Daily Events

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Daily Events

We have updated our Calendar of Events to include special “Daily Events”. You can now find events broken up by each day of your visit. Scroll through the exciting list below to locate the events which interest you. Each event if described and has detailed information on how to participate.

Please note that while the vast majority of our events are included with your nominal park admission fee, there are some events which require a small fee to participate. This is to ensure you receive expert guidance and knowledge from special trained individuals. In order to easily determine the cost for each event, we have included a column for each event called “cost”

We look forward to seeing you on the mountain.

Are YouPlanning a trip? Select your start and end dates to peruse our daily events.

Starting On: And Ending On

December 1, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
12:00am -12:00am
  • Featured Events
December Dollar Days
  • Featured Events
Anyone who works or lives in Mitchell, Avery, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany or Wilkes counties, along with guests traveling in the same vehicle, are invited to visit Grandfather Mountain for $3 per person during the month of December 2015 with proof of local employment or residency. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included

December 20, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 21, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 22, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 23, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 24, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 25, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 26, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 27, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission

December 28, 2014

Time Activity Location Cost
11:00am -11:30am
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Weather and Climate Observations
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Ongoing Events
Help members of the Naturalist Staff take weather and climate observations in front of the Fudge Shop.  Observations are weather permitting. full details
Grandfather Mountain
Included with Park Admission
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  • The view was awesome, but the most impressive thing was the wind blowing through the bridge. It sounded like a symphony. It made me aware of the presence of God. The mountains around me declared His glory.

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