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Winter Wonder Walk Asheville Family Holiday Festival

December 9-11 & 15-18, 2022, The Adventure Center of Asheville is excited to host the 2nd annual Winter Wonder Walk presented by Mellow Mushroom and created by Asheville Plays!  Celebrate the Wonder of Winter with a live-action immersive story-walk on an outdoor trail complete with live characters, lights, and a blustery guest, Jack Frost.  The Winter Wonder Walk follows the pages of the storybook of Winterland of which guests will set out on a quest through the kingdom of Winterland to find Jack Frost and stop a terrible blizzard while meeting many wonderful characters along the way.  

The line to enter the Winter Wonder Walk surrounds the game field. Kids can pop out of line to participate in contests and play Asheville Plays Kid-Sized Games. And join in the largest snow ball gith ever.

The AERIAL GLOW TRAIL at The Treetops Adventure Park is also available for guests 4 years or older! Climb on two of our aerial trails while they are illuminated with thousands of colorful twinkle and laser lights.  Purchase of a combo pass is required to climb on the Glow Trail.

And this event would not be complete without a Holiday Market and Festive Treats! Enjoy dinner at the event! Mellow Mushroom will be serving up delicious pizza.  Enjoy Fresh Hot Donuts & Popcorn and S’mores for purchase to roast at the Bonfire. Local Beer and Wine will be available for the big ghouls.  Hot Chocolate, Cider and Devils Foot Beverages & Sodas will also be available.  Under the big purple/white tent you will find the Holiday market with arts, crafts and locally handmade unique gifts. You can also get your face painted, purchase balloon art, and snap a photo at our photo booth.  


Tickets are on sale now!  While Winter Wonder Walk Tickets do not sell out, Combo Tickets that include the aerial Glow Trail do.

For more information and to book now!


  • 5:30 Festival Area Doors Open
  • 5:30-6:30 Arrival Time for Combo Passes
  • 6:00- Winter Walk and Aerial Glow Trail Open. Access for those with Combo Passes will be assigned Glow Trail time on arrival. 
  • 8:00 Glow Trail line closes
  • 8:30 Winter Wonder Walk line closes


The Adventure Center of Asheville, 85 Expo Drive, Asheville, NC 28806-located just 5 minutes from Downtown Asheville and behind Sam’s Club


General Admission for the Winter Wonder Walk

  • Ages 3 and under are free
  • Ages 4 and over, $18/person

Combo Pass to include the Winter Wonder Walk & 2 Aerial Glow Trails is $40/person

$1 of every Winter Wonder Walk ticket goes to Manna Food Bank.

Giving Back

Support Memories Making Meals just by buying a ticket. The Winter Wonder Walk, is supporting the efforts of MANNA Food Bank who is serving the immediate needs of our community. $1 from every ticket will go directly to MANNA. In the last 2 years, we have donated 38,400 meals to MANNA.

December 11 is Sensory Friendly Night presented by Camp Lackey Gap with previews and support for guests that might have sensory needs and need extra support. 


The Winter Wonder Walk is produced by Asheville Plays!. Asheville Plays! was founded by a local husband and wife team, Arica and Hans Haro who create lasting memories through the power of play. The Winter Wonder Walk is Asheville Plays! signature event, and they are striving to make The Trail a treasured part of your family’s tradition. For more information about Asheville Plays!, visit

The Adventure Center of Asheville, celebrating 11 years in Asheville, is a family-friendly adventure destination open all year with Asheville Zipline Canopy Tours, Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, Kid Zip, and Kolo Bike Park.

For more information on the Winter Wonder Walk/Glow Trail info, click here!


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Keith Bayer
Keith Bayer
November 27, 2022.
Absolutely Awesome!!
Len Gabel
Len Gabel
November 13, 2022.
This is a great place if you have never zip lined. The guys made it safe and comfortable and lots of fun. Beware the corny jokes.
Terri Frenia
Terri Frenia
November 4, 2022.
Very nice people, fun time :)
Ceiara Cartony
Ceiara Cartony
October 30, 2022.
Our favorite time of year, 5th yr experiencing The Haunted Trail -- never to disappoint! Thanks for another awesome year!
Adam Graham
Adam Graham
October 25, 2022.
So much fun. Definitely worth a visit. The Zipline guides are hilarious and fun.
Alexis A.
Alexis A.
October 25, 2022.
My son and I went ziplining, we did the short course. Though we were both terrified - it was extremely exhilarating! Brandon and Briggs were awesome instructors, and were also patient with me with each line as I was not able to get the courage to lift my feet to go 😳(I was too scared). Highly recommend visiting!
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The Adventure Center of Asheville is located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Resort at 85 Expo Drive in Asheville.

Take Exit 3A off of I-240 | Off Patton Ave behind Regent Park

85 Expo Drive
Asheville, NC 28806

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