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April Events

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

7-8 - Annual Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament. With multiple categories to compete in, the 18th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is the largest trout tournament in the Smokies! Locals and visitors alike will be challenged. Bring your children and family and test your fishing skills! For more information call 865-661-3474

13-14 - Mountain Man Memorial March – This is the Eighth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March, which is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. The march takes place on Saturday, April 11 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform. 

13 - Art & Wine Crawl through the Glades – Sample wines of Eagle Springs Winery throughout the day at various businesses in the 8-mile loop known as “The Glades.” The Glades, near Gatlinburg tucked into the Great Smoky Mountains, has long been known as the home of the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, located in a quiet historic setting just 3 miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Gatlinburg, TN.

13-14 - Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will be held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Wineries for the event will be coming from all over Tennessee! Visitors age 21 and older will purchase a ticket to the festival and receive a wristband for sampling and a branded wine glass.

17-21 - Earth Week – The entire city of Gatlinburg celebrates Earth Week! Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations, food and more!

19-21 - Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run. Rev up those engines and head to Pigeon Forge for this larger than life car enthusiast weekend. Hundreds of cars, lots of parts and automotive memorabilia! For more information contact MCS Promotions at 865-687-3976.

20-22 - Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival – The Townsend Artisan Guild presents the 6th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival to be held at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend, TN 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. General admission is free, though classes and some family activities require a fee. For more information, visit www.smokymountainfiberartsfestival.org.

24-28 - Wildflower Pilgrimage Great Smoky Mountains National Park Join us for hikes, walks, lectures, and programs (both indoors and outdoors) on natural and cultural history. Search for salamanders, study aquatic insects, go on wildflower, fern, or tree identification walks…and more. For information about the pilgrimage, including schedule, and fees, visit http://www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org.

 26 - Earth Day Festival– From noon to 5pm, downtown Gatlinburg is celebrating Earth Day through a festival jam packed with music, face painting, free crafts, demonstrations, and more. Come out and show your green spirit!

Dates Held

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Thursday, April 1, 2027
  • Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Saturday, April 1, 2028
  • Monday, April 1, 2019 - Sunday, April 1, 2029

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