NC Mineral and Gem Festival

Gem Mining

Since the early 1950’s Spruce Pine, North Carolina has hosted the NC Mineral and Gem Festival. Visitors from around the world come shop for beautiful jewelry, gemstones, minerals, beads, crystals,…

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Springmaid Splash

Female Trail Runner Crosses Finish Line Of Springmaid Splash at Springmaid Mountain in Spruce Pine, NC

Trail Race ● Music ● Camping Run, camp and jam at Springmaid Mountain! The 5K and 10K trail races will amble through Springmaid Mountain’s 400-acre property with splashes through the…

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Spruce Pine Alien Festival


Join alien and UFO enthusiasts at the 2nd annual Spruce Pine Alien Festival also known previously as the (SPACE) Festival in Downtown Spruce Pine on Upper Street Oak Avenue. Streets…

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Hilloween: Spruce Pine Night Festival

Camping at Springmaid Mountain

Visit Riverside Park in downtown Spruce Pine for a night of spooky fun, including a bridge and river lighting ceremony, a lantern-float for kids, a costume contest, musical performances, axe-throwing, food…

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NC Rhododendron Festival


Just under half an hour from Springmaid Mountain, find festival fun in Bakersville, NC! The NC Rhododendron Festival draws visitors from all over the region. The festival features the Rhododendron…

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