We are very excited that the winter is almost over. Spring in the Smokies is beautiful and brings with it lots of activities and events. Check out these great Spring in the Smokies events and activities!
Smokies Stadium, Sevierville
3/15/2014 12:00 PM
The 5th Annual Shamrock Saturday Cruisin’ for Food drive will begin at Smokies Stadium on March 15. The Diner Rats Car Club will begin their cruise to The Diner at 12 noon where there will be drawings, prizes and traditional Irish food served throughout the day. All of the proceeds will go to benefit the Sevier County Food Ministries & The Wears Valley Ranch Children’s Home. Stop by to donate some food or to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
The Leconte Center , Pigeon Forge
3/19/2014 12:00 PM
The 20th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest will be held at The Leconte Center at Pigeon Forge March 19 – 22. There will be beautiful quilts on display from around the country, classes and lectures, and quilters can compete in more than 10 categories for over $18,000 in cash and prizes.
Sevierville Convention Center, Sevierville
3/21/2014 12:00 PM
The Spring Corvette Expo will be held at The Sevierville Convention Center on March 21 & 22. Events include a Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet, Sales Corral, Corvette Park ‘N’ Show, Corvette Judged Competition Show, Horse Power and Hot Rods Show, and Corvette Cruise. For more information, please visit www.corvetteexpo.com or call 865-687-3976.
Dollywood, Pigeon Forge
3/22/2014 12:00 PM
Dollywood’s Festival of Nations presents the most captivating entertainment from around the world during this month-long celebration of music, dance, food and art. More than 12 countries are represented through their respective heritages of music, dance, food and art in this internationally diverse festival.
Holiday Inn Convention Center, Pigeon Forge
3/27/2014 12:00 PM
The 15th Annual Smoky Mountain Boogie will be held at The Holiday Inn Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. Tickets are $65 if purchased prior to March 20th. There will be great DJ’s, workshops, vendors & hospitality. This event benefits The St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
The Gatlinburg Special events department will be offering FREE hikes in the Smokies and FREE tours of Gatlinburg from April 2 – 20. Explore the outdoors and learn about Gatlinburg’s history during the Guided Downtown Gatlinburg Tours. For more information, please call 865-436-0505.
Enter the Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament for your chance to win over $10,000 in cash and prizes. The tournament is open to locals and visitors of all ages. For more information, please call 865-661-3474.
Parkway, Pigeon Forge
The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run brings thousands of people to the area every year to see the unique automotives on display by collectors and participants. For more information, call 865-687-3976.
Bruce Street, Sevierville
Join the fun on April 12 in historic downtown Sevierville on Bruce Street. Take photos with the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs & much more. Visit seviervillecommons.com for more information.
Mills Conference Center, Gatlinburg
4/15/2014 5:00 PM
The 64th Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is an annual five-day event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park consisting of a variety of wildflower, fauna, and natural history walks, motorcades, photographic tours, art classes, and indoor seminars. On-site registration will begin Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM in the Mills Conference Center, Gatlinburg TN. For more information, go to springwildflowerpilgrimage.org.
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg
The 2014 Easter Craft Show will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg. Admission is free and you can meet and visit with members of the Arts and Crafts
Community as they produce one-of-a-kind works of art available for purchase. For more information, please call 865-436-2363.
Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grill, Pigeon Forge
4/19/2014 (Taking RESERVATIONS- Mid March)
Get ready for Brunch with the Easter Bunny at The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe & Grill! Reservations will be taken beginning in mid-March. For more information, please call 865-428-0771.
5/2/2014 6:00 PM
The 2014 Dolly Parade will be in Pigeon Forge on May 2 at 6:00pm. The parade begins in the northbound lane of the Parkway near stoplight #7 and ends at stoplight # 3. Traditionally, there are marching bands, entertainers, baton twirlers & numerous floats with Dolly Parton as the grand marshal.
5/10/2014 9:00 AM
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the festivities of the Shrine Funfest Parade in Pigeon Forge on May 10. The Shriners help so many sick children, so show your support for them! The parade begins at 9 am.
Country Cascades hotel, Pigeon Forge
5/14/2014 9:00 AM
The Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show will be held at Country Cascades hotel in Pigeon Forge from May 14 – May 17. This event features antique toys, vintage pedal cars, wagons, ride-on toys and parts. Admission and parking are both free, open daily from 9:00am – 5:00pm. For more information, call 865-428-1194.
Sevierville’s Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass is a family oriented event celebrating the beauty of spring, championship barbeque and world class bluegrass music. Join the fun with free admission, live concerts and barbecue from all over the United States in historic downtown Sevierville on May 16 & 17. This Barbeque Cook-Off is an official barbeque championship of the state of Tennessee and is coordinated by the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. To learn more, go to bloominbbq.com or call 865-453-6411.
The 10th Annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition, which honors the legendary songwriting of Sevierville’s favorite daughter, Dolly Parton, is now accepting entries. This national competition, part of the Bloomin’ Barbecue & Bluegrass event, invites vocalists to record themselves singing an original song by Dolly in their own style for the chance to win cash, prizes, and even a professional recording session in Nashville, Tennessee. There are 2 age divisions: 13 & up and 12 & under. For more information on how to enter, go to bloominbbq.com or call 1-888-889-7415.
City Park, Sevierville
The Sevierville Sprint Triathlon and Splash & Dash are part of the Bloomin’ Barbeque and Bluegrass weekend. The May 17 multisport event will be surrounded by free concerts and discounted barbeque for participants. The Triathlon starts at 7:30 am and Splash and Dash at 11 am at the Sevierville City Park.
The Country Tonite Theater, Pigeon Forge
5/23/2014 8:00 PM (Tickets already on sale!)
The “Roots & Boots” Tour, featuring Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw, will be making a stop at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on May 23 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale February 10 at 9:00am and are $39.95 + tax. For more information, please call 865-453-2003 or go to countrytonitepf.com.