From event promoters:
Historic Biltmore Village and Olde World Christmas Shoppe
Invites you to join us December 2 and 3rd as we celebrate
“An Old Fashioned Dickens In The Village Festival”
Historic Biltmore Village celebrates Christmas the old fashion way with tree lighting, carolers, and a special visit from Santa.
Friday night, Dec. 2, 6:00 p.m.: Over 1,000 luminaries will line the streets of Historic Biltmore Village to celebrate the lighting of our 25 foot Christmas tree. The event will feature the choirs from Vance Elementary and Asheville High School. There will also be a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. There will be freshly roasted chestnuts in addition to horse drawn carriage rides through the Village and other festive treats.
Register to win one of the many gifts to be given away the night of the event and on our website at www.historicbiltmorevillage.com/events.
Friday night, we will also be accepting monetary donations to Meals on Wheels.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Located throughout the Village will be strolling carolers dressed in period costumes, musicians and other lively holiday entertainment. The Montford Park players will be on hand to entertain. There will be freshly roasted chestnuts and horse drawn carriage rides during the day to complete the holiday experience.
Some stores will observe extended holiday hours and will be serving festive treats throughout the weekend. “Dickens in the Village” is sponsored by The Village Group of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Olde World Christmas Shoppe, Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farms, Total Lawn Care, Biltmore Property Group in addition to the members of Historic Biltmore Village Partnership.