Apr 29: Annual Blacksmith Festival, 10 to 4pm, Lower Street. Contact Spruce Pine Main Street, 765.3008.

July 14-15: BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival. This event is a sanctioned professional BBQ competition with a wings contest, public tastings, live bluegrass, championship clogging teams, craft vendors, BBQ equipment and supplies vendors, local food vendors, the Spruce Pine Skedaddle 5K and Fun Run, and a kids play area. This year the event will be held at Riverside Park in Spruce Pine. For more information, call Randy Hembree, 385.1125 or email

Aug 4-5: Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair on the Burnsville Square. Handcrafters from all over the United States come to sell their wares including baskets, candles, kettle corn, pottery, stained glass, and so much more. Contact the Yancey Chamber of Commerce for more information 682.7413.

Sept 29: Old Timey Day Festival, 10 to 4pm, Burnsville Square. Crafts, food, fun. Sponsored by the Yancey History Association. For more information, contact Dean Gates at 678.3327.

Share This