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Upcoming Events

Townsend TN upcoming events: Dancing Bear 4th Birthday Bash

Dancing Bear 4th Birthday Bash

June 23rd, 2019

Details will be posted soon, so check back! Menus will be posted within 2 weeks of this event. See last year's menu...

Townsend TN upcoming events: Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks

Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks

July 4th, 2019

Join us at the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro for a specialty offering that celebrates our great country and the authentic culture of Appalachia. Following dinner, be sure to catch the marvelous fireworks show at the Highland Manor Inn and Conference Center. Menus will be posted within 2 weeks of this event.

See last year's menu...

Townsend TN upcoming events: Bacon at the Bear

Bacon at the Bear

August 3rd, 2019

Details will be posted soon, so check back!

Townsend TN upcoming events: National Smores Day

National S'mores Day

August 10th, 2019

Details will be posted soon, so check back!

Townsend TN upcoming events: Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 17th, 2019 - August 18th, 2019

3rd Annual Great Smoky Mountain Balloon festival weekend package

The VIP Weekend Balloon Fest Package at Dancing Bear includes meals, overnight accommodations, festival parking and VIP tethered balloon rides for two guests, weather permitting.

Townsend TN upcoming events: Great Smoky Mountain Half Marathon

Great Smoky Mountain Half Marathon

September 5th, 2019 - September 8th, 2019

Challenge yourself with the Black Bear Double; complete two beautiful races in one amazing weekend! There is now better place to spend the weekend discovering the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park than at Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro. 

Special accommodation and dining packages available. Details will be posted soon, so check back!

Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash 2019

Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash 2019

September 14th, 2019

The Bash is Back! Join us on Saturday, September 14 for the 2019 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!

Heritage Festival Hotel & Lodging in Townsend TN

Townsend Heritage Festival

September 27th, 2019 - September 28th, 2019

Great lodging accommodations that bring the best of any hotel or cabin rental in Townsend, TN. Join us in September 2019 for the Townsend Heritage Festival and Old Timer's Day.  Enjoy genuine bluegrass music, arts and crafts, food, and Fall festivities for the entire family at the Townsend Visitor’s Center, while experiencing the best dining and accommodations offered on the Peaceful Side of the Smokies

Grains & Grits VIP admissions, accommodations, parking and whisky tastings

Grains & Grits Spirits and Food Festival

November 1st, 2019 - November 3rd, 2019

Be a VIP guest at the 3rd annual Grains and Grits festival in Townsend, TN. 

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival is all about southern spirits and gourmet grub! This is a unique opportunity to experience Townsend’s craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders.

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