2014 Events – Townsend Tennessee – The Peaceful Side of the Smokies

June 19th
Ford F100 Truck Gathering
A gathering of Ford F100 Trucks from 1948-1972
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, June 19th thru Saturday, June 21st
July 4th
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Location: Next to Highland Manor Inn
When: Friday, July 4th
July 19th
Jammin’ in Townsend
Knox Volks Motor Club. Knoxville’s premier Volkswagen Club with a membership made up of a wide range of ages and abilities with an emphasis on VW knowledge and education, family and fun. Come out for a weekend of fun and cool cars.
For More Information visit Summer Jam VW"
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Saturday, July 19th thru Sunday, July 20th
September 11th
Taste of Blount
Come enjoy the creations prepared by Chef's throughout Blount Couty.
Location: Greenbelt Pavillion, Maryville
When: Thursday, September 11th
September 14th
Wears Valley 15K Road Race
This race is a must run for those who enjoy some distance. Set in Townsend, Tennessee, the aptly named “Peaceful Side of the Smokies,” there isn’t a more scenic race venue on the KTC calendar.
For More Information visit Wears Valley 15K Road Race
Location: Hwy 321 & Cedar Creek Rd
When: Sunday, September 14th
September 18th
True Blue - Fall Ford Truck Event
Our Events are Designed to be more than just a show! We have organized family-friendly events, both at the showgrounds and in the area, throughout the weekend. There will be games and contests for the kids, organized sightseeing drives, and much more. There is no better way to have fun with your Bronco or Ford Truck!
For More Information visit Fall Ford Truck Event
Location: Talley Ho Inn
When: Thursday, September 18th thru Saturday, September 20th
September 26th
Townsend Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers Day
A celebration of our mountain heritage with bluegrass music, Appalachian skills, arts and crafts, storytelling, antique tractors and good food.
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Friday, September 26th thru Saturday, September 27th
September 27th
Nawger Nob Arts & Crafts
Two Day Arts and Crafts Fair under the trees at Nawger Knob Shopping Area. Dozens of crafts persons and booths, runs all day.
For More Information visit
Location: Nawger Nob Village
When: Saturday, September 27th thru Sunday, September 28th
Railroad Days
Learn about the history of railroading in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Location: Little River Railroad Museum
When: Saturday, September 27th
Blue Ribbon County Fair
Location: Heritage Center
When: Saturday, September 27th
October 4th
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Festival
Location: Nawger Nob Village
When: Saturday, October 4th thru Sunday, October 5th
October 11th
Townsend 10K
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Saturday, October 11th
December 5th
Holiday Open House and Craft Show
Location: Townsend Visitors Center
When: Saturay, December 5th
December 7th
Townsend Christmas Parade
Enjoy the fun and festivities of our local Christmas Parade.
Location: Starts at IGA and ends at Nawger Nob Village
When: Sunday, December 7th