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

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Brunch

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.

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Live on the Lawn – Summer Concert

Live on the Lawn – Summer Concert

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.

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Bacon at the Bear

Bacon at the Bear

July 31st, 2021

Join us for the legendary ‘Bacon at the Bear’ to benefit New Hope Children’s Advocacy Center.

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Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

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.

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Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash 2021

Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash 2021

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!

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

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.

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Charles Dickens Sunday Brunch

Charles Dickens Sunday Brunch

December 11th and 18th, 2021

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is proud to present 2021’s Charles Dickens Brunch, offered Sunday December 11th and 18th.

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Christmas Eve at The Bistro

Christmas Eve at The Bistro

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?

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New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

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!

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