Scare-Okee | Cherokee, NC

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Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for this year's Trick-or-Treat Night in Scare-Okee!

Enjoy food trucks, spooky haunted houses, trick-or-treating, and a spectacular Oconaluftee Island light show. We'll see you on Halloween!

Interested in participating in Scare-Okee this year? Visit the links below for more information.


Highway 441 N. Cherokee
Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Mollie Grant
Phone: 828-359-6430

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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