NC Apple Festival ~ Hendersonville

August 30 – September 2 67th North Carolina Apple Festival, Downtown (street fair, arts & crafts, entertainment, children’s activities, parade, food & more) Street Fair – Fri-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm from 6th Ave-Caswell St; mini-festival on Mon. 10:00am-5:00pm from 2nd Ave-Caswell St., King Apple Parade on Labor Day @ 2:30pm, Hendersonville, NC 828-697-4557 www.ncapplefestival.org

Music on Main Street ~ Hendersonville

June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 4, 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9 & 16 15th Annual Music On Main Street concert series Season Opener featuring Tuxedo Junction and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitors Information Center – 201. S. Main St.s, 7:00PM-9:00PM, free, every Friday through August 16, Bring [...]

Fireworks Downtown ~ Horse Show at the WNC Ag Center

Independence Day Fireworks Display, at dark, fireworks may be viewed from downtown Hendersonville and the south side of town near the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Hwy. 276, a large red balloon will be launched the morning of the 4th to signify visibility of the fireworks show, if you can see the balloon, you can [...]

Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Show

June 20 – 23 Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-228-5842

Festival of Flowers ~ Biltmore

March 21 – May 19 Festival of Flowers, Biltmore Estate, the gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmsted come alive with color & blossoms, Asheville, 800-411-3812

Mother’s Day Tour de Falls – DuPont State Forest

May 11 & 12 Friends of DuPont Forest will sponsor Tour de Falls, a 12 mile tour by shuttle busto four spectacular sites in DuPont State Recreational Forest: Triple Falls, HighFalls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Lake Julia.  Shuttle buses will leave the parkingarea approximately every 30 minutes from 9 am until 2:30 pm.  Triple Fallsand High [...]

Winter Solstice Hike ~ DuPont Forest

December 21 Winter Solstice Night, DuPont State Recreational Forest, 7:00PM-9:00PM, hike to Hooker Falls in the darkness of the longest night to quietly welcome the sun as it begins its journey toward the  northern hemisphere, weather permitting, moderate trail, bring flashlights to be used sparingly & a warm drink to toast the winter solstice, meet [...]

Candlelight Christmas ~ Biltmore Estate

Biltmore House horse and carriage

Explore Biltmore House during holiday evenings when fireplaces fill the grand home with a warm glow, accenting delicate ornaments and priceless treasures.  George Vanderbilt’s 250-room French château, Biltmore Estate, was completed in 1895. Enjoy a self-guided visit of Biltmore House that unveils a fresh look at how people lived and worked in America’s largest home. [...]

Carolina Horse and Carriage Tours-History of Hendersonville, NC

May 14 – December 24 Carolina Horse and Carriage Tours, pick-up in front of the Visitors Information Center – 201 S. Main St., every weekend unless of inclement weather or other downtown events, $25 for a 20 minute tour for two people, $5 for additional adults, $3 for children under 12, children under 4 free, [...]

NC Apple Fest

The North Carolina Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 60 years. From August 31-September 3, 2012, you can enjoy 4 days of fun. Freshly Picked Apples, Arts & Crafts, Festival Food and FREE Entertainment at the Historic [...]