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 SponsorsThank you for supporting this fantastic organization, making a huge difference in our community.
Watauga County Christmas Tree Association
Our Festival Star Sponsor ($2,500+):
Carolina West Wireless
Our Garland Sponsors ($1,000+):
Deal, Moseley & Smith
Our Sleigh Bells Sponsors ($500+):
Monkee’s of Blowing Rock
Our Holly Sponsors ($250+):
Blue Ridge Mountain Club
David & Maureen Moses
Inn at Ragged Gardens / Best Cellar
NC Farm Bureau Insurance
2019 Tree DesignersThank you to these designers for supporting WYN, making a huge difference in our community.
4 Forty Four
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff
Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters
The Gilded Lily by Patra
Heiss Interiors, LLC
LaQuinta Inn & Suites
Mast General Store
828 Real Estate
Apple Hill Farm
Blue Cross and Blue Shield NC
Center 45 Climbing and Hatchet Coffee
Matt and Lauren Harris
High Country Kids Triathlon
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Victorian Inn Blowing Rock
2019 Wreath Designers
Tammy Taylor Interiors
Lyndy and Ron VanHoutan
Additional Items for Purchase
WYN Tree - Special opportunity to purchase wish items for WYN & the kids we serve