On Thursday, November 28TH the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro will be open for expanded dining hours to give thanks and feast upon a delicious, bountiful BearFay meal that Chef Shelley Cooper and her team has thoughtfully planned for Thanksgiving Day.
Christmas Eve Dinner
Join us for dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro on Christmas Eve! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper specialty menu include four incredible course, each with their own wine pairing.
New Year's Eve
Ring in the New Year with a delicious dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper creates an incredible menu for the evening, including 5 amazing courses!
Bistro Closed for Vacation
The Dancing Bear Bistro will be closed for vacation. We're going into hibernation to take care of maintenance and training so we can better serve you. See you when we return!
*Dancing Bear Lodge remains open all year round. Breakfast offerings will be available at either The Dancing Bean Coffee House or Apple Valley Cafe during this time.
Valentine’s Dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro
Make your sweetheart swoon over our four-course limited menu this Valentine's Day. The Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro's 2020 Valentine's Menu is available Wednesday, February 13th - Sunday, February 17th during normal dinner reservations.
Spring Break Special at Dancing Bear Lodge
Complimentary dessert certificate to use at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro during your stay.
Complimentary trail map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Complimentary certificate for a pound of Apple Valley’s locally roasted coffee.
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
Join us for the most fun and delightfully Irish dining experience of your life. Featuring Irish classics cooked to perfection, you'll think you've arrived at the Emerald Isle itself.
Our specialty Irish menu is available in honor of St. Patrick between March 17th - 19th through normal dinner reservations and is available for $25/pp plus tax & gratuity.
Join us Easter Sunday for our Sunrise Service on the event lawn.
Local Baptist Minister Will Barton will be performing the Sunrise Service for the fourth year in a row! We are excited to enjoy music by KimZ Entertainment and Mary Gamboa.
Easter Sunday Brunch
Join us for Easter Brunch, and select from a fixed four course menu. Children's menu for 10 and under will be offered as well.