Festivals and Events

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival 2021

We are pleased to announce that BRAHM will again host the Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival in 2021! 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 2021

This 50 year tradition continues in spirit and song with town sponsored concerts in the Broyhill Park Gazebo on the Lake. E.J. & Shirl’s Farm House, Live! Singers return with great vigor & variety, and the magic of the music.Free to the public. Also available for dinner concerts & very…
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4th July Festival and Parade 2021

Festival starts on Friday 2nd starts the festival and Saturday 3rd 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 2021

The lighting of the Town is Friday November 26, 2021.  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 the Mayor…
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Shagging at the Rock 2020-Cancelled

Located at The Blowing Rock, many bands and musicians Tickets On Sale May 1 The Blowing Rock: 828-295-4812 or 828-295-7111 Blowing Rock Chamber: 800-295-7851 Advance Tickets: $40.00 Children 12 and under: $10.00 VIP Tent: $750.00 includes 10 tickets, tent, table, 10 chairs Gates Open at 8:30am • 432 Rock Road, Blowing…
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Blowing Rock Music Festival 2020-Cancelled

Music Festival with featured bands and musicians-  Sept 19, 2020 Gates Open at 8:30am • Rain or Shine Entertainers from 12 noon until sunset No Refunds • No Pets • No Umbrellas • Coolers Welcome Ticket Sales: The Blowing Rock: 828-295-4812 or 828-295-7111 Blowing Rock Chamber: 800-295-7851 Advance: $25 •…
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HIgh Country Jazz Society 2019

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.  You can call 828-295-6860 for reservations.  Concert admission is $20.00 per person, $5.00 for students.   See www.highcountryjazzsociety.wordpress.com for more information…
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Movies in the Park 2021

Free Movies in Memorial Park! Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy family-friendly films. Outdoor movies will be presented on the lawn, rain location is the American Legion. Starts at 830pm.  For more information see www.townofblowingrock.com July 2 July 09 July 16 July 24 July 30
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Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk 2021

The Woolly Worm Festival celebrates its over 40 years on October 16 and 17, 2021.   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 2021

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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