Festival of Lights 2022

Chetola Lights 2

Festival of Lights
Friday, November 25, 2022 - Sunday, January 29, 2022

Festival of Lights
Close to 30,000-holiday illuminations light up Chetola beginning at dusk on Friday, November 25th, and running through the end of Blowing Rock Winterfest, January 29, 2023. As you stroll around Chetola Lake, view glittering ice skaters, a Nativity scene, a colorful train, Rudolph’s “Holiday Catch”, and much more. The Festival of Lights is free and open to the public nightly. Park and walk around Chetola Lake, sipping on hot cocoa (available in Timberlake's for purchase).

-Weeknights afford less traffic and wait times
-The lights come on at dusk and end around 10 p.m.
-Expect to be greeted by our security pros at the entry gate
-Timberlake's Restaurant is open to "cruisers" until 9 p.m. Sun-Thurs and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights
-Set your GPS to 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Other Winter Holiday Activities to do on Property & Nearby

Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt at Tanger Outlets (2022 information coming soon!)

Kids Adventure Pack at Chetola Resort
Enjoy the Chetola Kids Adventure Pack—a fun tote bag, water bottle, Junior Ranger booklet, snacks, and hiking socks. This costs $25 and is available to all Chetola guests at the resort front desk.

Bass Lake Track Trail
Take this family-friendly hike. This trail on the Chetola property opened in Spring, 2021 as a Kids in Park partnership with Chetola Resort. https://www.kidsinparks.com/chetola-resort-bass-lake