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8 Ways to Celebrate the Spirit of Oktoberfest in Asheville

When it comes to fall in Asheville , the autumn colors are brilliant and the beer is brewing. Raise a glass in the spirit of Oktoberfest throughout the season. You’ll find September and October are rich with beer festivals. Asheville has more breweries per capita than any other city in the United States. There are more than 30 breweries in the Asheville area. So, you’ll easily be able

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Party On: Big Centennial Celebrations For National and N.C. Parks

In terms of milestones, few are bigger than reaching 100 years. And, big milestones bring big celebrations. With the National Park Service and the North Carolina State Park system both marking their 100 th anniversary this year, Asheville is the perfect launching point to join the party. Asheville is within an hour drive of four favorite National Park destinations: Blue Ridge Parkway , Great Smoky

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Cheers! Breweries Raise a Glass to National Park Service Centennial

Special beer releases and fundraising events begin August 12 When many people think of Asheville, at least two things come to mind: the outdoors and the breweries.  Outdoor enthusiasts and craft beer lovers have teamed up to celebrate the National Park Service's 100th anniversary in true Beer City USA -style. In addition to “ Finding Your Park ” in this centennial year with

New Contest: Name the Asheville Brew

New Contest: Name the Asheville Brew

Name the Asheville Brew and Win a Trip to Beer City USA. UPDATE 4/23/13 - The finalists have been chosen and now we have moved into the public voting round. Pick the best brew name here. Help us name this Asheville beer and we’ll put your face on the label - seriously! Plus, the winner will also get a brew-centric vacation to Beer City USA . To celebrate the first official North Carolina Beer

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Surprise! New Microbrewery Opening In Asheville. Image Source Beer City USA continues to grow as a new microbrewery has decided to open it's doors in downtown Asheville .  Wicked Weed Brewing is currently setting up operations in the former Asheville Hardware store located right next to The Orange Peel . The brewery will also include a restaurant. They made the big announcement during

Beer City USA Poll Now Open

Beer City USA Poll Now Open

Vote Asheville for Beer City USA! It's that time again! Online voting for the Beer City USA  poll has officially started for 2012, and Asheville needs your support to put us back in the winner circle! Asheville stands as reigning champ, having held the Beer City title for three consecutive years (the first year resulting in a tie with Portland, OR). This year, the competition is fierce with a

BeerCity USA Round 3: Battle of the Brew

BeerCity USA Round 3: Battle of the Brew

Asheville is once again defending its title as BeerCity USA . The popular online poll hosted by beer aficionado Charlie Parpazian is running from now through May 8th, 2011 on the Examiner website . In past year's, Asheville has had to fight pretty hard against Portland, Oregon for the title. In 2009 the competition was so close that a tie was declared with Asheville being crowned the East Coast

Top 5 Asheville Travel Happenings of 2010

Top 5 Asheville Travel Happenings of 2010

Only one more day to go in good-ol’ 2010, and only two more nights before we welcome 2011. We thought it would be nice to spend these last few hours of the year reflecting on what made 2010 such an amazing year to visit Asheville (and what will continue to make it a great travel destination in 2011). 5. Beer City USA: With more craft breweries per capita than any city in the US–Asheville is fast

Win Elusive Brewgrass Tickets!!!

Win Elusive Brewgrass Tickets!!!

  • September 16, 2010 by Justin

Asheville’s Brewgrass has been sold out for months, but we have 4 tickets to give away. Follow these simple steps to enter to win: Weekly fall color reports have begun for the 2010 leaf season on FallintheMountains.com . Not only does the color report help you locate the best color in Western NC from week-to-week throughout the autumn season, but it is also your key to WIN Brewgrass tickets! How

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