Help the Mountain Sports Festival achieve its goals!

Festival Map

Available free at the festival. Get in the know on where to find everything.

Food/Beverage/Gear Vendors

A variety of local vendors will be onsite as well as a variety of local craft beer led by beer sponsors Sierra Nevada Brewing, Pisgah Brewing Company, and Urban Orchard Cider. Below are some of the vendors who were on site in 2017; an updated vendor list for 2018 will be released in early May.

Carrier Park Rules

  • No Smoking

    Fresh mountain air to inhale instead.

  • No Coolers

    Support local! There will be plenty of local food vendors on site.

  • No Dogs

    Sorry we know they are fond of the outdoors too, but they are not allowed at Carrier Park (City of Asheville regulation).

  • No Outside Alcohol

    We’ve got you covered with the beer available at the festival.

  • Do clean up your trash

    There are bins around, help us out!

  • Do be conscious of where you park

    Carrier Park is located in a residential area and parking is limited. Please note the parking signs and be respectful of the residents.

First Aid Tent

Provided by Sister of Mercy Services  and staffed by Western Carolina University

Sisters of Mercy - Square


The silent auction, and many food & gear vendors will accept credit cards, but beer is cash only, as are wristbands.


Port-a-johns available at Carrier Park


Asheville Hotel Discounts

Mountain Sports Festival as partnered with The Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown to bring special, reduced rates for visitors to Asheville for the Festival and events.

“From Pillar, to locally featured artists in our gallery, the Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown delivers memories like no other. Steps from downtown, guests can experience the city at their fingertips.  Enjoy the discerning service of the farm-to-table Iron Hen Cafe or the supreme comfort of our Mountain View bedrooms.”


Prefer to get in theme with the outdoor festival? There are two camping options close to Carrier Park.

Wilson’s Riverfront RV Park (right next door)

Asheville’s Bear Creek RV Park & Campground
(right down the road)