Smoky Mountain Events

2016 Calendar of Events

September 11 - 15, 2016


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

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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 or CLICK HERE for the 2016 itinerary.

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!

For complete menu and list of activities, please CLICK HERE

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!

For more inflormationand menu, please CLICK HERE

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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