WNC Pottery Festival

November 2nd 2019 10am-5pm

The 2019 festival will be moving to Sylva, NC due to an upcoming DOT project. The new festival site is a short 1.5 mile drive away and we can’t wait to show you!

The festival will go on rain or shine.

Join us for our 15th annual festival!

This juried event showcases more than 40 master potters, with many demonstrations in a variety of techniques.

Come see why it's become a top arts event in the mountains, attended annually by several thousand aficionados of pottery.

Where is Dillsboro, NC?

Dillsboro is located 50 minutes southwest of Asheville, where the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway (U.S. 23/74) intersects U.S. 441. It is 1.5 hours from Knoxville, 2.5 hours from Atlanta and 3 hours from Charlotte.

Are fall colors still around in early November?

Yes. The first weekend in November is typically the tail end of the peak leaf-viewing season in the Smokies.

Is food available?

 Dillsboro has several restaurants, with additional eating options in Sylva, just 1.5 miles away.

Where can I stay overnight?

For a complete list of accommodations visit the county's tourism website, www.mountainlovers.com or call (800) 962-1911 for a free visitor guide (includes map).

If I am interested in being a vendor, who should I contact?

Email us at wncpotteryfest@gmail.com

Is there a charge for admission?

Yes. Admission is $5 per person and includes a ticket for a day-long raffle. (children under 12 are free)

What happens if it rains?

The event takes place rain or shine.