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 freeevent. 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 moreinformation.


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, FireDancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, Church Service and more!

www.ThunderInTheSmokies.com or call 828-246-2101.

September 13 - 15 Smoky Mountain Elk Fest

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! Family Event with Car Show, Automotive and Food
Vendors! Open to the public Saturday, 8am-6pm. (Rain Date Sunday, 10/6) Contact Keith Corkern @ 770/317-6480, 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/.

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.

Special Events 
Maggie Valley Festival Grounds Events 2019
A Holiday Motel is located directly across the street from the Festival Grounds

Maggie Valley hosts a variety of events – rallies, shows, festivals, concerts – throughout the year. Thousands of motorcyclists and automobile enthusiasts come to Maggie Valley every year for the rallies and to experience the thrills on the area’s snaking, scenic roads.