Enchanted Winter of Lights at Anakeesta

Anakeesta is the perfect mountain escape during the winter season. From the shops, delicious food options, and those peaceful rocking chairs, the mountains have never looked better! Your family can enjoy the stunning views, decorations, even an appearance from Santa himself! Visit Anakeesta from November 20th through February 28th for their Enchanted Winter of Lights!


Enchanted Winter of Lights

  • Enjoy 1,000′ of twinkling lights underneath a canopy as you walk from Firefly Village to Vista Gardens!
  • Take a seat by the fire pit at Firefly Village and warm up! Sip on some delicious hot cocoa while you look at all the beautiful light displays.
  • Find the perfect holiday gift for family and friends, or a special gift for yourself! Shop in the new Mercantile at Black Bear Village, Catching  Fireflies, Adventure Outpost or The Great Outdoors Trading Company in Firefly Village. Find seasonal decor, farm style home goods, nostalgic games and candies, hand crafted pottery and more.
  • You won’t go hungry at Anakeesta! Experience the new Cliff Top restaurant in Black Bear Village or slow-smoked meats and savory Southern barbeque at The Smokehouse in Firefly Village. Save room for a peppermint hot chocolate or wassail from Pearl’s Pie in the Sky. Enjoy a hot toddy or seasonal cocktail by one of two cozy fire pits or scenic overlook bar!


Santa! I Know Him!!

Look out Firefly Village, Santa’s sleigh is making it’s way to Anakeesta! Be sure to stop by for Breakfast with Santa on December 5th from 7:30 am to 10 am. Tickets are required and are on sale through December 3rd! Each ticket includes an all day admission to Anakeesta, delicious breakfast served indoors at Cliff Top, FREE craft activities, professional photo with Santa and one FREE ride per person on the Rail Runner mountain coaster!

Click here for tickets! 

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