We will celebrate 4th of July with two weekends of fun activities! Join us June 28-30 and July 4-7. We will feature a 4th of July parade starring you, your pets and site decorating contest, kids activities, watermelon eating contest, face painting, DJ Smooth, and Bar B Que!
Summer fun has begun when Christmas comes in July! Join us for a Whoville Christmas weekend full of events the whole family is sure to love including: Ugly Sweater Party, Site Decorating Contest, Kids Activities and More!!!
He is taking a vacation right at the campground, come hang out with Big Foot and enjoy plenty of activities and events happening around the campground. A memorable experience for the whole family!
Join us for our Haunted Halloween Weekends! We'll have costume parties, contests, pumpkin decorating, site decorating and more. It will be spooktacular fun! October 11, 18, 25, 2019.
One Saturday of every month, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Museum of the Cherokee Indian offers a family-friendly fun day of free cultural activities including traditional dancing, storytelling, cultural arts demonstrations, genealogy workshops, hands-on craft workshops and more. Traditional food is available on-site, weather permitting. The Cherokee Friends offer workshops on traditional dancing and cultural arts demonstrations including wampum belt making, moccasin making, stickball stick making, wood carving, fire making, and more. Hands-on workshops are taught by members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and often include making a clay medallion or a traditional Cherokee pot stamped with wooden paddles carved with designs. Different members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians share stories and flute music. Every month includes activities related to that month's theme.
The 44th Annual 4th of July Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Powwow is set for June 28-30, 2019 at the Cherokee Acquoni Expo Center in Cherokee, North Carolina. A three-day event of authentic Indian dancing, drumming, and tribal regalia, the Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Powwow combines song and movement with competition. The 4th of July Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Powwow is the largest powwow on the east coast, drawing contestants and spectators from all over the world. Don't miss the Grand Entry at the beginning of each dance “session”, when as many as 500 dancers come into the arena together and dance for points.
There is a $12 per day admission fee daily
Children 6 and under are free
Friday gates will open at 5pm and 12 Noon on Saturday and Sunday
The Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon is back! Saturday, September 14 from 6:00 am to 11:30 am. Join us for the return of this great fall race in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. This event is famous for its generous swag package, picturesque courses, local culture, and amazing post-race meals.