Randolph County comes alive with full-blown holiday spirit that can get even the Grinch of your family feeling festive. Our holiday wonderland is home to many favorite events and activities year after year.
From brightly lit light displays and Christmas trees to holiday musical shows to children’s activities, you’ll find something for everyone when visiting Randolph County and “Elfkins” during the holidays!
Need help filling up your holiday to-do list? We’ve gathered some holiday essentials for you – just keep reading below!
✔️ The “Jingle All the Way Christmas Parade” followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting in the Elkins Town Square takes place on December 2nd – the parade begins at 6 pm. See you in Downtown Elkins for the fun!
✔️ Shop local and buy from one of our many specialty shops! From gifts for your fur friends, vintage finds, handmade items to cherish, railroad gifts, and more!
✔️ Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to take in a variety of trails and get you outside in the winter! Explore these spots in Randolph County once the snow arrives.
✔️ Get into the spirit with the Gandy Dancer’s Mountain Memories Christmas – we bet you’ll be singing and clapping along!
✔️ This year we’re excited to announce “A Merry Mountain Christmas in Elfkins” and exciting activities are planned December 2nd – 24th. View the schedule here!
✔️ Paint a Christmas Tree or other festive ceramics at Ceramics with Class.
✔️ Take in the Christmas Lights Display in the Elkins Town Square behind the Elkins Depot Welcome Center!
✔️ Experience a Christmas from the past at Beverly’s Old Fashioned Christmas on December 3rd.
✔️ Unwind at Wyld Lyfe Apothecary‘s Cold Moon Winter Party and sip hot tea or warm cider while enjoying discounts, psychic readings, and more.
✔️ Make a trip to Whoville in Mill Creek and feel the magic of Chrismas in the air!
✔️ Augusta Heritage Center’s “The Sweetback Sisters’ Country Christmas Spectacular” is a must-see. Come deck the halls with their modern take on the golden age of country music. This wildly popular show delivers a veritable explosion of yuletide splendor, complete with trivia, prizes, and, of course, all the holiday tunes you know and love.
✔️ Buy your Christmas gifts at one of the upcoming craft fairs, including events at the National Armory, the Phil Gainer Community Center, The Arts Center, Camp Pioneer, and more! Or purchase a gift card from one of our many shops throughout the County.
✔️ Bring your pet to Fancy Paws on December 3rd for photos with The Grinch and to shop their Holiday Open House!
✔️ Don’t miss The Davis & Elkins College Concert Choir when they present a message of light, hope and the birth of Christ during the Festival of Carols at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.
✔️ Reserve your seat now at The Old Brick Playhouse for their “A Frosty Night In” performance. The whole family will enjoy this bit of theatre.
So get into the holiday spirit with us in Randolph County. Book a stay in a mountainside cabin, affordable hotel or vacation rental ( There are 6 distinctive ski areas within 50 miles of Elkins, Randolph County), dine at a local restaurant, and bring home a handmade gift from one of our specialty shops.
Visit our Events Calendar for more Christmas activities you don’t want to miss.