Performing Arts and Theater in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

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Old and new musical traditions collide in performing arts. After a day of outdoor adventures like biking or hiking, or indoor excitement like our casinos or extensive shopping, a great way to unwind is to sit back and enjoy a show or performance!

Multitudes of Musical Stylings in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains are known for Native American revival, bluegrass, old-timey, folk, and modern musical artists. You can enjoy these artists at national and world premiere venues in the area. Artists old and new, local and touring come to the Smoky Mountains to share their talents with us!

Timeless Storytelling and Masterful Performing Arts

Smoky Mountain theater and performing arts combine timeless storytelling and state-of-the-art production to bring the mountain stage to life. The burled, illustrious tapestry of the region, fresh visions from up-and-coming playwrights and worldly classics all inhabit exciting Smoky Mountain theater. Where else can you end a day of hiking, kayaking, and adventuring with a night at the theater?

Be sure to make the most of your night on the town by visiting any of our fine dining experiences, too! There’s always something showing that’s perfect for date night or an evening with your family.

Peacock Performing Arts Center
You don't have to travel to the big city to see great acts - come see them at the Peacock, where you're never more than ten rows from the stage! The theater is right off the square in Hayesville. Enjoy live music, community theatre, special events & available rental. The Peacock Performing Arts Center now offers wine for sale at our evening performances, along with soft drinks, bottled water & concessions. Enjoy a glass with friends in the lobby before the show or during intermission.
301 Church Street Hayesville, NC 28904 (828) 389-2787 Get Directions