Seasonal Events

High South Adventures list and links to seasonal events is updated weekly as we learn of new 'happenings' around the area!  


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Special Events in The High South
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OCT - DEC 2019

Highlands, NC
All Hallows Eve-Downtown Halloween Fest 
This year's show is on July 2nd (Rain Date: July Dates: October 31, 2019
Location: Downtown Highlands
Address: Highlands, NC 28741
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Price: FREE 
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Dillsboro, NC

Fridays & Saturdays, December
6, 7, 13, 14
5 pm to 9 pm

Adapted from an old Scandinavian custom of lighting the way for the Christ child, more than 2,500 candles in small white bags line the streets and every storefront is aglow with Christmas lights and decorations.
Shopkeepers hold "Open House" and serve coffee, warm cider, hot chocolate and home baked goodies and stay open late to accommodate holiday shoppers. Horse and buggy rides available. Even Santa Clause fits a trip to Dillsboro into his busy schedule to listen to the children's gift requests. 

Highlands Food & Wine Festival
Dates: 11/8/2019, 11/9/2019, 11/10/2019
Location: Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
Address: 108 Main Street , Highlands, NC 28741
Time: 12:00 PM
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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival 
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019 10:00 AM - Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:00 AM
Venue: The Village Green Commons 

.This fall festival (held each year on Columbus Day weekend) celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the beautiful mountain village of Cashiers. This popular and free event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried art show add to the festive spirit of this event.