The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina 28804

Grove Park Upcoming Events

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From our annual Winter Concert Series to our year-round holiday themed events, there is never a shortage of fun and excitement at The Omni Grove Park Inn.

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Omni Signature Experience - Gingerbread House Workshop

Omni Grove Park Inn is gingerbread central, hosting the National Gingerbread House Competition™ since 1992. Now you can step into the pastry kitchen for a personalized lesson in confection perfection by a master of the trade.

Led by seasoned competition judge and Executive Pastry Chef John Cook, you can practice the intricate craft of gingerbread or the delicate art of pastry in this two-hour workshop. Leave the kitchen with new skills and a fresh passion for the delights of dessert.

Experience includes:

Two-hour gingerbread house workshop

Available dates: Tuesdays at 4 PM

For pricing and to book this exclusive experience, email our Restaurant Coordinator at

Must be a registered hotel guest to book this experience. Participants must be wearing closed toed shoes, preferably non-slip. Available for 6–10 participants. Attendees must be age 10+. Event subject to availability.

Historic building at Omni Asheville Grove Park

Omni Signature Experience - Sip & Stroll: A Historic Hotel Tour

The walls at Omni Grove Park Inn can’t talk, but we can. On this guided tour, you’ll hear legends from 111 years of hotel history while you sip beer or wine. Then board the Cadillac for a driving tour of our historic Asheville neighborhood. Back at your room, toast to all you’ve learned with a six-pack of our signature beer.

Experience includes:

  • 45-minute guided hotel tour with beer/wine
  • Cadillac tour through our historic Asheville neighborhood
  • Six-pack of our signature beer to take back to your room

Available dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 PM

For pricing and to book this exclusive experience, call 828-252-2711 Ext. 3082.

Must be a registered hotel guest to book this experience. Available for 2–6 participants. Attendees must be age 21+. Event subject to availability.

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Summer Music Series

Experience the ultimate poolside groove with our Summer Music Series! Every Saturday from 1 PM - 3 PM, our outdoor pool transforms with musical melodies, featuring live tunes to enhance your summer vibe.

Join us poolside for an unforgettable fusion of summer vibes and live beats. Saturdays just got a whole lot cooler at our Summer Music Series. Weather permitting.

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Gingerbread in July

Experience the magic of the holiday season early this year with our delightful Gingerbread in July festivities at The Omni Grove Park Inn. Inspired by our renowned National Gingerbread House Competition, these festive events bring the enchantment of holiday cheer to life, long before the first snowfall. Ignite the holiday spirit early as children write their wishes to Santa Claus, gather the family for delightful games of bingo, delight in special appearances by the Gingerbread Man and more.

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Book Package

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A Salute to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Gin & Jazz Social

Friday, September 20 
6:30 PM - 9 PM
1920's attire encouraged. Must be 21+. Open to non-resort guests. 

In celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the weekend leading up to his birthday, step back in time and revisit the Roaring ‘20s with an evening of spirits, food and fun. This Gatsby-era themed event features small plates paired with gin cocktails, party games and live music by Queen Bee & The Honeylovers.

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National Wellness Month

August 2024

Experience the transformative power of sleep tourism and uncover the wellness benefits that have drawn travelers to the Inn for over a century. Embark on a journey to restful slumber and restorative care by trying out the MindBody Experience from our world-class Spa or playing a round of golf on our 18-hole Donald Ross-designed course. Throughout August, resort guests can enjoy 20% off in the Spa Boutique and sip on featured non-alcoholic wellness elixirs, available in select outlets.

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Labor Day Weekend

August 30 – September 1, 2024

Join us for a series of special events and activities designed to elevate your holiday weekend this Labor Day, whether you’re here to unwind or celebrate with family and friends. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our historic inn provides a perfect blend of relaxation, entertainment, and adventure to make your long weekend truly unforgettable.

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National Gingerbread House Competition

November 15 - 18, 2024

The 32nd Annual National Gingerbread House Competition will be taking place the weekend of November 15-18, 2024. The official competition rules are being reimagined based on competitor feedback. Please check back for comprehensive competition and display details which will be announced in Summer 2024.

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Culinary Events

Join us for our exclusive culinary events happening all year long with partners including area craft brewers, renowned wineries, century old distillers, and local farmers from which we source our ingredients.

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