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Top Spring Events in Asheville 2017

As the warmer temperatures bring beautiful blooms to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville’s calendar of festivals and celebrations also blossoms. Experience these colorful events that are sure to help you leave winter behind and put that spring back in your step. Spring Flowers and the Outdoors Reign These Asheville happenings embody the bright spirit of spring.  Biltmore Blooms , March

Asheville Bloom News

Asheville Bloom News

New This Spring: Weekly Bloom Report and Seasonal Savings. Photo by: Ellen McCarthy Warmer temperatures mean spring blooms are returning full force to Asheville . New this year, we're providing weekly bloom reports to let you know which flowers, shrubs and trees are showing off their spring wardrobe. Plus we've got the scoop on where to find them. Bookmark the link below to stay up to date all

A Must See! Mountain Time Lapse Video

A Must See! Mountain Time Lapse Video

Majestic Mountain Video Showcases Blue Ridge Beauty. This astonishing video is one you must see to believe! We went outside to capture a series of time lapse footage showcasing Asheville's beautiful mountain scenery. The final product is an outdoor dreamscape that invokes a sense of wonderment and awe. This is the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains in its purest form. It's no wonder that Asheville

Video: Stunning Spring Blooms

Video: Stunning Spring Blooms

Spring Fills Asheville with Beautiful Blooms. Spring fever has hit the Asheville area and spring blooms have been popping up all around town. To celebrate we've compiled a collection of beautiful spring flower photos submitted by our fans! Watch & Win! From now through May 11, the video will contain a secret password. Obtain that word and enter it here . You could win a beautiful spring-themed

Sure Signs of Spring

Sure Signs of Spring

Photo of the Day: Dogwoods in bloom.  This  spring  has been  a beautiful time to get outside in Asheville.  The mountaintops are not completely filled in with bright green leaves, but the forest is coming to life a little more each day. This dogwood  tree lives at about 3,200 feet in elevation.  Check out our bloom schedule  to see more flower photos !

Bear Sighting!

Bear Sighting!

Photos of the Day: The Merrill family had a couple of visitors in their north Asheville backyard this week. They managed to snap some photos of two foraging bears before they wandered off. They're so cute... from a distance. This sighting is a good reminder to be bear aware . Submit your photos for consideration in our Photo of the Day series. Email your pics to  dholston@exploreasheville.com

Spring Blooms on Show at NC Arboretum

Spring Blooms on Show at NC Arboretum

Outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and flower aficionados, take note! The North Carolina Arboretum celebrates spring blooms this May with three major flower shows: American Rhododendron Society’s Southeastern Chapter Annual Show, May 1 and May 2: Hundreds of blooms are on display at the Education Center during the show, including many favorite mountain plants. Afterwards, visit the National Native

Spring Arrives in Asheville with Tailgate Markets

Spring Arrives in Asheville with Tailgate Markets

One of the first signs of spring in Asheville (a.k.a. the Foodtopian Society ) is the opening of local tailgate markets. As numerous as spring flowers, Asheville -area tailgate markets are the social center of the community in the warmer months. Booths are packed with the fruits and veggies from local farms, freshly made cheese, home-baked bread, homemade pickles and jams, locally-raised meats,

Spring Picture of the Asheville Drum Circle

  • March 25, 2008 by Kelby

Spring is a beautiful time in the Asheville area, whether it's seeing flowers blooming, enjoying spring festivals or just experiencing the Asheville scene. You can submit spring pictures and see a gallery of user-submitted spring pictures . Here is a spring picture of the unique Asheville Drum Circle submitted by Bonni of Orlando, Fla., which gets going on warm Friday evenings in downtown