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Festivals in Asheville, NC.
Craft Shows, Festival Concerts, Festivals

La Fiesta Del Pueblo - Virtual & Drive Through

September 20 - October 11, 2020

elpueblo.org

(919) 835-1525
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina - Raleigh, NC Or Online at

El Pueblo is proud to present: ¡Y Sigue La Fiesta! Our commitment is that Fiesta be a safe opportunity for us to celebrate our heritage and culture. We are very excited to do something that will bring joy after so much loss and injustice through ¡Y Sigue La Fiesta! a series of events consisting of: 2 Facebook Live events (9/20, 10/4) and 2 Drive-thru events (9/27, 10/11).

Wild Child Studios Fall Festival

October 31, 2020

(336) 309-3040
Wild Child Art Studios - Hampstead, NC

Wild Child Studios is having a fall celebration. Come join our Halloween kids parade, costume contest with prizes, kid friendly activities, booth trick or treating. Dixieland Kettlecorn and Southern Roots Food Truck will be there to feed your soul. Shop our Wild Child Shop or enjoy the festival & shop local art with over 40 vendors and local produce.

Its a Wild Child Christmas

December 19, 2020

(336) 309-3040
14888 Us Highway 17 - Hampstead, NC

Tis the season to join our Christmas Extravaganza Shop our Wild Child Shop, enjoy local art with over 40 vendors for the best gifts in town. Enjoy a family friendly event where kids can paint christmas ornaments and wooden trees. And no event would be complete without a visit from Santa.

Duck Jazz Festival

October 9 - 10, 2021

duckjazz.com

(252) 255-1234
Duck Town Green - Duck, NC

The Duck Jazz Festival returns on Columbus Day weekend in 2021. Start the weekend with a Concert on the Green at 4pm on Saturday. Return to the park on Sunday to enjoy a full day of music during this free, non-ticketed festival showcasing national, regional and local jazz musicians on two stages.

Christmas Made in the South / Charlotte

October 22 - 24, 2021

MadeInTheSouthShows.com

This is a VIP Promoter
(704) 847-9480
Cabarras Arena & Events Center - Concord, NC

Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine artisans and craftspeople vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa's elves hard at work.

WNC Holiday Fair

November 19 - 21, 2021

WNCHolidayFair.net

(828) 606-8680
Davis Event Center WNC Ag Center & Expo Building - Fletcher, NC

'Tis the Season Holiday Fair is a festive shopping event featuring fabulous art, crafts, adornments for the home as well as delectable holiday food and NC wines. Tis the Season Holiday Fair will be November 20-22, 2020 at the WNC Ag Center in the Davis Event Center and Expo Building located near beautiful Asheville, NC.

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Events in Asheville, NC — upcoming

Blue Ridge Pride Festival - Virtual
September 26, 2020

Blue Ridge Pride Festival - Virtual

Online only at

Status: Updated 3/12/2020

A Festival organized by Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc..
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 20 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-7pm. This event will also include procession (parade without floats)
Asheville Art in the Park - October
October 3 - 17, 2020

Asheville Art in the Park - October

Pack Square, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 11/12/2019

A Craft Show organized by Muddy Knees.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include handmade craft vending.
Ooh La La's Holiday Bazaar
October 3 - 31, 2020

Ooh La La's Holiday Bazaar

Pritchard Park, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 9/17/2019

A Craft Show organized by Ooh La La Curiosity Market.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Every Sat 10am-4pm.
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
October 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

US Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 8/5/2019

An Art Show organized by Southern Highland Craft Guild.
This North Carolina Art Show will have fine craft exhibitors and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8 - $12.
Asheville Fine Art Show
October 24 - 25, 2020

Asheville Fine Art Show

Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 5/21/2020

A Craft Show organized by Hot Works, LLC.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and flea market exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $8 - $10.
ACS Craft Fair
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

ACS Craft Fair

Asheville's Salvage Station, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 11/5/2019

A Craft Show organized by Asheville City Schools.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-7pm.
UMW Arts & Crafts Fall Bazaar
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

UMW Arts & Crafts Fall Bazaar

Church fellowship hall, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 9/27/2019

A Craft Show organized by Abernethy UMW.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths.
Newsong Showcase & Contest
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Newsong Showcase & Contest

Isis Music Hall, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 11/19/2019

A Festival Concert organized by Newsong, LLC.
This North Carolina Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 8:30pm-11:30pm. This event will also include newsong contest for songwriters.
Heart Holiday Crafty
December 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Heart Holiday Crafty

U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 11/12/2019

An Indie Show organized by The Big Crafty.
This North Carolina Indie Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths.
Asheville Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show
January 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Asheville Gem and Jewelry Wholesale Trade Show

US Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 12/2/2019

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by Gem and Lapidary Wholesalers.
This North Carolina Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine art and commercial/retail exhibitors, and no food booths.
Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn
February 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn

Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 12/16/2019

A Trade Show-Conference organized by The Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference.
This North Carolina Trade Show-Conference will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $10 - $150. This event will also include: antiques show, seminars, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops.
Bluegrass First Class
February 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Bluegrass First Class

Crown Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 1/3/2020

A Bluegrass Festival organized by Bluegrass First Class.
This North Carolina Bluegrass Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 2 stages with National and Regional talent and the hours will be Fri 11am-12 Midnight, Sat 11am-12 Midnight, Sun 9am-12pm. Admission tickets are $50 - $180. This event will also include: vendor market, workshops & jam sessions.
Primitive Stitcher's Society Merchant Mall
April 16 - 17, 2021

Primitive Stitcher's Society Merchant Mall

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 4/2/2020

A Craft Show organized by Primitive Stitcher's Society.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have Crafts and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $5 - $8.
Asheville Downtown After Five - May
May 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Asheville Downtown After Five - May

Downtown, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 3/26/2020

A Festival Concert organized by Asheville Downtown Association.
This North Carolina Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-9pm.
Muddy Knees
June 12 - 26, 2021

Asheville Art in the Park - June

Pack Square, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 6/11/2020

A Craft Show organized by Muddy Knees.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include handmade craft vending only.
Asheville Alive
June 17 - 20, 2021

Asheville Alive

Western NC Agricultural Center, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 5/28/2020

A Festival organized by Piedmont PFHA.
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths.
Virtual Asheville Downtown After 5 - June
June 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Virtual Asheville Downtown After 5 - June

Online only at

Status: Updated 6/10/2020

A Festival Concert organized by Asheville Downtown Association.
This North Carolina Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-9pm.
Ooh La La Curiosity Market - June
June 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Ooh La La Curiosity Market - June

Pritchard Park, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 5/13/2020

A Craft Show organized by Ooh La La Curiosity Market.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be June 6, 20, 27 - Sat 10am-4pm.
Virtual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Virtual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

Online only at

Status: Updated 7/2/2020

An Art Show organized by Southern Highland Craft Guild.
This North Carolina Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm. This event will also include: demonstrating crafters, children's workshops.
Asheville Downtown After 5 - July
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Asheville Downtown After 5 - July

Downtown, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 3/26/2020

A Festival Concert organized by Asheville Downtown Association.
This North Carolina Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-10pm.
Riverfest
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Riverfest

New Belgium Brewing, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 3/10/2020

A Specialty-Theme Event organized by Riverlink.
This North Carolina Specialty-Theme Event will have crafts exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-8pm.
Ooh La La Curiosity Market - August
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Ooh La La Curiosity Market - August

Pritchard Park, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 5/13/2020

A Craft Show organized by Ooh La La Curiosity Market.
This North Carolina Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-4pm.
Asheville Downtown After Five - August
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Asheville Downtown After Five - August

Downtown, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 3/26/2020

A Festival Concert organized by Asheville Downtown Association.
This North Carolina Festival Concert will have no exhibit booths and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-10pm.
Organicfest
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Organicfest

Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC

Status: Updated 7/24/2019

A Festival organized by Organicfest, Inc..
This North Carolina Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and homegrown products exhibitors, and 6 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sun 10am-6pm. This event will also include eco-friendly activities for children and organicfest's "bee organic! parade 1 pm.