This year’s 26th annual Twilight Tour theme is “Winter Wonderland” – A downtown event with luminaries along the sidewalks, carriage rides, skating rink, snow, and much more. Twilight Tour brings plenty of holiday cheer, and celebrates mountain Christmas traditions, with music and the All Community Sing at the Courthouse gazebo. Come have Christmas the old-fashioned mountain Read more...
Halloweenfest in Transylvania County! – October 26, 2013
We take Halloween seriously in Brevard. We are in Transylvania County after all! This is a truly family friendly festival with a costume contest, bouncy houses, and the Great Pumpkin Roll down Courthouse Hill.
The annual Old Time Music Competition just morphed into the 1st Annual Mountain Music Mash, Transylvania County’s annual old time and bluegrass competition for skilled players from throughout the region. Held this year during Halloweenfest – October 26, 2013 (9:30 a.m. – 6:00pm).
No advance registration or registration fees; register on site the day of.
Saturday – October 26, 6:00-10:00pm OSKTOBERFEST!
(The finale to Halloweenfest on East Main Street Block at Water Oaks Suites) ~ The Heart of Brevard is pleased to collaborate with Oskar Blues for a great finale to Halloweenfest 2013 – Osktoberfest 2013!
Come catch the hometown spirit – Both our Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Show take place on July 4th.
Activities include: 5K/10K Firecracker Run, Fine Arts & Craft Showcase, All Star Pet Show, Declaration of Independence Reading, Memorial Flag Raising, Classic Automobile Show, Old Time Fair, day-long music, Kids’ Bike Parade, Hot Dog Eating Contest, inflatables, face painting, children’s activities and end the day with the wonderful July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza!
7th Annual Squirrel Box Derby – May 25-26, 2013 (Races begin at 1:30pm). This gravity race is the only legal opportunity in Brevard where you can try to break the speed limit down Jailhouse Hill! All vehicles are hand built and decorated to please the crowd, as well as designed for speed. Contestants compete for trophies. In addition, businesses fight to win the cherished Golden Nut Trophy!
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