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

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 – The Town holds a Spring planting and beautification day. The date for this event has will be determined annually, please check back to learn more.

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

Make a Difference in our Community

Maggie Valley Lions Club

Maggie Valley Lions Club is collecting unneeded eyeglasses. Prescription glasses, old ‘readers’ and even sunglasses are accepted. In addition, hearing aids and old cellphones are needed. Please drop off your items at Town Hall in the Lions Club Collection box in the foyer.  If you have any questions, please call Bill Chamberlin at 321/246-3667.

2017 Past Events:  

Richie’s Alliance for Autism

Youth Football League Fundraiser

Haywood Waterways Polar Plunge benefiting Kids in the Creek

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.