Can’t Miss Festivals & Events in Hendersonville, NC

If you’ve been to North Carolina before, you may have heard of the small resort town of Hendersonville. This city is full of history, great food, vibrant people and outdoor recreation. It’s a popular place to vacation to in North Carolina if you’re looking for a break from big city life. Hendersonville is also known for their seasonal festivals and events that attract visitors from far and wide. Here are some of Hendersonville’s can’t miss festivals and events.

Fiesta Hendersonville

Experience the tastes and cultures of over 20 Latin American countries at the Fiesta Hendersonville festival. Every fall, Hendersonville’s local vendors host one of the largest Latin American festivals in North Carolina. You can taste delicious Dominican, Mexican and Venezuelan-inspired foods made by locals. Local performers also put on shows that involve Latin music, Brazilian fusion dance performances, and Salsa demonstrations.

Rhythm & Brews

This event is a concert series held during the summers in Hendersonville. Every May -September, local bands and performers hold concerts on Main Street on the third Thursday of each month. Vendors set up tents in front of the stage to sell concert-goers food, beer, and wine from local companies to enjoy during the show. The event is also family-friendly with a variety of activities for kids.

Garden Jubilee Festival

Hendersonville hosts the largest garden festival in Western North Carolina called Garden Jubilee Festival. For one weekend in May, vendors line Main Street to sell garden supplies, lawn furniture, plants, and flowers to gardening lovers across the region. These handcrafted goods are made by local companies that you may only be able to find at the festival. There’s also a hospitality tent at the festival where attendees can store any plant purchases while they continue shopping.

The North Carolina Apple Festival

Delicious apple varieties are grown in “the crest of the Blue Ridge” and harvested each year for the annual North Carolina Apple Festival.¬† Every labor day weekend, people from all across North Carolina, and sometimes even the country, gather in¬†downtown Hendersonville to purchase delicious apples and apple products from local growers. The festival also features music performances, a parade, street fairs, food vendors and crafts for kids.

Hendersonville is a one-of-a-kind destination where the locals will give you a warm welcome. If you’re visiting Hendersonville for one of their festivals, consider booking a room at The Henderson. This bed and breakfast has been newly remodeled and has everything you need for a relaxing trip to Hendersonville.

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