Fun Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend in Asheville

Make this Memorial Day weekend, well, memorable, by adding one or a few of these must-do experiences to your calendar this weekend.

1. Go on a Farm to Table food tour.
2. Go on a Food Tour.
3. Go on a Wild Foods Tour.
4. Go Zip-lining, 50% off Memorial Day – Asheville Treetops Adventure Park.
5. Go hot air ballooning.

Photo Credit: Katie Mason


6. Go Tubing on the French Broad River or the Green River.
7. Stand up Paddle Boarding.
8. Go to Lake Lure Beach and Boating.
9. Waterfall hiking in Brevard.
10. Rent a canoe.

Canoeing on the French Broad River.

11. Go to an Asheville Tourists Baseball game.
12. Go camping in Hot Springs, NC.
13. Go on an art tour Friday Glass Studios – Art Connection Tours
Friday, May 25th, 9:30 – 5pm, $155
14. Go to the 2018 Mountain Sports Festival – Carrier Park
Friday, May 25th, 5pm – May 27th, 6pm, Free to attend
15. Sign up for a Stand Up Paddleboard race
Downriver Dash – Glen Bridge River Park
Saturday, May 26th, 10 – 1pm, $20

Wai Mauna SUP tours and paddleboard rentals.

Friday, May 25th

A Tribute to Steely Dan with The Fine Columbians
Ambrose West
Friday, May 25th 8 – 10:30pm
$8/in advance, $10/day of show, $15/ VIP (guaranteed seat in 1st 3 rows!)

Live Music: Time Sawyer
New Belgium Brewing
Friday, May 25th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Life Like Water
Ginger’s Revenge
Friday, May 25th, 7 – 9pm

Mary Lattimore (harpist) w/ Simple Machines
The Mothlight
Friday, May 25th, 9 – Midnight

Carver and Carmody
Sanctuary Brewing Co.
Friday, May 25th, 8 – 11pm

Lara Hope & The ArkTones
Isis Music Hall – Lawn Series
Friday, May 25th, 6:45 – 8:45pm

2018 White Squirrel Festival
Downtown Brevard, NC
Friday, May 25th – Sunday, May 27th
Free to attend

Madison Square County
High Fields Farm
Friday, May 25th – Sunday, May 27th

Universal Sigh w/ Log Noggins
Pisgah Brewing
Friday, May 25th – Saturday, May 26th
$8 – $10

The Like Mind Trio
Friday, May 25th, 10 – 1am

Jesse Barry with Kelly Jones
The Wine and Oyster
Friday, May 25th, 7 – 9pm

Shannon Hoover Trio
Wicked Weed Funkatorium
Friday, May 25th, 8:30 – 11:30pm

Saturday, May 26th

Sour on the South Slope
Burial Brewing
Saturday, May 26th, Noon – 3pm

Nest Egg w/ Ex Gold, Smoke Bellow
The Mothlight
Saturday, May 26th, 8:30 – 11:30pm

Armadilla w/ Sibilant Sounds
One World Brewing
Saturday, May 26th, 9 – Midnight

The Fritz Presents: The King of Pop Meets The Purple One
Salvage Station
Saturday, May 26th, 9 – 1am

Asheville Vegan Food Tours
Saturday, May 26th, 10 – 4pm

Kenilworth Studio Art Tour
Saturday, May 26th – 27th, 10 – 5pm

Off With Your Radiohead Presents: In Rainbows + OK Computer
Asheville Music Hall
Saturday, May 26th, 8pm
$10 – $12

Spring and Summer Wines Showcase
Table Wine
Saturday, May 26th, 2 – 5pm

Just Brew It 2018
Wedge Brewing at Foundation
Saturday, May 26th, 2 – 5pm

Asheville Beer Week kickoff Picnic Party!
Sweeten Creek Brewing
Saturday, May 26th, 11:30 – 9pm

AVL Beer Week 2018 Flight & Bites with Chef Dan Silo
Habitat Tavern & Commons
Saturday, May 26th, 7 – 9pm

Sunday, May 27th

Local Partner Brunch – Burial Beer Co.
The Montford Rooftop
Sunday, May 27th, 10 – 2pm

Sunday Farmers Market
The Waterbird
Sunday, May 27th, 9 – 2pm

Sunday Blunch Live Music: Mark Guest and Mary Pearson
Sunday, May 27th, 11 – 2pm

Barrelhouse Beer Yoga!
The Barrelhouse AVL
Sunday, May 27th, 11 – Noon
$5 – $10 Suggested donation

The Downhills
French Broad Outfitters
Sunday, May 27th, 4 – 6:30pm

Race to the Coffin Comedy AVL
Sunday, May 27th, 9 – Midnight
$5/In Advance, $7/Door

The Dirty Soul Revival
The Grey Eagle
Sunday, May 27th, 8pm
$7 – $10

Biltmore Estate
Sunday, May 26th – 28th, 9 – 5pm

The Table – A food truck park event
68 Haywood Street, Downtown
Sunday, May 27th, noon – 8pm

Reggae Sunday with Chalwa
Highland Brewing
Sunday, May 27th, 1 – 4pm

Memorial Day Concert
Southern Highland Craft Guild, Folk Art Center
Sunday, May 27th, 3:30 – 5pm

Monday, May 28th

Savannah Smith and Southern Soul
Ben’s Tune Up
Monday, May 28th, 6 – 9pm

Beer Pairing Dinner
UpCountry Brewing
Monday, May 28th, 5 – 10pm

The Jauntee
Wicked Weed Funkatorium
Monday, May 28th, 4 – 7pm

Breathers, Giant Giants, Superbody, Celia Verbeck
The Mothlight
Monday, May 28th, 9 – Midnight

Asheville Beer Week Trivia: Friends Trivia!
The Casual Pint
Monday, May 28th, 7 – 9pm

Brother Oliver
Hillman Beer
Monday, May 28th, 5:30 – 8pm

Memorial Day Cookout
All Souls Pizza + Intentional Swine
Monday, May 28th, 1 – 4pm

Bee Kind to the Parkway
Bhramari Brewing
Monday, May 28th, 5 – 1am

Lagers for Life Beer Release and Memorial Day Hang
Burial Brewing
Monday, May 28th, 5 – 8pm

Memorial Day Keg Hunt
Hi-Wire Brewing
Monday, May 28th, 1 – 6pm
Max 6/Team ($20/person) – Registration $120

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