Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains

West Jefferson is the place to be to help celebrate Labor Day weekend this year. With endless activities in the area that will keep you and your family entertained there is something for everyone. From painting to live entertainment, there happen to be countless ways to celebrate the last weekend of summer. Let’s take a peek at what is coming for you to enjoy below.

Backstreet Park Concert Series: Zephyr Lightning Bolts

Listening to live music while vacationing in the mountains is just what the soul needs. Come and enjoy the music and fresh outdoors for the last concert of the summer at Backstreet Park on August 31st. Starting at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm enjoy the sounds of Zephyr Lightning Bolts at the West Jefferson Backstreet Park in West Jefferson. This is a free event so just bring yourself and maybe a blanket to sit on and enjoy the live music!

Ashe County Farmers Market

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains

When you are staying in one of our vacation rentals, head to the Ashe County Farmers Market for some fresh veggies. On Saturday, September 1st starting at 8:00 am you will get to spend time at the local farmers market. Grab some fresh veggies or fruits before you head back home. Looking for some beautiful flowers to spruce up the rental for the weekend, this is where you can get some gorgeous flowers. This is located in West Jefferson, you won’t have far to travel for this gem.


If you are up for a little drive, then head to Emerald Village in Little Switzerland, NC for some mining. You and your family can enjoy some mine tours, a treasure hunt, guided mine hikes and more. This is something that is on-going from September 1-September 3rd beginning at 9:00 am. While the price differs from what you do, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Head to their website to see what else they offer at the mines.

Music on the Green

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Enjoy some more live music before you head back home on Monday at The Museum of Ashe County History. This is the final Music on the Green concert that will be featuring the Harden Brothers. The concert begins at 3:00 pm and is free for you and your family to enjoy. Bring a comfy chair, blanket or even a sunshade to sit and relax to the music. Don’t miss out on this fun and entertaining concert on your Labor Day weekend vacation.

While there are several more events happening Labor Day weekend, these are just a few we’d thought you’d like to enjoy. When staying in a vacation rental with Stay Blue Ridge, you will be near where the fun begins. If you don’t want to attend these events, there are plenty of other things you can take advantage of in the area. From hiking to doing Yoga in the mountains, there is something that everyone can do. We can’t wait to see you for your next vacation to the Blue Ridge Mountains!