With Spring finally in the air, the North Carolina Smoky Mountains are buzzing with all sorts of fun happenings. As the mountains begin to ascend in bright green and colorful blossoms, you can just feel the area bursting with life. Spring is a wonderful time to be in the mountains for many reasons from abundant outdoor adventures and cool, crisp weather to incredible sightseeing, and of course, the kick off of festival season! Here in Haywood County, we pride ourselves on our special events and festivals. I mean, where else can you attend a festival dedicated solely to the official state dog of North Carolina, the Plott Hound or get the opportunity to go back in time to a real mountain street dance?
We may be partial, but we sure think that Haywood County has got it going on when it comes to our wide range of festivals and events. We hope you’ll check out the events listed below and always check back on our Event Calendar, because we are always adding new, one-of-a-kind events. We guarantee that if you come visit us for an event, Haywood County will keep you here with the countless other adventures you can launch from our five towns of Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, Canton and Clyde!
5/13 – 5/15 – Thunder in the Smokies Spring Rally – Maggie Valley
5/27 – 5/29 – Maggie Valley Spring Rally – Maggie Valley
6/10 – Pickin’ in the Park – Canton
6/11 – BoojumFest 2016 – Canton
6/17 – Pickin’ in the Park – Canton
6/18 – 6/19 – Plottfest – Maggie Valley
6/19 – Maggie Valley Concert Series
6/24 – Pickin’ in the Park – Canton
7/1 – 7/4 – Independence Day Celebrations – Lake Junaluska
7/8 – 7/31 – Jesus Christ Super Star – HART Theater – Waynesville
7/15 – Pickin’ in the Park – Canton
7/22 – 7/23 – WNC BBQ Festival “Smokin’ in the Valley” – Maggie Valley
7/29 – Pickin’ in the Park – Canton
Visit the NC Smokies Event Calendar for more information on these events and more!