Guide

Spruce Pine, NC

Spruce Pine, NC

Fire On the Mountain

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Come to downtown Spruce Pine to see and buy works from Penland School and nationally-renowned blacksmiths demonstrating their skills. Iron & metal art exhibit, tool and gear vendors, forge-off, food trucks. Free admission. No pets.

Toe River Studio Tour

Friday, June 5, 2020 to Sunday, June 7, 2020

Drive scenic mountain roads to find 100 fine artists and crafts people in every medium at their studios for a free, self-guided cultural adventure in the Penland, Spruce Pine and Burnsville area.

Spruce Pine Alien Conference & Expo

Saturday, June 13, 2020

*2020 festival is CANCELED* Join alien and UFO enthusiasts the out-of-this-world street festival in downtown Spruce Pine to celebrate aliens and UFOs. Hear national speakers discuss stories of encounters and sightings. Buy out of this world souvenirs. Dress up for the costume contest.

Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, July 18, 2020

(POSTPONED, TBA) Great BBQ with live bluegrass, antique tractor show, jamming stage, championship clogging teams, artists & crafts vendors, and local food vendors. At the Riverside Park across the river from downtown Spruce Pine, 305 Tappan Street.

NC Mineral and Gem Festival

Thursday, July 30, 2020 to Sunday, August 2, 2020

2020 EVENT CANCELED
Go to Spruce Pine to shop, swap and discover beautiful jewelry, gemstones, minerals, fossils and more - indoors at 31 Cross Street. Mine tours also. Grassy Creek Gem Show outdoors at Parkway Fire Department (136 Majestic View) with 60 vendors.

Spruce Pine Potters Market

Saturday, October 10, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020

Longtime gathering with 30+ potters and clay artists selling their handmade pottery, figurative sculpture, stoneware, earthenware and more. 10 AM-5 PM both days. 31 Cross Street, Spruce Pine. Near Penland School.

A Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights

Friday, November 27, 2020 to Thursday, December 31, 2020

Enjoy 15 miles of twinkling lights and displays through the small towns of Spruce Pine and Bakersville, with many holiday happenings throughout the month. While you’re there, choose and cut your christmas tree at a local farm with fun activities like hayrides, hot cocoa, s’mores and pictures with Santa!

Toe River Studio Tour

Friday, December 4, 2020 to Sunday, December 6, 2020

Self-driving tour to discover studios of 100+ artists and craftsmen, many internationally-known and from the acclaimed Penland School of Crafts. A blend of contemporary and traditional art - Burnsville and Spruce Pine area. Free admission!

Watch the video: Visit Spruce Pine, NC Commercial (December 2020).