Smoky Mountain Events

2016 Calendar of Events

2016 Entertainment Lineup

Summer Entertainment

Take Your Pick!

May 22 - 26, 2016

2016 Bass Tournament

2016 Spring Accent on Rounds

Join us for the Spring Accent on Rounds. Instruction, Workshops and Fun!

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May 27 - 30, 2016

Memorial Day

Join us for our annual Summer Kick Off. Get ready for live music and a full weekend of fun and entertainment at the resort. Enjoy historical exhibits and activities based on Appalachian culture and heritage for the holiday. 

Memorial Day

July 3 - 4, 2016

July 4

Join us in celebrating everything that makes 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! 

September 2 - 5, 2016

Labor Day

Exciting events for the whole family!

September 11 - 15, 2016


Come celebrate the 100th semi-annual Accent on Rounds! Dance instruction, workshops and fun!

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September 17, 2016

Family Hiking Day

ATC Family Hiking Day Celebration

Guided Hikes for families and all ages, refreshments, educational programs, arts and crafts.

September 25 - 28, 2016

Festival 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.

October 23 - 27, 2016

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.

October 1 - 31, 2016

Pumpkins and Peanuts

Every Saturday in October, enjoy our pumpkin patch and pumpkin painting extravaganza. Classic Peanuts film, “It’s a Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!” will be showing in the evening at the outdoor theater.

November 23 - 26, 2016


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, 2016


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

December 31, 2016

New Year's 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!

March 11 - 12, 2017

Experience Fontana Lake at our 2017 Bass Tournament!

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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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