Elkin sits at the confluence of three major trails: NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail and Yadkin River Paddle Trail. The inaugural NC Trail Days Festival ties all that outdoor recreation together with three days of celebrating trails and the people who enjoy them. The festival is sponsored by the Elkin Valley Trails Association. Festivities begin Friday with several activities during the day, followed by an evening gathering at Elkin Municipal Park with live music and a low country boil. Later that night is Five Point Adventure Film Night at the Reeves Theater on Main Street. Saturday starts with a 5k hill climb trail race to the top of Stone Mountain and concludes with a bonfire and live music at the Foothills Arts Council and many more activities. Sunday includes a family paddle flotilla on the Yadkin River and exploring the Surry County Wine Trail.