Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.
- This event has passed.
2nd Annual WNC Bigfoot Festival
September 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Celebrate all things Bigfoot in Downtown Marion. The festival opens at 9:00 am with opening ceremonies at 10:15 am, followed by a Bigfoot Calling Contest, Town Hall Meeting with Cliff Barackman, and more.
With 190 Bigfoot vendors, the day is packed with research-related vendors, food, music, and more. Visit with Marion’s Bigfoot Team to discuss local investigations and evidence. The team has been documenting evidence for several years and John Bruner, the Bigfoot 911 Commander will be here! Mr. Bruner is the local Bigfoot expert, festival creator, and organizer.
The Bigfoot 5k Chase begins at 8:00 am at East Middle School located at 676 State Street. Visit this site to register, https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Marion/BigfootChase5K?fbclid=IwAR0G1v1LbyNrbvCKO6TgoeQG1spCjWF4XnxF84AuIdbKWRhlGBVEnQRiyY4.
Call to receive your FREE WNC Bigfoot Festival brochure with the event schedule, parking details, and more.