TRAVEL GUIDE TO BRYSON CITY AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS
THINGS TO DO IN THE SMOKIES
Highlights of the
Bryson City and Great
Smokies Events Calendar
Be My Valentine Charlie Brown Train
Nantahala River Glacier Breaker
Bank of America US Whitewater Open
Green Thumb Day
Knobscorcher Bike Race
Easter Beagle Train
West Swain VFD Bass Tournament
Twelve Hours of Tsali
Fontana Classic Bass Tournament
Cherokee Voices Festival
Women's Work Festival (GSMNP)
Childrens Fishing Derby
Music in the Mountains Series
Horace Kephart Days
Railfest & Mountain Craft Fair
Mountain Life Festival (GSMNP)
Mountain Heritage Day (WCU)
Music in the Mountains Series
Use the mini calendar on the right to bring up the events on an upcoming month or specific date.
Hundreds of specially tagged fish will be stocked in the Cherokee public fishing waters. When a tagged fish is caught it can be redeemed for cash prizes ranging from $20 to $500 based on the color of the tag. Redemption location and times to be announced. Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods. $5 entry. Registration necessary to redeem cash prize. More info
Enjoy family fun at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your basket to collect eggs full of yummy treats! Parents, don't forget to bring your camera for a picture with the Easter Bunny! The event is for ages 1-8, with ages groupings of the 1-2 year olds, 3-5 year olds and the 6-8 year olds. *A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, April 1st, at 2:00 p.m.
Arguably the most famous trail system in the East, the course is fast and flowing with plenty of climbing, a classic mountain bike event. This year an individual time trial will spice up the action. Individual Time Trial for bonus points on Saturday at 4:00 pm. and the Cross Country race is Sunday.
For more information on this and other cycling events in the area, please contact Bryson City Bicycles by calling 828-488-1988 or click here to go to their website.
This race is also part of the Southern Classic MTB Race Series!
Fun for all ages! Egg hunt and contests, duck race and deviled egg contest!
For more information on this and other events at The Stecoah Valley Center, please click here or call 828-479-3364.
Planning your special day but need a little help? Then make plans to attend the annual Bryson City and Swain County Wedding Expo to meet local vendors such as caterers, florists, photographers, and more as well as to book your venue space and find your perfect dress and accessories. Don't forget to register for one of the many fantastic door prizes offered by our sponsors!
For more information please contact the Swain County Chamber of Commerce, 800-867-9246
Friday, July 4
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Bryson City, NC 28713
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