There’s no better place to be during the holidays than Black Mountain, NC. Our town is renowned for being among the most charming mountain communities in the Asheville area. With decorations and lights adorning homes and businesses, you’re sure to get into the holiday spirit. There’s even the chance for a white Christmas.

If you’re visiting Black Mountain or welcoming relatives from out of the area, there is plenty to see and do. Here are a few activities to help you make the most of your time in Black Mountain during Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Black Mountain Holiday Activities for Families

Whether you’re visiting western North Carolina or entertaining out-of-town relatives, these activities are sure to be a good time. 

Holiday Festivities in and Around Asheville

Night Before Christmas | Waynesville | 6 pm to 9 pm December 10

Night Before Christmas is an annual Christmas ceremony that takes place downtown.

Candlelight Stroll | Weaverville | 6 pm to 9 pm December 10

From 6 pm to 9 pm on December 10th, Main Street Weaverville will be lit for the Candlelight Stroll, which will feature carolers, Santa, children’s activities, and more.

National Gingerbread House Competition | Asheville|  November 28 – January 2

Since it began 30 years ago, the National Gingerbread House Competition has become a beloved Christmas tradition in Asheville. Even if you are not entering the competition, it is a lot of fun to see the entries!

Christmas at Biltmore | Biltmore Estate | November 4 – January 7

One of the most magical holiday events in the Asheville area is Christmas at Biltmore. People travel here from all over the world to experience Christmas at Biltmore.

Polar Express – Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is back in 2022! The 1¼ hour round-trip passenger excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.”

Experience Adventure at Black Mountain Adventure Zone!

At Black Mountain Adventure Zone, you and your family can have a ton of fun, burn a few holiday calories, and make memories together. We offer four activities in our arena:

  • Laser Tag: Gone are the days of bulky vests and blasters attached to cords. Our comfortable head straps and wireless blasters, combined with innovative scoring, make GellyBall a blast.
  • GellyBall: If you haven’t experienced this innovative new game that combines the best parts of airsoft and paintball with low-impact ammo, don’t miss out during this holiday season.
  • VR Games and Escape Rooms: We are excited to announce the launch of our VR Games and VR Escape Rooms in time for the holiday season! There is a range of game options and VR escape rooms available. 

If you have questions or you’re ready to finalize your Thanksgiving weekend or Christmas break plans, reach out to the team at BMAZ!

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