Located only 10 miles west of Ashville, Candler is a short distance away from a number of holiday activities the whole family can enjoy. Even though the holidays are just about over, there are still a few festive events that run into the New Year. If you’re the type of person who doesn’t stop the celebration on January 1, check out these fun, holiday-themed events our Candler moving company highly recommends.

Christmas at Biltmore – Ends January 10, 2016

The region’s biggest holiday event, Christmas at the Biltmore house features dozens of hand-decorated Christmas trees, over 1,000 poinsettias, miles of lights, live music and holiday demonstrations. Take the whole family to see America’s biggest house decked out with holiday cheer before it is all taken down on January 10.

Polar Express Train – Ends January 3, 2016

Hop aboard the Polar Express as it travels through the majestic Great Smokey Mountains. Through the one-hour-and-fifteen-minute ride, passengers can enjoy warm cocoa and cookies while interacting with Santa Clause. Each child is presented with a gift before the train makes its last stop at the North Pole!

Winter Lights at NC Arboretum – Ends January 2, 2016

If you’re looking for an exhilarating display of beautiful Christmas lights and breathtaking flora, the Winter Lights at NC Arboretum show is right up your alley. Featuring over 200,000 energy-efficient lights and an illuminated, majestic 50-foot tall tree, this is one spectacle you don’t want to miss.

National Gingerbread House Competition – Ends January 3, 2016

This sweet little treat is hosted at The Omni Grove Park Inn and features elaborate gingerbread houses created for competition. Come see what some of the most creative minds in the area were able to whip up with cookies, candies and icing.

Forest City Hometown Holiday Lights – Ends January 18, 2016

Offering the ultimate festive small town experience, the Forest City Hometown Holiday Lights event features millions of lights covering Main St. shops and wrapped around oak trees. Dating back to 1930, this tradition offers one of the most unique lighting displays you’ll ever see.

Are you moving to Candler, but want more time to experience these holiday events before they’re gone until next year? Let our Candler movers relocate you with ease so you can continue the festivities through the New Year. Give Smith Dray Line a call or fill out our online form to receive your free quote!