Events in the Valley

Festivals and events happen throughout the year at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Check out the updated schedule with descriptions and links to the individual events on the Festival Grounds website.

 

April 27 - 29

2018 Event Schedule

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

3374 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin' Nationals – Open car & truck show! Part vendors, Food vendors with DJ! Contact Jason @ Bell’s Rod Shop @ 865-742-7403, email minitruckinnats@gmail.com or visit http://www.minitruckinnats.com/.

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May 4 - 6 Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley - 16 years strong! Tour Rides, 25+ Vendors, $1,000 Bike Show, 3 Hours of Bike Games with a $1,000 Prize, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, free stuff & much more www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

May 18 & 19 Icons of Hotrodding Festival – 1950s and 1960s Hotrod and Custom Car and Truck event, Show & Shine, Contests, 50s music, Vendors, Judging with Awards & Trophy presentation. Family friendly event! For more info visit http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/.

May 24 - 26 Maggie Valley Spring Rally in the Smokies – Bike Rally, Car Show, Bike & Trike Show, Bike Games, Rally Rides, DJ, Great Food, Vendors of all kinds, Door Prizes, Concerts & More! For more information visit: www.maggievalleyrallys.com or call 336-580-1638.

May 29 – June 2 Slingshots in the Smokies – Annual Slingshot Owners event! We will have great vendors, seminars, group rides & entertainment! This is the leading Slingshot Owners Event in the USA! For more information call 561-351-9095 or visitwww.slingshotroadsters.com.

June 21 – 23 Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Tri-Five Reunion/Camaro & Firebird Show - $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Friday & Saturday from 8am - 6pm, Sunday, 8am - 4pm. Call 423-608-4519 for more information or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visitwww.maggievalleyswapmeet.com.

June 29 – July 1 Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley - 16 years strong! Tour Rides, 25+ Vendors, $1,000 Bike Show, 3 Hours of Bike Games with a $1,000 Prize, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, free stuff & much more. www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

July 4 Backyard Fourth! Our fireworks will be held on Wednesday evening! Come celebrate Independence Day at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds! Gates open at 6pm. Bring your blanket, chairs, picnic basket and yard games! This is an alcohol free event. Enjoy our great fireworks at dark! Visit www.maggievalleync.gov or call 828-926-0866 M-F 8am–5pm. Celebrate in Maggie Valley!

July 7 & 8 Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival – Free event! Handmade arts & crafts with a variety of foods on site. Open both days 9am - 4pm. Contact Teresa Smith at 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

July 13 & 14 Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo/Hillbilly Rods Car Show/C-10 Nationals – 8 am–6pm Friday, 8am-4pm Saturday. Old Gas Station Items, Old Pumps, Old Signs & Tags, Toys, Car Shows! Call 423-608-4519 or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visithttp://www.surfboardpromotion.com/.

 

July 27 & 28 Hillbilly Jam - Open to the public 10am - 10pm both days! Music festival with crafts and food vendors. Car & Bike Show & More! Price of admission $10 per day. Visit www.thehillbillyjam.com for more information.

Aug 4 End of Summer Jam – Live Music Event! Gates Saturday 10am–11pm with Crafting & Food Vendors, Inflatable Bouncy House & Face Painting for children! Contact Julie Lynch @ 828/456-8365 x909, email activities@haywoodlodge.com or visit www.haywoodlodge.com.

Aug 16 - 18 Blue Ridge Rumble – Bike Rally, Bike Games, Bike Shows, Vendors, Tours/Rides, Rat Rods, Hot Rods & Custom Car Show, Pin-Up Girl & Hula-Hoop Contests, Door Prizes, Rock-A-Billy Bands & More! For more information visitwww.maggievalleyrallys.com or call 336-580-1638.

September 1 & 2 Maggie Valley Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show – Free Event! Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 4pm daily. Handmade Arts & Crafts, Chainsaw Art Demos, Festival Foods! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

September 7 - 9 Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley - 16 years strong! Tour Rides, 25+ Vendors, $1,000 Bike Show, 3 Hours of Bike Games with a $1,000 Prize, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, free stuff & much more. www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

September 14 & 15 VWs in the Valley – VW Car Show & Swap Meet! Open Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday from 7am - 6pm & Sunday 7am until... For more information contact Robert @ 276-620-1246, email eastwoodr@yahoo.com or visit www.vwaircooledassociation.com.

September 20 - 22 Maggie Valley Fall Rally – Fall Bike Rally, Car Show, Bike Shows, Bike Games, Vendors of all kinds, Tours/Rides, Music, Door Prizes, Food Vendors, Cold Beverages & more! For more information visit www.maggievalleyrallys.com or call 336-580-1638.

September 27 - 29 Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo/Moonshine Valley F-100s - $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Friday & Saturday from 8am - 6pm, Sunday 8am - 4pm. Contact Rodney @ 423-608-4519, emailrodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.maggievalleyswapmeet.com.

October 6 Annual Fall Regional Shelby/Mustang & Ford Meet – Free Admission! Family Event with car show and vendors open to the public Saturday, 8am-6pm. (Rain Date Sunday, 10/7) Contact Lou Manglass @ 678-614-4438, email negeorgiamustangclub@gmail.com or visitwww.negeorgiamustangclub.org.

October 11 - 14 Spyder Adventures Rally – Gathering of Can-Am Spyder owners & enthusiasts. All bikes are welcome. Vendors for Can Am products, aftermarket parts, installation and painting. Thursday - Saturday 9am-8pm & Sunday til noon. Visit www.spyderadventures.com

October 20 & 21 Maggie Valley Fall Arts & Crafts Show – Free event! Open Saturday & Sunday from 9am - 4pm daily. Artists sell their handmade arts & crafts. Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

November 24 Winter Days – “Maggie Gets Lit” – Beginning of the Christmas Season and Lighting up of the Valley for the winter season. Activities planned for the entire family. The event concludes with a community sing-around a Christmas tree and flipping a switch to light up Maggie Valley. Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.