Special Events

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.

New Year’s Day Sunrise 2023

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Ring in an epic New Year on Sunday, Jan. 1, with the first sunrise of 2023 — atop Grandfather Mountain. This special event will provide guests with the rare opportunity […]

Get Tickets $25.00 – $50.00 73 tickets left

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

Owned & operated by Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation.
Go here for Grandfather Mountain State Park information.
Member of Southern Highlands Attractions