Couple relaxing at outdoor firepit
Couple relaxing at outdoor firepit

Holidays at Primland Resort

Delight in the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains this holiday season


Discover an elevated adventure paradise grounded in the traditions of the South and respect of nature and the land. Create new memories and cherish the old as you celebrate and give thanks at our wintry hearth of wellness, bounty and joy.

  • Inquire with Guest Services at 276.222.3940 for costs associated with holiday activities

Exclusive Events

Each holiday celebration at Primland Resort is a gift of treasured memories.
Sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains

Moonlight Meditation

October 23 & December 18, 2021

Get centered at a fireside, full-moon meditation beneath the night sky before immersing yourself into the Primland stargazing experience with our local astronomer.

Horse-drawn hayride

Old Fashioned Hay Rides

November 27, 2021

Enjoy a crisp autumnal hayride to the Old Home Place for family games, hot apple cider and s’mores. Learn the history of moonshine at the Old Home Place Still with spirited moonshine tastings.

woman making a wreath with foraged materials

Ornaments from Nature Class

December 11, 2021

Take home a piece of Primland with this ornament crafting workshop, led by horticulturalist Brandy Puckett. Using natural items found on the Primland property, you’ll learn how to create handmade objects to bring warmth and cheer to your home each holiday season.

Halloween Celebration

Moonlit night
Moonlit night

October 2-30, 2021

Meditate under the moonlight, satisfy your sweet tooth with cookie making or stargaze from daily shows at our onsite observatory. Octobers in the Blue Ridge Mountains are full of opportunities to connect with the captivating landscape surrounding you, from its history to its prismatic beauty.

  • Colors of the Mountain Hike
  • Morning Yoga
  • Stargazing Show
  • Local Live Music
  • Watercolor and Wine Class
  • Wine and Wreath Class
  • Fall Sweet Creations
  • Moonlight Meditation
  • Create Your Own Hiking Journey Stick
  • Halloween in the Blue Ridge Mountains Painting Class
  • Wilderness Preparedness Course
Autumnal foliage
Woman enjoying a warm winter drink

Thanksgiving Celebration

Holiday cookie cutters and fresh dough
Holiday cookie cutters and fresh dough

November 13-27, 2021

Strike the ideal holiday balance by savoring moments with your loved ones and finding relaxation rooted in our lush, natural playground. Relish the smell of pine on a family hike, indulge in quiet moments and partake in art classes and feasts imbued with Southern charm.

  • Morning Yoga
  • Turkey Trot
  • Colors of Fall Painting Class
  • Stargazing Show
  • Woodlands Guided Hike
  • A Gathering: Remaining Anchored Through Autumn
  • Drinksgiving in the 19th Pub
  • Macy’s Day Parade in the Theatre
  • Game Day Food & Football
  • Appalachian Harvest
  • Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
  • The Great Hall Magic Show
  • Christmas Arrival
  • Watercolor and Wine
  • Old Fashioned Hay Rides
  • Wilderness Preparedness Class
Holiday dinner with turkey
Family meeting a horse
Red wine being poured outdoors

Christmas Celebration

December 4-26, 2021

Cozy up in your cottage, lodge room or tree house as you greet winter in mountain style at Primland. Enjoy daily festivities, including fireside s'mores, meditation, holiday movies and stargazing, and take part in a month of wintry celebration indoors and out.

  • Fireside S'mores
  • Live Music
  • Holiday Caroling
  • Holiday Lights Trail
  • Mindful Mornings & Morning Yoga
  • Stargazing Show
  • Letters to Santa
  • Christmas Movies in the Theater
  • Christmas Feast
  • Sweet Creations Cookie Decorating
  • Wine and Wreath Class
  • Ornaments from Nature Class
  • Jingle Jog
  • Candy Cane Hunt
  • Holiday Silk Creations Class
  • Pajama Brunch on Christmas Morning
  • Binaural Beats & Tea
  • Create Your Own Hiking Journey Stick
  • Winter Interpretive Mountain Hike
  • Rest Routine Treatment Ritual
  • Gingerbread House Decorating
  • Moonlight Meditation
  • Holiday Painting Class
  • Storytime with Santa
Child writing a letter to Santa Claus
Family-style Thanksgiving dinner spread

New Year Celebration

Glass of sparkling wine by the fire
Glass of sparkling wine by the fire

December 31, 2021-January 1, 2022

There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than atop the mountain at Primland. It’s sure to be one of those evenings that you’ll sum up to friends and family plainly: “You just had to be there.”

  • Stargazing Show
  • Holiday Lights Trail
  • Mindful Mornings
  • Winter Interpretive Mountain Hike
  • Radiance Ritual
  • Live Music and Holiday Caroling
  • Rest Routine
  • The Great Hall Magic Show
  • New Year's Eve Gala
  • Morning Yoga
  • Southern Traditions
Women enjoying spa day together at Primland Resort
Tea setup with loose leaves
Musicians performing on stringed instruments

Stay for the Holidays

Contemporary luxury and mountain style come together this holiday season in our spacious lodge guestrooms, cottages and treehouses, perched on the lip of the Dan River Gorge.

One-of-a-Kind Holiday Adventures