Throughout the year the Town, along with other community organizations, offers opportunities for the community to come together and make a difference. These projects and fundraisers are wide ranging so please use this page to find an opportunity that best fits your passions and abilities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Maggie Valley Citizens Academy – Apply to participate in the 1st Annual Town of Maggie Valley Citizens Academy.  The purpose of the academy is to provide residents/business owners the opportunity to meet with various local government staff and elected leaders and gain insight into local government services and operations.  Sessions begin on Tuesday, May 2nd and meet weekly until Tuesday, May 30th. More information may be found here, you may check the schedule here and apply here.

The Maggie Valley Community Gardens – Throughout the planting season the “Giving Gardens” of Maggie Valley works hard to operate a community garden that helps to provide food for meals prepared for our community, including the Maggie Valley United Methodist Church ‘Shepherds Table’, a weekly dinner held on Monday evenings to feed couples, families and individuals. If you would like to volunteer for this effort please visit

Spring Planting Day – For the second year in a row, the Town will be holding a Spring planting and beautification day. The date for this event has not been determined, please check back to learn more.

Jonathan Creek Clean Up – In the past, Town officials have joined together with citizens, business owners, and activists in order to clean rubbish out of Jonathan Creek in the spring. This year the Town will be scheduling this event during Haywood Waterways’ “Big Sweep” Event in fall. Please check this site for scheduling dates.

Community Fundraisers

April 12th 2017 Dine out for Autism– Participating Restaurants

A community wide fundraising event that brings together restaurants and consumers to help raise funds for and awareness of Autism. Local restaurants will donate 10% of revenue.

With A huge thanks to all of our Partners as well as all of the participating restaurants including:

April 12th 2017 Casino Royal” Autism Awareness Golf Tournament Presented By Ken Wilson Ford

Our Autism Awareness Golf Tournament – An 18 hole captain’s choice style tournament Presented By Ken Wilson Ford with a Casino Royal theme at the beautiful Maggie Valley Club, rounds will $500 per foursome buffet lunch included, also included are 4 tickets to our TASTE event!!!!(if a player would like to purchase upgrade to the VIP ticket to TASTE the cost will be $35.00) Shot gun tee will be at 9:30 AM. for more information on the course Maggie Valley Club.


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.