Cherokee Fall Rod Run | Cherokee, NC

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Cherokee Fall Rod Run

Friday, October 13 from 7:00 am to Saturday, October 14 at 4:00 pm

Come join us at the best growing show in the Smokies with special guest, Big Daddy Don Garlits! He is bringing up one of the Swamp Rats for some nitro burning cackles!

Spectators are free, Pre-Registration is $35 until October 3rd and at the gate price is $40. See hundreds of Classics, Muscle, Kustoms, and Rat Rod on the beautiful Harrahs Casino property. Vendors to shop and eat with, Valve Cover racing on Saturday, Cruises on Thursday and Friday. Thousands in Cash prizes, and new for Fall 23, T-Buckets Project giveaway!

Visit our event page on Facebook to RSVP.


777 Casino Drive
Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Cherokee Rodders
Phone: 828.226.6853

Memorial Day Fishing Tournament

Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, May 26

$10,000 in Cash Prizes!

Spend the long weekend with the boys: rainbow, brook, golden, and brown. With your $15 entry fee and a two-day ($17) fishing permit, covering both tournament days, you can compete for $10,000 in tagged fish within the beautiful freestone streams of Cherokee, NC; only the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters are excluded.

Tagged fish will be specially stocked for this event, and when you catch one, you redeem it for cash prizes at the Natural Resources Enforcement Office located at 517 Sequoyah Trail off Hwy 441. Prize redemption hours are from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. each tournament day, with a final tag turn in time of 4 p.m. on day two. Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods.

Register for this tournament anywhere fishing permits are sold in and around Cherokee or online at by Friday, May 24, 2024.

EBCI Natural Resources Department reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or amend any tournament or event due to catastrophes, pandemics, states of emergency, adverse weather, etc

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