Holiday Events

The holidays are a magical time to visit us here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While visiting the Trail of Lights, be sure to take in one or more of our community’s holiday events and don’t forget to take home one of our perfect fresh Christmas trees!



the Holidays!

And we 


 sharing them with you. We invite to come and visit with us during the holidays…come pick out your perfect Christmas Tree at a local Christmas Tree Farm, take the family on a ride through our Trail of Lights, check out the Holiday Events on this page and make a weekend out of it! Make this a Christmas to remember!

Small Business Saturday
Spruce Pine

November 26th

Enjoy Merchant Open Houses, Ugliest Sweater Contest, Pet Parade, Letters to Santa, Festival of Wreaths and the Annual Tree lighting followed by the Kiwanis Chrsitmas Parade at 6 pm

Presented by Spruce Pine Main Street

Small Business Saturday

November 26

Shop downtown Bakersville on Small Business Saturday and enter for great giveaways, galleries and shops. Enjoy the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Concert too!

Christmas Parades

Spruce Pine: December 26th 6 PM

Buladean: December 10th 12 PM

Bakersville: December 3rd 6 PM

Christmas Movie
December 17

5-7 PM
Historic Courthouse, Bakersville
Must pre-register. Space is limited.
Click the Link Above For More Info.

Presented by Christmas Neath the Roan

Journey to the Manger

December 11th & 12th

This popular and meaningful event returns for 2022 with an additional weekend, a bigger Bethlehem village and the return of the live animal manger scene. Mark your calendars now. More details to come.

Presented by Christmas ‘Neath the Roan

Light Up Spruce Pine Christmas Market

Downtown Spruce Pine will be full of holiday cheer on Saturday, December 3rd & 17rd. Carolers, a hot cocoa crawl, fresh Christmas wreaths for sale, Storytime with David Biddix, The Grinch, Dancers in the Park and more! Check the calendar for all of the details.

Breakfast with Santa

Santa had so much fun last year that he is again coming to the small town of Bakersville, NC This year! He will also bring along some elves to help him. Rumor also suggests that Mrs. Claus will be coming back this year as well…

Gingerbread Fun

Bring in your gingerbread houses from November 21 through December 12 to the Mitchell County Public Library in Bakersville. The winner will be announced Saturday, December 3rd.

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