The Greening Up the Mountains Festival in Sylva, NC on April 27th

It's this weekend!


Erika K. Arroyo, The Laughing Potter, will be at
the Greening Up the Mountains Festival in Sylva, NC, on Saturday, April 27, 2019
Festival Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Greening Up the Mountains Festival, now in its 22nd year, is a heritage arts festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring through both traditional and contemporary forms of Appalachian art, music, food, and beverage which honor our community and local artisans. The festival is sponsored by both the Town of Sylva and the Main Street Sylva Association and will be held in historical downtown Sylva, North Carolina. The Greening Up The Mountains Festival enjoys crowds upwards of 12,000 attendees and has 175 vendor booth spaces. In addition to a variety of arts, crafts, and food vendors, attendees can enjoy a 5k run, youth talent contest, beverage arts featuring local craft breweries, and live music throughout the day on two stages. 

Be sure to visit both Main Street and Bridge Park to enjoy all the festival has to offer. More info at

PARKING: There will be a drop off area for patrons with disabilities, as well as parking in front of the Sylva Police Station on West Main Street. You can park and walk, or ride the shuttle, to the festival from two locations. The shuttle is $1 per person, each way.