Calendar of Events
Due to Covid-19, please note that some events may be delayed, canceled or rescheduled. Please call us for the most current schedule: (865) 448-6000
May 9th, 2021
Treat Mom this Mother’s Day to a Specialty Brunch offering at the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro. Enjoy a four course fixed menu, offering a selection of your favorite Brunch classics with an Appalachian Bistro flare.
July 8th, 2021
Join us Thursday, July 8th for a spectacular evening of Bluegrass at Dancing Bear Lodge, featuring Grammy nominated Po Ramblin’ Boys and Boy Named Banjo! Celebrate the summer in true Tennessee style with a BBQ dinner, live Bluegrass music, and good company.
July 4th, 2021
Let Freedom Ring and celebrate Independence Day at the Dancing Bear!
For two weeks every summer, the fireflies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park put on a show like no other.
July 31st, 2021
Join us for the legendary ‘Bacon at the Bear’ to benefit New Hope Children’s Advocacy Center.
August 21st, 2021
The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon festival returns in 2021! 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.
September 18th, 2021
The Bash is Back! Join us on Saturday, September 18th for the 2021 Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash! You’ll find some of the best cycling in the country here on the Peaceful Side of the Great Smoky Mountains!
October 31st, 2021
It’s Halloween at the Bear!
Join us for an evening of Spook-tacular cocktails and our “Bone-Appetit” three course dinner menu curated specially for the holiday.
November 25th, 2021
On Thursday, November 25th the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro will be open for expanded dining hours to give thanks and feast upon a delicious, bountiful buffet spread thoughtfully planned for Thanksgiving Day.
December 11th and 18th, 2021
Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is proud to present 2021’s Charles Dickens Brunch, offered Sunday December 11th and 18th.
December 24th, 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?
December 31st, 2021
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!