Discover More of Maggie Valley

What To Do

Whether you want to stay in our community and take advantage of our local businesses and attractions, or travel within the area to see some of southern Appalachia’s most cherished natural places, please use this page as your guide to the area.  See Maggie Valley as one of the “35 Coolest Small Towns.”

Festival Event Calendar

Throughout the year, the Town’s Festival Grounds are bustling with a diverse set of events ranging from craft festivals to motorcycle rallies. Please use this page for more information about the Town’s officially adopted Festival Grounds Event Schedule for the 2017 festival season.

History and Yarns

Within every community there are stories that have been passed down through generations. This page is dedicated towards highlighting Maggie Valley’s oral history through yarns and story-telling.

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Our community gets its name from Maggie Mae Setzer. Her father, John "Jack" Sidney Setzer founded the area's first post office and it was named after one of his daughters. Each summer, Setzer descendants come from all over the country for a large family reunion in the historic valley.