Events

Featured Event

NRC Whitewater US Open

March 29 - 31, 2019

This national-level slalom and downriver race on the Nantahala River is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers. Learn More

Upcoming Events

NOCtoberfest

October 26, 2019

Celebrate the changing colors of the Smokies with costume contests, pumpkin decorating and, of course, the Great Pumpkin Pursuit. Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 27 - 29, 2019

This weekend, NOC says "thank you!" to our guests with a Mountainfilm Outdoor Film Festival, blow-out sales, paddling events, live music, family activities and more! Learn More

SOULTALK

September 14, 2019

Live music on the Nantahala River! Learn More

Noah Proudfoot and the Botanicals

September 1, 2019

Vibrant melodies and meaningful lyrics that linger long after the song is over. Learn More

Pioneer Chicken Stand

August 31, 2019

Join us for Live Music along the Nantahala River! Learn More

Hustle Souls

August 17, 2019

Good soul & good grooves. Learn More

Slippery Creek Band

August 3, 2019

Bringing the old-time style of hard drivin' Bluegrass to today's audience. Learn More

The Log Noggins

July 27, 2019

Live Music by the Nantahala River! Learn More

SOULTALK

July 20, 2019

Live Music on the Nantahala River! Learn More

The Get Right Band

July 13, 2019

From funk to rock n’ roll to reggae, this is a dance party. Learn More

Alzar School’s Camp Cup Challenge

July 7 - 9, 2019

The Alzar School brings campers together for two days of canoeing, group activities and community building on the Nantahala River. Learn More

Hustle Souls

July 7, 2019

Good soul & good grooves. Learn More

Pioneer Chicken Stand

July 6, 2019

Mountain Folk-Rock from a whiskey-influenced South that's guaranteed to make you move! Learn More

Scott James Stambaugh

July 6, 2019

"His complex melodies and intricate lyrics are the kind that can haunt you long after the reverb has left the building." Learn More

Not Your Average Ladies Night

July 1, 2019

It's NOC's Annual Not Your Average Ladies Night - stop by for Seminars, Raffles, and Shopping! Learn More

The Get Right Band

June 30, 2019

From funk to rock n’ roll to reggae, this is a dance party. Learn More

Natti Love Joys

June 29, 2019

Roots, Reggae, and World Music! Learn More

Freewheelin’ Mamas

June 15, 2019

Beautiful harmonies, carefully selected covers, and soulful originals. Learn More

Somebody’s Child

June 1, 2019

We are soul mates who have the privilege of writing, learning, and living music together. Learn More

Women’s Paddle Fest

May 31 - June 2, 2019

The Ladies Southeast Paddling Series has moved to Nantahala Outdoor Center for a three-day paddling festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna Levesque! Learn More

Hustle Souls

May 26, 2019

Good soul & good grooves. Learn More

Merrell Adventure Dash

May 25, 2019

Runners negotiate challenge obstacles in this 5K adventure race. Kids aged 12 and under race free with a participating adult. Learn More

Slippery Creek Band

May 25, 2019

Bringing the old-time style of hard drivin' Bluegrass to today's audience. Learn More

Scott James Stambaugh

May 11, 2019

"His complex melodies and intricate lyrics are the kind that can haunt you long after the reverb has left the building." Learn More

Red Clay Revival

May 11, 2019

Roots music along the Nantahala River! Learn More

Natti Love Joys

April 27, 2019

Roots, Reggae, and World Music! Learn More

Smoky Mountain Relay

April 26 - 27, 2019

Teams of 6 or 12 runners traverse 212 miles through the Smoky Mountains in this epic overnight relay. Learn More