The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge is taking things up a notch for 2023 by including the great dance music of past festivals and adding a little salsa flavor to spice things up!
Discover an enchanting evening that promises to be the highlight of your year! The Lake Lure Dance Festival, presented by the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge, invites you to an immersive experience that brings together the best in live entertainment, dance, culinary delights, arts, crafts, and so much more. Get ready for an extraordinary night under the stars at the picturesque Lake Lure, North Carolina, on September 16th, 2023.
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
Prepare to groove and move to the rhythm of not one, not two, but THREE incredible live bands that will have you dancing the night away. From toe-tapping beats to electrifying performances, our diverse lineup promises a musical journey that will keep you on your feet and lost in the music.
We are lining up some GREAT entertainment for 2023!
With a guest appearance by
Franke Previte and Lisa Sherman!
Elevate your night with dance lessons that will have you swaying with confidence. And that's not all – prepare to be captivated by mesmerizing dance performances brought to you by the renowned Asheville Ballet. Experience the grace, beauty, and storytelling magic of live dance right before your eyes.
Festival favorites, Asheville Ballet will be teaching all your favorite dance moves and adding some new twists.
AND, they'll be performing on stage and encouraging you to get on your feet, too!
Indulge your taste buds at our curated Food Truck Trailway, offering a diverse selection of delectable eats that cater to every palate. Wash it all down with your favorite drinks from our lively Alcohol Garden, where you can unwind and socialize in style.
Local Wines & Mead
Experience the charm of local artisans and creators as you explore our Arts & Crafts Village. Discover unique treasures, handcrafted with passion and skill, and take home a piece of the festival magic.
Home Goods & Gifts
Soaps & Candles
Movie Under The Stars!
As the night deepens, gather with your loved ones for a cozy outdoor movie experience. Relish the simple joy of watching the movie, Dirty Dancing, under the vast starlit sky, creating memories that will stay with you forever.
The public is invited, no ticket is necessary.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Have the Time of Your Life!
$39 In Advance
$45 at the Gate
KIDS UNDER 14 TICKETS
$15 In Advance
$20 at the Gate
VIP PACKAGE - $150
Don't miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary event! Secure your spot for a night filled with music, dance, art, and enchantment. Limited tickets are available, so act fast and secure your spot at the Lake Lure Dance Festival
Get ready to celebrate a night of community, culture, and pure joy. This is your opportunity to be a part of something truly magical. Reserve your tickets now and get ready for an unforgettable night!
Fun & Games!
If the great dancing, music, food and beverages aren't enough for you, how about some fun and games to add some additional excitement?
Movie Under the Stars at Sundown
PanCAN Watermelon Races
Lake Lift Competition