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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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2020 Symphony by the Lake Cancelled

2020 Symphony by the Lake Cancelled

It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors of the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Chamber will not host Symphony by the Lake this year. The event typically held in July was moved to August 22nd in late spring. The Chamber was...

No Spectators at this Year’s Horse Show

No Spectators at this Year’s Horse Show

For the past 97 summers the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show and the Town of Blowing Rock have attracted horse lovers from across the nation to celebrate the connection between these regal animals and their human partners.  The COVID-19 restrictions have placed severe...

We’ve Been Busy!

We’ve Been Busy!

We've Been Busy! Although our inns, hotels, and cabins were closed for a little while, they've been busy! All are implementing updated cleaning procedures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, so you can rest assured at any of them. In addition, we've got some new...