Asheville East KOA Holiday Events

Campground Events

Care Camps Big Weekend & Mother's Day Weekend Photo

Care Camps Big Weekend & Mother's Day Weekend

Help us fundraise during the annual Big Weekend for Care Camps!

Stay with us on May 10 & 11, 2024, and 50%* of the cost of the site on the second night will be donated to Care Camps! (Book Your Stay Here!)

Throughout the weekend, we'll have special events to raise funds for Care Camps, including a chance to throw a pie in the face of some of our staff! We will also have carnival-inspired activities, crafts, bingo, fun train rides, and tie dye.

Your stay will make a difference in the lives of children with cancer, by helping raise funds for medically supervised Care Camps across North America. Funds raised from the Saturday, May 11 campground donation support the KOA Care Camps Trust, which distributes more than $1 million annually to support 125+ Care Camps. Learn more at

Restrictions apply. See full offer details. Event details subject to change. Some activities require a small purchase.

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KOA Rewards Weekend Photo

KOA Rewards Weekend

We appreciate our KOA Rewards members!

KOA Rewards holders staying as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th will get Saturday, September 7th for FREE*. (Book Your Stay Here!)

Throughout the weekend, we'll have fun camping activities like a duck race, bingo, crafts, tie dye, train rides and a raffle.

Restrictions apply. See full offer details. Event details subject to change. Some activities require a small purchase.

Local Area Events

Spring at the Biltmore Photo

Spring at the Biltmore

Visiting the Biltmore during spring is one of the best times to take in this stunning estate's charm. While it's open for tours year-round, the Biltmore's 8,000 acres bloom to life with all its beautiful flora. Stroll through its seemingly endless gardens and count how many different colors you can spot along the way. While you are there, sample some of the award-winning wines at their elegant winery.

Asheville Art In The Park Photo

Asheville Art In The Park

Whether you are an artist yourself or just want an excuse to get to know the area, this event is definitely one to add to your calendar. Visit the region's artistic hub and head home with some of the finest handcrafted creations by visiting Asheville Art in the Park. Downtown Asheville truly comes to life during this event during June and October. Speak with nationally known artists and get up close and personal with some of their best work while you take a stroll through Pack Square Park. Every year, this event brings artists from every discipline, including glass, ceramics, wood, jewelry and metal, allowing you to glimpse unique creations you will not find anywhere else. You might even walk away with the perfect gift for your friends or family. 

June 8, 15, 24 and October 5, 12, 19, 2024

AVLFest Photo


If you love music, the AVLFest is a must-attend event. AVLFest is a music and arts festival taking you on a wild four-day adventure through 20 of the area's finest venues. You get access to over 100 shows from local, regional and national music groups like Nikki Lane and Chatham County Line. Your passes even offer unique discounts at tons of businesses and restaurants around Asheville. Regardless of your music tastes, this event is a great way to explore the city and find your next favorite music artist!

Goombay Festival Photo

Goombay Festival

Celebrate Asheville's African-American community with thousands of other people at the Goombay Festival. This yearly event has been running since 1982 to honor various African cultures and traditions. It's a free-to-attend festival in downtown Asheville that runs for an entire weekend, allowing you and your family to experience new foods, listen to exciting music and purchase one-of-a-kind crafts. The area is filled with unique food trucks serving various dishes with various flavors, like jerk chicken, ox tail, and curry goat. Once your stomach is full, head to the dance floor to bust a move while listening to a wide variety of live music, including reggae, funk and soul.

Blue Ridge Pride Festival Photo

Blue Ridge Pride Festival

Head to the Pack Square Park in Asheville for a day filled with love. The Blue Ridge Pride Festival is now going on its 13th year, celebrating the rights and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community. It starts with a huge procession through the streets of Asheville, heading right into the park to kick off the entire event. This all-day event provides access to over 200 local vendors, including artists, non-profits and small businesses. Eat great food, watch entertaining performances and support a wonderful community-based organization.