Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Click the links below for festivals and events near that city:

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Biltmore Estate Festival of Flowers Asheville Asheville 1985 $$$ Apr-May
Polar Plunge New Years Day Asheville Lake Lure 2008 Free Jan
Music on Main Street Asheville Hendersonville 1999 Free Jun-Aug
Waldensian Festival Asheville Valdese 1975 Free Aug
Cherokee Indian Fair Asheville Cherokee 1912 $ Oct
Brewgrass Festival Asheville Asheville 1997 $$$ Oct
Cherokee Gourd Artists Gathering Asheville Cherokee 2002 $ Jun
Spring Herb Festival Asheville Asheville 1989 Free May
Garden Jubilee Asheville Hendersonville 1994 $$$ May
Horn in the West Outdoor Drama Asheville Boone 1952 $-$$ Jun-Aug
Village Art & Craft Fair Asheville Asheville 1973 Free Aug
Rhododendron Festival Asheville Bakersville 1946 Free Jun
An Appalachian Summer Festival Asheville Boone 1984 $$ Jun-Jul
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games & Gathering of the Scottish Clans Asheville Linville 1956 $ Jul
North Carolina Apple Festival Asheville Hendersonville 1947 Free Aug-Sep
Lake Lure Dragon Boat Racing Asheville Lake Lure 2007 Free May
Cherokee Bluegrass Festival Asheville Cherokee $$$ Jun
Montford Music & Arts Festival Asheville Asheville 2004 $ May
Mountain Dance & Folk Festival Asheville Asheville 1928 $-$$$ Aug
City of Asheville Outdoor Special Events Asheville Asheville 1792 Varies Jan-Dec
Singing on the Mountain Asheville Linville 1924 Free Jun
Qualla Arts & Crafts Open Air Indian Art Market Asheville Cherokee Free Aug-Sep
Summer Evening Concerts at the Biltmore House Asheville Asheville 1996 $$$ Aug-Sep
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands - Summer Edition Asheville Asheville 1947 $ Jul
Cherokee Unto These Hills Asheville Cherokee 1950 Free-$$$ Jun
Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Craft Show Asheville Maggie Valley 1986 Free Jul
Christmas at the Biltmore Estate Asheville Asheville 1976 $$$ Nov-Jan
Carolina Mountains Literary Festival Asheville Burnsville 1956 Free Sep
Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival Asheville Banner Elk 1992 Free Jul-Aug
Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival Asheville Highlands 1981 $$$ Jul-Aug
Mountain High BBQ Festival Asheville Franklin 2009 $ Aug
North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Asheville Marion 1974 $$$ Aug
Roasting of the Hog Celebration Asheville Beech Mountain 1973 $ Jul
Talking Trees Children's Trout Derby Asheville Cherokee 2002 $ Aug
Woolly Worm Festival Asheville Banner Elk 1977 $ Oct
Hot Nights & Cool Rides Car Show Asheville Lake Lure 1991 Free Aug
Show, Shine, Shag & Dine Asheville Henderson 2001 Free Oct
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands - Fall Edition Asheville Asheville 1947 $ Oct
Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Autumn Festival Asheville Lake Lure 2008 Free Oct
Tweetsie Railroad Ghost Train Asheville Blowing Rock $$ Sep-Oct
Explore Boone Asheville Boone 1872 Varies Jan-Dec
Cherokee Oconaluftee Indian Village Asheville Cherokee 1952 $$ May-Oct
Independence Day Weekend Celebration Asheville Henderson 1992 Free Jul
WNC History Alive Festival Asheville Asheville 2005 Free May
Cherokee PowWow Asheville Cherokee 1975 $ Jul
Graham County Heritage Festival Asheville Robbinsville 2003 Free Jul
Art in the Park Asheville Beech Mountain 1962 Free Jul
Saluda Arts Festival Asheville Saluda 2003 Free May
Shindig in the Valley Asheville Maggie Valley 2010 $-$$ Jun
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