Three Months of Asheville Summer 2019 Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

In search of date night inspiration for the Summer ahead? There are dozens of amazing Asheville festivals to choose from in 2019. Take your pick of the endless options: a stellar concert lineup, arts & craft shows, festivals to delight foodies, downtown events, and so much more. Here are a few of our favorites to pencil into your calendar for date night this year.


Beer City Festival: Summer Session
Roger McGuire Green in Downtown Asheville, NC
Saturday, June 1st, Noon – 5pm

Pack Square at Beer City Fest. Photo credit via Instagram: @beercityfestival

Xpand Fest
Saturday, June 8th, Noon – 10pm
South Slope Downtown Asheville
$10 suggested donation

Great music line up at Xpand Fest in June! Photo credit via Instagram: @xpandfest

Asheville VeganFest 2019
Pack Square Park
Sunday, June 9th, 11 – 6pm
$10 suggested donation

Firefly Gathering 2019
Thursday, June 13th, 8am – Sunday, June 16th, 5pm
Deerfields Campgrounds, Mills River, NC
Prices vary $80 – $240

Glowing Firefly Festival. Photo credit via Facebook: Firefly Gathering

Local Love Outdoor Concert Series
Urban Orchard South Slope
Every 3rd Saturday each month, April – September 5 – 9pm

Downtown After 5 with Tameca Jones
Lexington Avenue Downtown Asheville
Friday, June 21st, 5 – 9pm

SouthEast Crab Feast
Two seating times, Saturday, June 22, 1pm & 4pm
Carrier Park
Prices vary $30 – $55

3rd Annual Cold Mountain Music Festival
Lake Logan Conference Center
Friday, May 31st, 1pm – Sunday, June 2nd, Noon,
Prices vary $45 – $75

Solstice 4
101 Watagnee Trail, Horse Shoe, NC
Friday, June 21st, Noon – Sunday, June 23rd, 4pm
Prices vary, $80 – $100

Shakedown Sunday with Dirty Dead
FBO at Hominy Creek
Sunday, June 9th, 3 – 7pm

FBO at Hominy Creek. Photo credit via Instagram: @frenchbroadphoto

Inconceivable Music Fest!
Sanctuary Brewing Company
Saturday, June 15th, Noon – 11:30pm

Riverkeeper Beer Series with Wicked Weed
French Broad Outfitters
Saturday, June 29th, 1 – 5pm
Prices vary, $5 – $10


Michael Franti & Spearhead
Salvage Station
Thursday, July 18th, 5 – 10pm
GA $32, VIP $110

RiverFest 2019
New Belgium Brewing
Saturday, July 20th, 1 – 8pm

Anything That Floats Parade arriving at Riverfest New Belgium Brewing in Asheville. Photo credit via Instagram: @newbelgium_avl

The Big Crafty
Pack Square Park
Sunday, July 14th, Noon – 7pm

Shindig on the Green
Pack Square Park
Saturday, July 6th, 7pm

Anything That Floats Parade
Hominy Creek Park
Saturday, July 20th, 9 – 2pm

Local Love Outdoor Concert Series!
Urban Orchard South Slope
Saturday, July 20th, 5pm

Chalwa killin it at the Local Love Outdoor Concert Series, Urban Orchard South Slope. Photo credit via Instagram: @urbanorchardsouthslope

2019 Asheville Yoga Festival
Downtown Asheville
Thursday, July 25th, 9am – Sunday, July 28th, 4pm
Prices vary $20 – $440

3rd Annual Cold Mountain Music Festival
Lake Logan Conference Center
Saturday, July 20th, 3pm
$20 per carload at the gate

Concerts in the Park
Biltmore Town Square
Saturday, July 13th, 7pm

Riverkeeper Beer Series with French Broad River Brewery
French Broad Outfitters
Saturday, July 13th, 1 – 5pm
Prices vary, $5 – $10


Local Love Outdoor Concert Series!
Urban Orchard South Slope
Saturday, August 17th, 5pm

Concerts in the Park
Biltmore Towne Square
Saturday, August 10th, 7 – 9pm

Hi-Wire Oktoberfest at the Big Top
Hi-Wire Brewing
Saturday, August 24th, Noon – 5pm

Oktoberfest at Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top.

Riverkeeper Beer Series with the Wedge
French Broad Outfitters
Saturday, August 24th, 1 – 5pm
Saturday, August 31st, 1 – 5pm
Prices vary, $5 – $10

Strings & Suds Music Fest
Pisgah Brewing Company
Friday, August 23rd, 6pm – Sunday, August 24th, Midnight
Prices vary $25 – $110

12th Annual High Country Beer Fest
748 Roby Greene Road, Boone, NC
Saturday, August 24th, 2 – 8pm
GA $40, VIP $110, DD $10

Soulshine Farm Music Festival 6
Green Mountain, NC
Thursday, August 8th Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Prices vary $75 – $175

3rd Annual Cold Mountain Music Festival
Lake Logan Conference Center
Saturday, August 17th, 3pm
$20 per carload at the gate

Burning CAN North Carolina
Oskar Blues Brewery
Friday, August 9th, 3pm – Sunday, August 11th, 11am
Prices vary $35 – $85

Jerry Fest with Wavy Train
Isis Music Hall
Thursday, August 1st, 9 – 1am

Sol Slam Mountain Jam 2019
Erwin, TN
Friday, August 30th, Noon – Sunday, September 1st
Prices vary $50 – $125

73rd Annual North Carolina Apple Festival
Downtown Hendersonville
Friday, August 30th 10 – Sunday, September 2nd, 5pm

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