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Autumn at Oz Beech Mountain 2021

Autumn at Oz Beech Mountain 2021- September Weekends


Autumn at Oz is a celebration of all things "The Wizard of Oz" and is one of the largest Oz events in the world!  The event is held at the original Land of Oz Theme Park that ran atop Beech Mountain in the 1970's.  The event features a walk through Oz where you will meet many of the movies characters and see vignettes from the original film. You can also view original movie props and memorabilia in the Oz museum. Other festival activities such as a petting zoo, hayrides, food vendors and more are also present.


    • Dress in layers, the Land of Oz is at an elevation of 5,000' and the weather can change momentarily.
    • Check out the special Oz events going on at Lees McRae College in Banner Elk during the same weekends.  Banner Elk is only a 10 minute drive from the Land of Oz.  *Ensemble Stage will be staging a live radio broadcast of the story
    • Looking for a place to stay that is close by?  You can walk to the event from Four Seasons at Beech!
    • Check out the scenic lift ride (additional cost) to get to the Land of Oz.  The lift ride from Beech Mountain Ski resort will enhance your visit with ultimate views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


Weekend One: September 10th-12th, 2021
Weekend Two: September 17th-19th, 2021
Weekend Three: September 24th-26th, 2021


General Admission starting at $55 + taxes & fees (Children 2 & Under Free)

For detailed festival information and to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE