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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2023 Festival & Events

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January 28 Maggie Valley Ice Festival!

 January 28 3 – 8pm Maggie Valley Ice Festival! New Event! Free! Our Ice Festival will be held on Saturday! Bring your friends and family to enjoy winter at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds! There will be Ice Sculptures, Live Ice Carving, an Ice Slide, Warming Tent with s’more station and more! Visit https://maggievalleync.gov/ or call 828-926-0866 M-F 8am–5pm. 

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April 21 - 23 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 5 - 7 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 13 - 14 Boho Hippie Fest

 Live Music, Performance Arts, Demonstrations, Great Vendors, Bounce Houses, Games, Food Trucks! For more information contact Hot Head Events 828-246-1978 or email hotheadevents@gmail.com. 

May 26 & 27 Four-Wheel Drives in the Valley – New Event!

Four-Wheel Drives in the Valley New Event! 8am–6pm Friday, 8am-4pm Saturday. Four Wheel Drive event and Swap Meet! Call 423-608-4519 for more information or visit http://www.surfboardpromotion.com/ 

May 30 – June 3 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 15 - 17 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 30 – July 2 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 MONDAY  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 14 & 15 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 21 - 22 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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August 19 Eurofest Maggie Valley

 August 19 Eurofest Maggie Valley – All European Automotive Event! Automotive vendors and cars! For more information visit https://www.southeasteuromotorsports.com/ or email info@southeasteuromotorsports.com or call 919-616-2183. 

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August 26 & 27 KKOA Icons of Hotrodding Festival

$10 – open to 1969 and older hot-rod roadsters, pickups, coupes and sedans, and all kustomized cars and trucks, and kool cruisin’ chopped-top lead-sleds. Swap Meet and Vendors, Kool Games and Contests (slow drag races, koolest cruiser contest, mini Mercury treasure hunt, For more info visit http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/. 

 

September 8 - 10 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 15 & 16 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 21 – 23 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 6 - 8 Showdown in the Valley

 Open Car & Truck Show with parts vendors! This show is open to 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive trucks and a wide range of cars. For more information contact Shayne Gentry @ 828-768-0402. 

October 13 & 14 Vairs in the Valley

Show & Shine! Friday & Saturday with Parts Vendors, Food Trucks, and Live Band playing 50s and 60s music! Door prizes! For more information contact NC Mountain Corvairs @ 828-775-0487, email ncmountaincorvair@gmail.com or visit https://vairsinthevalley.com/ 

October 28 Smoky Mountains Bluegrass Festival!

 Saturday performance of bluegrass bands, music themed vendors, raffles, artist demonstrations and artwork, playground and local drinks and food! View details at https://haywoodarts.org/ or contact Morgan Beryl at 828-452-0593 or director@haywoodarts.org for more information. 

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Events, times and dates are subject to change.