The Smoky Mountain Folk Festival

Two-day event features main stage performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. Both nights will include a rich variety of the region's finest fiddlers, banjo players, string bands, ballad singers, buck dancers, and square dance teams as well as the marvelous sounds of dulcimer, harmonica, jew's harp, bagpipes, spoons, saws, and folk ensembles. The Festival is held at the Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska Conference Center.

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Event Details

Location Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center
Lake Junaluska, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Free Outdoor events. Prices for Stuart Auditorium performances to be announced.
Music Styles Ballad Singing
Early Country Music
Square Dancing
Event Type Concert / Performance, Dance, Festival, Jam Session, Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Dancers Welcome
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Open Jam
  • ✔ Pet Friendly
  • ✔ Picnic Space

Jam sessions welcome newcomers at all playing levels. Leashed pets welcome to enjoiy the grounds, service animals only in auditorrium.

Contact Info

Phone (800) 222-4930
Additional Contact Info

(828) 452-2881 Lake Junaluska Retreat & Conference Center

Upcoming Dates:

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