Mile High Kite Festival

Avery Co Chamber of Commerce Banner Elk

Mile High Kite Festival in Beech Mtn.  The Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Mile High Kite Festival as part of the town's Labor Day Weekend festivities. The party starts the night before with a street dance outside the Beech Mountain Town Hall.  Why "Mile High"? Because Beech Mountain is 5,506 feet above sea...

Wooly Worm Festival 2023

Avery Co Chamber of Commerce Banner Elk

The 46th Annual Woolly Worm Festival takes place the 3rd weekend of October 21 and 22, 2023 in the quaint mountain town of Banner Elk North Carolina. Yes there is an admission cost to get into the festival because  all  of proceeds are given back to our community to enhance our schools, children’s programs, and to...