We have several fun and exciting annual events, both in our town and at our Inn and Restaurant! See below for details, and check back for new annual events.

Valentine’s Day Weekend Romance Special (February, 2017)

Valentine's DinnerFebruary is a month for romance, and the Orchard Inn is the perfect place to celebrate! During Valentine’s Day weekend, we’re offering a great deal on a romantic getaway at our Saluda bed and breakfast.

Our Valentine’s Day Weekend Romance package includes:

  • A 2-night stay at The Orchard Inn in one of our Queen rooms for $785, or one of our King rooms for $835 (you may upgrade to a romantic cottage for an additional amount – see below)
  • Dinner for 2 at Newman’s Restaurant either night (view our Valentine’s Dinner menu)
  • A complimentary glass of Champagne with dinner
  • Couple’s massage
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries
  • A dozen roses

You can upgrade to:

  • Keeping Room + $100
  • Twin Poplar Cottage + $110
  • Boxwood Cottage + $130
  • Paulownia Cottage + $160
  • Holly Cottage + $190

Don’t wait – this will book up fast! Call 828-749-5471 for reservations.


Saluda Arts & Music Festival (Saturday, May 20, 2017)

Saluda Arts and Music FestivalStroll Main Street in our dynamic little town to find a variety of artists displaying works of pottery, jewelry, art on canvas, sculpture, mountain crafts, and more! At the end of the festival, relax at The Orchard Inn in a rocking chair with a cool drink as you breathe in the fragrant mountain air and enjoy a stunning view of springtime.
Call 828-749-5471 for reservations.


Orchard Inn & Overmountain Vineyards Wine Dinner (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

The Orchard Inn and North Carolina winery Overmountain Vineyards are presenting a special wine dinner at Newman’s Restaurant on Sunday, May 21. Each course, from Hors D’oeuvres to Dessert, will be perfectly paired with one of Overmountain Vineyards’ delicious wines. Dinner is $145 per person – reservations are required as seating is limited.
Click here to see the menu for this special wine dinner.
– Call 828-749-5471 to make your reservations. –


53rd Annual Coon Dog Day Festival and Parade (Saturday, July 8, 2017)

Saluda Coon Dog Day ParadeJoin us for the biggest day of Saluda’s year! The Coon Dog Day festival offers events, dog shows, rides, food, and even a square dance to create a memorable summer celebration. The Orchard Inn provides guests with easy transportation to and from the festival, and a gourmet meal and quiet evening are available at the Inn at the end of your festival day.
Call 828-749-5471 for reservations.


Thanksgiving Dinner at The Orchard Inn (Thursday, November 23, 2017)

Thanksgiving TurkeyCome Ye Thankful People Come! Treat your sweetheart or several generations of your family to a traditional AND relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. Join the convivial crowd at The Orchard Inn in Saluda NC to hike nearby trails, watch the birds, rock on the porch, and find a piece in the jigsaw puzzle. Make reservations for the chef’s finest Thanksgiving Midday Dinner for $69 (plus tax and gratuity) that includes a late supper just like home with other Inn guests. Seating is available at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Full breakfasts are included with your room rate.

Special 3-night packages for rooms Upstairs in the Inn include: room & breakfast for 3 nights, Dinners for 2 on Wednesday or Friday night, and Thanksgiving Day for only $839 for a Queen and $914 for a King. Add an extra night for only $145 for a Queen room, $170 for a King. Tax and Gratuities are additional.
Call 828-749-5471 for reservations.


Charles Dickens’ Dinners (December 7, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, & 23, 2017)

Mr Pickwick reading A Christmas Carol at our Dickens DinnerSet aside December 7, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, or 23 for a magical holiday evening at our 12-acre mountaintop retreat. Enjoy the chef’s memorable five-course dinner with readings from A Christmas Carol. Seating is at 7 PM and will end in candlelight by the roaring fire. The Inn offers wine and beer and suggests jackets for gentlemen. Cost for the evening is $69 per person, plus tax and gratuity. After dinner, treat yourself to an overnight in one of the eight upstairs rooms of the Inn for only $145 for rooms 1,3,4,7, and 8, and $170 for rooms 2,9, and 10. Click here to see our 2016 Dickens Dinner Menu.
* This dinner is incredibly popular and typically sells out each year. Make your reservations early to make sure you can attend!
Please call 828-749-5471 for reservations, or e-mail us at innkeeper@orchardinn.com for more information.


New Year’s Eve Gala (December 31st, 2017)

Marianne with Sandy toasting the New YearRing in 2018 in style. Our sensational, seven-course dinner begins with hors d’oeuvres at 7 pm and sit-down dinner at 8, ending with a complimentary glass of French Champagne while watching the ball drop at midnight. Black tie optional. A perfect gathering spot for a couple or group of friends. Dinner is open to the public @ $110 per person plus tax and gratuity. The NYE package includes brunch on New Year’s Day, dinner for 2 on December 31st and either December 30th or January 1st, plus 2-night accommodations in one of our upstairs queen rooms for only $779 or a king room for only $829. Book early as most of our sold-out crowd from last New Year’s Eve have already reserved space for this year’s extravaganza. All rooms and cottages have a 2-night minimum requirement. Tax and gratuities are additional. Click here to view our 2016 New Year’s Eve menu!
Call 828-749-5471 for reservations.