Mount Mitchell State Park

Centennial Celebration August 27 – 28 with park programs, special events, music & vendors 

 
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Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

 

 

Journey Out.  Journey In.

  

September 8 – 10, 2016

Burnsville, North Carolina

 

11th Annual

 

 

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Old Timey Fall Festival

Burnsville Town Square

 

  

Saturday, September 24 

10am to 4pm

 

 

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Lodging

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Inns and B&Bs

Restaurants & Pubs

 

 

 

 

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Weekend Getaway

Whether you’re hiking and camping in the mountains or attending a performance at Parkway Playhouse or coming to the Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair or Carolina Mountains Literary Festival, there’s always a good day waiting for you in Burnsville, North Carolina, especially for travelers who like to discover their own journey.

 

Shops & Galleries

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Park your car and stroll along Main Street and Burnsville Town Square to visit shops, galleries and restaurants.

 

 

 

Things to Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Burnsville Town Square

Since 1834

 

 

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Fastest Internet in North Carolina

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With speeds up to one gig per second for uploading and downloading, Burnsville has lightning-fast Internet. 

Mount Mitchell State Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Mount Mitchell State Park Centennial Celebration in 2016

Mount Mitchell is the highest mountain East of the Mississippi River, and the first state park in North Carolina.  Burnsville and Yancey County welcomes everyone to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mount Mitchell State Park on August 27 – 28.  Weekend festivities at the park include special events, interpretive and historical programs, live music, and arts & crafts vendors.  Free shuttle service to the park available on Saturday, departing from locations in Burnsville & Yancey County, Asheville and Marion. 

Art Galleries

 

 

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Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

 

 

 

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The 61st annual Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair will be held on Burnsville Town Square on August 4 – 5, 2017 with arts, crafts, food vendors and live music throughout the event.  Friday & Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

 

 

Entrepreneurs

 

 

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With high-speed Internet, affordable real estate, and nearby Interstate-26, Burnsville is the perfect location to start a new business or relocate an existing one.

Visitor Center

 

 

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New Telescope Gateways

Public Art Project

 

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The new telescope gateways into Burnsville are part of a public art project designed to highlight the area’s amazing concentration of artists and crafters, and to connect with the astronomy park being built in Yancey County. 

 

Parkway Playhouse

70th Season!

 

 

 

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Winter Wonderland

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Naturally Inspiring

Yancey County is home to waterfalls, campgrounds, backroads, hiking trails, clean rivers, and six of the 10 highest peaks in Eastern America.

  Professional Creativity

The Toe River region, which takes its name from the Native American word, Estatoee, is home to hundreds of artists, crafters, musicians and writers.  Many of them are members of TRAC, the Toe River Arts Council.

Toe River Artists

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