NC Mineral & Gem Festival



With the Festival happening in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains you will find lots of things to do while you are here! Bring the family and enjoy a great weekend in the mountains!  Whether you enjoy gem mining, shopping for handmade crafts, outdoor recreation or spending time on the water there's plenty to do to keep you and your group busy!


We have it all...the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Roan Mountain, rivers and streams, white water rafting...and just a short drive to Grandfather Mountain, Blowing Rock, Tweetsie Railroad, Boone and Asheville!


Come for the Festival...Stay for the Fun!


Want more information?

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