Carousel Hours: Fri 5-9pm, Sat 1-9pm, Sun 1-4pm

Live Music for Saturday Night Lights Weekends:
Thur/Fri – 6-9pm, Sat 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm

SNL Free Activities: 6-9pm | SNL Competition Starts: 8pm

Click HERE to book your Legends Club table or seat!

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Up Next: Special Programming

Read below to learn what live music, special entertainment and more can be found at SNL, in addition to staples such as the carousel, face painting, wandering entertainers, and more. Additional details are being added continuously, so check back often!

Saturday, July 2nd:
$75,000 Night in the Country Carolinas Music Festival Grand Prix CSI 2*

Ryan Perry Promo

Live music all weekend long!
Thursday 6-9pm: Neverwhere Sisters
Friday 6-9pm: Champagne Charlie
Saturday 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm: Ryan Perry

Monday, July 4th: Ol’ 74 Jazz Band! 


Saturday, July 9th:
$139,000 Coca-Cola® Grand Prix CSI 3*


Live music all weekend long!
Thursday 6-9pm: Hope Griffin
Friday 6-9pm: Neverwhere Sisters
Saturday 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm: Twisted Trail

Pony Costume Parade:
Saturday, July 9th, 6pm in Tryon Stadium
Theme: Retro!


Learn more about the 6th Annual Pony Spectacular at Tryon Resort here.

Saturday, July 16th:
Military Appreciation Night!


Live music all weekend long!
Thursday 6-9pm: Champagne Charlie
Friday 6-9pm: William Loretti
Saturday 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm: Crocodile Smile

Saturday, July 23rd:
Dog Appreciation – Leashed Dogs Welcome!


Live music all weekend long!
Friday 6-9pm: Champagne Charlie
Saturday 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm: Crocodile Smile


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Brand new to SNL for July 23rd weekend, we’re welcoming Fairy Kim Sparkles hair sparklers!

Saturday, July 30th:

Live music all weekend long!
Thursday 6-9pm: Hope Griffin
Friday 6-9pm: Champagne Charlie
Saturday 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm: Keil Nathan Smith


When should I come?

The family activities begin at 6:00pm. Our on-site restaurants are open during Saturday Night Lights, so make an evening of it and plan for dinner as well! Shops and services will be open for your perusal along Vendor Row, concessions will be readily available along with all your favorite beverages. 

What sort of activities are there?

Every week there will be free activities for kids like face painting, performers, carousel and a live band – there is fun in store for guests of all ages! Check out to see what’s happening next! 

Activities  are available from 6pm-9pm, with competition beginning at 8pm. Don’t forget to join us at the Silo Bar for the after-party!

Live Music for Saturday Night Lights Weekends:
Thur/Fri – 6-9pm
Sat 6-7:30pm, 10:15-11pm



What’s available to eat?

We have a number of delicious on-site restaurants ready for you to enjoy on Saturday Night, whether you’re in the mood for casual fare or fine dining—to see their listings and menus, click here. You can grab concession treats, drinks, ice cream, cotton candy and other treats to enjoy while walking around the grounds or while watching competition from the stands.

Can I buy a table at the Legends Club for a covered seat?

Yes, tables are available for groups of six or eight, with limited individual seats available for purchase as well. Enjoy ringside buffet dining and an open bar for beer and wine with covered seating for Tryon Stadium competitions on the Legends Club porch. Reservations are required and walk-in availability will be determined the evening prior at 9pm, when online reservations will end. Liquor drinks available at the cash bar. With questions, contact

 Purchase your Legends Club dining experience here. 

What shops are open?

A number of the equestrian show vendors in the cabins adjacent to the main ring are open during Saturday Night Lights, offering clothing, jewelry and much more.  Visit to see our shopping directory.

What kind of competition is it?

A typical Saturday Night Lights features a Grand Prix show jumping event where expert riders from all over the world guide horses around a course and over jumps almost 5 feet high, which is nearly the same level as at the Olympics! Riders that make it around the course successfully will return for the jump-off, a high stakes shortened course that determines who wins first place and the largest share of the prize money— sometimes over $100,000! For more information about show jumping, visit our Horse Show 101 page.

Where do I sit?

For competitions, all stadium seating is first-come first-served, and there isn’t a bad seat in the house! Also, The Legends Grille porch overlooks competition from the covered terrace, with great views of the ring and delicious food. For more information, call 828-863-1122.

What if it rains?

All our events are rain or shine —some of the most exciting jumping competition is in the rain! We only cancel or postpone a competition if the weather is severe to the point of risking the safety of horses or humans. We will post on Facebook if there are last minute cancellations, postponements, or other changes.

For a Saturday Night Lights highlight video, click here. This is one of our favorite events to host at Tryon. We hope to see you under the lights soon!

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