The Grove Park Inn turns 100 years old in July, 2013 and to celebrate, we're kicking off our birthday year with our Centennial Concert Series! These themed weekends are chock-full of fun and interesting activities for the whole family to enjoy. Celebrate with award-winning music, hilarious comedy shows, guided history tours, themed food, drink and much more!
Plan your entertaining weekend by clicking through the links below or calling our Reservations Specialists at 800-438-5800.
For more information about complete weekend packages, click the links below.
Grove Park Inn Centennial Celebration
July 5-14Book your package today!
Celebrate The Grove Park Inn’s 100th Birthday with our family!
The Grove Park Inn opened its historic doors on July 12, 1913. On Friday, July 12, 2013, we invite you to join in our celebration with vintage music, complimentary cake, and a champagne toast for a once-in-a-lifetime birthday celebration.
William Jennings Bryan, Secretary of State in 1913, offered the following statements during the public address at our opening banquet: “Today we stand in this wonderful hotel, not built for a few, but the multitudes that will come and go. I congratulate these men. They have built for the ages.”
Download Entire Centennial Celebration Schedule of Events here.
Friday, July 12
Centennial Anniversary Celebration
& Open House
The day long event will feature vintage music, local artists, and a 100 year old Inn with a fresh new look. Also part of the celebration will be many of our local partners such as the Asheville Museum of Art and The Blue Ridge National Heritage area. Closing out the day will be a champagne toast, time capsule unveiling and a grand fireworks finale.
Download Centennial Open House Schedule here.
Fourth of July Celebration
July 3-4Download 4th of July Schedule of Events
Let Freedom Ring …
Celebrate our nation’s birthday AND The Grove Park Inn Centennial in grand style with a multitude of activities designed to keep your family and friends all entertained!
Labor Day Weekend
August 30-September 2Book your package today!
The beach comes to the mountains on Labor Day Weekend, as the resort presents days and nights of Beach Music dances and summer fun! Activities include shag dance lessons, pool games,live music throughout the resort, a Coastal Seafood Buffet, and much more.You won’t want to miss the opportunity to experience music from THE TAMS as we bring the fun of the Carolina Coast to the peaks of the mountains! Their hits included “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy”, “I’ve Been Hurt” and “Hey Girl”.
Download Labor Day schedule of events here.
National Gingerbread House Competition™
Entry Forms Due: Monday, November 11Download the Entry Form
Judging: Monday, November 18
Contestants from across the country will bring their culinary masterpieces to The Grove Park Inn this holiday season. Delight in the imagination shown in these sugar-and-spice creations, strolling through the competition display is a sure way to be swept up in the holiday spirit.
Download Gingerbread House Competition Schedule here.