Experience the history and heritage of the Great Smoky Mountains!

Come out of hibernation and visit Townsend, Tennessee for Snowdown 2017

Schedule of Events

Snowdown 2017   ~   January 26-29

The Snowdown festival features Appalachian music events including Singers and Songwriters in the round, various live performances, Dulcimer classes and banjo picking –  just a few of the many events slated for this weekend!

Enjoy authentic, regional food and beverage offerings all weekend.  The Snowdown lineup includes cast iron cooking classes, Sunday church breakfasts, a chili cook off competition, plus food and wine pairing dinners, beer pairings, bourbon tastings and chocolate making all to enjoy throughout the festival.

Cades Cove Preservation Association presents regional historians daily

Textile Arts Galleries and Classes by the Townsend Artisan Guild

Singers and Songwriters in the Round

Quilting demonstrations by the Foothills Quilters Guild.

Fly fish tying skills, Square Dancing and so much more!