Located on and off the farm, Apple Hill Farm has activities for all ages to enjoy. We have lots of fun things planned to do, and we hope you will join us! If you are interested in hosting your own event, please contact us for more information.

On the Farm


Tot Tours

DATE: Weds & Fri at 10 am & 10:30 am

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Join us for this hands-on tour designed for kids 5 and under!

Meet the pigs, pet the donkeys, feel the alpaca fiber, and love on the goats. Finish up the animal portion of the tour in our outdoor classroom and enjoy matching activities, sensory bins, and more!


Trick-or-Treat Mini Tours

DATE: Oct 27 – Oct 30 | 4 pm – 6 pm TICKETS REQUIRED

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Apple Hill Farm will be leading trick-or-treat mini-tours of the farm on the evenings of October 27 to October 30 , where guests can come dressed in their Halloween best and collect candy and gifts from the alpacas, llamas, goats, and other animals that call Apple Hill Farm home.


Tequila Christmas

Christmas Celebration

DATE: November 19-January 3, 2021

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Tour the farm decked out for the holidays Wednesdays through Sundays! Advanced ticket purchase required.


Agritourism Works! Workshop

DATE: November Date TBD | 9:30am-4pm

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Join us for a fun and engaging day on our successful Agritourism Farm! A full-day workshop with lunch included.


Alpaca Shearing Day

Date: June 4, 2022

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Make a reservation for a one-hour time slot and you’ll get a front-row view of the whole process of shearing, fleece sorting, and more.


Knit with the Alpacas

DATE: 2022 TBD

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Bring your knitting or crochet projects and join us for a relaxing morning outdoors in the orchard with our alpacas and llamas.


Farm Photo Tour

DATE: 2022 TBD

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Join local photographer, Cindy McEnery, and our team for an exciting 90-minute photo tour of Apple Hill Farm. All levels of photographers are welcome.


National Alpaca Farm Days

DATE: September 25 & 26, 2021 | all day

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Over 1,000 farms will participate across the country to celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days. Advanced tickets are required to see the animals.

Off the Farm


Valle Country Fair

DATE: October 16, 2021 | 9am-4pm

LOCATION: NC Highway 194 between Valle Crucis and Banner Elk, NC

The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the North Carolina mountains at the peak of the fall color season.


Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

DATE: October 22–24, 2021

LOCATION: WNC Agricultural Center | Fletcher, NC

Join us for 3 days of fun for the entire family! See spinning, knitting, weaving, felting and much more!


4th of July Celebration

DATE: 2022 TBD

LOCATION: Downtown Banner Elk, NC 28604

One of the most popular (and most fun!) Fourth of July parades in North Carolina takes place each Independence day in Banner Elk. It’s a parade that makes Uncle Sam proud, with star-spangled vehicles, people and animals parading down Main Street surrounded by huge crowds


Fine Arts and Master Crafters

DATE: 2022 dates TBD

LOCATION: Sugar Mountain Resort | Sugar Mountain, NC

Mixed media, jewelry, sculpture, blown and stained glass, pottery, painting, photography, textiles, unique craft, furniture, wood, and of course Apple Hill Farm yarn and products!

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