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Events for October
Oconaluftee Indian Village
Date(s): May 01, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015
When: 10a-4p - except Sundays
Where: Oconaluftee Indian Village

Join us for an interactive journey through Cherokee history. Our tour guides, well-educated in traditional Cherokee culture and donned in native dress, take guests on a stroll through a pivotal time in the life of the Oconaluftee Indian Village. For more information, visit www.cherokeehistorical.org

Email   CHAsales@cherokeeadventure.com

Phone (828) 497-2111

Website  www.cherokeeadventure.com

Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5k
Date(s): Oct 03, 2015
When: 8a
Where: Acquoni Expo Center

Online registration for the 2015 Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K is now open.  ClickHERE to register now.  

Pre-registration will only be accepted online using imAthlete.com.  Those new to this site will love the features this registration portal provides including an up-to-the minute list of registered athletes.  For your convenience, we have prepared a tutorial to guide you through the registration process.

Chief's Challenge Walk/Run
Date(s): Oct 06, 2015
When: Just before the parade
Where: Downtown parade route
  1. Chief’s Challenge 1 mile Walk/Run The Cherokee Choices Program implements this run for the tribal Chief’s health initiatives. Just before the start of the annual Fall festival parade the first week of October.

    For more information contact:  Tara McCoy 828-554-6783
Cherokee Indian Fair
Date(s): Oct 06, 2015 - Oct 10, 2015
When: times vary
Where: Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds Hwy 441N

It’s over a century old. It’s a cornucopia of sights and sounds—a treat for all your senses. It’s a carnival and an agriculture show. It’s an art show and a game show. There’s food, music and rides. It’s pure, unfiltered, fair entertainment, with that unmistakable Cherokee touch: Ferris wheel, fireworks, and stickball. 

Schedule available by calling 828-554-6492

WNC Truck Show
Date(s): Oct 09, 2015 - Oct 10, 2015
Where: Acquoni Expo Center

More information coming soon!

Trail of Tears Memorial Walk
Date(s): Oct 10, 2015
When: 10am
Where: Cherokee Historical Association Office

Memorial Walk from the CHA office to the Oconaluftee Indian Village


For more information contact :  Laura Blythe  828-497-1126

Cherokee Zombie Run
Date(s): Oct 10, 2015
When: 4 pm
Where: Mountainside Theatre

Zombie Run from the Mountainside Theatre (Unto These Hills) 
Will you survive the zombie apocalypse? Each runner will start the race with two flags. Finish the race with at least one flag left and you have survived! First male and female runner to cross the finish line with a flag will win a prize! First 75 racers to register will get a T-Shirt and SWAG bag full of coupons and other items.

http://www.hauntedcherokee.com/zombie-run.html or call Laura Blythe  828-497-1126

KOA Fall Fishing Tournament
Date(s): Oct 10, 2015
Where: KOA Campground

Call Dave Masarik for details.  828-497-9187

Village Ghost Walk
Date(s): Oct 24, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015
When: October weekends
Where: Cherokee Indian Village

Schedule of hauntings and times to be determined soon!  Dates may vary

Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament
Date(s): Oct 30, 2015 - Nov 01, 2015
When: All day fishing times
Where: Cherokee Catch & Release Waters

Are you and your best fly-fishing buddy ready to rumble with the top anglers around? Then get your $225 entry fee together for this two-person team competition held exclusively in the catch-and-release section known simply as Raven Fork, here in Cherokee, NC. This tournament offers a guaranteed payout totaling $10,000 for the top teams. Your entry fee also includes lunch and dinner.

For more information contact:  Amy Parker amy@cherokeesmokies.com


828-788-0034  or  828-554-6113