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Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring.
March 18, 2015 - June 7, 2015
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!
Pigeon Forge
Annual A Mountain Quiltfest™
March 18, 2015 – March 21, 2015
Annual A Mountain Quiltfest preserves the timeless art of quilting. No matter what your quilt making level is, there is something for everyone with more than 60 quilting classes. There's a quilt show with a variety of quilts from all over the country will be on display for viewing.
Pigeon Forge - Dollywood
Festival of Nations
March 21, 2015 – April 20, 2015
Dollywood's Festival of Nations displays the most captivating entertainment from around the world during this month-long celebration of music, dance, food and art.

Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
April 2, 2015 - April 4, 2015
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.
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
April 4, 2015 - April 5, 2015
The 16th 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.
Wine, Dine and Art Crawl
April 10, 2015
Explore the historic Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community on a private tour of participating galleries, restaurants and wineries.
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest
April 11, 2015 - April 12, 2015
Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small dish fare from some of the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains.
Smoky Mountains
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
April 21, 2015 - April 25, 2015
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 65th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.

Townsend - Townsend Visitors Center
Spring Festival and Old Timers' Day
May 1, 2015 - May 2, 2015
A celebration of the history, people, and traditions of Townsend TN, Cades Cove, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Pigeon Forge

Annual Dolly's Homecoming Parade
May 1, 2015
During the Dolly Homecoming Parade, Ms. Parton will be sitting atop her float leading the parade through town. More than 50,000 visitors will line the Parkway to experience this annual event.

Pigeon Forge - Titanic Museum Attraction
Princess Tea Party
Providing fun, excitement and a glimpse of what life was like for the children of Titanic.

May 2, 2015


Pigeon Forge - Dollywood
Splash Country Opens 2015 Season
May 2015

Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Blast
May 14, 2015 - May 14, 2015
Gatlinburg celebrates its Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Blast! Presented by Bush Brothers & Company.

Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass
May 2015
Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass is a family oriented event celebrating the beauty of spring, championship barbeque and world class bluegrass music. Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass takes place each year during Smoky Mountain Springfest in historic downtown Sevierville, Tennessee. Our Barbeque Cook-Off is an official barbeque championship of the state of Tennessee and is coordinated by the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce.

Pigeon Forge - Dollywood
Barbeque & Bluegrass
May 23, 2015 - June 7, 2015
Bring your barbeque eating hands and your bluegrass tapping feet to the Dollywood Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival!


Pigeon Forge - Dollywood

Great American Summer
June 13, 2015 - August 2, 2015
Enjoy even more opportunities to connect as a family with extended operating hours – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily – and a spectacular new nightly fireworks show.

Fourth of July Midnight Parade
July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Saluting the valiant men and women of our military services, this 38th annual showcase is the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” Parade starts at the stroke of midnight to begin Independence Day.

Gatlinburg's River Raft Regatta
July 4, 2015
Gatlinburg’s popular River Raft Regatta takes place at noon on July 4th, on the Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg.

Fireworks Finale
July 4, 2015
Finish off the 4th in style with a magnificent fireworks show visible from the downtown streets of Gatlinburg!

Pigeon Forge - Patriot Park
Annual Patriot Festival
July 4, 2015
Celebrate America's independence during the annual Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge on July 4th at Patriot Park! Festivities will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm. Come enjoy a day filled with food, games, entertainment, fireworks and plenty of fun for the entire family.

Gatlinburg - Gatlinburg Convention Center
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair
July 17, 2015 - July 26, 2015
Art, crafts and music lovers can find 150-plus booths featuring some of the nation's finest work.

Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival
August 19, 2015 - August 23, 2015
Free Live Music. Venues throughout Gatlinburg for 4 days with songwriters performing and telling you the story behind the songs you hear on the radio.

FALL 2015

Sevier County Fair
First Week of September
Traditional hometown fair with a midway, carnival rides, games, contests and concerts at Sevier Co. Fairgrounds.
Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge - Sevierville - Townsend
Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
September  - October
Fall decorations, events, entertainment, and local craft exhibits.
Beginning in September, the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival season finds the folks decorating and celebrating the beginning of fall with a variety of events and festivals in Tennessee. September’s warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights mix with just the right amount of rain to transform 800 square miles of lush green forest into a brilliant palette of vibrant autumnal colors.

Pigeon Forge - Titanic Museum Attraction
Annual "Night at the Titanic" Sleepover
September 25, 2015
9pm - 7am

Townsend - Townsend Visitors Center
Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers' Day
September 25, 2015 - September 26, 2015
A celebration of the history, people, and traditions of Townsend TN, Cades Cove, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Pigeon Forge – Old Mill
Old Mill Heritage Day
September 26, 2015
Experience the past now at the Old Mill Heritage Day in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Take the whole family to this event for a fun filled day!

Gatlinburg - Ober Gatlinburg
Oktoberfest at Ober
Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don your finest lederhosen or dirndls to be a part of the fun.

Pigeon Forge - Dollywood
National Southern Gospel Harvest Celebration
October 2, 2015 - October 31, 2015
Fall in the Smoky Mountains means incredible foliage and soul-stirring Southern gospel music at the Dollywood National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration. Enjoy the park’s beautiful autumn decor as you browse artistry created by the country’s finest crafters. Plus, Dollywood’s restaurants honor the harvest season with a selection of special dishes showcasing the season’s finest ingredients.

Gatlinburg - Ripley’s
Ripley’s Fright Nights
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday in October
Fright Nights shows run every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. Shows are kicked off nightly at 6:13pm with a character parade.

Gatlinburg - Gatlinburg Convention Center
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair
October 8, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Art, crafts and music lovers can find almost 200 booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment.
Pigeon Forge – Dixie Stampede
Christmas at Dixie Stampede
November 3, 2015
You have not experienced the holidays until you experience Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede!

Pigeon Forge - Dollywood
Smoky Mountain Christmas

November 7, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Walk amid a winter wonderland of four million lights as you enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions for the entire family. Settle in for one of the park’s holiday shows, before gathering around the table for a delicious holiday meal served at one of the park’s many restaurants.
Visit Santa’s Workshop where larger-than-life toy soldiers, wagons, a dollhouse, sailboats and other classic toys will astound you! Santa is also the centerpiece and star of the Parade of Lights that will come prancing throughout the park.

Gatlinburg - Ripley's Aquarium Plaza
Veterans Day Celebration

November 11
Join Gatlinburg in saluting America's veterans of the Armed Forces, featuring stirring musical numbers and words of tribute on Ripley's Aquarium Plaza.

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