Taking place each fall in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just a short drive from Asheville, the LEAF Festival (Lake Eden Arts Festival) is a three-day global music festival for people of all ages.
Every autumn, Banner Elk Elementary School hosts the fun and unique Woolly Worm Festival, where people show up to see worms race one another. Worms race up a string, and the color of the winning worm is used to forecast the weather for the upcoming year. The Woolly Worm Festival is a unique, family-friendly good time for all.
- Statesville Regional Airport Statesville, NC 28677 in STATESVILLE, NC.
Designed to suit the whole family, the Carolina Ballonfest is an annual event in Statesville, North Carolina. Within the rolling hills, the air fills with 50 or more hot-air balloons. From competitions to an artist village, the event offers something for everyone to enjoy.
- Main Street Lexington, NC 27292 in LEXINGTON, NC.
Every October, 18 blocks of historic Uptown Lexington are filled with savory barbecue vendors, live entertainment, street performers, arts and craft vendors, and much more. A celebration of North Carolina's amazing barbecue, the Barbecue Festival is a fun and delicious time year after year.
- Seagrove School 528 Old Plank Road Seagrove, NC 27341 in SEAGROVE, NC.
Since the early 1700's, Seagrove has been a community largely comprised of some of the most talented potters in the world. The Seagrove Pottery Festival allows people to come together and celebrate pottery through a potter's market, pottery auction, demonstrations, and a myriad of art and food vendors.
- Downtown 101 City Hall Plaza Durham, NC 27701 in DURHAM, NC.
The Durham Art Walk marks one of the city's most artsy and eclectic events. Ranging from spectacular art shows to exquisite dining, the Art Walk is situated near some of Durham's top historic sites. Visitors to the area can stop by West Village, the Durham Arts Council and Vega Metals to purchase some of their favorite pieces.