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Top 6 Events You’ll Want to Experience in the Smoky Mountains in March

You can’t come to the Smokies without finding some event going on. You may be wondering what events are happening in the Smoky Mountains in March, and we want to share some of the biggest ones with you! Check out these top 6 events you’ll want to experience in the Smoky Mountains in March:

1. Gatlinburg St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

aerial view of GatlinburgGatlinburg just announced they are having their first Gatlinburg St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. From March 17-20, 2021, the city will be celebrating all things Irish. Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales will be performing Irish jigs and reels nightly from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Gatlinburg. There will also be a professional bagpiper playing all kinds of music. Several restaurants in the area will be serving Irish inspired food, and the event ends on the 20th with a fireworks show at the Gatlinburg Space Needle.

2. Get Lucky in March at Gatlinburg Skylift Park

From March 4 through the 31 of this year, Gatlinburg SkyLift Park brings you the Get Lucky in March event. The entire park will be decorated in green lights, including the SkyBridge at night. There will be a huge tree with a pot of gold underneath it, and while supplies last, commemorative coins will be handed out. You’ll love how dedicated the Park is to celebrating st. Patrick’s Day all month long!

3. Irish Month at Titanic Museum

Titanic Museum in Pigeon ForgeThe Titanic Museum is also celebrating Irish heritage with their Irish Month event. The ship was built in Belfast, Ireland, and there were 187 Irish passengers on board. Along the self-guided tour, you can learn more about the Irish passengers and the area where the ship was built. You won’t want to miss out on this month-long event!

4. Wine and Cheese Trail

An event in the smoky Mountains in March you won’t want to miss is the Wine and Cheese Trail. It is brought to you by the Rocky Top Wine Trail that takes you to different wineries in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. Mountain Valley Winery, Hillside Winery, and Mill Bridge Winery gives you your choice of two wines and cheesy treats to pair with your wine of choice. This event takes place on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm. After you visit these wineries, head over to the last two on the Rocky Top Wine Trail: Apple Barn Winery and the Cider Mill House.

5. St. Patrick’s Day at The Island

island in pigeon forgeThe Island is also celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a huge event! On Saturday March 13, 2021 from 11 am to 6 pm, the entire area will be lit up in green. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel and The Island Show Fountain will both have green lights to celebrate. There will be live entertainment, including singers and dancers. Plus, you can try some of the themed food at Yee Haw Brewing Company, Timberwood Grill, and Mellow Mushroom.

6. Car Shows at the LeConte Convention Center

Smoky Mountains in March starts the season of car shows. There are several car shows at the LeConte Convention Center in March you won’t want to miss out on. The shows are the Spring Corvette Expo, Horsepower and Hod Rods, and Chevelles in the Smokies Showdown. All three of these car shows are from March 19 to 20, 2021. You’ll be able to walk around and look at the cars, and each event has separate events and things to do.

These events in the Smoky Mountains in March are some you’ll definitely want to experience. Want to know what else is going on? Check out our events in the Smoky Mountains for even more fun things coming up!