Gatlinburg, TN – March 5, 2019 – As the chill of winter melts away, Gatlinburg flourishes with festivals and spring activities.
Anglers can cast their lines for the chance to win spring prizes and drawings during the 20th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament April 6-7.
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend presented by Courtyard by Marriott highlights the season April 13-14 at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Sanctioned by the Tennessee Wineries Association, this two-day event begins with the Gatlinburg Wine Tour and continues into an all-day sipping and savoring celebration of over 17 wine and food vendors offering the best in local cuisine and blends. While tickets to Gatlinburg Wine Tour are currently sold out, festival-goers can opt for a new and intimate tasting experience with the purchase of the festival’s VIP Pass, complete with exclusive perks such as entry to VIP hospitality room, sampling opportunities at select wineries and a special commemorative wine glass.
Arts and crafts lovers can partake in a variety of different workshops April 13-14 hosted by more than 16 of the most renowned studios in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community during Hands on Gatlinburg. Do-it-yourself style classes can be taken in painting to woodworking, stone crafting, basket weaving to glassblowing and much more. The event offers the chance to explore America’s largest independent organization of artisans. Register in advance.
Treasure hunters and craft lovers can spring into an unforgettable shopping experience during Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show April 17-20 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. With everything from wood crafts to paintings to pottery, shoppers will find a myriad of well-made products and gifts created by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community at this free craft event.
The 69th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage celebrates the season with opportunities to partake in over 140 professionally guided walks, classes, and seminars that explore the area’s rich fauna, ecology and cultural history April 24-27 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
When the sun goes down, runners and walkers can get set for a fun nighttime trek through downtown Gatlinburg during the Earth Day 5K Run/Walk beginning at 10 p.m. April 26.
For more information about spring events, ticket prices, and how you can plan your getaway to Gatlinburg, Tennessee visit www.Gatlinburg.com/events.
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