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Spring Into The Season at Biltmore Blooms 2018

March 16th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Biltmore Blooms 2018 Festival of Flowers at Asheville's Biltmore EstateSpring is just around the corner and with it comes Biltmore Blooms 2018 the annual Festival of Flowers Asheville’s Biltmore Estate. March 20th through May 25th, 2018.

The Biltmore Estate is always worth a visit but during the annual spring Festival of Flowers? You’d be hard pressed to find a more spectacular display of colorful blooms in a more perfect location. George Vanderbilt’s magnificent Biltmore gardens, the final project of legendary landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted.

On the first day of spring every year, the Biltmore Estate’s gardens come to life with thousands of bright and beautiful blooms. More than 100,000 bulbs await their turn in the estate’s gardens and nurseries. As the season unfolds, so, too do the displays: orchids, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, forsythia, azaleas, roses and more. You can watch spring’s steady progression towards summer through the cycling hues of the estate’s colorful flowers.

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Don’t Miss The 2018 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament!

February 5th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

2018 Southern Conference Basketball TournamentIt’s almost time for some hot college hoops! The 2018 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament is scheduled for March 1st through the 5th, in Asheville NC.

This year’s games will all take place at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. Ticket prices range from $20 for a single game tickets to $120 for a full tournament book. A variety of VIP packages are also available. Grab yours now before they’re gone!

Asheville fills with friends, family, and fans of the annual SoCon Basketball Tournament every year. The whole area gets in on the excitement. A variety of Asheville businesses offer special discounts throughout the SoCon tourney. Zipline adventures, trolley tours, wine tours and tastings – you won’t believe all the savings.

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The 2018 Fed Cup Is Coming To Asheville – Are You?

January 8th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

2018 Fed Cup comes to Asheville, N.C.The U.S. Fed Cup team is coming back to North Carolina for the first time since 2002. The champion U.S. team hosts the Netherlands in Asheville, February 10th and 11th, to defend their title in the 2018 Fed Cup.

The annual Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women’s tennis. The men’s equivalent tennis competition is the Davis Cup. The Fed Cup was originally called the “Federation Cup” and began in 1963 as a celebration of the International Tennis Federation’s 50th anniversary.

The 2018 Fed Cup comes to Asheville with Team USA having won its record 18th Fed Cup title on November 12, 2017 against Belarus. This is Team USA’s first Fed Cup title since 2000 and a first time against the Netherlands since the 1998 World Group First Round. Team USA holds a 6-2 head-to-head record over the Netherlands in Fed Cup play.

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Kick Off The New Year At Lake Lure Polar Plunge 2018!

December 9th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Lake Lure Polar Plunge 2018What better way to start off the New Year than with a plunge into the icy waters of a North Carolina lake? Lake Lure Polar Plunge 2018 offers just that: New Year’s Day, 9am to 2pm.

The annual Lake Lure Polar Plunge celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018 and what a celebration it will be! This year’s Plunge promises all the excitement of previous years – and then some!

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So Many Ways To Celebrate The Holidays In Asheville, NC

November 3rd, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Holidays In AshevilleThere’s always something fun and fascinating going on in and around Asheville, NC. That statement becomes even truer as the end-of-the-year-holidays approach. If you’re going to spend your holidays in Asheville, let us help you to discover the many ways we celebrate them here!

People come from far and wide all year long to bask in the beauty of our North Carolina paradise. They come for the festivals, the music, the great food and drink, scenery, and our warm and lively community.

Unlike so many other destinations, Asheville doesn’t roll up the fun and stick it in a closet once “the season” passes. In Asheville, we celebrate all the seasons, all year long! Just now it’s the end-of-the-year holiday season and, as usual, there are plenty of great events planned. Come see how we celebrate the holidays in Asheville.

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The First Annual Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

October 13th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer FestivalCome celebrate Asheville, NC’s vibrant food scene at the first annual Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival! 12 noon to 5pm, November 11th, 2017 at the Asheville Outlets.

Asheville has long been known as a dining destination among discriminating foodies. Accolades for the Asheville area restaurant scene, including downtown, Biltmore, and surrounding towns, are many. A newer aspect of this scene – Asheville’s gourmet food trucks – has been receiving rave reviews.

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Soak Up Three Days of Music Asheville Barnaroo 2017!

September 4th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Barnaroo 2017The 9th annual Asheville Barnaroo is just around the corner: 3 days of non-stop live music scheduled for September 29th through October 1st, 2017 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester, NC.

If you did a double take when you saw “Barnaroo” that’s because the Asheville Barnaroo is a direct response to the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Barnaroo was started by a group of friends who were miffed that they couldn’t get into Bonnaroo because they were underage. Like Buddha and the mountain, when they couldn’t go to the music festival, they decided to bring the music festival to them. And so much the luckier for the rest of us!

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Don’t Miss RiverFest 2017 and the Anything That Floats Parade

August 1st, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

RiverFest 2017Come to Asheville this August for RiverFest 2017 and the Anything That Floats Parade! August 26th, 2017. Live music and great local food are all part of the fun at this annual celebration on the French Broad River!

It’s RiverFest time again! Come out and see all the colorful and crazy creations that people float down the French Broad River during the Anything That Floats Parade, then enjoy an evening of live music in Asheville, NC.

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Get Your Tickets for the 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival!

July 14th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Asheville Wine & Food FestivalPlanning to be in the Asheville area mid-August? If so, you do NOT want to miss the Asheville Wine & Food Festival! This popular annual event is two-days of some of the best food, drink, and fun the region has to offer. August 18th and 19th, 2017.

If you’re familiar with Asheville, you already know that we’re one of the South’s premier food and wine destinations. Asheville was named the number one “New Top Cities for Wine in the United States” in 2017 by the Travel Channel. Southern Living has listed Asheville among the “Tastiest Towns in the South.”

That’s just the tip of the iceberg for all the culinary kudos and awards Asheville has received but none of it means a thing until you come and see for yourself. The Asheville Wine & Food Festival is your perfect opportunity to do just that!

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Discover Folkmoot USA: North Carolina’s International Folk Festival!

June 9th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Folkmoot USAFolkmoot USA is North Carolina’s Official International Folklore Festival. This 10-day festival – July 20th through the 30th, 2017 -celebrates the world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. The festival epicenter is the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville but includes events in several cities across the mountains of Western North Carolina.

“Folkmoot” is an old English word meaning “a meeting of the people” and that’s what The Folkmoot Festival is all about: cultural exchange. The festival hopes to help build global relationships and foster cultural understanding through a mutual sharing of traditions.

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