Throughout the holiday season, Grandfather Mountain will remain open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting, and with a few exceptions:

Dec. 19 – Staff Holiday Celebration: Grandfather Mountain closes at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, to prepare for its annual staff holiday celebration. Ticket sales will end at 2 p.m., and the park will close its gates at 3 p.m. Grandfather Mountain will open again at 9 a.m. on Dec. 20, weather permitting. Please call the Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337 for current conditions.

Dec. 24 – Mountain closes at 3 p.m.: Grandfather Mountain closes at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, for Christmas Eve. Ticket sales will end at 3 p.m., and the park will close its gates at 4 p.m. The park will open again at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, weather permitting. Please call the Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337 for current conditions.

Dec. 25 – Closed Christmas Day: The park will be closed Christmas Day. It will open again at 9 a.m. Dec. 26, weather permitting. Please call the entrance gate at (828) 733-4337 for current conditions.

Grandfather Mountain is open daily throughout winter, weather permitting, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. When winter weather arrives, visitors are encouraged to call the Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337 to confirm the day’s conditions and set the stage for a memorable outing. For more information, call (800) 468-7325.