Events

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!

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.

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 Tours

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.

Off the Farm

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 TBD
LOCATION: Sugar Mountain Resort | Sugar Mountain, NC
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.