Christmas events are popping up everywhere you look this season in Asheville. You can enjoy holiday decorations, Christmas music, plays and more. Start planning your getaway now by making note of these Asheville events in December.
Winter Wonderland at the Grove Arcade
Explore holiday decor on the inside and out. Downtown Asheville’s historical Grove Arcade is a spot you simply can’t miss. Browse the wintery decor and gingerbread houses all the way through January 2, 2014.
LaZoom Comedy Bus Tours
Take a fun tour of the city on one of their purple buses. It’s family friendly, featuring talented tour performers! Expect to meet a real Asheville fruitcake, a lonesome pine tree, Gingerbread man, and more.
Big Crafty Fun
The Asheville Art Museum will be filled with a holiday hooray on Sunday, December 1. You can shop indie, shop homemade and shop fun!
December 6 – December 8
Biltmore Village Dickens Festival
It’s a magical weekend of music and memories that will last a lifetime. The annual Dickens Festival will fill the streets, shops, restaurants and galleries. You’ll enjoy more than 300 performers here. There’s truly something for everyone.
December 11 – December 29
Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol
This show will be performed on each Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from December 11 through the 29th. It’s all happening at North Carolina Stage Company, located at 15 Stage Lane in Asheville.
18th Annual Montford Holiday Tour of Homes
Asheville’s oldest, most historic neighborhood will once again showcase an offering of homes and holiday cheer! This year the event will feature live entertainment and festive treats. Tickets are $20. You can purchase them at the Visitor Center/Chamber of Commerce Gift Shop.
December 13 – December 14
25th Annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam
The 25th annual Christmas Jam will bring Warren Haynes back to Asheville, North Carolina’s US Cellular Center for an epic Silver Anniversary celebration. There will be rare appearances and unique collaborations. Click here for the details.
Christmas on the Mountain with Sheila K. Adams
Balladeer and folklorist Sheila Kay Adams will share humorous and sentimental stories of “Old Christmas” in Madison County. She’ll be playing her banjo and singing mountain tunes while providing entertainment through Appalachian storytelling. You will want to reserve your tickets, however, as space is limited.
Now that you know all about these Asheville events in December, don’t forget to reserve your room at our Asheville area bed and breakfast. The Orchard Inn is the perfect destination if you are looking for picturesque natural sights combined with comfortable hospitality. Learn more about our rooms and rates.
We are also offering a special package this season you should know about. Through December 31, you can book the Asheville Holiday Experience package which includes:
- Two night stay upstairs at the Inn (may upgrade to a cottage for an additional fee)
- Bottle of Francois Montand Champagne
- One hour massage for two or two tickets to the Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evening
- Holiday dessert on the evening of your choice (prepared by Chef Marianne)
Prices start at $550, plus tax. Call us at 828-749-5471 to book!
Photo courtesy of: Biltmore Village