asheville fall eventsFall. It is the time of year we all love in our beautiful mountain town of Asheville, North Carolina. Changing leaves, cool breezes, and afternoon sunshine, are all pieces of this season. Yet, there is something about Asheville fall events that grab us a little bit more, so we thought we’d share some upcoming events you may just want to get scheduled on your calendar.

This Weekend

CiderFest NC

Saturday, October 7, 2017 @ Salvage Station

North Carolina’s premier cider celebration benefiting the Western NC Green Building Council. $30/person advance tickets.


Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

Free festival on the Village Green in Cashiers. 10am – 5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Discover local art, listen to live music and see beautiful fall leaves.  


Smoky Mountain Fly Fishing Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Bryson City comes to live with all things fly fishing. Open 9am – 5pm to see demonstrations and new gear. Located in downtown a few blocks for the Delayed Harvest section of the Tuckasegee River.


WNC Garlic Fest

Saturday, October 7, 2017

This free event will take place at 243 Haywood Street in downtown Asheville from 12 pm – 6pm.


Saturday Nights Lights

Saturday, October 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2017

Love horses? Watch some of the best riders in the country at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. Entertainment, food, activities for the kids and carousel rides starting at 6 pm. Arena action starts at 8pm. Free admission.


Asheville Art in the Park

Saturday, October 7, 14 & 21, 2017

Walk Pack Square to view and buy a spectacle of artwork.


Oktoberfest, Asheville

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Celebrate local beer downtown with Asheville’s Oktoberfest. Tickets required if you are tasting.



LEAF Festival

Thursday, October 19, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

This outdoor festival celebrates all cultures with art, music, dance, and more. Located near Black Mountain, get your tickets in advance.

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

Friday, October 20, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

Over 200 craftspeople showcase their fine handcrafted items in downtown Asheville.


Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Waynesville explodes with all things apple – including cider, fried pies and other delicacies. Live mountain music, dance, craft and demonstration booths along scenic Main Street. 10 AM-5 PM. Free.


Downtown Brevard Halloweenfest

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Brevard celebrates Halloween with a Flight of the Vampire 5K, 10K and Children’s Fun Run, along with a costume contest and parade, chili cook-off, pie bake-off, street vendors, a pumpkin-carving contest, haunted house, masquerade ball, Boo-T-Ful Me fashion show, Mountain Music Mash competition, ghost tours and more.

Looking for something low key?

Tour a Butterfly House

Tour Hop’n Blueberry Farm this summer view the learn about the Monarch butterfly and release.


Get above the canopy while the leaves are in peak and the ziplines are still open.

Gray Line of Asheville’s Haunted History & Murder Mystery Tour offered Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday through November 12.

For the month of October 2017, LaZoom’s Haunted Comedy Tour gets a retro Halloween makeover. Tickets are $23 (must be age 17 or older to ride).

Monster’s Ball at LaZoom Room

After the final tour on Halloween, the LaZoom Room will be transformed into a real Monster’s Ball! There will be a costume contest, drink specials, and a DJ spinning spooky grooves from 8 p.m. to Midnight. Admission to the party is just $5.

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