For 68 seasons, Unto These Hills has been one of the most beloved Outdoor Dramas in the US. Witness a vibrant telling of the tragedy and triumph of the Cherokee people during the Trail of Tears in which some of the Cherokee were forcibly removed from their homelands ... More info ›
For 68 seasons, Unto These Hills has been one of the most beloved Outdoor Dramas in the US. Witness a vibrant telling of the tragedy and triumph of the Cherokee people during the Trail of Tears in which some of the Cherokee were forcibly removed from their homelands. Located in Cherokee, NC at the beautiful Mountainside Theater, you will enjoy all the action, excitement, and emotion under the open night sky and stars. Find out why families return year after year to see this spectacular story performed on stage.
*Upon your arrival in Cherokee, please locate Mountainside Theater at 688 Drama Rd (not to be mistaken for the fairgrounds amphitheater located in downtown Cherokee).
2018 Unto These Hills Season Dates:
June 2, 2018 through August 18, 2018 nightly except Sundays
- 7:00 PM Mountainside Theater opens for seating. Grab a cold drink and delicious popcorn to enjoy during the show at our concession stand! You will also have time to pick out a great souvenir from our retail kiosk to bring home from your adventure at Unto These Hills! Remember to also purchase a souvenir program at our box office, concessions or retail locations so that you can learn about the Show’s history, the show’s real-life historical characters and our cast and crew!
- 7:30 PM Enjoy our Pre-Show Presentation! Depending on the night of your visit, you will be entertained by our wonderful in-house band, traditional flute music, or traditional Cherokee dances performed by members of our youth cast!
- 8:00 PM Enjoy our Presentation of Unto These Hills! Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience! Audiences of all ages and generations have visited again and again to discover the story of Tsali and the tragedy and triumph experienced by his family and the Cherokee people during a time in which the Cherokee were forcibly removed from their homes. The show incorporates action-packed battle scenes, heart-warming family moments, and the events of the Trail of Tears. Find out why audiences keep returning to Unto These Hills! A 15 minute intermission allows guests time to visit the concession area and restrooms.
- Directly following the show, meet some of your favorite characters*! Located near the theater’s entrance/exit, you will have a chance to meet and take photos with our cast after the show! This is a great time to collect autographs in your souvenir program or to visit our retail shop one last time to find the perfect souvenir before you leave!
*Select cast members attend our meet and greet on rotation. Meet and greet is available after every show unless otherwise cancelled due to weather