Jul
4
Wed
Freedom Fest @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Freedom Fest @ Downtown Bryson City | Bryson City | North Carolina | United States

Freedom Fest
Downtown Bryson City

An old-fashioned mountain street festival at its best! A wide range of activities including a 5K race, P.A.W.S. pet contest, kids area, arts and crafts, food vendors and entertainment. The day culminates with the largest fireworks display in the Smokies at 10 pm.

Aug
1
Wed
Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show- Hunter Jumper II @ Broyhill Equestrian Preserve Tickets
Aug 1 – Aug 5 all-day
Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show- Hunter Jumper II @ Broyhill Equestrian Preserve | Blowing Rock | North Carolina | United States

Watch competitors complete the course in various Classic events! Divisions for all ages in this outdoor show adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Aug
11
Sat
Smith River Fest @ Smith River Sports Complex Tickets
Aug 11 all-day
Smith River Fest @ Smith River Sports Complex | Axton | Virginia | United States

Run, paddle, cast and bike your way to fun at Smith River Fest! Held annually at the Smith River Sports Complex in Henry County, Virginia, this event is truly a celebration of all things associated with the Smith River and our great outdoors. Ride the river, learn to fly-fish, enter the Blue Ridge Duck Race, browse vendors and challenge yourself in a 5K Mud Run.

Aug
12
Sun
14th Annual Race to the Rock (5K run or 25-mile bike) @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Tickets
Aug 12 @ 7:45 am – 10:00 am
14th Annual Race to the Rock (5K run or 25-mile bike) @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park | Chimney Rock | North Carolina | United States

The grand finale of the 14th Annual Lake Lure Olympiad – a 3-day family sports festival that showcases the beautiful scenery of Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, the Race to the Rock is a challenging 5k run or 25-mile bike race that climbs 900 feet in the last 3 miles (a 7-9% grade) to finish at the base of Chimney Rock. The rewarding 75-mile views from the finish line overlooking Lake Lure are enough to take your breath away… or what’s left of it! This is the ONLY TIME you can ever run or bike up to Chimney Rock.

Cost: Save up to $10 on early registration at lakelureolympiad.com.