Waynesville, NC Area Events

 

May 23 - Sat - Another Rockin' BLOCK PARTY

Downtown is Alive at Night

 

Jun 5 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Jun 13 - Sat - APPALACHIAN LIFESTYLE Celebration - Main St.

Protecting, preserving & developing our historical & cultural resources through a heritage themed event. Educational & entertaining, 10am-5pm

 

Jun 26 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCES

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

 

Jul 3 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Jul 4 - Sat - STARS & STRIPES CELEBRATION

Shops & restaurants open, fun for all ages throughout the downtown area 11am-3pm. Live music & entertainment, "Kids on Main" patriotic children's parade (sign-ups at 10am, courthouse lawn, begins 11am) Main Street Cook-Out in UCBank parking lot, 11am-4pm.

 

Jul 10 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCES

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

 

Jul 17 - Fri - FOLKMOOT USA PARADE of NATIONS - Main St.

FOLKMOOT USA Dancers & musicians from around the world parade on Main Street 1pm

 

Jul 18 - Sat – ARTFEST - Main St

Haywood County Arts Council presents a daylong extravaganza of music, dance, art, craft & food booths. 10am–5pm

 

Jul 24 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCES

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

 

Aug 1 - Sat – DOWNTOWN DOG WALK

Courthouse lawn, Proceeds support the proposed Sarge's Adoption Center, 9:30-1pm sargeandfriends.org

 

Aug 7 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Aug 7 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCES

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

 

Aug 15 - Sat – WAYNESVILLE BEER FAIRE

Celebrating the craft breweries of Waynesville and WNC. Great local music, fine foods, home brews, and educational displays. 21 and older only event Noon-5, American Legion Field, 828.356.4094 http://waynesvillebeer.com

 

Aug 21 - Fri – 5th Annual MAIN STREET MILE

6:30pm Fundraising Event for Shiners' Hospital for Children of Greenville CHIP TIMED RACE! THE FASTEST, FLATTEST MILE RACE IN WNC

 

Sep 4 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Sep 4-5 - Fri & Sat – 45th Annual SMOKY MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL

Two evenings celebrating our mountain folk music. "Open Tent" begins at 5pm Fri & Sat, Main Stage Show follows @ 5:30pm until Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, call 452-1688.

 

Sep 19 - Sat - BLOCK PARTY

Downtown is Alive at Night, Dancing in the street with 3 live bands, 7pm; "Kids on Main" craft stroll - 6-7pm, eats & treats, restaurants open, a portion of Main Street closes.

 

Oct 2 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Oct 10 - Sat – 32nd Annual CHURCH STREET ART & CRAFT SHOW

Main Street is transformed into an art & craft marketplace for this one-day event; widely known as one of the finest juried art shows in the region. Live mountain music & clogging, entertainment, food. 10am-5pm

 

Oct 17 - Sat – 27th Annual APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL

Music & dance, craft & demonstration booths, apples, cider, fresh fried pies and other apple delicacies. 10am-5pm.

 

Oct 31 - Sat - TREATS on the STREET

Merchants offer treats to young children, 5-7pm

 

Nov 6 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Dec 4 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

 

Dec 7 - Mon - Waynesville Christmas Parade

Main Street 6pm

 

Dec 12 - Sat - "A NIGHT Before CHRISTMAS"

A Family Holiday Tradition downtown. Live music, caroling, Bethlehem Market Place, Live Nativity, old-fashioned wagon rides, Santa, storytelling, poetry, luminaries & more. Shops, galleries & restaurants remain open. 6-9pm.

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