Gatlinburg Events - April 2013
Smoky Mountain SpringFest - March 12 thru June 2
A popular, county-wide (Sevierville, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge) Smoky Mountain festival, SpringFest is a 3 month that marks the beginning of Spring in the Smokies. There are several events planned to enterain visitors to the area. Springfest activities include special events, craft shows, decorating competitions, live entertainment along the downtown Parkway and much more.
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament - April 6-7
Open to all, the Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is largest trout tournament in the Smokies. Prizes awarded for multiple categories. For more info visit rockytopoutfitter.com.
Gatlinburg Gateway Triathlon - April 13
Triathlon starts at 8:15 AM at the Community Center. The event is open to everyone 15+ capable of completing all three events consecutively (swim 1/2 mile, bike 20 kilometers and run 5 kilometers). For more information call 865-436-4990.
Smoky Mountain MABC Regional Bridge Tournament - April 15-21
Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference tournament at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. For more info visit gatlinburgregional.org.
Mountain Man March - April 19-20
A tribute to our men and women in uniform, the Mountain Man March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains. With a start in downtown Gatlinburg the march includes stretches of highway and rural road in addition to rugged terrain and mountain slopes. For more info visit mountainmanmemorialmarch.com.
Music of the Mountains - April 19-21
Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the Music of the Mountains festival. Enjoy live performance of traditional music at three park locations: April 19th at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center in Townsend, April 20th at the Sugarlands Visitor Center in Gatlinburg and April 21st at the Smoky Mountain Visitor Center in Cosby.
Smoky Mountain Music Festival - April 19-20, April 26-27 & May 3-4
On Friday visit the Gatlinburg Convention Center to see the competition for concert bands, jazz bands, orchestras, choral groups and winterguards, indoor drum line, and more. Awards ceremony immediately after last performance. On Saturday head to the Strip in downtown Gatlinburg for a street parade with an Awards Ceremony after the competition. For more information visit smmfestival.com.
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage - Apr 23-27
Hiking tours, demonstrations and
lectures on the flowers, plants and wildlife found in the Great
Smoky Mountains National Park.
For more info visit springwildflowerpilgrimage.org.
RibFest & Wings - TBA
Sample award winning ribs from Gatlinburg's finest restaurants and entertainment
along the Parkway in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Walk on the North Side - TBA
Unique shopping, live entertainment, demonstrations and children's activities on the North Parkway.