Gatlinburg Spring Events - 2018
March 16 - June 1
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring
As part of Smoky Mountain Springfest, Gatlinburg has jam packed April with special events and activities for the whole family!
March 29 - 31 – Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
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 show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
April 1-30 - Smoky Mountain Spring Continues
April 1 - Easter Sunrise Service at Ober Gatlinburg
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.
April 7 & 8 - Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
The 20th Annual Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children – and equally
challenging for both visitors and locals. All Gatlinburg and state fishing regulations will be observed. ($)
April TBD – 2018 Spring Art Experience
Arrowmont will showcase the history, heritage and success of the Pi Beta Phi and Arrowmont partnership.
Music, storytelling, craft workshops and plenty of time for fellowship and good food are part of the weekend experience. For more information, please call 865-436-5860.
Gatlinburg Wine Tour
Jump-start Winefest Weekend by taking a private tour of three Gatlinburg wineries. The guided tour begins with a private reception and wine tasting at the new Courtyard by Marriott. Participants will have the opportunity to win a gift basket during the Winefest Weekend inaugural event. Reservations required. (GCVB) (800) 568-4748 ($)
April 13-15 - "Hands-On Gatlinburg"
Experience, create, learn and enjoy! Learn how to make a piece of art or craft from an artist in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community and take it home with you. For more information, visit www.gatlinburg.com. (GCVB) (800 568-4748 ($)
April 14 - Smoky Mountain Winefest
Wineries from across the state will provide samples of their labels along with local chefs preparing food for pairings. Informational demonstrations and seminars will be held. The event will be at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Tickets are available on line at www.gatlinburg.com. ($) (GCVBE)
April 24 - 28 - 68th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Celebrate and enjoy the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with over 100 different programs, including hiking tours, motorcades, demonstrations and classroom lectures centered on the flowers, plants and wildlife in the great outdoors. For more information, call (865) 436-7318 ext. 222 or visit
April - Smoky Mountain Regional Bridge Conference
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. For more information, visit www.gatlinburgregional.org. ($)
Earth Week - April 23 - 27
Celebrate Earth Week in Gatlinburg! Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations, food and more! For information on all Earth Week events go to www.gatlinburg.com/events. (GCVBE)
TBD - Mountain Man Memorial March
The eighth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. For more information, call 865-974-5371 or visit www.mountainmanmemorialmarch.com. ($)
May 1-31 - Smoky Mountain Spring Continues
May - Arrowmont's 8th Annual Shine, Wine & Dine
This event is a significant fundraiser for the arts and crafts school and is designed to be an evening of fun and fine art with artwork generously donated by regional and national artists, great wines and unique event packages. For more information, call (865) 436-5860. ($)
Gatlinburg Farmers Market
Mid-May to Mid-September – Gatlinburg Farmers Market – Offering local choices for healthy mountain living, the Farmers Market is open each Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00p.m. in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge, 849 Glades Road from May through September. Comprised of local producers, the emphasis is on fresh produce and homemade products offered in an atmosphere of community.