West Jefferson, NC is a small mountain town located only 20 minutes off the Blue Ridge Parkway with a bustling downtown district featuring an eclectic selection of boutiques, exceptional eateries, antique shops, coffee and wine shops and two craft beer breweries. Some of our largest town attractions include Ashe County Cheese and St. Mary’s Church of the Frescoes.
West Jefferson’s arts district features an array of interesting murals, distinctive public art and numerous galleries. In addition, West Jefferson offers pedestrian-friendly streets with attractive bump-outs filled with green and flowering plants. Simply stroll about our town and discover what is so special about West Jefferson.
Join us during the summer months when West Jefferson hosts annual festivals, concerts, gallery crawls, a weekly farmers market and other special events. If autumn is more your season, join us when the fall foliage is in full swing and enjoy our local fall festivals, corn mazes and pumpkin picking while surrounded by breathtaking colorful scenery.
The holiday season offers a Christmas wonderland of lights throughout downtown, choose-and-cut Christmas trees at our many neighboring tree farms as well as community Christmas events. Every season is the right time to visit West Jefferson!
We believe, if you enjoy the simple things in life, you can find it in and around West Jefferson, North Carolina. Come join us. Everyone fits here.