Springtime in the Smokies is one of the most beautiful times of the year! From the blooming wildflowers to the annual festivals, visitors come from far every year to see the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains. As Spring arrives, so does the fan-favorite Springtime events. Here are 3 of the best Spring events in Gatlinburg:
1. Smoky Mountain Springfest
People who live in the Smoky Mountains love spring so much that they celebrate its arrival with their annual Smoky Mountain Springfest, which lasts for three months every year. From the beginning of March until the first week in June, the streets of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, are filled with baskets of fresh, blooming flowers. During the festival, visitors can partake in BBQ competitions, mountain handcrafts, delicious Southern foods, entertainment and more! The Smoky Mountain Springfest is definitely one of the best Spring events in Gatlinburg.
2. Easter Arts and Crafts Fair
The Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts an annual Easter Arts & Crafts Fair that features the handmade items of local artisans. This show is free to the public and is filled with demonstrations of handcrafted work from craftspeople all around the country. Unique gifts and products from the Smoky Arts and Crafts Community are placed on display and available for purchase. Take home a one-of-a-kind piece of art and carry the Smokies with you wherever you go.
3. Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
In April, the seven-day Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage offers nature-lovers from all over the world many opportunities to view the Smokies’ wildflowers. Explore trails like Deep Creek Trail, Gregory Ridge Trail, and Middle Prong Trail for some of the best views of the wildflowers. Look for flowers like trillium, foamflowers, and violets on these trails. You can look but don’t touch. In order to protect the natural beauty of the Smokies, please do not pick the flowers!
Where to Stay
When you stay with your cabins you’ll have east access to all of these amazing Spring events in Gatlinburg! Along with a great location, enjoy amenities such as great views, a hot tub, arcade room, home theater, wood and gas fireplaces, and more. After a day exploring all the Spring events, come back and enjoy your time in one of our awesome cabins!
When you come to Spring events in Gatlinburg, you’ll love the variety of activities to do! Book with our cabins and take advantage of our current cabin specials so you can save money on lodging and have the opportunity to partake in more Springtime events!