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2015 Valle Crucis Fair

37th Annual Valle Country Fair Returns October 17, 2015

Valle Country Fair - Valle Crucis North Carolina

VALLE CRUCIS, NC — The colors, flavors, sights and sounds of harvest season in the Blue Ridge Mountains all come together at the Valle Country Fair in scenic Valle Crucis, North Carolina, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 17th.  Started as a fundraiser for a little country church, it has grown into an annual happening that attracts thousands and raised more than $40,000 for High Country charities in 2014.

Always held in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, on the third Saturday in October, the Valle Country Fair takes over the grounds of the Valle Crucis Conference Center on NC Highway 194 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Admission is free and ample parking is available in the adjoining field for $10 per car, $25 for a small bus or van, and $50 for a motor coach.

Saturday, October 17,  2015
9 am – 4 pm
​Free Admission

Parking adjacent to the Fair

$10 per car/personal vehicle

$25 per small bus or van

$50 per large bus or motor coach

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Music in the Valle 2014

Music in the Valle 2012
The “Music in the Valle” Concert Series at Valle Crucis Community Park begins Friday, May 23rd, 2014, and continues each Friday evening through September 5th. Admission is free, but a $5 donation to the park per person is recommended. Bring a chair or a blanket and a picnic, as food generally is not available for sale. May 23 – August 8 concerts start at 7:00PM. August 15 – September 5 concerts start at 6:30PM. Invite friends via FaceBook by clicking here. Many thanks to all of our 2014 concert series sponsors! See Schedule at

Music In The Valle Schedule 2014


23rd • The Forget-Me-Nots, sponsored by Wren’s Nest Landscaping
30th • Carolina Crossing, sponsored by Valle Crucis Bakery & Café


6th • The Neighbors, Happy Birthday John Welsh!
13th • Sound Traveler, sponsored by the Valle Crucis Cooperative
20th • The Mountain Laurels, sponsored by Watauga River Partners
27th • Brother Gravity, sponsored by Blood, Sweat, & Gears


4th • Watauga Community Band, sponsored by The Justus and Nettles Ridge ‘Hood
11th • The Sheets Family Band, sponsored by Stick Boy Bread Company
18th • The Worthless Son-in-Laws,, sponsored by Peabody’s Wine & Beer Merchants
25th • The Lucky Strikes, sponsored by Holy Cross Church


1st • Rescue Jack, sponsored by Rivercross
8th • The Major Sevens, sponsored by A.P.E.
15th • Dashboard Hula Boys, sponsored by Valle Crucis Community Park Board of Directors
22nd • Zephyr Lightning Bolts, sponsored by Dutch Creek Trails
29th • Red June, sponsored by Intersport GroupMast General Store, and Valle Crucis Conference Center


5th • Folk and Dagger, Happy Anniversary Bob and Julie Gates!

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35th Annual Valle Country Fair

The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the North Carolina mountains at the peak of the fall color season. All monies raised go to fund High Country organizations which serve people in need. Last year more than 10,000 people enjoyed:

35th annual Valle Country Fair, Saturday, October 19

Valle Country Fair - Valle Crucis North Carolina

Crafts, food, mountain music

  • 150 juried fine art & crafts booths
  • Freshly pressed apple cider
  • Hot-out-of-the-kettle apple butter
  • Homemade jams & jellies
  • Brunswick stew, chili, barbecue


  • Valle Crucis Conference Center, NC, Highway 194


  • Free


  • Available adjacent to the fair
  • $5 per vehicle

Date & Hours

  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Third Saturday in October (October 19, 2013)

2013 Proceeds to benefit:

  • Children’s Council of Watauga County
  • Circles of the High Country
  • Community Care Clinic
  • Feeding Avery Families, Inc.
  • High Country Women’s Fund
  • Hospitality House
  • Parent-to-Parent Family Support Network of the High Country
  • The Hunger and Health Coalition, Inc.
  • Western Youth Network

Sponsored by Holy Cross Episcopal Church

Please, No Pets

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Music in the Valle 2012

Music in the Valle 2012
The “Music in the Valle 2012″ Concert Series at Valle Crucis Community Park starts May 25th and continues each Friday evening through August. Admission is free; bring a chair or a blanket and family & friends. All concerts start at 7:00PM • See Schedule at

Music In The Valle Schedule 2012

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25th • Ital Seeds, Sponsored by A.P.E.

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1st • Brother Gravity, Sponsored by Wren’s Nest Landscaping & Garden Center

8th • The Mountain Laurels, Sponsored by Rivercross Market

15th • Sound Traveler, Sponsored by Valle Crucis Conference Center

22nd • The Major Sevens, Sponsored by High Country Local First

29th • The Worthless Son-in-Laws, Sponsored by the Justus and Nettle’s Ridge ‘Hood

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6th • Creekside Grass, Sponsored by The 1861 Farmhouse

13th • The Wild Rumpus, Sponsored by Peabody’s Wine & Beer

20th • Kent Doobrow & Midnight Sun, Sponsored by Stick Boy Bread Company

27th • High Standards, Sponsored by Holy Cross Church

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3rd • Dashboard Hula Boys, Sponsored by Valle Crucis School PTSA

10th • The Neighbors, Sponsored by Mast General Store

17th • 8 Miles Apart

24th • Folk and Dagger

31st • Zephyr Lighting Bolts, Sponsored by Western Youth Network

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Music in the Valle 2012 Schedule

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