farther and son trout fishing in the river

Top 4 Gatlinburg Events Happening this Spring You Need to Visit

Spring time is the start of the new season in Gatlinburg. Beautiful trees and flowers start to bloom with bright, fresh colors. Attractions like Dollywood and the Country Tonite Theater start to welcome back guests. And of course you’re making plans to visit the big attractions in town, but have you heard about the big Gatlinburg events that are happening? Keeping reading to learn more about some of the most beloved and popular events will occur this spring.

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Love to fish in the Smokies? Here’s a perfect excuse to do it this spring, the Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament! You can be any age, and a visitor to the area or a local, everyone has the same fair chance to win this tournament. It is a 2-day event, and 20 miles of river in the Smokies will be stocked with trout. There are several categories challengers can attempt to win; some prizes are even cash! But the real thing you win here is the amazing memories. This is one of the coolest Gatlinburg events happening this spring!

Learn more about the Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament here!

Easter Sunrise at Obersunrise in the smokies

Easter Sunday can be a busy day for many of us. If you are on vacation in the Smokies, and want a way to feel connected to this holiday the Easter Sunrise celebration at Ober Gatlinburg is a great option. It’s also a great place to be if you just really want to see a fantastic sunrise view in the Smoky Mountains. There will be a short worship service, and a breakfast buffet available to guests as well.

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Easter Show

The Arts and Crafts Easter Show is one of the times throughout the year that local artisans come out to put their skills on display! The Gatlinburg craft area is full of gifted painters, potters, woodworkers, jewelers, and many more artists. During the show you’ll be able to watch the artists work on their craft, and buy one of a kind pieces. This show gives you the best opportunity to find that truly one-of-a-kind, handmade gift or souvenir from the Smokies!

Learn more about the Arts and Crafts Easter Show here!

wine samplingSmoky Mountain Wine Weekend

This spring wine-lovers can spend part of their day sampling award-winning wines from across Tennessee. The Smoky Mountains make the perfect setting to sip a little wine and enjoy the views and refreshing mountain air. There are two events you can attend, either the Rocky Top Wine Tour or the Smoky Mountain Wine Festival. During the events, you’ll get to sample wine along with perfectly matched food pairings from local vendors.

Learn more about the Smoky Mountain WineFest here!

You won’t have to miss all of the fun at these Gatlinburg events happening this spring! Check out our great rooms and call us at 800-933-0777 to save on your next visit with us!