The Smoky Mountains Come Alive with Music, Food & Crafts. Make sure to bring your lawn chair and enjoy genuine bluegrass music, arts and crafts, food, and Fall festivities for the entire family at the Townsend Visitor’s Center.
The 2020 Smoky Mountain Fall Festival will take place October 30,31 in Townsend, TN. Come on out for Food trucks, art and craft vendors, antiques, baked treats, games, hay rides and more. The event is free with a $10 charge for parking. The event is rain or shine! Gates are open from 10am until 7pm. Read More →
The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival is a festival of southern spirits and gourmet grub. We have created a unique opportunity for you to experience our thriving craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders, taking place in the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. The Townsend Read More →
The only organized footrace inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Join us Sunday, November 8, 2020 for the 4th-annual Cades Cove Loop Lope. All funds raised support park projects such as historic preservation, wildlife conservation, native plant and grassland restoration, and much more.
by the Townsend/Cades Cove Gateway Alliance.