Special Events

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Habitat for Humanity Hammer 5K
This race is usually held in mid April and benefits the Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity.  Please visit the Habitat for Humanity website for more information.   
Insane Terrain 5 k
Elkin Valley Trails Association sponsors this trail run.  Typically held in the fall of the year, this race follows the E & A Greenway and Elkin Creek Mountain Bike Trail.
Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce
Sponsored Events
Yadkin Valley Wine Festival
The Yadkin Valley Wine Festival is held the 3rd Saturday in May at the Elkin Municipal Park and features dozens of local and regional wineries as well as great food, music, and vendors.  
Big Elkin BrrrFest 
 Typically held in the fall of the year. This is a ticketed event for music, food and local craft brew tastings. 
 Vist yvwf.com for more information.
Freedom Fest Independence Day Celebration 
 Held on the Saturday before July 4, Freedom Fest features great live music, games and bounce houses for kids, and delicious food and snacks.  This family friendly event is presented by EXPLORE ELKIN.  

Yadkin Valley Senior Games
This event is held each May through out Surry County.  Registration is in March and is open to anyone 50 or older.  For more information, visit Surry County Parks and Recreation
Interested in hosting a Special Event? 
Those interested in planning or organizing a special event (100 or more people and open to the public) within our parks or facilities must contact the Recreation and Parks Director prior to reservation and complete a special events permit and facility use permit.  For information please email amccomb@elkinnc.org