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Western NC Festivals
Residents of the Blue Ridge Mountains enjoy celebrations and as a result, there are numerous festivals, events and games to enjoy year-round. At many different times of the year, special events take over the High Country and bring thousands of visitors to Boone and the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you are planning to visit Boone NC and need help finding Lodging in Boone NC, browse our Boone N.C. Hotels. Each hotel is located in the heart of Boone, close to all of the great Attractions in Boone like Tweetsie Railroad, Grandfather Mountain, The Blowing Rock, and Appalachian State University. Other outdoor vacation activities like Boone NC Whitewater Rafting, NC Horseback Riding, Boone NC Golf, and Bicycling in Boone NC keep vacationers thrilled during their visit. Browse our vacation activity information and book your trip today for great Western NC Fall Festivals . During these popular periods, many of the rooms in our Hotels in Boone North Carolina book quickly, so you'll want to reserve your lodging as soon as possible!

Tweetsie Railroad Halloween Festival
Each year in October the Wild West Theme Park, Tweetsie Railroad NC, becomes haunted by terrifying and thrilling spirits. The main attraction of the park, Tweetsie the train, is transformed into a terrifying pyrotechnic display leading riders on a Halloween themed train ride each weekend night. The normal western characters of Tweetsie Railroad leave when the sun goes down, and zombies, vampires, werewolves, and other interesting characters come out to play. The Tweetsie Railroad Ghost Train is a popular event each October in Boone. If you are looking for Places to stay in Boone and Blowing Rock, take a moment and check out our Boone Hotels and you'll find great Lodging in Boone NC options for Western NC Fall Festivals. Learn more about our Hotels Near Tweetsie Railroad and you'll have the privilege of Discount Tweetsie Railroad Tickets when you book at one of our hotels.

Tweetsie Railroad Thomas the Tank Engine
Every June, Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends Sir Topham Hatt and others visit and stay an entire week! Kids of all ages love Thomas the Tank Engine; don't miss this exciting chance to meet him! Tweetsie Railroad hosts A Day Out With Thomas in addition to its regular park activities. Learn more about Tweetsie Railroad and the chance to get Discount Tweetsie Railroad Tickets when you stay in our Hotels Near Tweetsie Railroad.

Todd New River Festival
Todd is a historic river community that is filled with charming estate farms and general stores. The Todd New River Festival is held each October to celebrate one of the oldest and most scenic rivers in the world! Other musical events and crafts are sold during the festival.

Autumn at Oz on Beech Mountain
Beech Mountain was once the home of the  beloved Land of Oz theme park. To recreate the magic, every year the community celebrates the movie and the theme park by allowing visitors to enter the grounds and tour the yellow brick road and other structures built to commemorate the movie. In past Autumn at Oz festivals, actual actors from the movie have visited!

Woolly Worm Festival
The Woolly Worm Festival is an important festival that takes place in downtown Banner Elk NC each autumn in the High Country Mountains. Numerous visitors stay in our Boone North Carolina Hotels and travel the short distance to Banner Elk to enjoy lots of fun and crafts and pay tribute to the clever Woolly Worm. If you're up for it, try to find your own critter and take part in the Woolly Worm Races; you might get lucky and win! The winning Woolly Worm at the final race competition predicts the coming winter forecast.

Highland Games Festival on Grandfather Mountain
Each summer during the second week of July, Grandfather Mountain in Linville hosts its annual gathering of the Scottish clans, the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Festival. This iconic mountain is found just off The Blue Ridge Parkway and the games showcase the rich Scottish heritage of the region. Descendents of clans and settlers from all around the world come to Grandfather Mountain to celebrate all things Celtic and Scottish. Competitors take part in a variety of traditional Scottish games and visitors enjoy Celtic music, crafts, and plenty of great food. The Bear Run race up Grandfather Mountain and bike race are open to the public. During this time, many people come to Boone North Carolina and visit the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. You'll want to book your trip today; the rooms in our Boone NC Hotels are filled quickly during this popular time. Learn more about Grandfather Mountain NC on the page we have provided.


Boone Bike Rally

August 31st and September 1st

High Country Fairgrounds

748 Roby Greene Rd

Boone NC

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High Country Beer Fest

September 1st

Voted one of the best beerfest in the country!

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