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February 8 – 17   Ice Skating at the Festival Grounds! – The Town of Maggie Valley along with the Maggie Valley Chamber of Commerce and Haywood County TDA will be providing a ‘synthetic ice’ skating rink for winter fun!

April 26 – 28   25th Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin’ Nationals – Open car & truck show!  Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 8am-2pm.  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/.

May 3 – 5  Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

May 17 & 18  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.  Family friendly event!  For more info visit  http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/.

May 28 – June 1   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 20 – 22  Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show – $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from 8am – 6pm, Saturday, 8am – 4pm. Call 423-608-4519 for more information or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.

June 28 – June 30   Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

July 4   Backyard Fourth!  Our fireworks will be held on Thursday 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 6 & 7   Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival – Free event!  Artist 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/ for more information.

July 12 & 13  Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Moonshine Valley F-100s / Maggie Valley Swap Meet – 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 visit http://www.surfboardpromotion.com/.

July 26 & 27   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 for more information.

Aug 17  SoWo Fall Tour – European Car Show, Mountain Cruise & Loads of Fun!  For more information visit http://www.sowofalltour.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/896389304082007/ or call 256-653-6836.

Aug 31 & Sept 1  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 http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ for more information.

September 6 – 8  Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

September 13 – 15   Smoky Mountain Elk FestNew Event! Step out of your end-of-summer rut and experience the first Annual Smoky Mountain Elk Fest! For more information visit https://visitncsmokies.com/smoky-mountain-elk-fest/

September 20 & 21   VWs 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 26 – 28  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.surfboardpromotions.com.

October 5   Annual Fall Regional Shelby/Mustang & Ford Meet – Free admission for spectators! Family Event with Car Show, Automotive and Food Vendors!  Open to the public Saturday, 8am-6pm. (Rain Date Sunday, 10/6) Contact Steve Harrison 404-427-2264, email negeorgiamustangclub@gmail.com or visit www.negeorgiamustangclub.org.

October 8   2019 Decision America North Carolina Tour  –  Tuesday evening, 7pm – 9:15pm The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association presents a Christian Music Festival and Prayer Rally.  Call Paul Manley @ 704-575-6103 or email pjmanleyjr@gmail.com.

October 10 – 12   Maggie Valley Spyder Rally  –  Gathering of Can-Am Spyder Owners & Enthusiasts. Vendors for Can Am Products and Parts, Food Vendors and Live Music!  Call 704-847-8454, email leah@mfmnc.com or visit https://www.matthewsfunmachines.com/.

October 19 & 20   Maggie Valley Fall 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 http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ for more information.

October 25 – 27   Smokin Rods in the Smokies – Pre 1949 Car Show!  Vintage Street Rodders of America event with DJ, Food Vendors, Crafters & other Swap Meet Vendors!  Contact Ron Goben @ 502/648-0142, ronhotrod@yahoo.com or visit www.vsra-usa.com.

November 30   “Maggie Gets Lit” –  9am – 7pm – Activities include a Coat & Food Drive, collecting donations for the Animal Shelter, contests for best dressed ‘Santas’ and Dogs and Ugliest Sweater, plus singing, shopping, food, beverages and a Kids Zone! Help light up Maggie Valley! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

www.maggievalleync.gov / 828-926-0866 / January 10, 2019

July 12 & 13  Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Moonshine Valley F-100s / Maggie Valley Swap Meet – 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 visit http://www.surfboardpromotion.com/.

September 26 – 28  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.surfboardpromotions.com.

Antiques and Collectibles

July 6 & 7   Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival – Free event!  Artist 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/ for more information.

Aug 31 & Sept 1  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 http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ for more information.

October 19 & 20   Maggie Valley Fall 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 http://maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com/ for more information.

Arts and Crafts

February 8 – 17   Ice Skating at the Festival Grounds! – The Town of Maggie Valley along with the Maggie Valley Chamber of Commerce and Haywood County TDA will be providing a ‘synthetic ice’ skating rink for winter fun!

July 26 & 27   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 for more information.

September 13 – 15   Smoky Mountain Elk Fest New Event!  Step out of your end-of-summer rut and experience the first Annual Smoky Mountain Elk Fest! For more information visit https://visitncsmokies.com/smoky-mountain-elk-fest/

October 8   2019 Decision America North Carolina Tour  –  Tuesday evening, 7pm – 9:15pm The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association presents a Christian Music Festival and Prayer Rally.  Call Paul Manley @ 704-575-6103 or email pjmanleyjr@gmail.com.

November 30   “Maggie Gets Lit” –  9am – 7pm – Activities include a Coat & Food Drive, collecting donations for the Animal Shelter, contests for best dressed ‘Santas’ and Dogs and Ugliest Sweater, plus singing, shopping, food, beverages and a Kids Zone! Help light up Maggie Valley! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

Concerts

July 4   Backyard Fourth!  Our fireworks will be held on Thursday 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!

Fireworks

May 17 & 18  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.  Family friendly event!  For more info visit  http://kustomkempsofamerica.com/.

June 20 – 22  Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show – $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Thursday & Friday from 8am – 6pm, Saturday, 8am – 4pm. Call 423-608-4519 for more information or email rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.surfboardpromotion.com.

Aug 17  SoWo Fall Tour – European Car Show, Mountain Cruise & Loads of Fun!  For more information visit http://www.sowofalltour.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/896389304082007/ or call 256-653-6836.

September 20 & 21   VWs 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.

October 25 – 27   Smokin Rods in the Smokies – Pre 1949 Car Show!  Vintage Street Rodders of America event with DJ, Food Vendors, Crafters & other Swap Meet Vendors!  Contact Ron Goben @ 502/648-0142, ronhotrod@yahoo.com or visit www.vsra-usa.com.

Classic Cars and Hot Rods

May 3 – 5  Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

June 28 – June 30   Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

September 6 – 8  Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally – Largest & Oldest Rally in Maggie Valley! Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.  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, Church Service and more! www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

Motorcycle Rallies

April 26 – 28   25th Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin’ Nationals – Open car & truck show!  Friday & Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 8am-2pm.  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/.

May 28 – June 1   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.

October 5   Annual Fall Regional Shelby/Mustang & Ford Meet – Free admission for spectators! Family Event with Car Show, Automotive and Food Vendors!  Open to the public Saturday, 8am-6pm. (Rain Date Sunday, 10/6) Contact Steve Harrison 404-427-2264, email negeorgiamustangclub@gmail.com or visit www.negeorgiamustangclub.org.

October 10 – 12   Maggie Valley Spyder Rally  –  Gathering of Can-Am Spyder Owners & Enthusiasts. Vendors for Can Am Products and Parts, Food Vendors and Live Music!  Call 704-847-8454, email leah@mfmnc.com or visit https://www.matthewsfunmachines.com/.

Specialty Vehicles