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Autumn 2022 

Our complete event calendar may be found here.

  

Dahlia Festival

Dahlia Festival Highlands, NC

September 10 - 11, 2022 

Downtown Highlands becomes the backdrop for a series of vignettes displaying exquisite dahlias and native plants grown here on our mountain plateau. It's a great opportunity to walk the town, enjoy the cool mountain air and take in floral art from Highlands' finest gardeners. Visits can even vote for their favorite display! 

This event is presented by the Highlands Historical Society. 

For more information, visit highlandshistory.com

 

 

 

Highlands, NC PorchfestHighlands, NC Porchfest

Sunday, September 18, 2022 

Experience talented musicians at about a dozen locations in downtown Highlands. Relax and enjoy some of the best local music in intimate settings that are quintessentially Highlands. This free, live music event is in its second year. 

This event is presented by the Center for Life Enrichment. 

For more information, visit highlandsporchfest.com

 

Highlands Heritage Celebration 

Saturday, October 29, 2022 

This first-time event will celebrate the rich heritage of Highlands with music, dancing and art. You'll enjoy bluegrass, a performance by the Bailey Mountain Cloggers (a championship dance team from Mars Hill University), and heritage art. 

This event is brought to you by the Highlands Chamber of Commerce/Visit Highlands, NC. 

For more information, call the Highlands Welcome Center, 828-526-2112, or email events@highlandschamber.org. 

 

Halloween 
Highlands, NC Halloween

Monday, October 31, 2022 

Downtown Trick or Treat provides a safe, fun-filled environment for ghosts and goblins of all ages. Main Street welcomes those decked out in their spookiest, silliest or most sophisticated costume to collect candy distributed by local businesses and organizations. Live music, dancing, free hot dogs and drinks, and an irresistible excitement are built into the celebration. Kids, grown-ups and even pets (on a leash, please) show up in costume. Visitors and residents alike are encouraged to join the fun. 

This event is brought to you by the Highlands Chamber of Commerce/Visit Highlands, NC.  

For more information, call the Highlands Welcome Center at 828-526-2112 or email events@highlandschamber.org. 

 

 

Highlands Food & Wine 

November 10 - 13, 2022 

Celebrating fabulous food, exquisite wine and world-class music, the Highlands Food & Wine festival has become a "don't miss" event for those 21 and older. 

This event is presented by Highlands Festivals, Inc. and produced by Eleven Events with partnership from the Highlands Chamber of Commerce/Visit Highlands, NC. 

For more information, visit highlandsfoodandwine.com

Highlands Food and Wine