Frazer Fir, wreaths, table arrangements, & kissing balls
More Information

Reeves Tree Farm
9507 NC Hwy. 63, Leicester, NC
828-779-0115

Fraser Firs 4-10 feet
Directions

Sandy Hollar Tree Farm
63 Sandy Hollar Lane, Leicester, NC
828-683-3645
Fraser Firs 4-12 feet, wreaths, & garland
Directions

Holiday Dining Guide

2019 Holiday Restaurant Dining Guide – restaurants that are serving lunch or dinner on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Call for Hours of Operation. Information is Subject to Change. Click for a Complete Restaurant Guide, which includes addresses, web sites, and telephone number.

Thu 14

Home for the Holidays

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 14

Home for the Holidays

November 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 14

Home for the Holidays

November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Thu 14

Home for the Holidays

November 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 15

Home for the Holidays

November 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 15

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 16

Thanks-Grilling Party at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 16

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 17

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 18

Home for the Holidays

November 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 18

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 19

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 20

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 21

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 22

Home for the Holidays

November 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 22

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 22 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 22

Tis the Season Holiday Fair

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 22

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 22

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 23

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 23 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 23

Tis the Season Holiday Fair

November 23 @ 11:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
Sat 23

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 23

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 24

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 24

Tis the Season Holiday Fair

November 24 @ 11:00 am - November 27 @ 5:00 pm
Sun 24

Hendersonville Chorale Fall Concert

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sun 24

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 24

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 25

Home for the Holidays

November 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 25 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 25

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 25

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 26

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 26 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue 26

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 26

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 27

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 27

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 27

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 28

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 28

Turkey Trot 5k

November 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Thu 28

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 28

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 28

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 29

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 29 - December 22
Fri 29

Peppermint the Bear Scavenger Hunt

November 29 - December 23
Fri 29

Home for the Holidays

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 29

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 29

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 29

Hot Mulled Cider at Mast General Store

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 29

Here Comes Santa Street Lighting

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 29

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 29
Fri 29

Christmas Music at Mike’s On Main

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 29

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 30

Henderson County Curb Market Ol’ Timey Christmas

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 30

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 30

Christmas at Connemara

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 30

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 30

2019 Holiday Artist Market

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 30

Hot Mulled Cider at Mast General Store

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 30

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 30

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 01
Dec 01

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 01

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 01

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 02

Home for the Holidays

December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Dec 02

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 2 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 02

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 02

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 03

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 03

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 03

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 03

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 04

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 04

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 04

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 04

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 05

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 05

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 05

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 05

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 06
Dec 06

Home for the Holidays

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Winter Wonderland at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 06

Tree of Lights & Luminaries

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Bullington Gardens Holiday Sale & Open House

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

A Peek in Santa’s Sweet Shop

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Gem Mining & Cookies

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 06

Hot Mulled Cider at Mast General Store

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 06

Visitor Center Christmas Open House

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 06

Olde Fashioned Christmas at Art MoB Studios

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 06

Christmas Music at Mike’s On Main

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dec 06

Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 06

The Carols of Christmas

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dec 06

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dec 06

Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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