Arts & Worship events at Lake Junaluska are sure to inspire and enhance your creative abilities! The arts, worship, and preaching have been hallmarks of the Junaluska experience since its inception, and these events continue to provide an opportunity for participants to express themselves through art, music, and dance.
April 10-12, 2020
Spring in the mountains of western North Carolina brings a burst of color, with wildflowers evidencing rebirth and renewal. Gather with family and friends at Lake Junaluska to celebrate Easter with a powerful sunrise service and other special Easter activities. The Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race & Walk will take participants on a route that showcases the beauty of the Lake Junaluska grounds. Read More
June 28-August 3, 2020
Join us for spirited worship services led by internationally known preachers on Sundays at Lake Junaluska in Stuart Auditorium. On Monday nights throughout the summer, renew your soul in our contemplative Taize services of prayer and song held in Memorial Chapel. Read More.
June 21-26, 2020
Music & Worship Arts Week is an event highlighting worship, the arts, education, and renewal in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina at Lake Junaluska. It is designed for all worship leaders of all ages: musicians, artists, dancers, actors and pastors. Read More.
Beginning with our Independence Day Celebrations and ending with the traditional Appalachian Christmas concerts, Lake Junaluska plays host to many well-known musicians from around the country. See Balsam Range, The Lake Junaluska Singers and more as you explore our Concert Series. Read More
July 19-26, 2020
Folkmoot USA, North Carolina's Official International Festival, is a celebration of the world's cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Opening and closing ceremonies for Folkmoot will take place on stage in the historic Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska. This performance highlights more than 200 international dancers and musicians. Read More.
August 3-6, 2020
You’ve led a full life. How do you continue to live into that fullness in retirement? Individuals, couples, small groups or church leaders in the second half of life will gather for worship, workshops, professional training and fellowship in the North Carolina mountains.Read More.
September 4-5, 2020
The 50th Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival will offer two nights of the finest traditional music and dance of the Southern Appalachian Region. Expect to see fiddlers, banjo players, string bands, ballad singers, buck dancers, and square dance teams.Read More.
October 16-18, 2020
Enjoy the incredible beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska along with other small and medium sized choirs as we gather for a weekend of music and worship. Come learn and perform eight anthems, attend workshops and celebrate the colors of autumn at the Lake. Read More
December 10-13, 2020
Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive music, hearty meals and local artistry. Visit area shops or step back in time with turn-of-the-century Christmas décor at the exquisite Biltmore Estate. Read More
December 19, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.
This evening worship service in historic Memorial Chapel is a time of carols, special music and prayer, accompanied by sweet coffee and buns in the Moravian tradition of love and fellowship in Christ.