Events, Hotels, Kids

The Grove Park Inn Celebrates 100 Years

July 14, 2013 by

Grove Park Inn

The Grove Park Inn of Asheville, NC is celebrating 100 years this July. Plans to kick off the centennial celebration start with a concert series, followed by themed weekends filled with activities designed for family enjoyment.

Grove Park Inn Centennial Celebration July 2013

Grove Park Inn’s 100th birthday celebration is scheduled from July 5-14. Festivities include vintage music, complementary cake, and a champagne toast. Guests will also have a unique opportunity to learn about the people and events behind this legendary hotel with a guided history tour.

Celebratory activities include a variety of entertainment and hands-on activities.

This sampling offers insight in to what you can expect:

  • Musical performances on the hammered dulcimer featuring mountain heritage music, with other performances featuring piano in the Great Hall, an evening concert in the Grand Ballroom, or guitarist signing your favorites.
  • Cooking demonstration from the chefs at the Inn the Kitchen
  • Complementary 5-minute chair massage offered by spa therapists
  • Rock and Roll sing along at Elaine’s Dueling Piano Bar.
  • Centennial fireworks.
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Pool games and music at the outdoor pool and cabana
  • Comedy shows

Great Hall

Relax in front of a fireplace in the Great Hall.

Kid’s Activities at the Grove Park Inn

Staying at the Grove Park Inn during the 100th year celebration, or anytime, offers plenty of fun activities for kids, too. Children can experience the ultimate vacation on their own level, while parents enjoy a game of golf or other adult activities on site.

The inn offers a variety of kid’s programs and camps for children ages 5-12. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming games, sports, snacks and lunch, and more while children are supervised by a qualified staff.

Stay in the Old Wing

To experience a real historic feel during your stay, book a room in the old wing of the inn. It will make you feel like you’re back in the 20s.

Get a room with a mountain view and awaken to a gorgeous sunrise. In the evening, warm yourself in front of the huge fireplaces in the Great Hall.¬†For more information on the Grove Park Inn’s centennial celebrations, visit their website or call 800-438-5800.

Photo credits: davidwilson1949, Xavier de Jauréguiberry, sleepyneko

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