Spending the Holidays in Hendersonville, NC

Holidays in Hendersonville

Hendersonville, NC is a dreamy little town just outside of Asheville.  Within the Historic Downtown, visitors can find a timeless charm, a thriving local economy, and some delightful community members with whom to share holiday cheer.  This week, we’re writing about spending the holidays in Hendersonville, what to expect from the quaint mountain town, and where to get cozy at the end of a long day of exploring.

Holiday Cheer in the Mountains

Nostalgia is a heavy theme in Hendersonville, NC - whether you’re strolling down the quiet streets, having an egg cream in the soda shop on Main Street, or viewing the holiday decorations, your time in Hendersonville will transport you to another time - a simpler time, perhaps.  If you're in the area during the winter holidays, be sure to mark your calendars for the following classic holiday events:

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

The holiday season is kicked off in earnest on November 27th, 2015 in Historic Downtown Hendersonville as the whole town gathers to light the Christmas tree.  Make your way over to the Historic Courthouse by 5:30 to take part in the fun, which will include storytelling, entertainment,and a visit from Santa!

Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas

On December 4th from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, the town of Hendersonville will gather together in Downtown Hendersonville to celebrate the good cheer of the holidays!  This is a great family event complete with carolers, entertainment, open houses, and refreshments!

Hendersonville Christmas Parade

It wouldn’t be a holiday in Western North Carolina without a parade! On December 5th at 10:00 AM the parade begins with a bang as it travels down Main Street from Five Points to Caswell Street.

Staying Local

The best way to truly enjoy the holiday activities in Hendersonville is to return home to a Carolina Mornings property at the end of a long day of hot cocoa and good cheer.  Carolina Mornings has several beautiful Hendersonville homes, each one perfect for a holiday celebration with the ones you love.  For a 3 bedroom home with astounding long range views, check out Villa di Orsi.  This three story home situated at the peak of Old Mountain is the perfect place to spend those chilly evening of November and December. The fully equipped kitchen, the Hot Tub, and the gas fireplace will win you over entirely!

Click Here to view our Hendersonville Area Guide - complete with our favorite area activities!

To begin planning your Hendersonville Holiday, contact Carolina Mornings at 877-902-9441. A professional Vacation Planner will help line up your vacation rental accommodations, Biltmore Estate ticket, and outdoor adventures such as ziplining and whitewater rafting (included with every Carolina Mornings Rental!)

By: Dana Carrico


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