Farm-Fresh Products, Year-round
You can find great Haywood County farm products any time of the year!
All year long: Attend farm-related festivals and special events. Try out trout and year-round products like honey, smoked tomato jam, and tomato sauces.
Spring and Fall: Visit one of our greenhouses or nurseries and pick out some herbs, flowers, shrubs, and trees to plant in your yard – or to give as a gift!
April-October: Look for tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, apples, and other fruits and vegetables at farm stands, grocery stores, and elsewhere. U-pick or we pick!
May-October: Visit with growers at one of our three tailgate markets.
November-December: Find Christmas trees, poinsettias, and special holiday gifts.
Great Smoky Mountain Trout Festival
First Saturday of May, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Trout dinners, local artisans, Kids in the Creek catch clinic, and much more. 828-926-0866, ext. 117 or www.gsmtroutfestival.org
Whole Bloomin’ Thing Spring Festival
Second Saturday of May, Waynesville’s historic Frog Level area. Local growers, artisans, music, demonstrations, and kids’ activities.
Spring Farm Fest
First weekend of June, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Antique tractors, demonstrations, hay rides, music, parades, crafts, and vendors. 828-627-6844 or www.maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.org/events.html
Mountain Mater Fest
First weekend of August, downtown Canton. Entertainment, contests, food, fun, and of course, LOTS of tomatoes. 828-648-8275 or www.focusoncanton.org
Haywood County Fair
Late August, Haywood County Fairgrounds. Traditional county fair with several days of contests, foods, activities, and other entertainment. 828-456-3575 or www.haywoodcountyfairgrounds.org
Music at the Mill
September, Francis Grist Mill.
Bluegrass, BBQ, and milling demonstrations.
456-6307 or www.francismill.org
Apple Harvest Festival
Third Saturday of October, Waynesville. Apples, cider, fried pies, and other delicacies. Arts and crafts, live music, and entertainment. 828-456-3021 - www.haywood-nc.com
For more info on Haywood County events, go to www.visitncsmokies.com/events