May 2013 Events

Biltmore Blooms

Until May 19th, 2013

Biltmore Blooms  continues at Biltmore Estate until May 19th with special events, shows, and menus.  Special two day tickets are ... Read more »

Spring Wildflower and Bird Pilgrimage

May 3rd - 5th, 2013

Asheville's 41st Annual Spring Wildflower and Bird Pilgrimage, a three-day event. "Because of its great age, the Appalachian regio ... Read more »

French Broad River Festival

May 3rd - 5th, 2013

The 16th Annual French Broad River festival with Music and Outdoor events on the banks of the beautiful river. Located in Hot Spri ... Read more »

24th Annual Spring Herb Festival at the Farmers Market

May 3rd - 5th, 2013

The Largest Herb Festival in the Southeast. Over fifty herb businesses featuring plants, soaps, crafts, medicinal herbs, gifts, fl ... Read more »

Friday Night Drum Circle!

Every Friday Night

A true Ashevillian Event since 2001. Come join the fun as the crowd gathers at Prichard Park each Friday evening through the warm ... Read more »

E.A.S.T. Spring Tour

May 4th & 5th, 2013

The East of Asheville Studio Tour finds the artists of Black Mountain, Swannanoa, and East Asheville opening their studios for tou ... Read more »

Ramp Festival

May 5th, 2013

The 79th Annual Ramp Festival in Waynesville, NC. Live music & entertainment, food featuring ramps, a naturally grown wild onion g ... Read more »

The 36th Annual LEAF Festival

May 9th - 12th, 2013

The Lake Eden Arts Festival which combines a diverse blend of music and dancing, poetry slams, folk art & craft exhibitions, outdo ... Read more »

Tour de Falls

May 11th & 12th, 2013

Held only twice a year it is an excellent opportunity for families and those with limited hiking ability to see the waterfalls at ... Read more »

Fiber Weekend

May 11th & 12TH, 2013

Visit the Folk Art Center for demonstrations and displays of textile arts. Quilting, weaving, dollmaking, mixed media fiber arts, ... Read more »

An Evening with Dougie Maclean

May 12th, 2013

An evening with one of Scotlands most respected and aclaimed musicians ~ Dougie Maclean. Take Mom for a wonderful Mothers Day Trea ... Read more »

Downtown After Five

May 17th, 2013

In its 25th season Downtown After Five provides free live music entertainment in downtown Asheville. Held every third Friday,  Ma ... Read more »

Asheville Burlesque & Sideshow Festival

May 23rd - 26th, 2013

The 7th annual ABSfest is a weekend long festival offering shows, networking, workshops, and mentoring for the public and professi ... Read more »

Mountain Sports Festival

May 24th - 26th, 2013

Carrier Park in Downtown Asheville hosts a weekend of Hiking, Biking, Races, Paddling, Running, Cyclocross, Local Beer, Exhibition ... Read more »

Asheville Beer Week

May 25th - June 1st, 20113

"Celebrate all things beer in Beer City, USA!" . Asheville Beer Week is celbrated at various breweries and restaurants across Ashe ... Read more »

Rose Show

May 25th & 26th, 2013

The NC Arboretum hosts this colorful and fragrant show of roses. Show Information ... Read more »

Kenilworth Art Studio Tour

May 25th & 26th, 2013

Memorial Day weekend in the Kenilworth neighborhood more than 20 artists will open their studios to the public featuring a wide ra ... Read more »

NC Gold Festival

May 31st & June 1st, 2013

Held at the Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort this annual event features gold exhibits, mining techniques and demonstrations, tr ... Read more »