2019 Event Schedule

Festival Weekend Event Hours

Join us at Chetola Resort and stroll through a room brimming with holiday cheer! Open to the public Friday - Sunday, with admission by donation. Trees and wreaths available for purchase by silent auction. Lots of special events throughout the weekend. See details below!

Thursday, December 5th from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Friday, December 6th from 12:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, December 7th from 10:00am-8:00pm

Sunday, December 8th from 10:00am-2:00pm

Auction site will be online

ThursDAY, December 5th, beginning 5:00pm 

Our auction site will be live by 5pm on Thursday 12/5.

Festival "First Look" VIP Reception - Naming Rights available!

THURSDAY, December 6th, 5:00-7:00PM 

Kick off the Festival with merriment at our VIP Festival "First Look!" Appetizers and complimentary beverage provided by Chetola, followed by cash bar. This is a private event by invitation; tickets can be purchased for additional attendees.  

Festival of Lights, nightly, Dec. 5 - Dec. 8

Enjoy the fantastic Festival of Lights, nightly at sunset on the grounds of Chetola, along with the indoor Festival of Trees (Hosted Dec. 5-Dec. 8). Two Festivals in one great space for a limited time!


More special events being scheduled!  Stay tuned.

2019 Sponsors

Thank you for supporting this fantastic organization, making a huge difference in our community.

Festival Partners:

  • Chetola Resort

  • Watauga County Christmas Tree Association

Our Festival Star Sponsor ($2,500+): 

Our Garland Sponsors ($1,000+): 

Our Sleigh Bells Sponsors ($500+): 

Our Holly Sponsors ($250+): 

2019 Tree Designers

Thank you to these designers for supporting WYN, making a huge difference in our community.

Large Trees

Small Trees

2019 Wreath Designers

Additional Items for Purchase

  • WYN Tree - Special opportunity to purchase wish items for WYN & the kids we serve