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41st Trout Derby Kicks Off Spring Recreation

Anglers of all ages and levels are invited to compete for cash and prizes at the 41st Blowing Rock Trout Derby! The Derby will take place in Blowing Rock on Saturday, April 3, from sunrise to 4:00pm.  No entry fees or pre-registration are required. This event has...

Visiting? Here’s the Latest on Operations & Safety!

Updated March 25, 2021, 5:05 pm. Blowing Rock's businesses are open.  The safety of our community and visitors is a top priority. What we're doing help to keep you safe: Restaurants are seating at a reduced capacity (indoors) to allow for physical distancing. Extra...

Gift Cards & Online Shopping

Several shops & services in Blowing Rock offer online shopping and/or gift cards via phone or web. Buying a gift card or certificate today means a business has a bit more cash flow for expenses. Small businesses are the heart of Blowing Rock- please support them...

Meltdown Games!

March 27 & 28: Appalachian Ski Mtn. sends winter out with a bang! If you haven't experienced the Melt Down Games, you've never seen the Mountain like this! The fun starts on Saturday, March 27, with a schedule of fun events that are free to enter with a lift...

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Day One: Camp Coffee Roasters

Day One: Camp Coffee Roasters

Camp Coffee Roasters kicks off the 25 Days of Holiday Shopping Gift Guide! Check out the limited-edition Mistletoe Blend. This special roast is available now through Christmas, in store or online. Support this Veteran owned business this Holiday Season! . 921 Main...

Tweetsie Christmas

Tweetsie Christmas

Back for 2020! Enjoy the wonder of the Tweetsie Railroad dazzlingly lit for the holidays!  The train ride will feature thousands of lights on its open-air route. Dress warmly to enjoy this special treat. See Santa in his Ginger Bread House, warm up to a campfire at...

Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Memorable Leaf Viewing Activities

Updated for 2020. Its fall here in the High Country, which means leaf lookers from all around come to see the magnificent autumn colors our beautiful mountains have to offer. There are many fantastic vantage points and gorgeous scenic drives to enjoy!  But if you want...