Annual Events

While Boone, NC, is a favorite mountain vacation spot, it also offers some of the best festivals and annual events in the southeast. From winter rail jams to wine and food fests, the Boone area has something for everyone. 

MerleFest 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - Sunday, May 01, 2022

MerleFest, considered one of the premier music festivals in the country, is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans held on...

Valle Country Fair

Saturday, October 15, 2022

The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the North Carolina...

Ghost Train

Friday, October 29, 2021 - Saturday, October 30, 2021

Tweetsie Railroad transforms from the Wild West into a haunted park with Halloween thrills and chills for all ages. The highlight of...

Grandfather Mountain New Year's Sunrise

Saturday, January 01, 2022

Ring in a epic New Year on Friday, Jaurary 1, 2021 for the first sunrise of 2021 - atop Grandfather Mountain. This special event will...

Blowing Rock Winterfest

Friday, January 28, 2022 - Sunday, January 30, 2022

Blowing Rock celebrates winter with four days of fun and events for the whole family from Ice Carving to a Tomahawk Throwing...

Daniel Boone Rail Jam

Saturday, March 19, 2022

6th Annual Daniel Boone Rail Jam, a unique ski and snowboard competition. *guaranteed snow making *sweet ramp location down the center...