Sharing our Mountain Heritage" The Ashe County Christmas Tree Festival, better known as the Christmas in July Festival, began promoting tourism in Ashe County, NC in 1987 by drawing thousands to downtown West Jefferson, NC each summer to celebrate the local Christmas Tree Industry. Since its beginning nearly 30 years ago, the Christmas in July Festival has undergone lots of changes, but has never lost its spirit! This year's Festival will feature the following:
For a list of 2015 Vendors- click here!
2016 Festival Dates- July 1 & 2
Our 2015 Festival was a huge success!! A big thank you to everyone who attended, set up, cleaned up, worked, performed & volunteered!
Ashe County is #1!
Ashe County, North Carolina has been named the largest producer of Christmas trees in the United States! Visit the Ashe County Christmas Tree Association to learn more.