What to Look Forward to this Fall: Asheville Fall Events Calendar

Fall is inching closer and we are dying to know about all of the fun fall-inspired activities! Asheville is a great spot for an autumn getaway, especially with all of the astounding fall leaves that really bring a pop of color to this town. If you’re planning on taking a trip to Asheville this fall, not only have we included some great Fall Festivals and Events, but we also have included some extra events and concerts to enjoy if you’re in the area!

Here are some Asheville events you can enjoy this 2022 season:


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September has fall events in abundance that you simply can’t miss out on. Between some rockin’ concerts to autumn-inspired festivals, you won’t want to miss coming in the peak time of the season.

9/8, 9/9, 9/10, 9/11 – Asheville Chow Chow Festival

9/8, 9/9, 9/10, 9/11 – Autumn at Oz (more dates on their website)

9/17 – Art in Autumn on Main St in Weaverville

9/22 – Shakey Graves at Salvage Station

9/24 – Blackberry Smoke at Silverados

9/24 – 22nd Annual Autumn in the Mountains at Malls River Brewing Co.

9/24 – NOLA Brassfest in Asheville at Salvage Station

9/30 – Carolina Mountain Jam at Deerfields

9/30 – Asheville Quilt Show at WNC AG Center

9/30 – Bluegrass and BBQ Weekend at Asheville East KOA Holiday

9/30 – MAGMA Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show at Land of the Sky Shrine Club

9/30 – Gin & Jazz Social at Seely Pavilion


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October, the chilly fall month that inspires spooky screams and chilling laughter. There are plenty of events happening this month, including some great music festivals!

10/1 – Asheville Art in the Park at Pack Square Park

10/2 – Fall Benefit Concert at First Presbyterian Church

10/2 – Asheville Vegan Fest at Pack Square Park

10/6 – Bluegrass Jam at Jack of the Wood

10/7 – Death Cab for Cutie at Rabbit Rabbit

10/8 – BMH Fall Festival at Black Mountain Home for Children

10/12 – Two Feet: Fall Tour at The Orange Peel

10/14 – Here Come the Mummies at Silverados

10/14 – Craft Fair of the Summer Highlands at Harrah’s Cherokee Center

10/15 – Apple Festival at Downtown Waynesville Association

10/15 – Black Mountain Music Festival at YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

10/20 – LEAF Festival in Black Mountain, NC

10/29 – Billy Strings at Harrah’s Cherokee Center


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As fall starts to wind down, November is filled with a lot of local game nights and open mic nights. We didn’t put those here, but feel free to do some research or simply walk out in the Asheville downtown area and you’re bound to find some good music along the way.

11/1 – Marcus Mumford at Harrah’s Cherokee Center

11/4 – 3rd Asheville Tattoo Arts Festival at Harrah’s Cherokee Center

11/8 – West Asheville Tailgate Market

11/11 – Three Days Grace Concert in Marietta at The Grey Eagle

11/13 – Venardos Circus at Asheville Outlets

11/20 – Nate Bargatze at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

Now, Start Planning Your Fall Getaway!

Asheville during the fall is a staple. You won’t want to miss getting to experience all of the fun that this historical and lively city has to offer. Looking for more to do this fall? Check out these fun experiences in Asheville or go for a haunted and spooky adventure with a ghost tour!