St. Patricks Day in the NC Blue Ridge Mountains - NC Blue Ridge

St. Patrick’s day is Saturday, March 17th! Below are a few fun ways to celebrate this favorite holiday in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Transylvania Adventure Games hosts its annual family fun adventure run at Brevard Music Center’s campus. This event features fun for entire family including food trucks, Adventurers will enjoy tunnels, rope webs, memory tests, walls to climb, beam walks, archery and more. A 5k family-fun adventure takes place around the BMC campus. Trails with obstacles for ages 8 and up. TAG is a Fundraiser for Mountain Sun Community School – a nonprofit 501c3 independent school in Brevard NC. For more info about this event, see our event calendar at:

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Legends on the Lake at Rumbling Bald Resort in beautiful Lake Lure, NC is going to be a great time. Offering Family friendly Live Music, Food, Beer, and Irish Games, Best Kilt Contest, 2nd Round March Madness Games will be available on the TV’s as well. Live Music Starting at 3pm until close.  For More details, see our event listing at:
Eleanor Underhill 2p – 4p
Melissa Seeley 4:15p – 6:15p
Adam Shirah 6:30p – close

Meanwhile, Up north, in Yancey County…visit Burnsville Wine and… on St. Patrick’s day from 3-6pm for a St. Patrick’s Day Chili Cook-Off, Irish Beer Tasting, and Music by Nick Gonnering. Located at 525 West Main Street in Burnsville, Call 828.682.3456

In Asheville, There WILL be Kilt-wearing countrymen! Highland Brewing Company will be serving pints on tap and entertaining the room with punky, bluesy rock from Root Down and The Dirty Badgers. Tin Can food trucks will be serving up some irish favorites. Party starts at 7pm. East Asheville, at 12 Old Charlotte Hwy.

For more ideas about St. Patrick’s Day in Asheville, check out: Asheville’s Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Meanwhile, over in Hendersonville, at Sanctuary Brewing Company, Emily Bodley will presenting her finest, sweetest tunes for the St. Patrick’s patrons from 4:30-6pm. Then from 8-11pm, they will host an authentic Irish bluegrass party wit the local “bluegrass dues” of Fin Dog – who have played tunes from the Celtic Isles to Appalachia. Sanctuary Brewing is located at 147 1st Ave. East in Hendersonville.