Maggie Valley Festival Grounds Aerial

Maggie Valley is in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. The Festival Grounds is leased by the Town of Maggie Valley as a venue for events, festivals and more. Over the years the venue has hosted a wide range of events from arts & craft festivals to major concerts. The events themselves are produced by individuals and organizations and the Town leases the venue. The festival grounds features a large covered stage, bathrooms, concession building, electrical and water hook-ups, ample parking.


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2021 Festival & Events

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April 23 - 25 Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin' Nationals

Open car & truck show! Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 8am-2pm. Parts vendors, Food vendors, and DJ! Contact Jason @ Bell’s Rod Shop @ 865-742-7403, email minitruckinnats@gmail.com or visit http://www.minitruckinnats.com.

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April 30 - May 2 Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, Church Service, and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

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May 7 Grace Potter: Drive-In Concert at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

 Friday, gates: 6pm / show 7:30pm. $120-$280. All Ages! Contact The Grey Eagle @ 828-232-5800 http://www.thegreyeagle.com/. 

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May 14 & 15 KKOA Icons of Hotrodding Festival

The 1950s and 1960s Hotrod and Custom Car, Truck & Van event for 1969 and older models, 50s & 60s music, Automotive & Vintage Vendors, Pin-stripers, Food Vendors, Judging with Awards & Trophy presentation. Family-friendly event! For more info visit http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/

May 23 Galactic ft Anjelika ‘Jelly’ Joseph: Drive-In Concert

 Sunday, gates: 6pm / show 7:30pm. $105 – $185 tickets! All Ages! Contact The Grey Eagle @ 828-232-5800 http://www.thegreyeagle.com/. 

May 27 moe

Drive-In Concert at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds – Thursday, gates: 6pm / show 7:30pm. $120 – $220 tickets! All Ages! Contact The Grey Eagle @ 828-232-5800 http://www.thegreyeagle.com/

May 28 Too Many Zooz & Big Something

Drive-In Concert at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds – Friday, gates: 6pm /

show 7:30pm. $75 – $150 tickets! All Ages! Contact The Grey Eagle @ 828-232-5800 http://www.thegreyeagle.com/.

June 2 – 5 Slingshots in the Smokies

Annual Slingshot Owners event! We will have Great Vendors, Seminars, Group Rides & Entertainment! This is the leading Slingshot Owners Event in the USA! For more information visit www.slingshotroadsters.com

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June 11 & 12 WNC Jeep Fest

Tickets are $5 benefiting Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation. All Jeep models welcome! There will be vendors available and a Show & Shine competition. All ages welcome! Leashed dogs welcome! Visit http://www.wncjeepfest.com/.

 

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June 17 - 19 Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show

$5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from 8am – 6pm, Saturday, 8am – 4pm. Call 423-608-4519 for more information or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.

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June 25 – June 27 Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

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July 4 Backyard Fourth! Our fireworks

will be held on Sunday evening! Come celebrate Independence Day at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds! Gates open at 6pm. Bring your Blanket, Chairs, Picnic Basket, Bubbles, Hula Hoops, Balls and Yard Games! This is an alcohol free event. Enjoy our great fireworks at dark! Visit https://maggievalleync.gov/ or call 828-926-0866 M-F 8am–5pm. Celebrate in Maggie Valley!

July 16 & 17 Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Moonshine Valley F-100s / Maggie Valley Swap Meet

8am–6pm Friday, 8am- 4pm Saturday. Old Gas Station Items, Old Pumps, Signs & Tags, Toys, Car Shows! Call 423-608-4519 or visit https://www.surfboardpromotion.com

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July 23 & 24 Hillbilly Jam

Open to the public 10am – 10pm both days! Music Festival with Crafts and Food Vendors. Moonshiners of the Discovery Channel, Car & Bike Show & More! Price of admission $10 per day. Visit www.thehillbillyjam.com or call Terry Frady 828-450-9795

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September 10 - 12 Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

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September 18 & 19 VWs in the Valley

Volkswagen Car Show & Swap Meet! Live DJ, Cash Prizes and Trophies! Open Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday from 7am – 6pm. For more information contact Robert @ 276-620-1246, email eastwoodr@yahoo.com or visit www.vwaircooledassociation.com

September 23 – 25 Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / C-10 Nationals

$5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from 8am – 6pm, Saturday 8am – 4pm. Contact Rodney @ 423-608-4519, email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.

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October 23 Smoky Mountains Bluegrass Festival!

Saturday performance of Balsam Range, Unspoken Tradition and the Kruger Brothers! View details at https://haywoodarts.org/ or contact Leigh Forrester at 828-452-0593 or director@haywoodarts.org for more information. 

November 6 Land and Sky Relay

Saturday, One-day running relay from Asheville to Cherokee! Up to 100 teams and 600 individuals! Contact Glory Hound Events @ 828-400-5868 https://gloryhoundevents.com/.

Events, times and dates are subject to change.