Looking for additional programs, exhibits and events?

View full calendar here

ArborEvenings

Recurring Event (See All)

Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday*, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will sip and stroll through the Arboretum’s beautiful gardens while enjoying live …

Colorful Asheville Tour

Recurring Event (See All)

As part of the Covered in Color summer celebration, the Arboretum has partnered with Leap Frog Tours and WAXON Studios of West Asheville to offer a special Colorful Asheville tour package. Available Thursdays and Saturdays, June through August, …

Summer Solstice Wine Supper

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate the summer solstice with Bent Creek Bistro with a specialty prepared food and wine dinner on Friday, June 21, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Five small plate courses designed and executed by Jake Carmel of …

Crafty Hour: Botanical Bundle Workshop

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab a glass and get hands-on at the Arboretum’s new “Crafty Hour” social series. Led by Melissa Thomas of Flora living boutique, each workshop will entail a new project design that enables participants to craft their …

Monarch Butterfly Day

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Known for their stately colors and elegant wings, millions of monarch butterflies travel more than 2,000 miles from across North America to Mexico each fall, where they cluster in about a dozen small areas. Unfortunately, the …

Carolina Bonsai Expo

Recurring Event (See All)

The North Carolina Arboretum’s 24th annual Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held on Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center and Education Center buildings. This nationally known event …

Winter Lights

Discover Asheville’s brightest holiday tradition at The North Carolina Arboretum. Open nightly November 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020.