Tweetsie Halloween Festival – Oct. Weekends, located between Blowing Rock, NC
Art in the Park – Sept. 6th and Oct 4rd Blowing Rock, NC 828-295-7851
Beech Mountain Harvest Festival & Day at Oz – (1st weekend in Oct) in Beech Mountain, NC
Octoberfest at Sugar Mountain – in Banner Elk, NC
Valle Crucis Country Fair – (always 3rd Sat. in Oct.) Valle Crucis (near Mast General Store)
Woolly Worm Festival – (always 3rd Sat. & Sun in Oct.) in Banner Elk, NC
Hickory Ridge Apple Festival – in Boone NC
HIKE THE WATERFALLS
Linville Falls – The Linville River plunges into the Linville Gorge at its head to form this
90-foot waterfall; a gentle half-mile trail from the parking area at Milepost 316 on the Blue
Elk River Falls – The falls are 85 feet high and are two miles north of Elk Park at the end
of Elk River Road.
Laurel Creek Falls – This 85-foot falls is just past Cove Creek/Sugar Grove on U.S. 321 at
Laurel Creek Road, just before Cove Creek joins the Watauga River.