Welcome to Rutherford County

The Blue Ridge Mountains. The South Mountains. We’re home to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and “small town friendly” cities such as Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale and more. Come relax and play in the Blue Ridge foothills of Western North Carolina.

MayFest is on May 2nd, the first Saturday in May For more than 40 years, Downtown Rutherfordton has packed its streets with family fun and cel....
Gears & Gables Cycling Event
During MayFest, on May 2nd. Gears & Gables has become an annual event during MayFest. Sign up for a 30-, 60- or 100-mile cycling competition....
Spring Go Festival
Saturday, May 16, from 7am - 2pm  Celebrate Spring at the beautiful Gathering Place in Chimney Rock Village. Join in on the fun with a panca....
Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Festival
Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-24-25, 2015 Independent artisans working in photography, oil, acrylic, jewelry, textile, fiber, pottery....
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In Lake Lure
2932 Memorial Hwy. (US-64/74)  Lake Lure, NC  28746

Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and "Small Town Friendly" Destinations
Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Union Mills, Bostic, and Ellenboro.

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