HardLox Jewish Festival, Asheville

HardLox Jewish Festival, Downtown Asheville

Postponed to May 2021 (Check back for updates!)
Got a craving for homemade matzo ball soup, corned beef on rye, potato knish or a kosher hot dog? You don't have to be Jewish to head to downtown Asheville for the annual HardLox, Asheville's Jewish Food and Heritage Festival, at Pack Square, 11 AM-4 PM. Admission is free.

Asheville HardLox Jewish Festival

Enjoy delicious homemade Jewish foods, Israeli dancing, crafts, klezmer music and lots more! Before you leave, stop by HardLox To Go and take home your favorites. Have your name written in Hebrew. Discover the Torah. Learn about Jewish holidays and festivals. Join in the singing and dancing.

Asheville Jewish Festival

Every Jewish organization in the Asheville area will be represented with many providing interactive educational opportunities to learn about our Jewish heritage and culture. Also find local arts and crafts. Sorry, no dogs allowed.

Jewish Festival in Asheville

The HardLox Jewish Food and Heritage Festival is hosted by Congregation Beth HaTephila and co-sponsored by the City of Asheville. Asheville has a vibrant Jewish community with fifteen active organizations. They are definitely inviting, inclusive, friendly, welcoming, and inspiring.

Choose from over twenty mouth-watering traditional Jewish foods:

  • Pastrami on Rye
  • Corned Beef on Rye
  • Chopped Liver Sandwich
  • Lox, Cream Cheese, Bagel
  • Falafel/Hummus Platter
  • Whitefish Salad Sandwich
  • Potato Latkes
  • Potato Knish
  • Kosher Dill Pickle
  • Homemade Matzo Ball Soup
  • Blintzes
  • Noodle Kugel
  • Kosher Hot Dog
  • Challah
  • Babkas
  • Macaroons
  • Mandelbrot
  • Black & White Cookies

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