Activities

Local Attractions and Directions

Wheels Through Time

(62 Vintage Lane, Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751)

Less than 1/10th of a mile from Heart of The Valley. The Wheels Through Time Museum will sweep you back in time with its magnificent presentation of vintage all-American motorcycles and automobiles.

Maggie Valley Carpet Golf

(3054 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751)

Head out Heart Lane and take a left on Soco road and go past the log cabin and Maggie Valley Carpet Golf will be the next left. 

 

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

(3374 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751)

Head down Heart Lane and turn right on Soco Rd Stay on Soco road for 0.2 miles and turn right onto Wade Reece Way. 

2022 Event Schedule
Maggie Valley Festival Grounds


April 29 – May 1 

Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally 

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm,
Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes &Products on display, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

May 13 & 14 

KKOA Icons of Hotrodding Festival 

1950s and 1960s Hotrod and Custom Car, Truck & Van event for 1969 and older
models, 50s & 60s music, Automotive & Vintage Vendors, Pin-stripers, Food Vendors, Judging with Awards & Trophy presentation. Familyfriendly event! For more info visit http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/.

May 31 – June 4 

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 visit www.slingshotroadsters.com.

June 10 & 11 

WNC Jeep Fest 

Benefiting Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation. All Jeep models welcome! There will be vendors
available and a Show & Shine competition. All ages welcome! Leashed dogs welcome! Visit http://www.wncjeepfest.com/. Brought to you by WNC Jeepers.


June 16 – 18
Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show

  $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from8am - 6pm, Saturday, 8am - 4pm. Call 423-608-4519 for more information or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.


June 24 – 26 

Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally 

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm,
Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes &Products on display, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

July 4 Backyard Fourth!

Our fireworks will be held on Monday evening! Come celebrate Independence Day at Maggie Valley Festival
Grounds! Gates open at 6pm. Bring your Blanket, Chairs, Picnic Basket, Bubbles, Hula Hoops, Balls and Yard Games! This is an alcohol free event. Enjoy our great fireworks at dark! Visit https://maggievalleync.gov/ or call 828-926-0866 M-F 8am–5pm. Celebrate in Maggie Valley!


July 9 & 10 

Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival 

Free event! Artists from across the Southeast sell Handmade Arts & Crafts with
a variety of foods on site. Open both days 9am - 4pm. Contact Teresa Smith at 800-624-4431 or visit http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ .

July 15 & 16 

Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo/Moonshine Maggie Valley Swap Meet 

8am–6pm Friday, 8am-4pm Saturday. Old Gas Station Items, Old Pumps, Signs & Tags, Toys, Car Shows! Call 423-608-4519 or visit http://www.surfboardpromotion.com/.


July 22 & 23 

Hillbilly Jam 

Open to the public 10am - 10pm both days! Music Festival with Crafts and Food Vendors. Moonshiners of the
Discovery Channel, Car & Bike Show & More! Price of admission $10 per day. Visit www.thehillbillyjam.com or call Terry 828-450-9795.


August 20 

Eurofest Maggie Valley

All European Automotive Event! Automotive vendors and cars! For more information visit
https://www.southeasteuromotorsports.com email info@southeasteuromotorsports.com or call 919-616-2183.

Sept 3 & 4 

Maggie Valley Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show 

Free Event! Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 4pm daily. Handmade Arts & Crafts,
Festival Foods! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ .


September 9 – 11 

Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally 

Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on
display, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.


September 16 & 17 

VW's in the Valley 

Volkswagen Car Show & Swap Meet! Live DJ, Cash Prizes and Trophies! Open Friday 10am – 6pm,
Saturday from 7am – 6pm. For more information contact Robert @ 276-620-1246, email eastwoodr@yahoo.com
or visit www.vwaircooledassociation.com.

September 22 – 24 

Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / C-10 Nationals 

$5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from 8am - 6pm, Saturday 8am - 4pm. Contact Rodney @ 423-608-4519, email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.

September 30 – Oct 1 

Smoky Mountain Elk Fest 

  Step out of your end-of-summer rut and experience the Smoky
Mountain Elk Fest! For more information visit https://visitncsmokies.com/smoky-mountain-elk-fest/

October 15

Jimmie VanZant’s Smoky Mountain Jam 

A day of Live Music, Car Shows, Wounded Warriors 2k Run & Toughman
Competition, plus local Food Bank Drive. Alcohol will be served. For more information contact Joey Nichols at 256-393-3225 or check outwww.jimmievanzantcancercharity@gmail.com.

October 22 & 23 

Maggie Valley Fall Arts & Crafts Show

Free event! Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 4pm daily. Handmade Arts & Crafts,
Festival Foods! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ .

October 29

Smoky Mountains Bluegrass Festival! 

Saturday performance of Balsam Range, Unspoken Tradition and the Kruger Brothers!
View details at https://haywoodarts.org/ or contact Megan Beryl at 828-452-0593 or director@haywoodarts.org 

for more information.