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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.
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Visit the Asheville Visitor Center located at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce Building.
Hours: Sunday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Asheville (8.63 mile)
November 6 -
January 10, 2016
Holidays arrive in style at America’s largest home! Consider an enchanting daytime visit or discover the magic of Biltmore by candlelight.
Asheville (11.72 mile)
May 1 -
May 3, 2016
Join us and more than 25,000 other herb lovers when we celebrate our 26th annual Asheville Herb Festival.
Asheville (8.50 mile)
December 4 - 6
On Friday night at 6:30, you will want to join us as we light our 25' Frazier fir tree, complete with carolers, hot cocoa, cookies, horse drawn carriage rides and freshly roasted chestnuts.
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Black Mountain (4.41 mile)
Established in 1997, Black Mountain Bakery is a full service bakery offering high quality baked goods.
Black Mountain (4.45 mile)
Pisgah Brewing Company is located in Black Mountain, about 10 miles east of Asheville.
Black Mountain (4.56 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
We are a locally owned business and have been natives of the Swannanoa and Black Mountain area for five generations.
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Swannanoa (1.13 mile)
We pride ourselves in providing you with a small piece of paradise to call your own. Keeping with the splendor of our beautiful state, we have pres...
Swannanoa (1.33 mile)
Vacation rental log cabin minutes from downtown Asheville and Warren Wilson College. Queen and single beds available. DirectTV, wood burning stove,...
Black Mountain (1.33 mile)
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