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.


June 19-20, 2015

Michael Beans Concert Tour


Come enjoy the Michael Beans Happy Arrr! 7 pm  Come for the show, stay for the weekend!



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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