The Hey Day Family Fall Festival Brings Big Fun to the WNC Nature Center in Asheville This Weekend


We have so many wonderful and varied festivals in Asheville, there is something to please everyone of every age. This weekend, the focus is on the family as the Western North Carolina (WNC) NatuHey Day Fall Family Festivalre Center in Asheville hosts its biggest yearly event. The 37th Annual  Hey Day Fall Family Festival takes place on Saturday, October 12 from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Bring your family and friends for a day filled with performances, food and fun for all ages, while raising money for a good cause. The WNC Nature Center focuses on providing educational opportunities for the Asheville and surrounding area on the state's native mountain wildlife, their habitats, and their conservation.

The Hey Day Fall Family Festival offers up family-focused activities such as face painting, pumpkin painting and carving, hay jumps, blacksmithing demonstrations, pee wee mineral mines, animal encounters and so much more. Bring your appetite since there are some great food vendors on-hand at the festival including Celebrity's Hot Dogs, Creekside Taphouse, Rita's Italian Ice, and Ultimate Ice Cream. Enjoy this year's featured performances by the Mountain Thunder Cloggers, Asheville Clogging Company, Ric Ledford and the Reems Creek Incident, and Rick Hubbard's Kazoobie Kazoo Show.

Regular admission prices apply and Friends of the WNC Nature Center get in to the festival free-of-charge.

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Let us know if we will see you at the Hey Day Family Fall Festival this weekend or if you have a fall family vacation planned in or near Asheville. We'd love to hear from you!


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