2013 Spring Events and Activities in The Smokies
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.
Smoky Mountain SpringFest
March 12, 2013 – June 2, 2013
Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, trees are full of new growth and leaves, frost has melted from the high country and waterfalls cascade onto rocks below.
Discover Life In America Celebrates “15 Years Of Discovery”
March 21, 2013 – March 23, 2013 Celebration extolling efforts to catalog every living species in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at a unique gathering in Gatlinburg March 21-23.
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
March 28, 2013 – March 30, 2013 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.
Easter Egg Hunt
March 30, 2013 – March 30, 2013 Easter Egg Hunt for children between the ages of 1 and 12 sponsored by the Gatlinburg Community Police Programs. Saturday March 30, 2013 at Mynatt Park on Airport Road at noon.
Easter Sunrise At Ober
March 31, 2013 – March 31, 2013 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.
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
April 5, 2013 – August 10, 2013 Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance event featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
April 6, 2013 – April 7, 2013 The 14th 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.
Gatlinburg Gateway Triathlon
April 13, 2013 – April 13, 2013 The fifth annual triathlon at the Community Center starts at 8:15 a.m. and is open to anyone 15 years and older capable of swimming one-half mile, biking twenty kilometers, and running five kilometers consecutively.
Smoky Mountain MABC Regional Bridge Tournament
April 15, 2013 – April 21, 2013 This large tournament of the Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference takes place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center with thousands of players participating in Gold Point events and other programs.
Food Ministry Fiesta
April 18, 2013 – April 18, 2013 Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies hosts this third annual fundraiser benefiting Sevier County Food Ministries at 6 p.m. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit SCFM’s outreach programs and special projects.
Mountain Man Memorial March
April 19, 2013 – April 20, 2013 The Sixth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee which will be conducted Saturday, April 20 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform.
April 21, 2013 – April 27, 2013 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!
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
April 23, 2013 – April 27, 2013 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 63rd Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.
Earth Day 5K
April 26, 2013 – April 26, 2013 Earth Day 5K Run/Walk in beautiful Gatlinburg. Funds raised will benefit the Chamber Foundation’s initiatives in education and our green program.
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Winefest
April 27, 2013 – April 27, 2013 Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small dish fare from some of the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains.
Gatlinburg Farmers Market
May 11, 2013 – October 12, 2013