Featured Events

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Make a plan now to enjoy one of our special "Daily Events" during your visit to Grandfather Mountain!

Scroll through the exciting list below to locate the events that interest you, or choose a specific date to see the park happenings on that day.

The vast majority of our events are included with your park admission fee, but some events which require a small fee to participate to ensure you receive expert guidance and knowledge from specially trained individuals. Check the cost section of each Event Listing to confirm whether any additional fees apply.

We look forward to seeing you on the mountain!


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Jul 29 2016

Beauty of the Night Walk

Join Grandfather Mountain naturalists for a guided walk to challenge your senses and experience the beauty of the night atop our beautiful mountain.

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Aug 03 2016

Animal Enrichment Day

Enrichment is an integral part of how the mountain cares for its habitat animals every day. Visitors will enjoy watching enrichment demonstrations, talk directly with keepers and participate in family-oriented games and crafts. Included with park admission.

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Aug 13 2016 - Aug 14

Grandfather Mountain Amateur and Professional Camera Clinic

The Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic is a two-day seminar that covers a variety of aspects that make up photojournalism. Amateur and professional photographers enjoy presentations from top speakers throughout the weekend and the opportunity to photograph Grandfather Mountain. Online registration begins July 13.

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Aug 26 2016

Beauty of the Night Walk

Join Grandfather Mountain naturalists for a guided walk to challenge your senses and experience the beauty of the night atop our beautiful mountain.

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Sep 10 2016

13th annual Grandfather Mountain Kidfest

Guided hikes, games, storytellers, music and fun designed to get kids excited about the nature and culture of the North Carolina mountains. Included with park admission. For more information, email mickey@grandfather.com, or call (828) 733-4326.

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My family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Grandfather Mountain. It was a pleasure to watch the animals and the museum was fantastic! Everything was so clean and all of the employees were very friendly and helpful. We will be back!
Gail
Lenoir, NC
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