2018 Event Calendar

2018 Event Calendar

Festivals, special events and performances are held frequently in downtown Waynesville, sponsored by the Downtown Waynesville Association (DWA) and other area organizations. All take place on Main Street unless otherwise stated. For more information, call 828-456-3517.

To request a special event please complete the Special Events Application

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sept 7 - Fri - "ART after DARK"
Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artist’s showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Sept 15- Sat - BLOCK PARTY   Dancing in Main Street, 3 live bands, 7pm; “Kids on Main” activity hour, 6-7pm, eats & treats, restaurants open.

Sept 20 - Thurs - BALSAM MOUNTAIN BISTRO - sponsored by Vantage Pointe Homes - live music, samples from local restaurants, raffle and much more!  7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Vantage Pointe Homes at Balsam Mountain 17 Wilkinson Pass Lane, Waynesville 

Sept 28 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCE  An old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music & clogging, instructions & demonstrations, concessions, Historic Courthouse.  6:00-8:00 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 2018

Oct 5 - Fri - "ART after DARK"
Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artist’s showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Oct 13 - Sat – The 35th annual CHURCH STREET ART & CRAFT SHOW on Main St!  Known as one of the finest one-day juried art shows in the region. An art & craft marketplace with great food & drink, two stages of live mountain music, clogging teams, entertainment & more, 10am-5pm.

Oct 20 - Sat – The 30th annual APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL Music, craft booths, apples, 10am-5pm.

Oct 31 - Wed - TREATS ON THE STREET - A safe way for children to trick-or-treat on Main Street from 5 pm to 7 pm

 

NOVEMBER 2018

Nov 2 - Fri - "ART after DARK"
Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artist’s showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Nov 30- Fri - TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY  - Oak Park Inn - tree lighting and activities for children.  Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

 

DECEMBER 2018

Dec 1-31 - “ALL THROUGH THE TOWN” Holiday happenings all month in downtown businesses.   

Dec 3 - Mon -Waynesville CHRISTMAS PARADE   Main Street 6pm - The Theme is Jingle All the Way!

                                                              Parade Application and Rules

Dec 8 - Sat - “A NIGHT before CHRISTMAS"   A Holiday Tradition in Downtown Waynesville. Live music, caroling, Bethlehem Market Place, Live Nativity, old-fashioned wagon rides, Santa, luminaries line the street.  Shops, galleries & restaurants remain open. Join us for an evening of family fun. 6-9pm. 

Dec 13-24 - TWELVE DAYS of CHRISTMAS Magical Moments & Memories Made Here

Dec 15-Sat - Wreath Laying at Greenhill Cemetery - 10 AM - by Wreaths Across America WNC   Additional information may be found by visiting their Facebook page - Wreaths Across America WNC

 

Events are posted as they are approved by the Board of Aldermen 

please check regularly for any updates.


For more information please visit the Downtown Waynesville Association website.