New Years Celebrations 2022, NC High Country

The NC High Country New Years Celebrations 2022 are a great way to ring in the New Year in the Boone, Blowing Rock, Beech Mountain, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro area!  There are activities for families and couples alike, both active and more traditional pursuits.  Here is our guide to the best ways to celebrate:

  • Chetola New Year's Eve Dinner
    Where: Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock, NC
    What: Four Course Meal $85pp
    View menu HERE

  • New Year's Eve Extravaganza
    Where: App Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock NC
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Enjoy restaurant specials, moonlight ice skating, and a slopes torchlight parade.  A Fireworks show will end the night.


  • New Year's Eve Celebration 
    Where: Sugar Mountain Resort
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Celebrate the New Year at Sugar Mountain Resort with live night skiing, torchlight parade, fireworks, indoor live music and a champagne toast!


  • New Year's Eve Fireworks
    Where: Beech Mountain Resort
    Cost: Varies based on activity
    Let's celebrate the end of 2021 and ring in 2022 with fireworks! The fireworks are free to enjoy and will begin when the clock strikes midnight. Fireworks can be viewed from the lodge deck and in the resort village. The resort village is the perfect place to relax by one of our many fire pits


  • New Year's Eve : An Evening at Bourbon Street
    Where: Mast Farm Inn, Valle Crucis
    Cost: $189pp
    Join us for a night to remember! Our New Orleans themed evening will include a live piano concert, seven course dinner, live jazz band, The Lucky Strikes, a magician, cigar bar, hosted poker lessons, fire pits on the patio, and champagne toast. CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Eve Party
    Where: Call Family Distillery, Wilkesboro
    Cost: $5 cover
    Drink a beer, taste some moonshine and let’s Rock & Roll into 2023!!!8pm-Midnight *21 and Older CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Eve Bash
    Where: Stardust Cellars, Wilkesboro
    Cost: Free, VIP $20pp
    Our theme is Glitter Masquerade for this Free Event, but VIP ticket holders will get access to our newly closed in heated porch with Hors d'oeuvres, take home one of our Stardust Cellars Wine glasses used to toast the new year, have your glass filled with sparkling tram, get your NYE goodie bag, have first dibs to sign up with a session with Healing Vortex to get a reading and energy cleaning before the new year starts, and more! CLICK HERE


  • Boone Ball Drop
    Where: Horton Hotel, King Street, Downtown Boone
    See the ball drop at the Horton Hotel from across the road!  The Jones House lawn is a great viewing location.  *Cannot view from inside the Horton Hotel (purchase tickets for rooftop event- DETAILS HERE), but the Horton Lounge will be open from 12pm-12:30am.


  • New Year's Eve @ The App
    Where: Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
    “Double Feature” beginning at 6 p.m., with Disney’s "Enchanted” for the entire family, including a post-movie Martinelli’s toast and party favors. Then at 10 p.m. , the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally” that will include a champagne & Martinelli’s toast with snacks and ring in the new year with a viewing of the ball drop!


  • New Year's Eve at River House
    Where: River House Inn & Restaurant, Grassy Creek
    Price: $125
    Hors d'oeuvres Plus Six Course Chef's Choice Dinner Beginning at 7:00, Music begins around 8:00, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Black Tie Optional CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Eve at Old Hampton Store
    Where: Old Hampton Store, Linville
    Enjoy live music with Smokin' Joe Randolph. Find details HERE


  • Gamekeeper Restaurant
    Special seating: 10pm with champagne toast
    To reserve, call (828) 963-7400


  • New Year's Eve Bowling Bash
    Where: High Country Lanes, Boone
    Cost: $25pp
    Shoe Rental, unlimited bowling and snacks, music & tons of fun. CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Bash
    Where: Alleghany Jubilee, Sparta
    Cost: $10pp
    Potluck dinner and live music with GapCivil and Emily & Martha Spencer with the Wonderland Band



  • First Day Hikes
    Where: Elk Knob State Park, Todd
    Come hike the Beech Tree Trail with a Ranger to start off the new year right.  Meet at the trailhead parking lot at 1pm CLICK HERE


  • New Year's Day Sunrise
    Where: Grandfather Mountain, Linville
    Ring in an epic New Year on Saturday, Jan. 1, for the first sunrise of 2023 — atop Grandfather Mountain.This special event will allow guests the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside of regular operating hours and on a holiday.


  • After Holiday Sale
    Where: Tanger Outlets, Blowing Rock
    Take advantage of sales and start the New Year off with a new outfit...or two!

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