Summer Events in Lake Lure & The Blue Ridge Foothills

Summertime is often referred to as festival season in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills. Fourth of July celebrations across the county act as the gateway from spring to summer. Dirty Dancing fans flock to Lake Lure every year for the coveted Dirty Dancing Festival. Athletes test their stamina at the Lake Lure Olympiad's 3-day sports festival, and auto enthusiasts compete for top honors at Forest City's Hot Nights, Cool Rides Auto Show. The ultimate challenge - attend them all! Here is our full list of summer events.