Boone’s Festive Friday and Christmas Tree Lighting

Living in Boone is so special. The small-town feel warms residents’ hearts big!

Join in the festive fun in downtown Boone on December 6, 2019, for December’s Festive First Friday to help herald in the holiday season. Here are the details of the evening. There will be fun for the entire family!

4:00 – 8:00 Santa Claus at the Mast Store

5:00 – 6:00 The Grinch at the Watauga Library

5:00 – 7:30 Activities at F.A.R.M. Café
-Face painting
-Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture activities

5:00 – 7:30 Treats at Town Hall
-Hot chocolate and cider
-Snacks and refreshments

5:00 – 7:30 Mrs. Claus at the Post Office
-Cookies and milk served
-Ornament craft for the post office Christmas tree
-Letters to Santa
-Food Truck: Betty’s Biscuits

5:00 – 8:00 Depot Street Closed (King to Howard)
-Games and performances
-6:00 – 7:00 – Meet and greet with the Grinch
-Food Truck: Doggin’ It 828

5:00 – 8:00 Howard Street Fun
-Horse-drawn carriage rides
-Marshmallow “snowball” fight

5:00 – 8:00 Across Downtown Boone
-Performances by the Carolina Snowbelles
-Performances by ASU’s Enharmonix a cappella

5:30 – 8:00 Jones House
5:30 – Appalachian Youth Chorale performs
5:50 – Women’s Chamber Singers perform
6:10 –WHS Honors Choir performs
6:30 – Solar Tree Lighting Ceremony with ASUSES
6:30 – 8:00 – Gallery reception – Rachael Van Dyke
-Food Truck: Cardinal Burger Wagon

6:00 – 9:00 Turchin Center Gallery Reception
-5:30 – Carolina Snowbelles perform

7:30 Appalachian Theatre Holiday Concert:
“The Gathering”