Summer 2021 Update: Because event organizers are waiting to see how COVID numbers and the rollout of vaccinations affect state mandates through Spring, many events may be postponed or confirmed later than usual. We are working hard to update our event pages, but encourage you to check back for the latest info. Stay safe!
Summer brings so many great festivals and events to Asheville and the western North Carolina mountains, including our many small towns. Here are our favorites! Also, see special features for Memorial Day Weekend and July 4th Week. For events throughout the year, see our list of seasonal calendars.
June, July & August Events & Festivals, Asheville & NC Mountains
(2020 EVENT CANCELED)A festive day at New Belgium Brewery on the French Broad River near downtown Asheville with live music, food trucks, craft beers, and more - benefits RiverLink. Our favorite is the Anything that Floats Parade competition. Free admission.