Garden Jubilee

Garden Jubilee The Annual Garden Jubilee Festival has been the place for one-stop shopping for garden lovers for over 20 years in Downtown Hendersonville. Garden Jubilee is Hendersonville’s premier lawn & garden show, and one of the largest gardening shows in the Western North Carolina. The two-day Festival is held on Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28 of Memorial Day weekend. The Southeast Tourism Society has named Garden Jubilee one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for May 2017. The Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985. Garden Jubilee highlights more than 260 vendors spaces lining Main Street. Learn tips and tricks from regional gardening experts located throughout the festival. Local and regional nurseries will be selling 1000’s of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and hard to find plants on every block of the festival. Crafters create distinctive garden art to enhance the beauty of your yard. There will be handmade lawn furniture, jewelry, garden tools, yard art, planters, wind chimes, birdhouses, as well as soaps and pottery. Shoppers bring wagons to transport their many purchases. Lowe’s Expo will be located at the Visitors Center, 201 South Main Street, featuring lawn & garden workshops, a variety of plants for sale, beautiful patio displays, a hands-on kids clinic, outdoor furniture and equipment. If you have a question or need advice about your garden or lawn, you’ve come to the right place. National product representatives from Oldcastle, Stay Green, Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Ortho, Roundup, Sevin, Spectracide, Cutter, Pennington Lawn & Garden Products, and Hot Shot will be available in their tents giving out free samples and helpful tips. The Lowe’s Kids Clinic located at the Visitors Center will offer fun, free hands-on projects for children ages 4-12, from 10am-4pm...
Garden Jubilee

Garden Jubilee

Garden Jubilee highlights more than 250 spaces lining Main Street. Learn tips and tricks from regional gardening experts located throughout the festival. Local and regional nurseries will be selling 1000’s of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and hard to find plants on every block of the festival. Crafters create distinctive garden art to enhance the beauty of your yard. There will be handmade lawn furniture, jewelry, garden tools, yard art, planters, wind chimes, birdhouses, as well as soaps and pottery. Shoppers bring wagons to transport their many purchases.Main Street from 6th Ave-Caswell St.,  Hendersonville, NC 828.693.9708 or 800-828-4244 www.visithendersonvillenc.com/garden-jubilee

Visitors Information Center Volunteer Program

OVERVIEW

If you know and love Henderson County, the perfect volunteer opportunity awaits you with the Visitor Information Center located in Downtown Hendersonville. This is a chance for you to share your knowledge of Western North Carolina, while also learning more through ongoing training programs and educational tours.

The Visitors Center corps of volunteers has grown into a family network of new friendships and close bonds with the staff and one another.  The Visitors Center is a very pleasant and fun place in which to work and serve our county.

Many volunteers work several days a week in different agencies and enjoy the camaraderie and relaxed atmosphere of the Visitor Center.   They have the opportunity to meet and interchange with people from all walks of life from all over the world.

The Visitors Center could not operate on the level of success it enjoys today without the very responsible family of “Volunteers” working alongside staff members.

VOLUNTEERING IN THE HENDERSON COUNTY VISITORS INFORMATION CENTER

The Henderson County Visitor Information Center serves to assist travelers upon their arrival to Henderson County. The Visitors Information Center is open seven days a week to assist visitors by answering questions, giving maps & directions, assisting with hotel reservations and offering travel, dining and entertainment information. The Center is stocked with Vacation Planners, maps, and area brochures.

Volunteer opportunities include area familiarization tours, meaningful friendships, occasional complimentary tickets to area attractions, and volunteer parties.

Volunteers are needed year-round, the Visitors Center is open 7 days weeks, closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

VOLUNTEERING FOR SPECIAL EVENTS

Volunteers are needed during Special Events to fill key positions at Garden Jubilee, Music On Main Street, and the Street Dances. Volunteers provide assistance with operations of the events, and offer hospitality to the vendors and festival goers. Please join us!

 

If you are interested in providing a friendly introduction to guests of Henderson County, please consider becoming an ambassador for our community and our attractions by volunteering your time at the Visitor Information Center. Stop by and pick-up an application at 201 South Main Street in Downtown Hendersonville. The Center is open Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm; Saturday, Sunday & Holidays from 10:00am-5:00pm. For additional information call 828-693-9708. Download a voluteer application.

Video Gallery

Apple Festival

Fourth of July Celebration

Classic Car Shows at Music on Main

Spinzilla 2015 at the Visitor Center

Garden Jubilee

Vintage 1950s Jongo Java

About Henderson County

Size
Henderson County – 375 Square Miles

Henderson County Towns
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Bat Cave
Flat Rock
Mills River
Balfour
Fletcher
Mountain Home
East Flat Rock
Gerton
Naples
Edneyville
Hendersonville
Tuxedo
Etowah
Horse Shoe
Zirconia
Dana
Laurel Park

Location
Historic Hendersonville is located in the Western North Carolina Mountains between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smokies, 22 miles south of Asheville, and 15 miles north of the North-South Carolina border. The elevation of Hendersonville is approximately 2,200 feet above sea level.

Population
Henderson County – 108,340
City of Hendersonville- 13,294

Climate – Average Monthly Highs and Lows
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January – 45 / 25
July – 85 / 65
February – 50 / 30
August – 80 / 65
March – 55 / 35
September – 75 / 55
April – 60 / 40
October – 70 / 45
May- 70 / 60
November – 60 / 35
June – 80 / 65
December – 50 / 30

Hendersonville Area Accommodations Market
Approximately 1,900 rooms are available with properties ranging from franchises, to luxury Historic Bed & Breakfast and Inns.

Transportation / Highways
I- 26 is the major east/west interstate from the Tennessee state line near Mars Hill, NC to Charleston, SC and is located 2 miles from downtown Hendersonville. I- 26 intersects with I-40 east & west in Asheville, NC and I-85 north & south in Spartanburg, SC.

Asheville Regional Airport
The Asheville Regional Airport is located on I-26, 9 miles north of Hendersonville and 15 miles south of Asheville. The carriers serving the airport are Allegiant, Delta, US Airways, and United. The runway is 8,001-feet long and 150-feet wide. 61 Terminal Drive Fletcher, NC www.flyavl.com

Hendersonville Airport
The Hendersonville Airport with a 3,075-foot paved and lighted runway is capable of handling a variety of aircraft. The airport is located just a few miles from downtown Hendersonville.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport also serves Western North Carolina and is located on I-85, approximately on 40 miles from Hendersonville. The carriers serving the airport are Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta, US Airways, Southwest, and United. The runway is 11,001-feet, which can accommodate any aircraft currently in operation. 2000 GSP Dr., Ste 1, Greer SC www.gspairport.com

Car Rentals
Alamo
Avis
Budget
Enterprise
Hertz
National
Annual Events
Garden Jubilee – Memorial Day weekend Music On Main Street – early-June thru late-August, every Friday
North Carolina Apple Festival – Labor Day weekend
Street Dances –  early-July thru mid-August, every Monday
Flat Rock Playhouse – mid April thru late-December Art On Main – first Saturday & Sunday in October
North Carolina Mountain State Fair – first week of September
Farm City Day – first Saturday in October
Cultural Pursuits
Art League of Henderson Council Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra
The Arts Council of Henderson County, Inc.
Hendersonville Community Band
Opportunity House Hendersonville Chorale
Flat Rock Playhouse, State Theatre of North Carolina Carolina Concert Choir
Hendersonville Little Theatre
Brevard Music Center