Featured 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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Oct 27 2018

A Beary Scary Halloween

Join us for a full day of nature programs about animals considered creepy and crawly! This fun-filled day includes an opportunity to create animal enrichments, trick-or-treating through the animal habitats and a costume contest. Plus, children in costume are admitted at half-price.

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Nov 03 2018 - Nov 04

Methods of Teaching Environmental Education

The focus of this 10-hour workshop is to prepare participants from a variety of educational backgrounds and experiences in both the formal and non-formal sectors to use exemplary Environmental Education teaching methods. This course is offered as part of the N.C. Office of Environmental Education’s Environmental Educator Certification Programs.

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Nov 05 2018

All About Elk Workshop

This workshop, led by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission educators Kevin Hining and Tanya Poole, will focus on elk in North Carolina. The workshop provides 6 hrs. Criteria II or III credit towards the NC Environmental Education Certification, or 0.6 CEU credit.

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