Tweetsie Railroad - Discount Tickets Available
to Oct 28

Tweetsie Railroad - Discount Tickets Available

April 6, 2018 is Opening Day at Tweetsie Railroad.

Fall Creek Cabins is part of the 2018 Lodging Partners Program at Tweetsie Railroad.

All guests are able to purchase discount tickets for Tweetsie Railroad when staying at our cabins.

Discount tickets are not available for Thomas the Train - June 8 - 17, 2018 and are only available for daytime park operations (not the Ghost Train).

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West Jefferson Antiques Fair
to Sep 15

West Jefferson Antiques Fair

Stay at Fall Creek Cabins - Rent 3 nights, receive the 4th night FREE! Valid on group size of 4 or less.

West Jefferson Antiques Fair September 14-15 2018 in downtown West Jefferson NC. The West Jefferson Olde Time Antiques Fair will take place in West Jefferson along the beautiful streetscapes. Numerous antique vendors set up during this fair and one can find a variety of items including vintage furniture, coins, glassware, quilts, refurbished antiques, pottery, silver, vintage signage and much more!


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Blowing Rock Music Festival
10:00 AM10:00

Blowing Rock Music Festival

Rent 3 nights, receive the 4th night FREE! Must mention this special. Valid on group size of 4 or less.

The Blowing Rock Music Festival, September 15, 2018 will take place at North Carolina’s oldest attraction, The Blowing Rock!  The festival features over 10 live music performances.  Gates open at 10, with music starting at noon.


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4th Annual Carolina in the Fall
to Sep 22

4th Annual Carolina in the Fall

Plan and stay at Fall Creek Cabins - Stay 3 nights, receive the 4th night free. Valid on group sizes of 4 or less.

North Carolina in the fall of the year… thinking about it conjures up images of brilliant colors and cooler temperatures. A time when life slows down and nature’s beauty speeds up! With that as a backdrop, Carolina in the Fall™ brings “New Carolina Music” to Wilkesboro, NC, located in the picturesque foothills of North Carolina.

On September 21st and 22nd, in historic downtown Wilkesboro, the Kruger Brothers will host some of North Carolina’s best folk/ roots music bands during the Award Winning Fourth Annual Carolina in the Fall™ Music and Food Festival. They will be joined by a variety of bands from around the world that tip their hats to the rich musical history of Wilkes, the Heart of American Folk Music™.

In its fourth year, Carolina in the Fall™ has become an annual pilgrimage of bluegrass and folk music lovers. In addition to great music, those that attend will be treated to some of North Carolina’s best food as each year trucks from the region will bring their secret recipes to feed the masses and vie for the Carolina in the Fall™ Food Truck Championship trophy. Additionally, local vineyards and regional craft breweries will be onsite to provide a taste of the region’s best beverages.

As a lifestyle festival, CITF offers more than just music and food. Other events include The North Carolina Banjo ChampionshipBobby Martin Songwriting CompetitionThe Chad Lovette Memorial Trail Run and Ride in support of the American Cancer Society and the Silent Auction in support of the Wilkes Music Afterschool Program (12 Note MAP). If you need a little getaway from sitting and listening, Contra and clogging dance classes and Artist Workshops are held both days of the festival. Due to the size of the venues and closeness of the seating, pets are not allowed in any of the music venues.

Make plans now to be in Wilkes County, North Carolina on September 21st and 22nd to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season of Carolina in the Fall™. Visit these links to purchase ticketsmake your hotel reservations, or if you like to camp (Sewerfest will be open!)Visit this link if you would like to purchase VIP tickets which includes entry to the Carolina Jam™ sessions each evening from 11 PM til 1 AM at the Yadkin Valley Event CenterYadkin Valley Event Center.

Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival™ welcomes you to Wilkesboro, NC. As Uwe Kruger sings… “in the hills of Carolina folks have opened up the door and for the first time in my life I’m not a stranger anymore”. Come and join our community of music and food lovers. There are no strangers here!

Save the date and make the annual pilgrimage to Wilkes, the Heart of American Folk Music™. Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival™.

Visit website for more information, tickets, schedule, etc.


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Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
to Oct 27

Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad

Visit Tweetsie Railroad's Ghost Train - bring the family for a fun filled Halloween weekend. 

September 21–22, 28-29; October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27


  • Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time
  • Advance tickets required
  • Admission for adults and children: $38 per person
  • Children 2 and under enter FREE
  • A limited number of Guests admitted nightly


  • September 21-22
  • September 28-29
  • October 5-6
  • October 12-13
  • October 19-20
  • October 26-27


  • Ghost Train Ride
  • Haunted House
  • Halloween Shows on Main Street
  • 3-D Maze
  • Black Hole™
  • Trick-or-Treating
  • Freaky Forest
  • Warp Tunnel
  • Tweetsie Palace Spooktacular Black Light Show

Tweetsie's Ghost Train Details and Times:

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Todd New River Festival
9:00 AM09:00

Todd New River Festival

Plan your fall trip to the NC Mountains and stay at Fall Creek Cabins. 

Todd New River Festival October 13, 2018 in historic Todd NC will take place once again on the banks of the New River at Cook Memorial Park in Todd North Carolina.  The New River is thought to be the second oldest river in the word, second only to the Nile River. The festival features live music, storytelling, arts and crafts booths, a checkers playoff, special children’s activities including face painting, and much more! 

Visit Website for more information:

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Blowing Rock Halloween Festival -
3:00 PM15:00

Blowing Rock Halloween Festival -

All events are free! Join us in Blowing Rock for some family-friendly fun all afternoon!

Prizes Awarded for the Costume Contest

Hayrides through Blowing Rock


Spooky Stories and Creepy Crafts at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

3:30-4:30pm. For kids of all ages. Drop in anytime during the day to tour the Fall Exhibits with free admission to the Museum from 10am-5pm.

Games & a Fun House in the Recreation Center for the Kids

Monster March on Main Street
5:45 pm (line up at 5:30 at the American Legion)

Trick or Treat Downtown Blowing Rock
6:00pm-until (Look for the black and orange balloons)

Costume Contest

7:00pm (Sign up at the Recreation Center by 6:45p.m.)

Location: Recreation Center (White Building by the Tennis Courts)

Moonlight Scavenger Hunt

For More Information Call 828-295-5222

Or Visit

After your Halloween Event - come back to your cabin and tell your own spooky stories around your campfire at your cabin.

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Tweetsie Christmas - November 23 - December 29, 2018 - Friday/Saturday Only
to Dec 29

Tweetsie Christmas - November 23 - December 29, 2018 - Friday/Saturday Only

Tweetsie Christmas

November 23-24, and 30, December 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, & 28-29

Open 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Advance Tickets Required.

Enjoy the wonder of the park dazzlingly lit for the holidays, with a nighttime train and more.

Plan a 3 night stay on either the first or second weekend of December and take $75.00 off your rental rate. Valid on group size of 4 or less, must mention special to receive discount.

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Thomas the Train at Tweetsie Railroad
to Jun 17

Thomas the Train at Tweetsie Railroad

Day Out with Thomas the Train - Event at Tweetsie Railroad - June 8 - 17, 2018

Plan a trip to take your little ones to see Thomas the Train and have a little mini vacation as well at Fall Creek Cabins.

Stay between June 10 (arrival) - June 15, 2018 - Rent 3 nights, get the 4th night free. Valid on group size of 4 or less (no exceptions). Must mention special to receive free night. No other discounts apply.

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Blowing Rock's Annual Trout Derby - Rent 3 nights/get 4th free at Fall Creek Cabins
6:01 AM06:01

Blowing Rock's Annual Trout Derby - Rent 3 nights/get 4th free at Fall Creek Cabins

  • 108 Lakeside Drive Blowing Rock, NC, 28605 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For over three decades, we’ve been celebrating the opening of Trout Season with friendly competition and prizes! The annual Blowing Rock Trout Derby is a much-anticipated early springtime event in the village. We have some of the best trout fishing anywhere in the Southeast, so the combination of the Derby and our lovely springtime makes for a great reason to visit. Fishing is a sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime and the Derby is a great way to be together as a family. 

2018 brings the 39th Annual Blowing Rock Trout Derby on Saturday, April 7.

The basics:

  • Derby hours begin at sunrise on Saturday, April 8, 2018, and end at 4pm on the same day.
  • Catches should be taken to the official Derby Headquarters to enter for measuring. Headquarters: : The Blowing Rock Clubhouse, 108 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC 28605.
  • Trout caught in any Watauga County body of water are eligible.
  • Prizes are awarded at 4:30pm at Derby Headquarters.
  • Broyhill Lake in Blowing Rock is restricted to fishing by children and persons with disabilities. No fishing license is required for Broyhill Lake. There is a limit of three fish per person from Broyhill Lake. 
  • All Fishing and Wildlife laws should be followed for Watauga County public waters, including possession of valid fishing license and following all posted regulations.
  • No entry fees are required and no pre-registration is necessary.

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