Asheville has some of the best summer festivals and events, all with a flair that is distinctly “Avl”. Get ready to boogie on down and celebrate Asheville’s admission-free festivals!
–Folkmoot International Festival
Taking place from now until July 29th. This exciting and educational Folklore event has dancers and artists from all over the world demonstrate street performances in Asheville and Waynesville. Festival schedule can be found here.
–Downtown After 5
Free admission, great live music and the area’s best food trucks. What better way to enjoy downtown on a Friday night? Event takes place 5- 9 pm August 17th and September 21st. Don’t forget to walk over to Pritchard Park while you are there to visit our famous drum circle. The Friday Night Drum Circle is every friday!
–Shindig on the Green
July 21, August 11, 18, 25, and September 1st this year. A summer Saturday tradition for 52 years! The Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square Park downtown will be flooded with the sound of banjo, fiddle and cloggin’. Bluegrass afficionados and musicians fill the square with Appalachian music, so bring a chair or towel and relax in downtown’s green space.
10 – 6 pm on August 26th. This free event celebrates all things organic. Vendors will be set up at Pack Square Park, providing demos, crafts, music, samples and a great learning experience.
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