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What’s Happening in Maggie This Summer?


Get out your planners because Maggie Valley is hosting an impressive lineup of events this summer. We’ve got cars, crafts, chords, and celebrations. No matter what you’re into, you’ll find something to spark excitement this season. Check out our list of upcoming events.

American Motor Drome Company: Wall of Death Thrillshow

Location: Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum

July 1 @ 10:00AM – July 5 @ 5:00PM

This vintage live-action thrill show will have you jumping out of your seats. Watch motorcycle daredevils perform tricks inside the motor drome, a wooden cylinder with a 30 ft. diameter. This show will feature antique motorcycles and custom 4-wheeled racing machines. Don’t miss the roar of the crowd, the smell of burnt rubber, and the rush of these motorcycles racing past you.

July 4th Backyard Fourth

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

July 4 @ 8:30PM – 9:30PM

Celebrate Independence Day with a bang! Bring blankets, chairs, and festive activities to enjoy while you watch our dazzling display of fireworks. Gates of the Maggie Valley Fairgrounds will open at 6pm. We hope to see you there.

Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

July 10 @ 9:00AM – July 11 @4:00PM

Join us for this free event as we welcome artisans from across the southeast to the Maggie Valley Fairgrounds to show off their craft. This is the 30th year of the show and we are hosting about 100 artists. Check out the wide selection of unique jewelry, paintings, furniture, soaps, pottery, and more. Spend the day walking around, browsing handmade treasures, and enjoying tasty festival food.

Moonshine Valley F-100s

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

July 16 @ 8:00AM – July 17 @4:00PM

If you love Ford trucks, then you’ll definitely love this event. This all-Ford truck show will also feature old gas station memorabilia like vintage gas pumps, signs & tags, and toys. Enjoy the sights of shined-up trucks on display and get some inspiration to retrofit your home décor or garage. You never know what gems you may “pickup” while you’re there.

Hillbilly Jam 2021

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

July 23 @ 11:00AM – July 24 @11:00PM

You don’t have to be a hillbilly to enjoy the boot stompin’ fun at Hillbilly Jam. This two-day music celebration has crafts, food, cornhole, car & bike shows, and more. You’ll also find stars from the Discovery Channel TV show, Moonshiners. Tickets are $10 per day, and kids 10 and under are free. This event will have you grinnin’ from ear to ear.

Brews N Tunes

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

August 14 @12:00PM – 6:00PM

This hoppin’ festival will include several bands and regional breweries for you to enjoy. Attendees will receive a small tasting glass to sample different beverages while enjoying the beautiful surrounding views.

Eurofest Maggie Valley

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

August 21 @ 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Discover European Cars of all different makes and models. Check out the car shows, cruise around the Blue Ridge Parkway, and fuel up with a bite to eat from a mix of local vendors serving up your favorite festival foods. This is a great time to enjoy these beautiful cars with the picturesque backdrop of stunning mountain scenery.

Thunder in the Smokies Motorcycle Rally

Location: Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

September 10 @ 11:00AM – 11:00PM

September 11 @ 9:00AM-11:00PM

September 12 @ 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Hop on your hog and road trip to Maggie Valley Festival Grounds for one of the  biggest motorcycle weekends in the NC Smokies.Three times a year, our biker-friendly town is flooded with the best rides from near and far for our Thunder in the Smokies Rallies. Take a tour along the Blue Ridge Parkway, participate in Bike Games, and check out other sweet rides.

Between our outdoor excursions and events happening this summer, you’ll have an itinerary packed full of entertainment. For more upcoming events in Maggie Valley, click here. Don’t forget to share your pictures with us by tagging #visitmaggievalley or @VisitNCSmokies.

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