Daily 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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SELECT YOUR START AND END DATES TO PERUSE OUR DAILY EVENTS.

Oct 01 2017 - Oct 22

The Colors of Grandfather Guided Walks

The flora diversity on Grandfather Mountain makes it a spectacular location for fall color display. Learn more about the great deciduous forest and the science behind the color.

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Oct 21 2017

Bear Encounter: Habitat Animal Interpretive Talk

Encounters provide an opportunity to see the habitat animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions afterward. (10-15 minutes, meet at Bear Habitat)

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Oct 21 2017

Cougar Encounter: Habitat Animal Interpretive Talk

Encounters provide an opportunity to see the habitat animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions afterward. (10-15 minutes, meet at Cougar Habitat)

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Oct 21 2017

Otter Encounter: Habitat Animal Interpretive Talk

Encounters provide an opportunity to see the habitat animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions afterward. (10-15 minutes, meet at Otter Habitat)

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Oct 21 2017

Bear Encounter: Habitat Animal Interpretive Talk

Encounters provide an opportunity to see the habitat animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions afterward. (10-15 minutes, meet at Bear Habitat)

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