Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Ski, snowboard, ice skate, snow tube and sled at nearly a dozen mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, experience breathtaking sunsets and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
North Wilkesboro area
Wilkes County has so much to offer, such as fun things to do for the whole family.
Discover exciting new sights and heights this season at the North Carolina Zoo, the world's largest natural habitat zoo. Climb to a different view…
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, a luxurious spa, family…
Browse related places and events.
Taylorsville (10.98 mile)
Join us at the 6th Annual Robin’s Run 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run. This special run is held in memory of Robin Rockett Bowen who was fatally struck by a car while running on Christmas Eve 2010.
Wilkesboro (7.82 mile)
Called the world’s most successful rock ‘n’ roll musical, this show opened in London’s West End in 1989 where it went on to play over 5,700 performances in 16 years.
See more upcoming events.
Wilkesboro (6.57 mile)
Fresh doughnuts made daily. There is nothing like a Dixie Doughnut, Come and try our variety of wonderful baked goods, Ice cream, and milk shakes
Wilkesboro (7.27 mile)
The Arctic Grill serves a wide variety of delicious foods. Check out our sandwiches, plates, salads or 16 flavors of ice cream. Daily Specials, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Dine in or carryout.
Serving home cooked meals for over fifty years! Sandwiches, daily specials, Ice Cream and milkshakes. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
See more places to eat.
Moravian Falls (5.27 mile)
Enjoy a unique family camping and cabin experience with the tranquil sounds of Moravian Creek and the marvelous Moravian Falls, at 60ft tall, with ...
Wilkesboro (5.91 mile)
In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains this lake is an awesome scenic backdrop for any fun-filled excursion you plan!
Wilkesboro (7.90 mile)
Hotels & Motels
We provide 75 rooms, 3 suites and full banquet/meeting facilities with high quality accommodations, friendly and efficient service, and clean, comf...
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina