Special Events

ColorFest to feature fine art, crafters, entertainment and food

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The 6th Annual ColorFest, Dillsboro’s Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Front Street in downtown Dillsboro, NC.

Over 40 juried artists, crafters, literary works, entertainment and food will be featured in this colorful event that kicks off leaf season in Dillsboro.

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Dillsboro to celebrate 125th anniversary with Heritage Day

Dillsboro will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its founding on Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with live entertainment, demonstrations, vendors, exhibits, a special celebration train and the release of a new book, The Guide to Historic Dillsboro.

Heritage Day will feature old-time arts and crafts and will provide attendees a glimpse into life in the past.

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Easter eve tradition stays strong over the years

Easter hat participants always have smiling faces.

The annual Easter Hat Parade is bringing the community of Dillsboro–and plenty of locals and tourists–together again on Saturday, April 19.
An award-winning local crafter and Mrs. Easter Hat Parade herself, Brenda Anders, makes this event possible each year. The parade brings in hundreds of visitors and participants ready to show off their creativity and have some fun marching through the streets of Dillsboro.
“You get to laugh at yourself,” Anders told Our State magazine. “And in this day and time, it’s important to have that kind of fun.’’

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Dillsboro’s Lights and Luminaries has strong opening weekend

Even with rain and powerful wind gusts, the opening night attendance at the 30th anniversary of Dillsboro’s Lights and Luminaries festival was strong, organizers say, drawing in an estimated crowd of more than 700 people for Western Carolina University Night.

Guests of honor take a ride in the horse carriage

Guests of honor take a ride in the horse carriage

 

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30th anniversary of Dillsboro holiday festival kicks off with WCU Night

Come see the Town of Dillsboro glow during Lights and Luminaries

Come see the Town of Dillsboro glow during Lights and Luminaries

 

Iceless ice skating and a huge fireworks show headline the activities for the 30th annual Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries Festival, which is always the first two Fridays and Saturdays in December in downtown Dillsboro.

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WCU professor and her students light and learn in Dillsboro

Carroll Brown, a professor in the hospitality and tourism program at Western Carolina University, is much more than a spectator during Dillsboro’s annual Lights and Luminaries Festival. For the last five years, Brown and her students have used their time, effort and resources to make the town of Dillsboro glow.

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Spend a spook-tacular Halloween in Dillsboro

 

Enjoy Halloween festivities in Dillsboro

Enjoy Halloween festivities in Dillsboro

 

Wholesome family fun is in store for parents and children alike this Halloween in Dillsboro, North Carolina.

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Oktoberfest to introduce German tradition to Jackson County

Delicious German dishes will be served at Oktoberfest

Delicious German dishes will be served at Oktoberfest

The aroma of German food and beer will fill the air when Dillsboro hosts its first annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 26. Several restaurants, including the Jarrett House, Dillsboro Smokehouse, and The Well House Deli, each will feature a German dish and serve Heinzelmännchen Brewery beer.

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Dillsboro to host 9th annual WNC Pottery Festival

Come interact with the artists during their demonstrations

Come interact with the artists during their demonstrations

 

The 9th annual Western North Carolina Pottery Festival is coming to Dillsboro, NC on Saturday, Nov. 2.

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Dillsboro Fourth of July celebration

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UPDATE: The fireworks display has been cancelled due to rain and will be rescheduled to Dec. 14. The Porch 40 concert will be on Sept. 20.

Come celebrate Independence Day in Dillsboro for a night filled with live music, fireworks and great food. The festivities kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Main Street.

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