Spring has officially arrived! Pigeon Forge is glowing with color, new life, and fresh mountain air. April is a great time to visit the Smoky Mountains and experience for yourself this beautiful and refreshing season. You will want to check out this great line up of spring events happening in the area during the month of April.
Don’t miss the Festival of Nations event going on at Dollywood until April 14th. The international shows, food, and entertainment that are a part of this event are top notch and celebrate the history and cultures of many nations. Spend a spring day with the family browsing around Dollywood checking it all out. Have some fun on the rides and soak in the priceless moments with your loved ones!
The 20th annual Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament will be held on April 6th-7th. It is the largest trout tournament in the Smokies and is a great way to get out and spend some time in the outdoors. Area streams along the West Prong Little Pigeon River and its tributaries are stocked with over 10,000 trout prior to the event. There will be over $10,000 in cash and prizes awarded, including $500 cash for the largest trout and $500 cash for the smallest trout. Get your reels ready and go enjoy the cool streams of the Smoky Mountains!
The Spring Rod Run is returning to the LeConte Center on April 11th-13th. This is one of the largest automotive shows in the area and is a car enthusiast’s dream come true! There will be plenty of cars to see as well as vendors and some fun entertainment. The 3 day event will offer a $10,000 cash giveaway along with some great awards so go check it out and experience the fun firsthand.
Spend Easter in Pigeon Forge. Whether you just stay in the area and plan your own Easter activities or whether you take part in the Easter Egg hunt at Patriot Park and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Hard Rock Cafe, you are sure to have a memorable Easter holiday in Pigeon Forge. Explore more fun activities and things to do on Easter in Pigeon Forge.
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Check out the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage April 24th-27th in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. This annual event features guided walks/hikes, exhibits, and some great learning opportunities. Over 1,500 species of flowering plants can be found throughout the park year round. It is just another fabulous way to revel in the beauty of the Smokies.
April is packed with fun events, so get yourself to Pigeon Forge!