Festivals And Events

White and Gray Squirrels

The White Squirrel Festival – “Where Music Meets the Mountains”

This May festival features three days of free concerts on Main Street in downtown Brevard, plus several blocks of food vendors, artists, craftsmen and kid’s activities. Other activities include the Squirrel Soap Box Derby for both adults and kids, a 5k & 10k Fun Run, Photo Contest and Memorial Day Parade. For more information visit www.whitesquirrelfestival.com

Assault on the Carolinas Bike Ride

This April event is an annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest where all proceeds are donated to local charities. There are three thrilling route options – 100K, 60K, and 40K. All races start and end in downtown Brevard. In addition the event includes live music and street vendors.

Fourth of July Celebration

The day long festival features a 5K & 10k run, live music, classic automobile show, fine arts and crafts and a grand fireworks display at Brevard College at 9:30 pm.

Brevard Music Center Festival and Events

Every summer from June through August the Music Center will host over 80 concerts featuring the best new musicians as well as some international sensations. For more information visit www.brevardmusic.org/festival/

Mountain Song Music Festival

This September two day music festival is held at the renowned Brevard Music Center. Enjoy the music of the Steep Canyon Rangers and other great folk, fiddle and fun music. Tickets sell out quickly. For more information visit www.mountainsongfestival.com

Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race

An annual five day single-track endurance event in September through Pisgah National Forest that covers 195 miles and includes the most rugged trails in the East.

Forest Festival Days

Held each October in the Cradle of Foresty, this day long festival celebrates forest life and the history of forestry with exhibitions and arts and crafts demonstrations.