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Free Art Walk Event Returns to Murphy for 2022 Season

We are excited to announce that the Murphy Art Walk is back for another season! Presented by the Valley River Arts Guild, this free event in Murphy, NC is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the work of local artists, musicians, and chefs. With Art Walks scheduled every month, there’s a good chance one will be going on during your stay at Mountain Country Cabins. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this popular Murphy tradition.

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When and Where

sidewalk chart art The Murphy Art Walk takes place the first Friday of every month May through December. All of the fun takes place in the art galleries, restaurants, and other businesses in historic downtown Murphy. The festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. Please note that the event will carry on rain or shine, so don’t be afraid of a little wet weather! In addition to the art demonstrations, there will be music on the Square, arts and crafts, and interactive experiences for kids of all ages! This is the perfect place to bring the family for a fun time of browsing, dancing, and dining in downtown Murphy! Plus, there is no admission fee.

Here is a completest list of the Art Walk dates for this season:

  • May 6
  • June 3
  • July 1
  • August 5
  • September 2
  • October 1
  • November 4
  • December 3


What to Expect

Downtown Murphy really comes to life during the Art Walk! The streets will be filled with visitors, locals, and live music from some of the area’s best bands. Every month, the galleries feature new pieces from talented local artists. In many cases, the artists are on hand to meet with guests, answer questions, and give demonstrations. If you’re looking to grow your art collection, this is a fantastic chance to make a purchase! In addition to the galleries, other businesses downtown will be providing special entertainment and serving refreshments. The purpose of the festival is to give visitors the chance to experience the fullness of the arts, but on a neighborhood level. This means that you don’t have to visit some fancy art museum to check out the work of talented artists.

Where to Stay

cabin in the smoky mountainsOur cabins are just minutes away from this excellent free event in Murphy, NC! With our unparalleled customer service, luxurious amenities, and fantastic location, Mountain Country Cabin Rentals promises a truly superb vacation experience. We have cabins available for families of all sizes with a ton of wonderful amenities, including hot tubs, game rooms, mountain views and so much more! Our cabins are also just minutes away from some amazing hiking trails, attractions, and restaurants you will want to check out during your trip.

Check out our North Carolina cabins today to find the perfect place to stay for your next trip to the mountains, or give us a call and let one of our amazing reservation specialists assist you!  We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful North Carolina mountains, where you can take part in this year’s Murphy Art Walk!