Events at Grandfather Mountain

Event Calendar

Plan to enjoy one of our special events during your visit to Grandfather Mountain! The vast majority are included with your park admission fee, but some events which require a small fee to ensure you receive expert guidance from specially trained individuals. Check the cost section of each Event Listing to confirm whether any additional fees apply.

In addition to the special events in the calendar below, check out our Daily Programs (April-October) and “behind the scenes” Experiences (weekends April-October). Also see an overview of our biggest annual events each year and updates on our popular Grandfather Glows Firefly Tours.

Daily Programs

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Attend one of our Daily Programs in April-October presented by our animal habitat curators and park educators. These fascinating interpretive programs throughout the park are included in your admission ticket. See […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Grandfather by Night: Less Adventurous Edition

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Explore Grandfather Mountain afterhours with your own personal guides! You’ll discover some of the park’s nighttime wonders, while stopping at its most significant sites. Watch a stunning Grandfather sunset, and […]

Get Tickets $42.00 – $50.00 14 tickets left

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Event Series Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 1 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and […]

Nature Photography Weekend

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

This popular shutterbug weekend includes presentations from top nature photographers, hands-on field courses, a friendly contest and the rare opportunity to photograph the mountain’s spectacular scenery before and after regular […]

$10.00 – $140.00

Animal Birthday Party

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

Join us to celebrate the birthdays of our resident animals with games, contests, crafts and surprises. The park's wildlife habitat staff hosts a fun-filled afternoon for guests, as well as […]

Educator Workshop – WILD About Bears

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC, United States

NOTE: This Educator Workshop is intended specifically for educators — not the general public. WILD About Bears will focus on black bears in North Carolina. The workshop will be spent […]

Free

Grandfather Mountain | Home to the Swinging Bridge, Animal Habitats and Nature Museum

GPS: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646
Mailing: PO Box 129, Linville, NC 28646
1-800-468-7325

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