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If you are planning to visit the Smoky Mountains during spring, you are in luck! There are several spring festivals and events that take place in the Smokies each year, giving you the opportunity to celebrate the season and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the mountains. If you want to learn more about the various spring festivals and events in the Smoky Mountains, simply read on!

Winter is one of our favorite seasons! Why? It is the one time of year that combines two of our favorite things: Christmas and the Smoky Mountains! There are so many great Smoky Mountain Winterfest 2023 events, it can be hard to keep track of everything going on. Below is a list of a few events that we are most looking forward to celebrating this year.

September is a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains! Not only is this when the weather starts to cool off and fade into fall, there is also a variety of fun and exciting things to do in the Smoky Mountains in September that you and your family are sure to love. To help you plan the perfect September trip, we've made a list of 5 exciting things to do in the Smoky Mountains in September you don't want to miss.

Some of the very best bluegrass performers in the world are coming to Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains! This September, the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival will return to Kodak, TN for another year of amazing music, food, and fun. The Grammy Award-winning band Rhonda Vincent & The Rage will headline the three-day festival, which will include performances from 15 different bluegrass acts. To help you make the most of your next vacation in Sevier County, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival.

Every year, Dollywood features an exciting variety of festivals, with delicious foods from all over the world and even new shows throughout the season. In this article, you’ll find the inside scoop about the Dollywood festival schedule and what to expect at each event.

There is nothing quite like Christmas in the Smoky Mountains! Throughout the holiday season, Sevier County is transformed into a winter wonderland with special decorations and plenty of good cheer. If you’re going to be visiting the Smokies during the most wonderful time of the year, you don’t want to miss these yuletide events:

Giant red moon rise over dark northern forestWhen your family visits the Smoky Mountains in the fall, there’s a good chance you will have Cades Cove on your list of places to go. As one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove is filled with historical buildings and beautiful wildlife. To experience the beauty of the night sky in the Smokies, Cades Cove is offering a nighttime walk to enjoy the full moon over the mountains.

Presented by the Rocky Top Outfitters it the 14th annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament. Held in the spring from April 6th - 7th, 2013, this major event attracts fishermen and visitors from across the country to compete for winning titles, amazing prices and an overall enjoyable experience with others who have the same interests and hobbies. This fun and exciting event welcomes visitors and participants of all types and ages including children, adults, locals and tourists. Before the start of this 2-day event, more than 10,000 are stocked

A very special experience awaits those planning to attend the 12th annual Southern Select Alpaca Show who arrive in the Sevierville, Tennessee, area even one day prior to its March 1, 2013 opening. February 28th is the last day to enjoy the 23rd annual Sevierville Smoky Mountain Winterfest replete with thousands of LED holiday lights displays throughout the town. Special 3D glasses enhance the experience as lights transform into snowflakes. In addition to enjoying camel rides and a petting zoo, winterfest visitors are encouraged to visit a retail

The Smoky Mountain Gymnastic Vacation Classic is scheduled to be held at the Sevierville Convention Center from February 22, 2013 through February 24, 2013. Hosted by Drew Davis, Dough Jonuska and Tim Richards, this main event brings gymnasts from around the country together to celebrate their skills in a fun summer vacation setting. The host resort is the Wilderness at the Smokies. Here, attendees can have a blast at the water park and other exciting amenities while they are not competing. While the Smoky Mountain Gymnastic Vacation Classic