Spring

Heading to the Smoky Mountains in March, April or May? You’ll be just in time for the many family-friendly Spring Attractions Gatlinburg offers every year.

Looking for fun seasonal attractions? There’s never a bad time to visit Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. In March, April and May, the Gatlinburg calendar of events is jam-packed with special spring events, such as Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest, Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Festival, Gatlinburg Craft Festival and the annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament. Look below to see what else spring brings!

Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring

March 17, 2016 - June 5, 2016

When the weather warms up, the mountains turn green and the flowers bloom, Gatlinburg comes alive with many opportunities to enjoy a Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It’s a Spring Thing! April and May are jam packed with special events and activities for the whole family! Read more

Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show

March 24, 2016 - March 26, 2016

Unique handcrafted gifts and products produced by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are placed on display and offered for sale as they host their annual Easter show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Read more

Easter Sunrise at Ober

March 27, 2016 - March 27, 2016

Soak up Easter Sunday sunrise from the top of Mt. Harrison at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort during this service sponsored by the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association. Read more

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

April 2, 2016 - April 3, 2016

Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children – and equally challenging for both visitors and locals, with multiple categories to be contested in this largest trout tournament in the Smokies. Read more

Wine, Dine and Art Crawl

April 8, 2016 - April 8, 2016

Explore the historic Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community on a private tour of participating galleries, restaurants and wineries. Read more

Hands on Gatlinburg

April 8, 2016 - April 10, 2016

The 2016 Hands On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend provides arts and crafts lovers the opportunity to own a beautifully crafted piece of artwork made with their very own hands. Read more

Smoky Mountain Wine Fest

April 9, 2016 - April 9, 2016

Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small dish fare from some of the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains. Read more

Earth Week

April 17, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Celebrate Earth Week in Gatlinburg! Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations, food and more! Read more

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

April 19, 2016 - April 23, 2016

As winter fades and the colors of spring begin to sparkle throughout the Smokies, Gatlinburg blossoms into the center of all things botanical during Great Smoky Mountain Association’s 66th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage. Read more

Earth Day Festival

April 21, 2016 - April 23, 2016

Families are encouraged to come and celebrate in the Earth Day Festival. Enjoy music, free crafts, activities, face painting, demonstrations and more at Mynatt Park from 3:00-7:00pm! Read more

Earth Day 5K

April 22, 2016 - April 22, 2016

Earth Day 5K Run/Walk in beautiful Gatlinburg. Funds raised will benefit the Chamber Foundation's initiatives in education and our green program. Read more

Mountain Man Memorial March

April 22, 2016 - April 23, 2016

The ninth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee which will be conducted Saturday, April 23 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform. Read more

Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Festival

May 12, 2016 - May 12, 2016

Gatlinburg celebrates it's Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Festival! presented by Bush Brothers & Company. Read more

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

June 11, 2016 - July 30, 2016

Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance event featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from time periods as far back as 1800. Read more