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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...
Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park

  2020 Events Cancelled. A note from Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation:The Town of Blowing Rock has made the difficult decision to cancel the Christmas in the Park/Lighting of the Town Festival and Christmas Paradefor this year. The decision was not easy for our...
Fall Festivals in the High Country

Fall Festivals in the High Country

While several local festivals have been cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some are still happening with modifications. Be sure to make a note for 2021 for those that had to cancel. Dates change, but in general, each festival is held the same weekend in...
Blowing Rock WinterFest: A Classic Continues Into the New Decade

Blowing Rock WinterFest: A Classic Continues Into the New Decade

The first Blowing Rock WinterFest was presented in 1998, created to bring celebration to a sleepy season. More than two decades later, the festival continues with a refresh of past events and a reprise of the newest ones.  At the 2020 edition of Blowing Rock...

$50,000 James H. Fisher International Grand Prix

The Third Annual James H. Fisher International Grand Prix will be held at the L. M. Tate Show Grounds in the Broyhill Equestrian Preserve on September 21, 2019, at 2pm. The two prior events were held in Marshall, NC near Asheville. The Grand Prix is sponsored by the...