The Village has a full plate of activities and recreation for the entire family. Some of the country's best mountain bike and hiking trails surround the Village. The disc golf and Hillbilly putt-putt courses, tennis and volleyball courts, game room and boating on Fontana Lake are just the start of every day in the Village.

The Stone Creek Pool & Lazy River provides fun and relaxation for everyone in the family. The Recreation Hall is home of the famous "Floating Dance Floor". Cloggers and square dancers come from coast to coast to kick up their heels on this famous dance floor. The hall also hosts numerous cultural events throughout the seasons.

Daily scheduled activities add to the special memories of a Fontana vacation.  Activities include evening campfires and marshmallow roasts, live music, artisan crafting classes, kids arts and crafts, games and relays, the famous evening softball games, hot fudge sundaes on the General Store porch, narrated nature hikes, fire-side storytelling, yoga, talent shows, karaoke, dancing and much, much more. Check the Village Bulletin you receive at check-in for the most up-to-date list of activities during your visit.

For a complete list of activities, check the Outdoors Recreation Guide for activities and pricing.


Summer Activities

Lions Club Bingo
June 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
July7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24
August 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21

Meet in the Oak Suite behind the Wildwood Grill for a night of fun and prizes! Tickets are $1 each or $7 for the entire night. Bingo will be from 7pm - 8:30pm.

Talent Show
June 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 10, 17

Showcase your talents among other village guests. Prizes will be awarded to winners. A piano, PA system and iPod hookup will be available for you to use. Talent Show will be in the Events Hall from 8pm - 9pm.

Karaoke Night
June 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 10, 17

After you finish showing guests your talent, you can entertain village guests with your singing abilities! We have thousands of songs available for you to choose from! Karaoke will be in the Events Hall from 9pm - 10pm.

Clogging with Bill Nichols
June 10, 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12, 19

Meet us in the Events hall beginning at 4:30pm for clogging lessons with the Grandfather of Clogging himself. Show off what you have learned during the Community Square Dance at 8pm!

Campfire and Marshmallow Roasts
June 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30
July 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 28, 31
August 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21, 22, 23

Meet us at the Gunter Cabin Fire Pit to relax and enjoy a tasty treat. Marshmallows and roasters are provided. It's the perfect place to unwind after a fun filled day. Fire will begin at dark!

Local Heritage Lesson
June 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
July 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
August 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20

Meet at the Gunter Cabin for a historical talk with Smoky Mountain native Gene Laney. He was born on Hazel Creek in 1928 and will tell stories of living in the Smokies before they were a national park. He will also share his experiences of the impact the construction of Fontana Dam had on him and how it changed his family's way of life. Lesson will begin at the Gunter Cabin at 6pm.

The perfect place to cool off in the summertime. The Stone Creek Pool and Lazy River has something for everyone- playing under the mushroom fountains, drifting down the river or catching a little sun while sipping on your favorite beverage from the snack bar.

The Village Green is the center for a little sport during the day. Located next to the Stone Creek Pool and Lazy River, Fontana maintains sand volleyball courts, tennis and basketball courts and the always popular softball diamond that is always a hot spot for sluggers each evening.

Choose your choice of links on either of Fontana's Disc Golf or Putt-Putt courses. The 18 hole Hillbilly Putt-Putt is a fun challenge for golfing duffers of all ages.

The disc golf course has become is renowned not only for its long drives and unique hazards but also for its beauty as its winds itself through the forest. Golf cart rentals allows players to focus all of their energy on throwing disc and enjoying the relaxed drives in between holes.

The Village's recreation hall always has entertainment and fun on the schedule. You will find music, dancing and educational programs available on any given weekend. The hall is also known for its famous "floating dance floor". Cloggers and Square Dancers alike have come from coast to coast to kick up their heels on this famous dance floor for more than fifty years. The hall also hosts events for groups that gather at Fontana throughout the seasons.


Fontana Village Resort | 300 Woods Road • P.O. Box 68 | Fontana Dam, North Carolina 28733
Phone: 828.498.2211 • Toll Free Reservations: 800.849.2258
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