Local Festivals and Events
Campbell County is quickly becoming East Tennessee's premiere adventure tourism destination. Campbell County’s greatest resource is its natural beauty. Campbell County is home to Cove Lake State Park, Indian Mountain State Park, Cumberland Trail State Park, Norris Dam, and Norris Lake—along with ten marinas. Nearby, enjoy the historic Cumberland Gap and hike to the pinnacle where you can stand in three states at the same time! We are a short drive down the interstate to Knoxville, and less than two hours to the Smokey Mountains and Dollywood.
Campbell County also proudly hosts award-winning festivals and offers local cultural events that we hope you enjoy during your stay.
Louie Bluie Festival: September
Typically held in September, the Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival is a project of the Campbell Culture Coalition. It’s named in honor of Howard “Louie Bluie” Armostrong (1909-2003), the internationally acclaimed string band musician who grew up in LaFollette in the 1920s and became of the nation’s finest string band musicians, as well as artist, storyteller, and writer. The festival is held at Cove Lake State Park and includes live music, a kids fun zone, an artisan village, an art show, quilt show, and food court. Admission is free.
Postmark LaFollette: Year-round events
Postmark LaFollette’s mission is to enhance, support, preserve, and showcase local artistic and cultural expression. Yearround events include the Postmark Jamboree which showcases bluegrass artists and is typically held on the third Saturday of the month and broadcasted on local radio station WLAF. Other events include the Home and Garden Show, and theatrical productions that celebrate Appalachian culture. Most events are held at the old LaFollette Post Office at 119 S Tennessee Avenue. Postmark LaFollette events are accessible from Walden Woods by ATV. For more information and to see upcoming events, visit: https://www.facebook.com/PostmarkLaFollette/
Hwy 25W Yard Sale: First weekend in June
On the first weekend of June of each year, Hwy 25W turns into a 325-mile yard sale! Stretching from Clinton, Tennessee, to Richwood, Kentucky, our cabin is located in the center.
Allan Miller’s Ghost Walk LaFollette: October (Private events year round)
The Ghost Walk is a leisurely stroll back in time to LaFollette Tennessee's creepy past. Hear stories of murder, mayhem, and Ghosts that walk the streets late at night! The walk is a 2-hour walking tour that starts at Seargent Park across from the LaFollette Police Department and ends just past the historic LaFollette House. There are about 16 stories at select stops along the way. Cost is only $10 per person. The regular tours are during the month of October every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm and 10:15pm. However, Allan offers private tours year-round for groups of six or more. The tour is accessible from Walden Woods via ATV.