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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2022 Festival & Events

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April 22 - 24 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 29 - May 1 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 Boho Hippie Fest – New event!

 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 13 & 14 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 31 – June 4 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 10 & 11 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 16 - 18 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 24 – 26 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 15 & 16 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 22 & 23 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 20 Eurofest Maggie Valley

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

 

September 9 - 11 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 16 & 17 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 22 – 24 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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September 30 – Oct 1 Smoky Mountain Elk Fest – Returns!

 Step out of your end-of-summer rut and experience the Smoky Mountain Elk Fest! For more information visit https://visitncsmokies.com/smoky-mountain-elk-fest/ 

October 29 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. 

Events, times and dates are subject to change.