36th Annual Woolly Worm Festival


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36th Annual Woolly Worm Festival



  • Susan Freeman


  • 185 Azalea Circle
    Banner Elk NC 28604


Family fun for everyone with the chance for your Woolly Worm to win a $1000! 140 Craft vendors, food, live entertainment and rides. Races begin in the morning and competition continues through the afternoon with the sun’s help. This family event captures the attention of 20,000 attendees looking for a good laugh and the opportunity for their Woolly Worm to predict the winter forecast.

Admission: $5 for adults, $2 children ages 7-12, 6 and under free

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36° 9' 43.9194" / Longitude: -81° 52' 12.3594"


185 Azalea Circle Banner Elk NC 28604

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From the intersection of 105 & 184 turn towards Banner Elk and travel 4 miles. Signs for parking and event.

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