April 2018 Special Events

April 2018 Special Events

1: Easter Sunday at The Old Mill – Easter breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served during regular hours at The Old Mill Restaurant and The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe. No reservations required or accepted.

1: Easter Sunrise Service at Ober Gatlinburg – Early morning Easter Service held atop of Mt. Harrison at Ober Gatlinburg. Service begins at 6:30 a.m.   Complimentary tram service to the top of the mountain starts at 5:45 a.m. Breakfast buffet will be offered at Seasons of Ober Restaurant following the morning service. (800) 251-9202

1: Easter Worship Experience – Pathways Church will be gathering at the Sevierville Convention Center for an Easter experience that begins with a massive Easter Egg hunt prior to the 10:30 a.m. service.

Smoky Mountain Winefest and Gatlinburg Wine Tour

Wine Weekend Festival
April 13-14

1-9: Dollywood’s Festival of Nations – See, hear and taste global cultures as performers and vendors from across the world come to Pigeon Forge. Some of 2018 acts include performers from Germany, Spain, Siberia, South Africa and The Andes.

1-June 6: Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It’s a Spring Thing! – As part of Smoky Mountain Springfest, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have packed April with special events and activities for the whole family!

1-December 31: Lego Display – The World’s Largest Titanic Model made with LEGO® BRICKS will be on display through the end of the year at Titanic Museum.

6-7:  Log Home Show & University – Annual Log Home Show at the Sevierville Convention Center brings builders and industry experts together to showcase the lastest building and remodeling products along with workshops for the DIY.

7: Smoky Mountain Mustangs Meet & Greet – Cruise into The Diner for this meet and greet open to all Mustangs, any model, any color, any engine. Other cars & car people are welcome to cruise in & join them. To see all The Diner events, visit online at www.thediner.biz

7:  Tanya Tucker Concert – First Class Concerts welcomes Tanya back in to Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge for an 8 p.m. show. Special celebrity concerts take place each month now through November. Don’t miss them! (865) 453-2003

7-8: 20th Annual Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament – The first of two fishing tournaments offered by Rocky Top Outfitter that is open to youth and adults for 2 days of fishing fun and competition.   Gatlinburg and state fishing regulations will be observed. Call (865) 661-3474 or visit online at http://www.smokymountaintrouttournament.com

11-15: It’s Baseball Time in Tennessee! – The Tennessee Smokies kicks off the baseball season with their Home Opener. It’s the Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals at Smokies Stadium in Kodak TN.   See the full 2018 season schedule at smokiesbaseball.com

2018 Mountain Man Memorial March Gatlinburg TN

Mountain Man Memorial March
April 13-14

11-29: Dollywood’s Spring Mix Music Series – Dollywood theme park is bringing some of the top names in music to Pigeon Forge for two weeks of Country, Christian, Rock and R&B concerts all included with your general admission. It’s the new Season of Showstoppers!

13: Gatlinburg Wine Tour – The Wine Weekend event begins Friday evening and includes a guided wine tour through Gatlinburg wineries. To kick off the tour, a private wine tasting reception is held at the Courtyard by Marriott at 5 p.m. Reservations required. https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/wine-fest/

13-14: Mountain Man Memorial March – This 11th annual 26.2-mile march is a challenging tribute to our men and women in uniform, with Military Heavy, Military Light and Civilian entry categories, beginning in downtown Gatlinburg with an 8:30 a.m. opening ceremony. The course includes highway and rural road stretches in addition to rugged terrain and mountain slopes.   Open to all ages!

13-14:   2018 “Titanic” Gathering – Event begins with Friday evening cocktail reception to gather with friends. Saturday includes meet-n-greet with Margaret Brown’s great granddaughter, a first class dinner and presentation of Titanic “Voices.” (800)381-7670

14: Smoky Mountain Winefest – Continuing the Wine Weekend on Saturday, wineries from across the state will provide samples of their labels along with local chefs preparing food for pairings at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 1-6 p.m. Informational demonstrations and seminars will be held.   Advance tickets are available on line at https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/wine-fest/

13-15: “Hands-On Gatlinburg” – Experience, create, learn and enjoy!   First time event that allows youth and adults to create a piece of art or craft from the experts of the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Talk about a great Smoky Mountain souvenir! For more information, visit https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/hands-on-gatlinburg/ for a complete list of classes and costs.

19: Spring 2018 Dixie Gas Collectors Show – Head to Chip’s Antiques in Sevierville for a unique antiques show featuring gas and oil collectibles, antique toys, pedal cars, license plates, automobilia, and just about anything that was found in an old country store.

Gatlinburg Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
April 24-28

19-21: Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run – Annual Pigeon Forge car show by MCS Promotions headquartered at the Pigeon Forge Events Center and municipal parking lot hear the Island.   Visit online at http://www.rodrun-pigeonforge.com/ or call (865) 687-3976 for additional details.

23-27: Earth Week – Gatlinburg host a week of family-oriented events created around Earth Day Celebration. The week features fun and entertaining community activities designed to educate people about adopting easy green practices. Earth Day Festival at Mynatt Park is Thursday, April 26. The nighttime Earth Day 5K is on Friday, April 27. Visit https://www.gatlinburg.com/to-do/events/spring/

24: Earth Week Spur Clean Up – Volunteer to meet others at the Gatlinburg Welcome Center at 9 a.m. to assist Keep Sevier Beautiful and the National Park Service in cleaning up “The Spur.” Organizational teams are encouraged to participate. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Clean up takes place from 9 a.m.-Noon. For more information, please call (865) 436-0505.

24-28: 68th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage – Celebrate the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with over 100 unique programs, including hiking tours, motorcades, demonstrations and classroom lectures centered on the flowers, plants and wildlife in the great outdoors.   Mills Conference Center next to the Convention Center in Gatlinburg.

26: Earth Day Festival – Family friendly fun takes place at Mynatt Park from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and include free crafts and “environmental awareness” activities designed to encourage a green lifestyle. Live entertainment and food will be available.

27: Earth Day 5K – Onsite registration begins at 8 p.m. at Nantahala Outdoor Center parking lot for this nighttime road race in downtown Gatlinburg. Race begins at 10 p.m.

27-29: Women of Joy – Christian convention for women’s fellowship, worship and Bible study at LeConte Center Pigeon Forge. Visit the convention web site at womenofjoy.org

 

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