Blowing Rock Winterfest
Blowing Rock Winterfest • Taking place 20 minutes from The Mast Farm Inn, Blowing Rock Winterfest is a lively four-day winter festival in the mountains of North Carolina featuring a polar plunge, chili cook-off, wine tastings, ice carving, WinterFeast, bluegrass music and more during the month of January each year.
Blowing Rock Winterfest is an exciting four-day festival complete with a frigid Polar Plunge and a steaming Chili Challenge. Kick off the event on Thursday by joining us at WinterFeast, a culinary extravaganza of the areas finest restaurants. Friday, spend time in the area’s shops, outlets and galleries scouting our the Winterfest Scavenger Hunt, enjoy free hot chocolate and bonfires at dusk in the park. Have dinner in one of the area restaurants or participate in the Blowing Rock School PTO Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo before attending a Live Concert. Or take in an early dinner and end the day skiing, ice skating or snowboarding at Appalachian Ski Mountain. Saturday is fun filled with the Winterfest Polar Plunge, Chili Cook Off, Wine Tasting and Auction and more!
We have something for all ages from the Kids Activities with a parade of Dancing Snowflakes to Game Shows to the Ice Carvers. Enjoy hayrides, hot cocoa and the unique events you won’t see at just any festival! And on Sunday, start your day with the Winterfest Pancake Breakfast, shop a bit and then proceed to the WinterPaws Dog Show and the Snowman Building Contest at Appalachian Ski Mountain.