THE ROSE GLENN FESTIVAL is normally held the last weekend in February is considered one of Winterfest's last events! Hundreds gather at the Sevierville Convention Center every year to meet with authors, some popular, some local. There are lots of autograph signings and great books. This all day event is FREE and offers a wide selection of writings including, Christian, Romance, History, and more. If you enjoy reading, you'll love the annual Rose Glen Literary Festival.
SMOKIES BASEBALL season is an exciting time in the Great Smoky Mountains! The Smokies stadium in Sevierville is the perfect arena for competitive ballgames, audience-interaction contests, fireworks, concerts, and more! There's great restaurants close by, and delicious snacks inside. The stadium even has its own restaurant called the Double Play Cafe! After the excitement of the game, you'll love shopping Bass Pro Shops located right across the street! The season begins in April and runs into September.
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.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN TUNES AND TALES - Pull out your "toe-tapping shoes, and get ready for some good, wholesome mountain-style music, and the biggest tales you've "ever laid your ears to!" It's time for Gatlinburg's presentation of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales! This Smoky Mountain event is FREE, and it gets bigger and better every year! It begins during the months of April and May on Fridays, and Saturday nights in downtown Gatlinburg. From June to August, Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales happens every single night in the middle of downtown from 6:00 P.M. til 11:00 P.M. It's interactive! It's educational! It's a Smoky Mountain event the whole family will love! From "Zeno" the bear, to the best singing, clogging, and storytelling ever, it's Appalachian culture at it's very best...It's Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales!
|ROSE GLENN LITERARY FESTIVAL
|SMOKY MOUNTAIN TUNES AND TALES
|BLOOMIN' BLUEGRASS & BBQ
BLOOMIN' BLUEGRASS & BBQ is a spring festival in Sevierville that you don't want to miss! It's a great weekend of music, food, and fun! Some of the best folks from around the country come to share their delicious BBQ! Downtown Sevierville is filled with delicious food smells, tables of beautiful crafts, and live stage performances. There is also competition involved. One of the most exciting being the "Dolly Parton Sing-a-like competition. This event is near the court house where the famous Dolly Parton statue is located. This 2019 event is happening May 17-18.
GATLINBURG'S NEW YEAR'S EVE BALL DROP AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY is held on 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. This event is always filled with lots of thrills, music, and fun!
TITANIC MUSEUM THANKSGIVING 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!
SMOKY MOUNTAINS FALL FESTIVAL - 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! There's schedules of events happening throughout the area this time of the year! Fall celebrations are filled with live music, delicious foods, crafts, and fun for the whole family.
PIGEON FORGE ROD RUN - 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! that happens in the spring and fall. Hot wheels "reb and reel" during the Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run! It's indeed one of the most unique Smoky Mountain events! Thousands pour into the area to see all the cool cars, trucks, jeeps, golf carts, (and just about anything you can think of on wheels!) Vehicles are lined for miles down the main street of Pigeon Forge! I love the old antique vehicles! There are some real "beauties" in later models out there too! If you're in the Smokies during the Spring Rod Run, you're sure to notice the nostalgia of, beautiful, and colorful machines on the roads everywhere! It's a full weekend of fun!