2015 Calendar of Events

In addition to all the great events below, we have a Summer packed with weekly fun. Check out our Recurring Events Calendar.

Thursday March 5, 10am to 6pm

Job Fair - Join a winning team at
Fontana Village Resort!

Seasonal Positions Include:

  • Recreation Staff
  • Retail Clerks
  • Ice Cream Shop
  • Front Desk
  • Marina Attendants

March 14 - 15, 2015

Fontana Classic Bass Tournament

Presented in partnership with the Daniel Boone Council, Boy Scouts of America, the 2015 Fontana Classic will be held March 14-15. Early registration is $150 per boat and ends on March 5th. Catch the state record Small Mouth Bass to win a 2014 F150 provided by Andy Shaw Ford. For nightly accommodations contact the resort at 828-498-2211. View the events flyer for more details: http://www.fontanavillage.com/events/Bass-Fishing-Tournament-2015.pdf Visit http://2015fontanaclassic.kintera.org to register..

March 25 - 26, 2015

Hiker Haze Week

Attention AT hikers and weekend trail adventurers: Whether you're coming in off the trail for a couple of "Zero Days" or visiting the Smokies for a weekend in the forest, plan on being at Fontana Village Resort for its second annual Hiker Haze Event. Activities include free disc golf lessons, educational presentations, karaoke, campfires, $1.00 movies and popcorn and much more. View flyer for more information: http://www.fontanavillage.com/events/pdfs/hikerhaze2015.pdf

April 12 - 16, 2015

Spring Hike Week

Whether you are a returning Spring Hike Week participant, or if this is your first time here at the Village, we welcome you and hope you have a wonderful time enjoying Fontana Village Resort. Join us for guided hikes and educational programs, there are many scheduled activities that will be available for you to participate in! For more information click here.

April 3 - 5, 2015

Easter Weekend

Bring the family to the Smokies for endless fun, entertainment and a classic Easter feast at the Mountview Restaurant. Activities include scenic lake tours, an easter egg hunt, guided nature hikes, and much more!

May 1 - 31, 2015

A Time To Remember

Our fifth annual celebration to honor the people of Western North Carolina who gave up their homes, land and way of life so that World War II could be won. Hosted by Fontana Village Resort, The Proctor Revival Organization and GREAT (Graham Revitalization Economic Action Team). For more information click here.

May 8 - May 10, 2015

Mother's Day Weekend

Treat Mom and the family to a wonderful weekend of fun in the mountains! Call the Resort today at 828-498-2211 to book your lodging. Then join us for Mother's Day Dinner at the Mountview Restaurant on Sunday, May 10th from 5:00 - 9:00pm. The Mountview Restaurant offers a savory menu featuring many locally inspired dishes that will surely leave Mom full and relaxed! Call the Mountview today at 828-498-2115 to make your reservation!

May 9 - May 10, 2015

Spring Fling Disc Golf Tournament

Join us for this PDGA sanctioned event! Click here to learn more.

May 22 - May 26, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend Summer Kick-Off

Join us for our annual Summer Kick Off. Get ready for live music and a full weekend of fun and entertainment at the resort. Load the car and bring the entire family!

July 3 - 5, 2015

Independence Day Celebration

Join us in celebrating everything that made America the great nation that she is. There will field & water games, hometown parade, boating, BBQ cookouts and much, much more. Experience the best fireworks ever on the Village Green. Live entertainment throughout the weekend! Fireworks will begin on the 4th at 10:00 pm.

September 4 - 6, 2015

Labor Day Weekend, Fireworks, & LakeAlooza Celebration

There is something for everyone at the Fontana Marina! Enjoy great food, dancing, music and entertainment, lake games, paddleboard and kayak races, and more. Come have fun on the lake with the entire family this Labor Day Holiday weekend!

September 18-19, 2015

10th Annual Fontana Clogging Jamboree

Come experience a weekend unlike any other: Great national instructors, the world’s most famous oak clogging dance floor, live bluegrass music, and much more! Fontana Village has a rich history in square dancing and clogging and is considered by many to be the birthplace of modern clog dancing.  Steps like the "rockin’ chair" were invented at this very place. Come and experience the magic for yourself! Visit http://www.fontanaworkshop.com/ for more information.

September 27 - 30, 2015

21st Annual Autumn Holiday of the Rounds

Join us for this all round dance festival where you can dance the nights away on Fontana's famous floating hardwood dance floor. Click here for more info!

October 11 - 15, 2015

Hauntober Weekend & Haunted Trail

Events and activities for kids of all ages including face painting, pumpkin carving, and hayrides. You can experience The Haunted Halloween Trail for a complete weekend full of fright! Contact our Outdoors Program for more information.

December 1 - 30, 2015

Christmas in the Smokies

Christmas In The Smokies

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

December 31, 2015

New Years Eve Celebration

Join us for our New Year’s Eve Celebration which includes a dinner buffet at the Mountview Restaurant, live music, fireworks, and a midnight Champagne toast.


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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