Founded in 1885 as a railroad town, Tryon has been known for generations as a culturally diverse home to artisans and craftspeople as well as world-class equestrian enthusiasts. Tryon is known as “The Friendliest Town in the South”, and for good reason… walk into any of the local restaurants or retail shops, and you are greeted with a warm welcome!
Tryon has a thriving arts scene, thanks to the Tryon Fine Arts center, Tryon Little Theater and live musical performances at Rogers Park Amphitheater. Browse local works of art at the Upstairs Artspace as well as numerous local galleries.
Tryon is home to the Blockhouse Steeplechase in April as well as the Blue Ridge Barbecue Festival each June.