SMOKY MOUNTAINS
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2017

This Schedule of Events page is filled with lots of things to see and do while you're visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park area!  Every season is filled with great shows, colorful festivals, christian, country, and rock concerts, and more!  Most events listed on this page are FREE!  So, go ahead!  Plan to join the fun and have a blast with all the exciting events offered year around in the Smokies!

  • MARCH 22 - 2017 Dollywood Park Opens
  • MARCH (TBA) - Great Smoky  Arts & Crafts Show
  • MAY (TBA) - Annual Dolly Parton Homecoming Parade
  • May 11 - Gatlinburg Cornbread and Beans Festival
  • May 9-13 - Wilderness Wildlife Week
  • JUNE (TBA)  Synchronous Fire Flies
  • JUNE 9 - JULY 29 - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
  • JULY 3 - MIDNIGHT - July 4th Parade in Gatlinburg
  • JULY 4 - Gatlinburg Fireworks Display
  • AUGUST 16-20 - Smoky Mountain Songwriter's Festival
  • AUGUST 26 - Qualla Arts & Crafts Indian Art Market
  • SEPTEMBER 1-9 - 82nd Annual Sevier Co. Fair
  • SEPTEMBER 2 - Dollywood's "Rock The Smokies"
  • SEPTEMBER 4 - Dollywood Splash Country Close
  • SEPTEMBER 8-9 - Shades of the Past Rod Run XXXV
  • SEPTEMBER 14-16 - Dumplin' Valley Bluegrass Festival
  • SEPTEMBER 24-30 - National Quartet Convention
  • OCTOBER 1 - Triumphant Quartet Anniversary Celebration
  • OCTOBER 5-22 - Gatlinburg Craftman's Fair
  • NOVEMBER 6- FEBURARY 28 th Annual Winterfest Celebration
  • NOVEMBER 11 - JAN. 7 - Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland
  • DECEMBER 2 - 55th Annual Christmas Parade - Sevierville

The Great Smoky Mountains area has an excellent Schedule of Events to keep you busy year around!

Schedule of Events hosts WinterFest - a time of colorful lights and fun things to do in the SmokiesWinterFest November-February

WinterFest is one of the Great Smoky Mountain's most popular events!  Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg are all  filled with colorful lights!  Each city has created their own display that has the entire area alive with blinks and twinkles to take your breath away!  There's lots of festivities during this celebration! Enjoy Christmas theater shows, parades, and more.  WinterFest happens November through February. 

An exciting Schedule of Events Fireworks Show brings a

Gatlinburg's New Year's Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Display was December 31!  Thousands gathered at the Space Needle in Gatlinburg to bring in the new year with a "bang!"  The Space Needle has an observation deck and stands 407 feet tall offering spectacular views of the city.  Below it is one of Gatlinburg's biggest arcades.  Rising country music star Beau Braswell appeared along with more great music and all the thrills that came with bringing in 2017!

Thanksgiving time is exciting with the Titanic Museum's Schedule of Events   Fireworks Display!Titanic Museum Fireworks Display

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Smokies is always interesting at the Titanic!  Their dazzling fireworks display celebrates the beginning of the holiday season while honoring the 2,208 passengers who sailed on the Titanic.  It always takes place Thanksgiving evening.  Be sure to come early!  Enjoy the Titanic Museum, then prepare to see the best fireworks display ever!

While creating your Schedule of Events the Fall is a perfect time to come to the Smokies and enjoy lovely colors and enjoy autumn festivities.Smoky Mountains Fall Festival October 1-31

The Smoky Mountains Fall Festival is a sight to behold!  The trees are bursting with color in the mountains while Fall decorations bring the community to life with the colors of fall! This festival along with it's fun fall events takes place during the whole month of October!

Pigeon Forge Rod Run - April 6-8

If you're into classic automobiles, and unusual means of transportation, you'll love the Pigeon Forge Rod Run!  It's filled with interesting "rides!" You can go for looking, or for buying!  The Pigeon Forge Rod Run is an annual event!   The 2017 Rod Run happens April 6-8.