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.
Local and regional bluegrass players in an outdoor setting. Single and multi-day passes available. Balsam Range, Crowe Brothers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Carolina Sonshine, The Dillards, Little Roy & Lizzie and many more. More info
The century-old buildings at the Mountain Farm Museum in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will come alive as national park staff and volunteers pay tribute to rural women of the past through demonstrations of traditional women’s work.
The Rock and Raft music series will heat up your summer: get great deals on afternoon raft trips, amd stay to enjoy a cool Asheville-based band every Saturday in June!
For more information on this and other events sponsored by the NOC, please click here or call 888-905-7238.
Youth activities and clinics on the Nantahala River alongside past and present Olympiads, followed by a friendly Citizen'd Slalom on the Nantahala Bridge Gates.
For more information on this and other events sposored by the NOC, please click here or call 888-905-7238.
Everyone is welcome to participate in these social, beginner-friendly races on the Nantahala Bridge Gates. Meet friends, get your heart rate up and improve your kayaking to boot!
For more information on this and other events sponsored by the NOC, please click here or call 888-905-7238
This week's featured artist is Juniper; a blend of Celtic and Alternative folk music. Juniper weaves a tight tapestry of of haunting melodies and lush harmonies. Sprinkle in some fiery rhythms and compelling vocals and you have the unique sound that this group is know for. Check out their website at www.junipertrio.com
Music in the Mountains Free Evening Concert Series is held every Saturday evening beginning June 2 and ending October 27. Sponsored by the Swain County Chamber of Commerce and the Swain County Tourism Development Authority, the goal is to provide a fun, family atmosphere for both locals and visitors and to promote the local talent and musicians of Bryson City, Swain County, and the Great Smoky Mountains.
Join Texas-born Country Blues Rocker Larry Patton for a Country Rockin' evening on the deck at the Wildwood Grill.
Click here for Fontana Village Resort Phone: 800-849-2258
Held at the historic Old Mill 1886, this is one craft festival that you don't want to miss! Artists from all over the Southeast will gather to demonstrate and sell their hand crafted works. Featuring Cherokee artists, quilters, jewelry designers, Appalachian crafters, and more. Smoked BBQ, apple fritters and live music. Free Admission.
For more information: 828-497-6536
Friday, July 4
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