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Sugar Mountain Summer Things to Do Festival Guide 2021


Our Sugar Mountain Summer Things to Do Festival Guide 2021 highlights the best activities, places to see a mountain view, best summer hikes and Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks, summer festivals, and events not to be missed! Looking for a place to stay on Sugar this fall?  Click HERE for a list of accommodations

SUGAR MOUNTAIN NC SUMMER ACTIVITIES

  • PUBLIC GOLF & TENNIS COURTS
    The golf course is an 18-hole course located on 60 acres.  Know for being one of the most beautiful golf courses in the region, the course has amazing mountain views, native flowers and babbling brooks. For more information on booking times and rates, click HERE
    The six tennis courts at Sugar Mountain have gained the reputation of being the best. Why?  The public courts feature fast Har-tru green clay, the world's leading clay court surface.  The courts also have the best views of any courts in the region. To reserve a court and for pricing information, click HERE

  • SUGAR MOUNTAIN RESORT MOUNTAIN BIKING
    The Sugar Mountain Resort mountain biking park is a wild ride.  Take the bike lift to the Sugar Mountain summit and take one of the four bike trails to the base.  View the trail map HERE

    The Mountain Biking Park is open Memorial Day weekend- mid-September. Tours, lessons, and summer camps are available for those that want to learn or increase there skills. Find more details and pricing HERE


  • SUGAR CREEK MINING COMPANY
    Do you want to experience the thrill of prospecting for your very own North Carolina Gemstones? Then try your hand at sluicing in the outdoor flume, where you are guaranteed to find precious gemstones in every bucket. Find details HERE

  • WILDERNESS RUN ALPINE COASTER
    Take in views of the summer breeze like never before on the High Country's newest attraction- an alpine coaster. Ride down the mountain solo at speeds over 25 mph for an invigorating experience! Find details HERE

 

BEST SUGAR MOUNTAIN NC MOUNTAIN VIEWS

  • Scenic Lift Rides
    Sugar Mountain Resort, Friday-Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day
    Want to see a view, but don't want to work for it?  Take a scenic lift ride at Sugar Mountain Resort!  The rides will take you (and up to 5 family and friends) from the base of Sugar Mountain to the 5,300' peak. On the way back down, enjoy the views of surrounding towns Banner Elk and Seven Devils. OR, take one of the hiking trails back to the base and enjoy the flowers and sounds of summer. For more details, click HERE

SUGAR MOUNTAIN NC 2021 SUMMER FESTIVALS & EVENTS

  • GRILLIN & CHILLIN
    Wednesdays, Memorial Day-Labor Day: 5:30-9pm
    Caddyshack Cafe, Sugar Mountain Golf & Tennis Club
    Free outdoor summer concert series. Enjoy special dinner and drink specials.

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
    July 4, 6-10pm
    Sugar Mountain Resort
    Enjoy live music on the lodge deck from 6-9, take a scenic chair lift ride, and watch a dazzling fireworks display.
    *Fireworks can also be seen from the resort parking lot, and many other parking lots in the area (call the visitor center for details at 828-264-1299)

  • FINE ART & MASTER CRAFTS FESTIVAL
    July 16-18 & August 13-15
    Sugar Mountain Resort
    Juried festival with nationally and internationally known artisans.  After you shop, enjoy a scenic lift ride and a bite for a food truck!

  • For a full list of summer events in the region, click HERE