Avery/Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce

Sue Freeman
Events Manager
4501 Pinecastle Hwy, Unit 2
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Phone: 828-898-5605


The Avery County/Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce promotes tourism in Avery County, They provide information packets containing information about area accommodations, restaurants, services, attractions, and businesses to visitors from all over the world. Volunteers are needed each year to help with a number of events, including the popular Woolly Worm Festival held each fall.

Clientele/Populations Served

Residents of Avery county and Banner Elk, as well as the surrounding High Country community

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Assist in the Annual Woolly Worm Festival & Wood Race in October
  • Volunteers will work in information booths providing information to customers on Avery county tourist attraction. Will also be held responsible for registering woolly worms for races at the festival.