Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays
November 1,  2021 – January 1, 2022
Hendersonville

Check the Home for the Holidays event calendar at the bottom of the page for times and locations of a variety of events or click on the calendar for a complete listing.

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 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 2020 Holiday Dining Guide offers a list of restaurants open during the holiday season and Lodging Information.

Click for a Complete Restaurant Guide, which includes addresses, websites, and telephone numbers.


2021 Featured Events

November 19 – January 1
Winter Lights
North Carolina Arboretum
Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at the North Carolina Arboretum. The
Arboretum welcomes people back into the gardens as it returns to the traditional outdoor walk-through open-air show format. The famously tall 50-foot lighted tree and the Quilt Garden will be back, outfitted with new designs in lights, while throughout the gardens, popular arrangements will mingle with ones never seen before. 828-665-2492           Click to purchase tickets.

November 26
Holiday Tree Lighting / 5:30 – 8 pm

Historic Courthouse on Main Street
The tradition continues Downtown’s Holiday Street Lighting kicks off the season with Christmas songs with Laura Laughter and Tim Levene, hot drinks and delicious treats, shopping and a countdown as Santa arrives to light up Main Street. Lights on at dusk followed by free visits with Santa and carriage rides. Click for more information Downtown Hendersonville

November 26 – December 19
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Flat Rock Playhouse
The tradition continues on the Rock after going virtual! Bring the whole family to this dazzling holiday celebration, Playhouse-style! An all-new show with the same great spirit and quality, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas 2021 will feature many seasonal classics along with several new adaptations and medleys. Showcasing a cast of Flat Rock favorites, this song and dance revue is sure to bring you great holiday joy!  Click for tickets and safety guidelines.

November 26 – December 23
The Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt
Free
Peppermint Bear will take you on a fun-filled bear hunt through downtown Hendersonville looking for her cubs.  As you search for the cubs, visit at least 12 of the 26 downtown participating businesses to be eligible for prizes. Complete the entry form in the brochure and drop it in Peppermint’s mailbox, located in front of the Visitor Center, by December 23rd. For more details about the Scavenger Hunt, watch this video or stop by the Visitor Center at 201 South Main Street. Federal and state-mandated guidelines for social distancing will be followed. Download a 2020 Peppermint Bear Brochure.

Santa on the Chimney
December 4 & 11
Chimney Rock State Park / 11 am – 2 pm
Included with Park Admission
Chimney Rock State Park will be hosting Santa as he practices for the big night on one of the world’s largest chimneys.  Enjoy holiday tunes, hot cocoa, cookies, and meet live Park animal ambassadors. For details go to Chimney Rock State Park.

December 10
Luminary Night in Downtown Hendersonville / 5:30 – 9 pm
Luminaries will add a warm glow to the historic charm of Main Street. The Friends of Downtown in partnership with Four Seasons Hospice and downtown merchants invite you to come shop in Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Follow the illuminated pathways to merry shops open late for your holiday shopping convenience.Click for more information Downtown Hendersonville

 

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

Christmas Tree Lot, in front of Fresh Market at the intersection of Spartanburg & Greenville Highways
Cut Fir trees in a variety of heights & sizes

Last Chance Thrift Store, is selling Christmas trees & wreaths, 404 S Grove St, Hendersonville, NC

Henderson County Curb Market, 221 N. Church St., Hendersonville, NC 828-692-8012
Open: Tues, Thurs. & Sat. 8 am-1 pm
Christmas wreaths, fresh greenery, baked goods, canned goods, jellies, produce & crafts

Western NC Farmer’s Market, 570 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 828-253-1691
Open: 7 days a week year round
Cut & balled Christmas trees, wreaths, greenery, crafts, canned goods, produce & honey

 

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

Camps Evergreens / Camp Tree Farm
301 Cabin Creek Rd, Zirconia, NC

828-674-2558
Norway Spruce

Jeter Mountain Farm
1126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville, NC
828-513-0404
Fraser Firs & Norwegian Spruce 4 -20 feet
Open November 27 & 28
December 4 & 5 closed / sold out

Mehaffey Tree Farm
24 Corner Dr., Waynesville, NC
828-476-8505
Fraser Firs 6-9 feet & wreaths

Nesbitt Christmas Tree Farm
333 Sunset Ridge, Clyde, NC
828-456-9914

Frazer Fir, wreaths, table arrangements, & kissing balls

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

Smoky Tree Farm
756 Hemphill Rd., Waynesville, NC
800-400-2933
Fraser Firs 4-12 feet, wreaths, & garland

Holiday Dining Guide

2020 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, websites, and telephone numbers.

2021 Events

Nov 26

Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt

November 26 @ 10:00 am - December 23 @ 5:00 pm
Dec 04

24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 11

24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

December 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nov 05

Christmas at Biltmore

November 5, 2021 @ 9:30 am - January 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Nov 05

Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore

November 5, 2021 @ 5:45 pm - January 8, 2022 @ 9:30 pm
Nov 19

‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

November 19 @ 10:00 am - November 20 @ 6:00 pm
Nov 21

‘Tis the Season Holiday Fair

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nov 27

Henderson County Curb Market Ol’ Timey Christmas

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nov 26

Holiday Tree Lighting

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 04

Jolly Old Saint Nick at Carolina Ace Hardware

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 04

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 4 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 11

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 11 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 05

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 12

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 12 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 06

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 6 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 13

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 13 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 14

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 14 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 15

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 15 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 16

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 16 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 17

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 17 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 18

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 18 @ 7:30 pm
Nov 26

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 26 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 19

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 19 @ 7:30 pm
Nov 27

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 27 @ 7:30 pm
Nov 28

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 28 @ 7:30 pm
Nov 29

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 29 @ 7:30 pm
Nov 30

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

November 30 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 07

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 01

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 1 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 08

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 02

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 2 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 09

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 9 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 03

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 3 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 10

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

December 10 @ 7:30 pm
Dec 10

Luminary Night in Downtown Hendersonville

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dec 10
Dec 03

Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 03

Music at Mike’s on Main

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dec 11

Christmas Market

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dec 04

Ugly Sweater Run

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jan 01

New Year’s Resolution Run

January 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 18

Hope for the Holidays Jingle Jog 5k

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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