Calendar of Events

Duckhorn Winter Wine Dinner

Duckhorn Winter Wine Dinner

Date December 1, 2021Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us for a fantastic evening featuring the wines of Duckhorn! Executive Chef Jeff Carter and GM/Sommelier Matt Burk have planned out a 5 course, 6 wine dinner designed to highlight the magnificent wines from this iconic winery. We'll even be pouring the legendary Duckhorn 3 Palms Merlot, Winner of Wine Spectator's "Wine of the Year" Award.

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Christmas Eve at The Bistro

Christmas Eve at The Bistro

Date December 24, 2021

Be part of our Christmas tradition at the Bistro. Enjoy a delicious meal as well as an incredible optional wine pairing from our Sommelier, Matt Burk. The crackling fireplace, delicious meal, great wines, and rustic, romantic atmosphere is how we like to usher in the Christmas spirit. Won’t you join us?

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New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

Date December 31, 2021Venue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us in saying goodbye to 2021 and welcoming in a new year with a delicious meal as well as an incredible optional wine pairing from our Sommelier, Matt Burk. The crackling fireplace, delicious meal, great wines, and rustic, romantic atmosphere combine to give the perfect wave goodbye at 2021!

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St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Date March 17, 2022Time 5:00 pm - 9:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

We are excited to announce our annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at the Bistro! Searching for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Look no further - our St. Patrick’s Day Dinner is true gold! Enjoy an evening of Irish influenced Appalachian Cuisine and Music in our beautiful Smoky Mountain setting.

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Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service

Date April 17, 2022Time 7:00 am - 9:00 amVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us on the Lawn this Easter for a very special Sunrise Service at Dancing Bear! This nondenominational service is open to the public and we welcome you for faith and fellowship in Peaceful Townsend, TN.

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Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch

Date April 17, 2022Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us this Easter for a delicious brunch featuring Appalachian inspired food and cocktails curated for the holiday. Your Sunday best isn’t required for this Easter Brunch - come as you are and let us handle your Easter meal this year.

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Brunch

Date May 8, 2022Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Treat Mom this Mother's Day to a Specialty Brunch offering at the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro. Enjoy a fixed menu, offering a selection of your favorite Brunch classics with an Appalachian Bistro flare.

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Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Date August 20, 2022Venue Townsend Visitor CenterLocation 7906 E Lamar Alexander Parkway Townsend, 37882 United States

The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon festival returns in 2022! Join us for a summertime spectacle, when several professional balloonist light up the evening sky with a beautiful balloon glow. The sky will be filled with a spectrum of color like never before, against a backdrop of a breathtaking Tennessee sunset.

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Christmas Eve at The Bistro

Christmas Eve at The Bistro

Date December 24, 2022Venue Dancing Bear Lodge

Be part of our Christmas tradition at the Bistro. Enjoy a delicious meal as well as an incredible optional wine pairing from our Sommelier, Matt Burk. The crackling fireplace, delicious meal, great wines, and rustic, romantic atmosphere is how we like to usher in the Christmas spirit. Won’t you join us?

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