When and where is the Woolly Worm Festival? The 45th Annual Woolly Worm Festival takes place the 3rd weekend of October, falling on the 15th and 16th in 2022, in the quaint mountain town of Banner Elk North Carolina. We think it’s the perfect time to share some tips that will make your experience a good one while at the festival and getting to the festival.
What is the legend of the woolly worm? Legend has it that the amount of black on the woolly caterpillar will predict how cold the upcoming winter will be. The blacker the caterpillar supposedly means that the winter will be colder, and the more segments that are black will determine how many weeks of cold weather the winter will have.
Who won the Woolly Worm Festival? Eric Wood of Hickory, the owner of the 2021 woolly worm champion, has his worm evaluated and read by Tommy Burleson and Adam Binder for the winter weather forecast after capturing victory in the final race on Saturday, Oct. 16.
What is the Wooly Worm Predictions 2021? 2021-2022 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction
There are 4 dark stripes on the front end of the caterpillar and 3 on the rear. So, compared to the 5/5.5/2.5 ratio from last year, the beginner and middle of winter should not be as bad this year.