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NORTH CAROLINA
ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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JANUARY

BOONE COUNTY

Blowing Rock
Blowing Rock Winterfest Celebration.
Lots of family activities and even a January plunge in Chetola Lake!

(828) 295 - 5222


FEBRUARY

NEW HANOVER COUNTY

Wilmington
Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival
All star musicians
Since 1981

(910) 763 – 5900


MARCH

HENDERSON COUNTY

Hendersonville
March of the Leprechauns
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
A typical Irish good time!

(828) 692 - 1413



APRIL

BUNCOMBE COUNTY

Ashville
Biltmore Estate
Easter Egg Hunt plus crafts and entertainment

www.biltmore.com

BUNCOMBE COUNTY

Ashville
The Biltmore Flower Festival
Celebrate the splendor of spring at the glorious Biltmore

www.biltmore.com


MAY

FORSYTH COUNTY

Winston-Salem
Annual
Celtic Festival Highland Games
Since 2000

(336) 924 -8191


JUNE

WARREN COUNTY
JUNE/ JULY/AUGUST

Roanoke
The Lost  Colony
Historical outdoor drama tells the story of the settlers who settled on small 8 mile long Roanoke Island and mysteriously disappeared.
Since 1936

(252) 473 - 2127


JULY

MECKLENBURG COUNTY

Charlotte
Red, White and Boom
Great holiday celebration in Memorial Stadium
.
(704) 332 – 2227

WAKE COUNTY

Raleigh
July Fourth Celebration
Live music, fireworks, interactive games and pony show
.
(919) 831 - 6854



WARREN COUNTY
JUNE/ JULY/AUGUST

Roanoke
The Lost  Colony
Historical outdoor drama tells the story of the settlers who settled on small 8 mile long Roanoke Island and mysteriously disappeared.
Since 1936

(252) 473 - 2127


WATAUGA COUNTY

Boone
Highland Games Festival on Grandfather Mountain
Showcase the rich Scottish heritage of the region. Many activiies . fun for all.
Since 1956

http://www.appsummer.org/

AUGUST

BUNCOMBE COUNTY

Asheville
Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival
Fiddlers, banjo pickers, dulcimer sweepers, dancers, balladeers and others entertain the many who attend this festivity
Since 1928

(800) 257 – 1300

HENDERSON COUNTY

Hendersonville
An Historic March Through Time
Living History Week-end

(828) 692 - 1413


WARREN COUNTY
JUNE/ JULY/AUGUST

Roanoke
The Lost  Colony
Historical outdoor drama tells the story of the settlers who settled on small 8 mile long Roanoke Island and mysteriously disappeared.
Since 1936

(252) 473-2127



SEPTEMBER

ALEXANDER COUNTY

Taylorsville
Annual Alexander County Agricultural Fair
Exhibits and entertainment
Since 1945

(828) 217-6837


HENDERSON COUNTY

Hendersonville
North Carolina Apple Festival
(828) 697-4557


OCTOBER

ASHE COUNTY

Todd
Todd New River Festival
Historic river community holds the fall festival to celebrate one of the most scenic rivers in the world.
Since 1996

(828) 964 - 1362


NOVEMBER

BUNCOMBE COUNTY

Asheville/ Biltmore Village
Special decorations and activities  at the
Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village

(828) 225 - 1333


DECEMBER

HENDERSON COUNTY

Hendersonville
Annual Olde Fashioned Hendersonville Christmas
Strolling entertainers, shop keepers addressed in Victorian costumes, carriage and hay wagon rides and so much to enjoy

(828) 692 – 1413


MECKLENBERG COUNTY

Old Salem
Living history village highlighting the Christmas season
(335) 721 - 7344


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