If you’ve never experienced Caroling In The Caverns at Blanchard Springs Caverns, you’re missing out on one of the most unusual and stirring holiday attractions in the country! November 24th through December 17th, 2017.
Blanchard Springs Caverns, located just north of Mountain View, AR in Ozark National Forest, is an incredible, living cave that is always worth a visit. Once the end-of-the-year holidays roll around, however things really heat up with Caroling In The Caverns.
During Caroling In The Caverns, local musicians perform regional interpretations of classic carols. That may sound more typical than amazing but that’s because I haven’t mentioned that they perform these carols while deep within Blanchard Springs Caverns!
Caroling In The Caverns is an annual Christmas event held inside one of Blanchard Springs Caverns cathedral-like chambers. Ticket holders descend to the seating area via elevator, where they can enjoy the grandeur and mystery of the living cave’s beautiful limestone rooms and formations.
Once the singing begins, you wont believe your ears.
The music, surrounding you in this natural chamber, will transport you in ways you did not expect. The voices of the singers resonate deeply with the natural acoustics, doubling soulfully as if in some beautiful, vaulted concert hall.
Some audience members choose to add their voices to the chorus during the experience. As long as your contribution isn’t disruptive, that’s just fine. The more the merrier, as they say, especially when the spirit moves you!
Caroling In The Caverns performances occur each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this year, from November 24th through December 17th, 2017. Times are as follows.
2017 Caroling In The Caverns Performance Schedule
24th – 6pm
25th – 6pm
26th – 2pm
1st – 6pm
2nd – 2:30pm, 4:30pm, & 6:30pm
3rd – 1:30pm & 3:30pm
8th – 6pm
9th – 2:30pm, 4:30pm, & 6:30pm
10th – 1:30pm & 3:30pm
15th – 6pm
16th – 2:30pm, 4:30pm, & 6:30pm
17th – 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Caroling in the Caverns
November 24th through December 17th, 2017
Blanchard Springs Caverns
15 miles northwest of Mountain View off Arkansas 14.
For more information and directions, be sure to visit: www.yourplaceinthemountains.com.
Tickets for Caroling In The Caverns are available online but move fast if you intend to go. These shows sell out quickly every year!
Blanchard Springs Caverns Lodging
Visiting caves can be fun and fascinating – but staying in a hotel or motel that reminds you of a cave is not! Whenever you’re in Arkansas, do yourself a huge favor and book accommodations at an Arkansas Bed & Breakfast Inn. Arkansas B&B’s provide uncommonly comfortable amenities, nutritious breakfasts, and an insiderâ€™s knowledge of the area. Seriously – why would you stay anywhere else? Find your inn now and discover the B&B difference!
Blanchard Springs Caverns is an amazing and spectacular set of caves that has been very carefully developed for safe visitation – safe for you and safe for the cavern! The beautiful and delicate crystalline formations you will see are the collective result of dripping water depositing minerals over thousands and thousands of years.
Blanchard Springs Caverns has three separate levels two of which are open to the public. Marvel at these large, beautifully lighted rooms from the safety and ease of paved trails behind handrails. Feeling more adventurous? Take a tour of the undeveloped section of the caverns where you will need to crawl through mud and clamber over rocks – I hope those aren’t your good pants!
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