Spring is in full bloom in the charming Gatlinburg, Tennessee area! The beautiful Smoky Mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for a variety of fun and exciting activities that allow visitors to experience the warmth of springtime and enjoy the outdoors as nature roars to life!

Smoky Mountains Winefest April 7-8, 2017
Pop the cork and kickoff the spring season with a glass (or two)! This festival brings the most delicious samples from 17 of Tennessee’s budding wineries together for a weekend of culinary demonstrations from accomplished sommeliers and renowned chefs. Explore new wines, mingle with Tennessee vendors, and enjoy a weekend of fun!

Hands on Gatlinburg April 7-9, 2017Have you ever wondered how to make a beautiful decorative vase or perhaps carve an intricate design into wood? More than 15 art studios throughout the Smoky Mountains area come together to showcase their talents through a series of classes. Guests can learn how to create works of art in many types of medium and even get to take home their custom-made masterpieces.

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage April 11-15, 2017

The best part about spring in the Smokies is the abundance of gorgeous flowers. Whether you’re a home gardener or serious botanist, everyone can learn more about the area’s vegetation through instructional walks and guided hikes. Tours highlight the native flora and fauna to the area and allow guests to truly enjoy the beauty of nature.

Earth Day 5k April 21, 2017

There’s nothing better than feeling the rush of crisp springtime air via a 5k run! Enjoy the sights as you jog (or walk) through Gatlinburg during this nighttime 5k, and feel great knowing that all proceeds raised benefit the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s initiatives in education and green program.

Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Festival May 11, 2017

Gatlinburg really comes alive during the spring season, and we’ve got you covered when it comes to accommodations in this cozy corner of Tennessee. Book your visit at Gatlinburg Town Square by Exploria Resorts, a beautiful resort nestled in the midst of the Great Smoky Mountains and conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Gatlinburg. Visitors can also choose to stay at the charming Mountain Meadows by Exploria Resorts located in historic Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Book now via our Destinations Tab at the top of this page and come explore Gatlinburg with us.