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Memorial Day Weekend in Asheville

May 15, 2016 | Last Updated Apr 06, 2020
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Memorial Day Concert & Ceremony

Memorial Day is May 30th, 2016 and there is no better way to honor our fallen than by attending this ceremony. The Army National Guard’s Army Band will open the event followed by a ceremony to remember those who gave all for our beautiful country. Be sure to head out to Pack Square Park to witness this historic event.

Drum Circle

Kick-off your weekend by joining in on an Asheville tradition! The drum circle is a recurring free event and it is happening on May 27th, 2016. This unique community event is meant to include every one of all ages.  Dance, play, or just witness the amazing sense of unity that is facilitated during this one of a kind music event.

Mountain Sports Festival

From CrossFit to volleyball this 3-day festival has something for every sports lover. There are plenty of activities for children, demonstrations, and much more! After a long day of outdoor fun come back to the Residences at Biltmore and take a relaxing dip in our pool or spa.

Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibition

On May 28th and 29th, you can explore the NC Arboretum exhibit of roses. There will be many different species of roses and with that comes a variety of vibrant colors.  While you are there be sure to go by the Baker Center to view the watercolor works of James Scott Morrison. Mr. Morrison’s display is called The Magic of Western North Carolina and will be up through the beginning of September.

Beer City Festival

What better way to get a taste of Asheville than to have over thirty breweries come together in one place with great music, and fantastic food vendors? This event on May 28th is the kickoff to Beer Week here in Asheville. Pack Square Park is just a short drive from the Residences at Biltmore and our 24-hour concierge will be happy to arrange a cab for you and your party!

Blue Ridge Classic of the Carolinas Dog Show

This dog show starts on May 27th and lasts through Memorial Day. The event includes all dog breeds and is a test of the furry friend’s ability to obey and complete tasks. It is due to take place at the WNC Agricultural Center.

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