Upcountry Festivals & Special Events

Brevard Music Center

Brevard Music Center, located in Brevard, North Carolina, is an active and vibrant organization, preparing and presenting the Summer Institute and Festival held from mid-June to early August each summer.

Location: Brevard, North Carolina

Phone: (888) 384-8682



Chesnee Spring Fest

Chesnee, South Carolina is a unique small town with big pride and in 2004 what started out as a small community festival in the park has turned into a major event attended by thousands, featuring a midway, crafters and live entertainment.

Location: Chesnee, South Carolina

Phone: (864) 706-6558


North Carolina Apple Festival

The North Carolina Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 60 years.

Location: Hendersonville, North Carolina

Phone: (828) 697-4557




Oktoberfest In Walhalla

You're invited to experience "Gemutlichkeit!!!" (good spirits, good Times, laughter and goodwill) at the Annual Walhalla Oktoberfest! Each year, the festival is held at Sertoma Field (located on Highway 183), and features crafts, lederhosen, and carnival rides, as well as fantastic food such as wurst and kraut, AND authentic German music and dancers.

Location: Walhalla, South Carolina

Phone: (864) 638-2727


Pickens Azalea Festival

Held in April on Main Street in Pickens. The event begins Friday evening with a classic car cruise in, amusement rides and entertainment. Saturday the event offers children's games, a variety of foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment and much more.

Location: Pickens, South Carolina

Phone: (864) 878-3258


Pumpkin Festival

Spend the day browsing the arts and craft booths, listening to the music, and enjoying the day. Bring a chair or blanket and rest among the beauty of fall colors and cool mountain air.

Location: Pickens, South Carolina

Phone: (864) 878-2607