Rooted in the Carolina foothills, the Night in the Country experience transforms the world-renowned Tryon International Equestrian Center into your next great country tradition.


The sounds and scents of the South will draw you into NITC’s Bands, Brews and Que! Some of the very best cooks in the region are firing up their grills to serve up the tastiest barbeque this side of the Mississippi. Local artists will keep the atmosphere rockin’. And our taps will be pouring a variety of native and nationally acclaimed craft brews in our Craft Course and Limited Release Row. Got a hankerin’ for southern flavor? This is where you satisfy it.

This outdoor, life-sized labyrinth has more twists and turns than the Blue Ridge Parkway. Maze Bar weaves across nearly a quarter-mile of world-class footing. At the finish line – a hidden oasis with surprises, potential prizes, and specialty cocktails you can’t get anywhere else. Want to pony up at this one-of-a-kind NITC experience? Get lost.

This is your chance to prove you are a champion! The High Noon Saloon Tournament of Champions features King Kong Beer Pong, Cornhole, Fowling, and Spikeball. They are 32-team double-elimination first come, first served tournaments featuring multiple courts. The bar will be open. The music will be blasting. The crowd will be cheering. As for the trophies for the champions… let’s just say you will be blown away. Get ready to play the day.

Night in the Country’s Craft Beer Experience is hopped up with award-winning local and national brews to quench your thirst. The Craft Course is one of the largest outdoor bar experiences the Carolina foothills has ever seen! Your map of all the brews on tap gets you a variety of samples PLUS one full beer. Upgrade to Limited Release Row where you gain access to some of the rarest craft beer options that are only available in limited quantities for a limited time. We’re not skimping on the pours, either. Grab a sample, explore the festival grounds, and come back when you’re ready for more. It’s time to hop it up a notch.

A tasting tour in a bottle! Night in the Country’s Grapeland features carefully selected specific wines that are vast in origin and flavors to truly embody the crisp, refreshing taste of summer. Grab a glass, explore the festival grounds, and come back when you’re ready for more. Are you into a good pinot, chardonnay, or maybe you enjoy a glass of rosé or two? Choose your flight and make pour decisions.

Night in the Country’s Beer Relay may be a festival-defining moment for your crew. Each team will have 4 runners. One by one you and your team will tackle the course filled with obstacles and beer zones. Run, chug, repeat as fast as you can! The trophies for the winners will earn you bottomless bragging rights.


Breathe in that fresh country air! The PeopleChase 5K is a Derby-themed scenic morning run on Tryon Resort’s White Oak Course. Are you an avid runner looking to beat your best time? Someone who just wants to get in a little exercise before 72 straight hours of livin’ it up? Either way, put on your finest Derby hat, your best jockey clothes, or grab that stick horse then lace-up your running shoes and earn your weekend!

The Full Moon Saloon Aftermath is your nightlife festival experience under the stars in the middle of the Carolina foothills. Local bands will turn it up as you kick up your boots at Tryon’s infamous Silo Bar. This isn’t just any after-party. This is the Aftermath. Get ready to turn up the night.



Elevate your festival experience with an evening of sophistication. Night in the Country’s Rolled & on the Rocks is an exclusive experience featuring some of the smoothest whiskeys from around the country paired with a full-bodied cigar. If the whiskey sampling tour leaves your palette wanting more, you can purchase additional pours at the bar. The best way to begin a 72-hour party – indulge in some R&R.

Get those creative juices flowing with a little red, white, or rosé. A professional artist will guide you step-by-step as you put brush to canvas to paint a one-of-a-kind piece that you can make your own. Sip, socialize, and create a work of art. This is inspiration uncorked.

Relax. Relive. Replenish. We’re offering free yoga sessions at Night in the Country Carolinas! Classes are Friday and Saturday morning. All you need to bring is your yoga mat.