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.

April 22 & 23 23rd Annual Southeastern Mini Truckin' Nationals – Saturday & Sunday. Open car & truck show! Contact Jason @ Bell’s Rod Shop @ 865-742-7403, email or

May 5 - 7 Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally – Gates: Friday, 11am – 11pm, Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 11pm. Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games! Call 828-246-2101, email or visit

May 26 - 28 Maggie Valley Spring Rally in the Smokies – Bike Rally, Bike Shows, Bike Games, Tours/Rides, Vendors, Open Car Shows, DJ, Southern Rock Concerts & More! For more information visit: or call 336-580-1638.

May 30 – June 4 Slingshots in the Smokies – 3rd Annual Slingshots in the Smokies will take place in the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds for 2017. We will have a large tent and vendors, also Slingshot parking, group rides and entertainment! This is the leading Slingshot Owners Event in the USA! For more information please call 561-351-9095 or visit

June 8 - 10 Indian Victory Slingshot Rally in the Smokies – Bike Rally, Bike Games, Bike Shows, Vendors, Tours/Rides, DJ, Concerts, & More! For more info visit or call 336-580-1638.

June 22 – 24 Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Tri-Five Reunion - $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Friday & Saturday from 8am - 6pm, Sunday, 8am - 4pm. Contact Rodney Buckner @ 423-608-4519, or visit

July 4 Backyard Fourth! Our fireworks will be held on Tuesday evening! Come celebrate Independence Day at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Gates open at 6pm. Bring your blanket, chairs, picnic basket and yard games! This is an alcohol free event. Enjoy our great fireworks at dark! Visit or call 828-926-0866 M-F 8am – 5pm. Celebrate in Maggie Valley!

July 8 & 9 Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival – Free event! Chainsaw demonstrations and a variety of foods on site. Open both days 9am - 5pm. Contact Teresa Smith at 800-624-4431 or visit for more information.

July 14 & 15 Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Hillbilly Rods Car Show / C-10 Nationals – 8 am – 6pm daily. Gas & Oil Show,Old Tags, Gas Pumps, Old Signs, Car Shows, Rat Rods, Hot Rods! For more information, contact Rodney Buckner at 423-608-4519, or visit

July 21 & 22 Smokin’ in the Valley - WNC BBQ Festival - Open Friday, from noon - 9pm & Saturday, from 10am - 6pm. Professional BBQ Teams Cookoff! Live entertainment, arts & crafts, kids zone! For more info contact Teresa at 800-624-4431 or visit

July 28 & 29 Hillbilly Jam - Open to the public 10am - 10pm both days. Price of admission $10 per day. Music festival, crafts, food vendors, Car & Bike Show! Visit for more information.

Aug 11 & 12 Smokin Rodz in the Smokies – Pre 1949 Car Show! Gates open 8am – 4pm with DJ, Food Vendors, Crafters & other Swap Meet Vendors! Contact Jim Bledsoe @ 423/571-6430, or visit

Aug 17 - 19 Maggie Valley Summer Rally – Bike Rally, Bike Games, Bike Shows, Vendors, Tours/Rides, Rat Rods, Hot Rods & Custom Car Show, Pin-Up Girl & Hula-Hoop Contests, Rock-A-Billy Bands & More! For more information visit or call 336.580.1638.

September 2 & 3 Maggie Valley Labor Day Weekend Craft Show
– Free Event! Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 4pm daily. Handmade Arts & Crafts, Chainsaw Art Demos, Festival Foods! Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit for more information.

September 15 & 16 VWs in the Valley - All ages welcome! Open Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday from 7am - 6pm & Sunday 7am until. For more information, contact Robert Eastwood @ 276-620-1246 or email or

September 28 - 30 Maggie Valley Swap Meet / Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo / Moonshine Valley F-100s all Ford Truck Show - $5 Admission Daily for ages 13 & up; Open Friday & Saturday from 8am - 6pm, Sunday, 8am - 4pm. Contact Rodney Buckner  @ 423-623-2723 or 423-608-4519, or visit

October 7 44th Annual Fall Regional Shelby/Mustang & Ford Meet
– Free Admission! Family Event with car show and vendors open to the public Saturday, 8am - 5pm. (Rain Date Sunday, 10/8) Contact Rick Hayslip @ 678-371-5799, or visit

October 21 & 22 Maggie Valley Fall Arts & Crafts Festival – Free event! Open Saturday & Sunday from 9am - 4pm daily. Artists sell their handmade arts & crafts. Contact Teresa Smith @ 800-624-4431 or visit

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