Hey Day Fall Family Festival - NC Blue Ridge

The Western North Carolina Nature Center presents the  40th Annual Hey Day Family Fall Festival. Hey Day is the largest WNC Nature Center event of the year and celebrates the wildlfe, culture, and community of western North Carolina. Hey Day will run on Saturday October 8th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase from Captain Dave’s Pirate Dawgs, Kona Ice, Pizza Hut and Ruth & Ranshaw.  There will also be a kick-off to the Friends’ fall raffle, with the opportunity to win great items!.
Admission to Hey Day is included in general admission, which ranges from $5.95 to $10.95. Children 2 years old and younger get in free.  Members of the Friends of the WNC Nature Center receive free entry to Hey Day.

Visitors during Hey Day or any other time have the opportunity to continue their support of the Center by purchasing a Friends of the WNC Nature Center membership. Among other benefits, members receive unlimited visits (including to special events such as Hey Day) for one year. Hey Day 2016 would not be possible without the help of the generous sponsors of the Friends of the WNC Nature Center, including: The Biltmore Company, Carolina Alliance Bank, Jennifer Lanning, White Oak Financial Management, Festiva Hospitality Group, and many individuals.

For more information about the Hey Day Fall Family Festival, visit

Contact Info:  Kelly Christianson, Executive Director, Friends of the WNC Nature Center
friends@wildwnc.org, (828) 298-0182