Wendy Newman Designs Umbrellas Crown the Asheville Yoga Fest. The 5th annual Asheville Yoga Festival, July 26-29, 2018 took place against the breathtaking backdrop of the world’s oldest mountains in gorgeous Asheville, NC. The festival took place in beautiful venues throughout downtown Asheville, and a smaller festival footprint allowed for easy movement between classes. Attendees chose from over 80 offerings including yoga classes, meditation, talks, SUP yoga, outdoor excursions, music, and more. The pedestrian friendly festival allowed you to immerse yourself in the vibrant life of the city brimming with cultural arts, culinary delights, and many independent shops.