Summer is just around the corner! Warmer weather brings a lot of fun activities and events to Asheville, NC, and the surrounding towns. There is so much to do, see, and explore. Here are a couple of our favorite summer events in Asheville going on this year.
Chihuly Glass Sculptures at Biltmore: This amazing outdoor and indoor exhibition is in the Gardens and House of the Biltmore Estate. It features glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly. Runs May 17 to October 7, 2018
Drum Circles: A favorite for locals and visitors is a trip to the drum circle in Pritchard Park in downtown on Patton Ave and College Street. People of all ages join in for drumming and dancing! Runs every Friday (April – October) at 5pm
Downtown After Five: Free live outdoor music concerts in downtown Asheville. Enjoy beers and a variety of food! This runs every third Friday from 5-9pm (May – September) on North Lexington Ave near the I—240 pass.
Asheville Arts in the Park: Local artists gather to show and sell their unique creations at this outdoor market at Pack Square in the heart of downtown. See glass, ceramics, woodworking, metalsmithing, fabrics, jewelry, and more. Runs 6 Saturdays June 16, 23, 30 & October 6, 13, 20, 2018 from 10am-5pm
4th of July Fireworks & Parades: There are more than 30 events and festivals going on in Asheville on July 4th! Whether you want to go to a parade, baseball game, or see epic fireworks, there is something here for you! See full list of activities here.
LEAF in Downtown Asheville: This international music festival is at Pack Square Park in Downtown. It features live music, food trucks, and 90 local artists. Runs Friday August 3 & 4, 2018
Laugh your Asheville Off Comedy Festival: This is the largest stand-up comedy event in the Southeast! Over 50 comics will be performing at multiple venues in the Asheville area. Runs Thursday August 9 to Saturday August 11, 2018.
Asheville in the summer is really a special time of year. The weather is a perfect time to hike in the Blue Ridge mountains, float down the French Broad River, or attend a fun festival! Check out more Summer events here.
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