Catch Grammy Award-winning artist Kacey Musgraves perform her neo-traditional country tunes. Indie rock performer Weyes Blood will open the show, and tickets range from $30-$130.
The 39th Annual Heritage Weekend is a free celebration of mountain heritage. There will be traditional crafts, music, dancing and demonstrations. This event is a perfect way to enjoy an early autumn weekend with friends and family.
This festival celebrates artisans with skills ranging from tilework and sculpture to jewelry and pottery. There will be more than 40 ceramic art vendors, food trucks, raku demonstrations and live music. This is a free community event, and it's open to all ages.
The WNC Garlic Fest will feature—you guessed it—all things garlic. Hosted by the Utopian Seed Project, a nonprofit vested in diverse food and farming, this festival will be heaven on Earth for anyone who loves garlic. Admission is free, and there will be food trucks, drinks, kids' activities and a garlic trail.
The much-anticipated Oktoberfest returns to Asheville on Oct. 5, and tickets are selling quickly! This celebration is one full of food, music, fun and, of course, beer. There will be 20 breweries featuring seasonal brews, making it the perfect time to enjoy all the great beer in the city. Tickets are on sale now.
Eleven years strong, this year's Oktoberfest is sure to be a blast. From a pretzel toss to costume contests and beer pong tournaments, there's sure to be something for everyone. Let's party, Asheville!
The seventh annual CiderFest will feature Asheville's best hard cider, mead and apple wine offerings, as well as artisanal food for the perfect pairing, live music, workshops and a kids' zone. This is the largest annual fundraiser for the Green Built Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing sustainability in the built environment. Tickets range from $15–$35.
This years marks the fifth annual Oktoberfest at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Your $35 ticket includes a stein, live music, German-inspired dinner, first beer or soft pretzel and free shuttles from Asheville and Hendersonville.
The 2019 Fall LEAF Festival is an award-winning festival celebrates local art, music and culture in a way that fosters community and strengthens relationships. There will be more than 400 performing artists and more than 100 vendors, making this a fun event for everyone. Tickets range from $46–$220. Reserve yours now!
Headliner Ray LaMontagne is a folk singer-songwriter from New Hampshire. He is well-known for his raspy voice, and he was awarded Best Voice by Esquire in 2006. The opening performer will be Kacy & Clayton, a Canadian folk/roots duo that has been playing together for over a decade.
Join artists and locals for a self-guided driving tour of various studios in North Asheville. There are 30-plus artists living and working in Beaverdam Valley, showcasing ceramics, painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, paper and textile art. All studios are off Beaverdam Road, reached from Merrimon Avenue. Tour maps are available online and in their brochure.