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Holidays in Asheville

Make Asheville area holiday traditions your own. Enjoy not-so-silent nights during December’s Seasonal Sizzle featuring firework displays, live entertainment, seasonal treats at local restaurants and bars, and extended hours of evening shopping in downtown’s eclectic boutiques and craft galleries.

Asheville is the ideal holiday destination. Avoid stressed shoppers and long lines by visiting Asheville, where you’ll enjoy independently-owned boutiques that line pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. Get ready for a sizzling holiday season!

FestivitiesWeekend firework displays sponsored by The Grove Park Inn Resport & Spa Seasonal Sizzle at Seven – will take place on Saturdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20 at 7 downtown Asheville.

Participating independent restaurants will feature “Appy Hour” appetizer specials on Thursdays, Dec. 1 through 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. Local restaurants will also offer “Sizzle Specials” on the Saturday evenings with fireworks (Dec. 6, 13 and 20). Asheville visitors will receive a warm holiday welcome as “Downtown Docent” guides walk the downtown streets directing guests to Seasonal Sizzle festivities, holiday happenings and other points of interest.

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