Whether you're a gem collector or just like to learn about the natural world, don't miss the annual NC Mineral and Gem Festival in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, this August. The event runs from August 4 to 7, 2016, and is the perfect place to see some of the world's most beautiful gemstones and minerals from across the country. If you're shopping for an engagement ring or want a piece of custom jewelry, this is the place to shop and see some of the finest collections of gemstones and fine jewelry from national vendors.
Spruce Pine has been hosting the NC Mineral and Gem Festival for since the early 1950's and continues to attract visitors form around the world with its showcase of beads, crystals, gemstones, minerals, fossils, and more. You won't find another event like it in North Carolina and it's the ideal event for anyone who wants to shop for fine jewelry and design custom jewelry or crystal displays for their home.
You'll find plenty to do around the Blue Ridge Mountains before and after this summertime event. Head to the water for a fishing or nature excursion, or head to downtown Asheville for some more shopping and great dining options.
Guests staying at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park have easy access to Spruce Pine as well as area art galleries and boutique stores. Enjoy spacious overnight accommodations and modern amenities, including Serenity Collection™ beds and free Wi-Fi access throughout your stay.
- Start:August 04, 2016
- End:August 07, 2016
- Where: 12183 S. 226 Hwy., Spuce Pine, North Carolina, USA, 28734
- Event Type:Arts & Theater
- Ticket Price:N/A