Festivals and Events

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival 2022

We are pleased to announce that BRAHM will again host the Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival in 2022! With Blowing Rock as the epicenter for this festival, artists are invited to take advantage of the beautiful High Country setting, set up their easels, and paint “en plein .  This year…
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Monday Night Concert in the Park 2022

This 53 year tradition continues in spirit and song with town sponsored concerts in the Broyhill Park Gazebo on the Lake.  Singers return with great vigor & variety, and the magic of the music.Free to the public. Also available for dinner concerts & very special occasions. Call Blowing Rock Parks…
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4th July Festival and Parade 2022

Festival starts on Friday 1st starts the festival and Saturday 2nd continues the festival and parade.  Join the Town of Blowing Rock for our annual festival and small-town parade! Held on the weekend closest to Independence Day. Enjoy festivities all weekend long, with free entertainment, music and games, and the…
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Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town 2022

The lighting of the Town is Friday November 25 & 26, 2022.  The Town of Blowing Rock celebrates the holiday season and lights the town! Join in the fun with free entertainment, music, and visits with Santa. The annual Christmas Parade makes its way down Main Street. Then, watch as…
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HIgh Country Jazz Society 2022

High Country Jazz Society formerly know as Blowing Rock Jazz Society offers outstanding jazz concerts on every 2nd Sunday of each month May to October at the Meadowbrook Inn.    See www.highcountryjazzsociety.wordpress.com for more information 2022 Dates: May 8                    Matt Kendrick…
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Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk 2022

The Woolly Worm Festival celebrates its over 46 years on October 15 and 16, 2022.   The residents of Banner Elk, Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain villages have celebrated the coming of the snow season with The Woolly Worm Festival. The event is hosted by the Avery Chamber of Commerce.  The third…
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Halloween Festival and Monster March 2022

The Halloween Festival and Monster March is located downtown Blowing Rock. This festival  consists of Monster March of the children down main street,  trick or treat on main street for the children and many more activities.  Then at the end of the day we  have a bon fire in memorial park.  This…
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Blowing Rock Farmers Market 2022

Farm fresh produce, meat and whole foods at The Blowing Rock Farmers Market. Every Thursday, 4 – 6pm May 19 – September 30, 2022. rain or shine! Ample parking is available at the American Legion Parking Facility. Vendors may include: •Ripshin Goat Dairy, with a variety of fresh chevre •Pasta…
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St. Mary Tour of Homes in Blowing Rock 2022

The 2022 Blowing Rock Tour of Homes, sponsored by St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church, is back and in person!! Five lovely and unique homes on Chestnut Street will be offered on Friday, July 22nd.The tour begins at 9:00 AM and closes at 5:00 PM. Advanced tickets are $30 and…
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Valle Crucis Country Fair 2022

The Valle Crucis Country Fair is on October 15, 2022.  This started as a overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the North Carolina mountains at the peak of the fall color season. They now have 135 juried artists, homemade jams and…
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