Live Local

Explore Haywood County’s businesses and organizations with monthly events that grow our community! Even better, get involved with the great organizations that nurture every aspect of a vibrant community, with organizations that promote local history, rescue animals, education, arts and more.

We hope that fear does not triumph and destroy everything that individuals have built in this county and beyond. 


All plans are tentative right now, so be sure to confirm all events and hours of operation. 


June 18 – 20
Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show
$5 Admission Daily ages 13 & up;
Thurs & Fri: 8 am – 6 pm;
Sat, 8 am – 4 pm.

June 26 – 28
Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally
Fri: 11 am-11 pm;
Sat: 9 am -11 pm;
Sun: 9 am – 3 pm. Tour Rides, Vendors, Bike Show, Bike Games, Prizes, Concerts, Fire Dancers, the Latest Bikes & Products on display, Church Service, more.

July 4
Backyard Fourth! Fireworks
on Sat evening. Gates open at 6 pm. Bring your Blanket, Chairs, Picnic Basket, Bubbles, Hula Hoops, Balls and Yard Games! Alcohol free event.

July 11 – 12
Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival
Free entry.
Handmade Arts & Crafts, variety of foods on site.
Open 9 am – 4 pm daily.

July 17 – 18
Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo/Moonshine Valley F-100s / Maggie Valley Swap Meet
Fri: 8 am–6 pm:
Sat: 8 am – 4 pm.
Old Gas Station, Pumps, Signs, Tags, Toys, Car Shows.

July 24 – 25
Hillbilly Jam
$10 Daily Admission.
10 am – 10 pm daily.
Music Festival with
Crafts and Food Vendors.