Fontana Lake, NC Events


14 - 17 Icycle Mountain Race - Fontana Dam - Mountain Bike Race with lots of food, entertainment and fun for all. ... Icycle Mountain Race


24 - 26 Springtime In Fontana - Follow Your Neighbor - Fontana Dam - Dance Festival - Square dance festival loaded with fun, food, entertainment

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Springtime In Fontana - Follow Your Neighbor

6NOC/Subaru Bartram Trail Endurance Run - Bryson City - Considered by many to be one of the most challenging runs in Western North Carolina, this 21 mile event starts at the Nantahala put-in and ends at the ... NOC/Subaru Bartram Trail Endurance Run


19 - 28 The Little Engine That Could - Rail Tour - Bryson City - The children's classic comes to life for the entire family aboard these novel excursions. Enjoy meeting characters from the book, games, musical enter ... The Little Engine That Could - Rail Tour

24 - 28 Wake The Dragon - Fontana Dam - Motorcycle event - food, entertainment, fun

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Wake The Dragon

26 - 28 Spring Splash - Bryson City - Jump start the paddling season with NOC! This festival highlights the activities offered throughout the year including the Spring Club Cup Challenge f ... Spring Splash

26 - 30 Hi-Yak - Fontana Dam - Mountain Biking and Kayaking with lots of entertainment and fun

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Hi-Yak

3Green Thumb Day - Bryson City - Celebrating the advent of spring, this local event boasts area arts and crafts, a heritage and holiday exhibit, flea market, live music, and of course ... Green Thumb Day

4 - 8 Spring Hike Week - Fontana Dam - Guided/Unguided hikes into the forest to enjoy the vast array of spring flowers; lots of fun for everyone

Follow Hwy 28 North in Graham County, NC ... Spring Hike Week

14 - 18 Minis On The Dragon - Fontana Dam - Join hundreds of other Miniacs for the annual celebration in the mountains at Fontana Village with the mountains and waterfalls, the country roads and ... Minis On The Dragon


16 - 18 Coastal Carolina Corvette Club - Fontana Dam - Car Club Festival

Hwy 28 in Graham County ... Coastal Carolina Corvette Club

24Triple Chain-Ring Challenge Bike Ride - Bryson City - There?s nothing like a spring road bike ride through the Nantahala and Cheoah National Forests to get your blood racing! Take your pick of 45 and 92 m ... Triple Chain-Ring Challenge Bike Ride

24Fontana Bluegrass Festival - Fontana Dam - Music, dancing, food, fun

Follow Hwy 28 north in Graham County, NC ... Fontana Bluegrass Festival

7 - 8 Heritage Festival - Bryson City - This two day festival has it all! Friday night entertainment is loaded with local talent featuring an emphasis on old ? time gospel. Saturday entertai ... Heritage Festival

13 - 16 Fontana Dam Bike Rally - Fontana Dam - Motorcycle rally featuring live entertainment, lots of fun and food

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Fontana Dam Bike Rally


22 - 12 Music in the Mountains - Bryson City - Regional talent is showcased in a relaxed, outdoor venue located in the heart of historic downtown Bryson City. Bring a chair or blanket and settle in ... Music in the Mountains

12Caribbean Cowboys - Fontana Dam - Caribbean Cowboys Band from Asheville, NC is one of the most popular bands wherever they go! Voted most popular & best band in Asheville 3 times, thi ... Caribbean Cowboys

15Bryson City Excursion - Bryson City - Eight-hour, 71 mile roundtrip excursion from Bryson City to Andrews. Two photo run-bys and layover in Andrews. Picnic lunch provided. Departs at 9: ... Bryson City Excursion


4Fourth of July Freedom Fest - Bryson City - An old-fashioned mountain street festival at its best! A wide range of activities that include a 5K footrace, pet show, kids area, "tater" cook-off, a ... Fourth of July Freedom Fest


24 - 25 SERC/Fontana Dam Jam - Fontana Dam - Sponsored by this annual SERC sanctioned Mountain Bike race returns to Fontana for a fun filled weekend in the mountains. For more info ... SERC/Fontana Dam Jam

5 - 8 Women's Sportbike Rally - Fontana Dam - Food, Entertainment, Fun

Follow Hwy 28 N in Graham County ... Women's Sportbike Rally


18Fontana Fall Fling - Fontana Dam - Clogging instructor Bill Nichols and Simone Pace continue the tradition of Mountain Dance. Enjoy a weekend of instruction and evening dances. Call fo ... Fontana Fall Fling

21 - 22 Tsali Challenge Triathlon - Bryson City - Individuals and teams face a 3-mile lake paddle, 4.5 miles trail run and 12-mile mountain bike ride at Tsali Recreation Area.

... Tsali Challenge Triathlon

21 - 22 Inspirations Labor Day Festival - Bryson City - For nearly three decades "Singing in the Smokies" has been one of the largest gatherings of gospel musicians and fans in the nation. Held at the Inspi ... Inspirations Labor Day Festival

27 - 29 Railfest - Bryson City - Three days of railroad fun! Railroad enthusiasts and history buffs world wide will gather in Bryson City at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Depot. ... Railfest

4 - 12 Dragon's Ball - Fontana Dam - Motorcycle Rally featuring lots of entertainment, food and fun for all

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Dragon's Ball


16 - 19 Smoky Mountain Bike Week - Fontana Dam - Motorcycle Rally featuring lots of live entertainment, food, and fun

Hwy 28 North at Fontana Dam, NC ... Smoky Mountain Bike Week

23Oktoberfest - Bryson City - Oktoberfest Beer Dinner Train Featuring Heinzelmannchen Brewery...7:30 PM Departure Evening features a special menu paired with four premium beers bre ... Oktoberfest

24 - 25 Inspirations Fall Color Festival - Bryson City - Gospel music in a beautiful mountain setting featuring well-known groups. Inspiration Park.

... Inspirations Fall Color Festival

3 - 7 Fall Colors Hiking Week - Fontana Dam - As always, we will be getting out during the day, for some hikes that will take us to wonderful displays of fall splendor. Hikes will be in the Grea ... Fall Colors Hiking Week


22 - 11 The Polar Express - Bryson City - The Polar Express comes to life when the train departs the depot for a special visit to the "North Pole." Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while liste ... The Polar Express