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Dillard House & Local Events

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Upcoming Events

Christmas Eve Menu 2017
Sunday Dec, 24 at 05:00pm
Complimentary Sleigh Rides
Saturday Dec, 16 at 10:30am
Wine & Cheese Party
Saturday Dec, 16 at 04:30pm
Complimentary Sleigh Rides
Saturday Dec, 23 at 10:30am
Wine & Cheese Party
Saturday Dec, 23 at 04:30pm
Today's Menus

Make Christmas memories in the mountains that will last a lifetime!

Happy Holidays!

Enjoy thousands of lights, beautiful decorations, sleigh rides, themed characters and delicious food at The Dillard House!

When you make your lodging reservation between Monday, November 27, 2017 and Friday, December 15, 2017 be sure to reference the Weekday Christmas Special to receive two complimentary award-winning full Dillard House breakfasts!
*only valid on weekdays

Christmas Eve Menu Christmas Day Menu
New Year’s Eve Menu New Year’s Day Menu

Buy the perfect gift for your loved ones!

Visit or call (800) 276-1752 for more information!

Seasonal Activities

  • The Dillard House: On Saturdays, enjoy sleigh rides and meet your favorite Christmas character!
  • Clayton Christmas Parade: Come enjoy a family tradition from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Sponsored by the Rabun County Chamber of Commerce and the city of Clayton. Entry forms available here.
  • The Polar Express: All aboard! This train excursion is only an hour from The Dillard House and will create long-lasting memories for the whole family! Click here for more information.
  • Concerts: To see current performances, visit here or call 828-524-1598.
  • Ice Skating: Travel to Highlands for an ice skating adventure! Visit here for more information.
  • Snow Tubing:
    • Tube World at Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley offers festive fun for the entire family! Reservations are recommended. Visit here for more information.
    • A few miles from The Dillard House is the small town of Scaly Mountain, home to the Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center. This is a local favorite for snow tubing. For information, visit here.
  • Pick-Your-Own Christmas Tree:
    • Moss Tree Farm can be reached at 828-743-2215 or by visiting here.
    • Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Tree Farm and Elf Village can be reached at 828-743-5456 or by visiting here.
  • The Biltmore House: Visit America’s largest home. For tickets, click here.

More About The Dillard House!

Centrally located less than two hours from Atlanta, Asheville and Greenville, we invite you to come experience the Dillard House. Enjoy our famous southern cuisine in our beautiful and tranquil mountain setting. Stay overnight in one of our rooms, suites, cottages or chalets and relax in a rocking chair with your morning cup of coffee or take a leisurely stroll around the property and enjoy the lush green grass. Take time to enjoy life with your friends and family in the mountains - memories like these are priceless. Spending time in the mountains is an inexpensive and fun way to enjoy life.

Nearby you can experience the excitement of Whitewater Rafting and Zip Line Tours, Horseback Riding, beautiful cascading Waterfalls, the Biltmore House, Tallulah Gorge, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, award winning local Vineyard and Winery - 12 Spies Vineyards, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, quaint gift and craft stores, fun flea markets, beautiful hiking trails, 3 state parks and the lovely mountain town of Highlands NC.

The Dillard House is the ideal place for a business conference, retreat, wedding, bus tour visit or a family reunion.

Group Accommodations - Looking for the perfect place for your next conference, retreat, trade show or reunion? We have everything you need for groups from 20 to 300. We would love to give you a proposal for your next event. We invite you to come by for a site tour. We are proud of our beautiful conference/banquet facility and our guest rooms and would love to show them to you!! Call our Group Sales Office today at 800-541-0671

Click here to view and/or print our General Information Group Packet (PDF). This packet contains an abundance of information as well as our special menus for group events in our banquet/conference center.

Visit our online store to find that perfect gift or purchase a Dillard House gift certificate which may be used for any Dillard House product, lodging, dining or horseback riding.

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Specials & Packages

Kingwood Spa Package

Kingwood Spa Package

Treat Yourself to a Spa and Golf Package

Seasonal Activities

Kingwood Spa Package

Kingwood Spa Package

Treat Yourself to a Spa and Golf Package

Online Store

From the Shop

1/2 Country Ham
in Cloth Bag

All you favorite jams, jellies and relishes available online.

View a short video of a Luxury Double Queen room in the Valley View building.

View a short video of a Standard Deluxe Double Queen room in the Meadows building.


The Dillard House was featured on the Food Network program "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" Our country ham was chosen by Chef Alton Brown.


Our Location

Area Activities

Horseback Rides

Horseback Rides

10% off for overnight guests. See Specials and Packages above for details

Trout Pond

Free trout fishing for our overnignt guests. Relax by the pond and fish with your family.


Check out our golf packages. Two (2) Championship Courses located with 15 minutes

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