All retreats and workshops are sponsored by the Sunnybank Retreat Association and will be held at the historic Sunnybank Inn located in
Hot Springs, NC. Each retreat includes Teacher’s tuition, lodging, and six vegetarian meals. Retreats begin with dinner on Friday and finish after lunch on Sunday.
Please see retreat descriptions for tuition and lodging/meals prices.
Reservations must be made in advance. To register call
*Limited number of scholarships are often available.
All guests must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and follow CDC guidelines.
Hot Springs Trailfest 2019
A community festival celebrating the outdoors and long distance hiking. The weekend includes A.T. Hiker reunions, music, dancing, speakers, and trail magic. A great time to meet old hiking friends and make new ones.
Bluff Mountain Festival
A Hot Springs favorite including mountain music, balladry, storytelling, dance, and crafts benefiting the Madison County Arts Council. This is a free festival that features many of the area’s famous musicians, storytellers, and craftspeople.
September 1-5, 2021
Four days of music, spirituality, justice, and art at the Hot Springs Spa and Campground.