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: Weekdays 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!


Baby Goat Yoga

DATE: Fridays starting June 11 | 5:30 pm

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Join us for this fun yoga class outdoors and connect yourself with a farm experience and sweet baby goats to play with. You will practice a yoga flow while the baby goats play around (and maybe on!) you. Bring your own mat, and come dressed to get messy.


Foundations in Painting

DATE: June, July, August, 2021 (3 sessions) | Mondays 10am-1pm

LOCATION: Apple Hill Farm | Banner Elk, NC 28604

Carlette Peters is partnering with Apple Hill Farm for an informal but comprehensive exploration of painting with acrylics. A safe and socially distant outdoor 4-week class.


Agritourism Works! Workshop

DATE: June 12, Aug. 21, Sept. 26, 2021 | 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.


Knit with the Alpacas

DATE: June 26, July 10 & 31, 2021 | 10am-12pm

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: July 4, Aug 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, 2021

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 for tours.

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.


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.

Off the Farm


Fine Arts and Master Crafters

DATE: July 16-18 & Aug. 13-15, 2021

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!


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

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