Smoky Mountain Events

2017 Calendar of Events

July 22, 2017

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August 12, 2017

Join us for the 1st Annual Bluegrass Festival at Fontana Dam to benefit the Fontana Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting historical preservation and providing community assistance for the Fontana community. Concert featuring Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice and Fret High starting at 3PM. Tickets now on sale!

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August 20-21, 2017

Solar Eclipse


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Catch a front row seat for one of the rarest astronomical events in our lifetime. A full solar eclipse will occur at Fontana Village on Monday August 21st and last for over two minutes. Live entertainment, a cookout, and other activities are planned for the viewing party of this once in a lifetime event! Please visit for more information about the eclipse and call 828-498-2211 to make your reservations at Fontana Village Resort for this historic event.

September 10-14, 2017

Come celebrate the semi-annual Accent on Rounds! Dance instruction, workshops and fun!

September 21-23, 2017


Join Jeff Griggs, Naomi Pyle and many other returning and guest instructors for the 15th Annual Fontana Clogging Jamboree. Visit for required registration and schedule of events. 

October 15-19, 2017

Fall Hike Week

Includes guided hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as well as many other scheduled events. Join other guests for an assortment of evening lectures and programs. Contact our Outdoors Program for more information.

November 23-26, 2017


Bring the family to the Smokies for endless fun, entertainment and a classic Thanksgiving feast at the Mountview Restaurant. We will have guided hikes, square dancing and much more!

December 1-31, 2017


Bring your family and friends to the Smokies for a traditional Smoky Mountain Christmas Weekend featuring holiday festivities and winter fun!

December 31, 2017

New Years Eve

Join us for our New Year’s Eve Celebration which includes a dinner buffet at the Mountview Restaurant, live music ,and a midnight Champagne toast. Reservations are required, so call (828) 498-2115 now to book this incredible evening!


Area Events

Just a short drive from Fontana, The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center is a vital contributor to the preservation of the Appalachian mountain heritage of Western North Carolina. Throughout the year they celebrate mountain traditions through music programs, heritage festivals, workshops and other events that appeal to all age groups. Visit their website for a full schedule of events available during your visit.

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