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 Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska

December 12-15, 2019

Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through live music, hearty meals and moving worship. Visit the  Appalachian Christmas Craft Show or area shops. Step back in time with turn-of-the-century Christmas décor at the exquisite Biltmore Estate and our newly remodeled Lambuth Inn. Festivities include a performance of Handel's "Messiah" featuring a regional choir and orchestra. 

 

Appalachian Christmas Vacation Package

3-Night Package

Package Includes:

  • 3 Nights Lodging
  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 Buffet Dinners on Friday and Saturday night
  • Entrance into "Rediscover Christmas" perfomance by Acts of Renewal
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for Handel's "Messiah"
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for the Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert

Biltmore at Christmas tickets can be added to the package

Pricing:

  • The Terrace (Northside) - starting at $496
  • The Terrace (Lakeview) - starting at $529
  • Lambuth Inn (East End) - $442
  • Lambuth Inn (West End) - $463

Rates are based on double occupancy. Taxes apply. 

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2-Night Package

Package Includes:

  • 2 Nights Lodging
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Buffet Dinners on Friday and Saturday night
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for Handel's "Messiah"
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band
  • Tickets and Reserved seating for the Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert

Biltmore at Christmas tickets can be added to the package

Pricing:

  • The Terrace (Northside) - starting at $439
  • The Terrace (Lakeview) - starting at $469
  • Lambuth Inn (East End) - $347
  • Lambuth Inn (West End) - $367

Rates are based on double occupancy. Taxes apply. 

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Appalachian Christmas Events

Acts of Renewal at Appalachian Christmas in Lake Junaluska

[EXCLUSIVE] "Rediscover Christmas" by Acts of Renewal

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy a fresh perspective on Christmas through this funny and moving dramatic show that has captivated audiences across the country. Enjoy a series of vignettes beginning with a comedic tale of two blue collar shepherds who are in the right place at the right time on Christmas eve, followed by a  moving rendition of the Annunciation, a tender funny story about ice fishing, a hilarious look at dealing with in-laws at Christmas, and a true story of an Appalachian single mom in need of a Christmas miracle. For the finale, you'll hear the Christmas story like you've never heard it before! 

Entrance to this event is included only when you purchase the Appalachian Christmas package - no additional tickets will be sold. 

Handel's Messiah performed by the Lake Junaluska singers and regional choir during Appalachian Christmas

Handel's "Messiah"

Friday, December 13 | 7:30 p.m.

A group of regional choristers, orchestra and the Lake Junaluska Singers will sing selections from Handel's "Messiah" which tells of Christ's birth. "Messiah" is a baroque-era music composition for orchestra, choir and soloists composed by George Frideric Handel from 1741-42. Notable musical selections include the Hallelujah Chorus, For Unto Us A Child Born, and Glory to God.

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Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

Saturday, December 14 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Appalachian Christmas craft show brings together vendors from across the Appalachian region to sell their unique and beautiful crafts. The show is hosted by the Junaluska Woman's Club and all profits go toward charitable organizations. The show is open to the public.

Summer Brooke and the Mountain Faith Band at Lake Junaluska

Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band

Saturday, December 14 | 2 p.m.

Since the year 2000, the Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana / Roots music to audiences from coast to coast. During Appalachian Christmas, Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band will perform songs from their popular Christmas album "The Sounds of Christmas." Getting to know MFB is easy; their humility, kindness and love of community shines through on stage and casual conversation. Above all else, MFB is thankful for the opportunities God has provided them through music.

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The Lake Junaluska Singers during Appalachian Christmas

Lake Junlauska Singers Christmas Concert

Saturday, December 14 | 7:30 p.m.

This 16-voice, award-winning ensemble was formed in 1954, and their legacy includes national and international performances for conferences, dignitaries and major events. Their music ranges from classical choral and contemporary works to gospel, folk, traditional hymns and musical theatre. During Appalachian Christmas, the Lake Junaluska Singers will focus on festive songs new and old that celebrate the joy of the season.

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Appalachian Christmas Worship Service

Sunday, December 15 | 9:30 a.m.

Conclude your Appalachian Christmas with a stirring Advent worship service in our beautiful and historic stone chapel on the edge of the lake.

Lake Junaluska partners with Biltmore Estate to offer discounted rates for entry during Christmas

The Biltmore Estate

Make this year extra special - come early or stay late and tour the exquisitely decorated Biltmore Estate for an amazing low rate! Add the Biltmore Estate to your Appalachian Christmas package and enjoy a day exploring the turn-of-the-century architecture and design.

For more information on Biltmore Estate packages click here. Or call 800-222-4930 to see about adding Biltmore Estate to your Appalachian Christmas package. 

Sponsored in part by the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority, visitncsmokies.com

*All packages include tickets to all Appalachian Christmas concerts and the Biltmore Estate. 
Biltmore Estate ticket optional. Taxes applicable.

Call 800-222-4930 to make a lodging package reservation or email reservations@lakejunaluska.com.

 

To purchase concert tickets, please see the links below or call 800-965-9324.