Welcome to the largest, most comprehensive list of spring festivals and events in the Smoky Mountains and Knoxville. Locations include Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Maryville, Knoxville, the Smokies and more! Some festivals are kid friendly, while others a suited more for adults. Either way, all of these events are sure to fill your spring season with a little extra fun!
Smoky Mountain and Knoxville Spring Festivals and Events
This weekend long music festival takes place at multiple venues along Jackson Avenue in downtown Knoxville. Bands include both national and local favorites.
A really RAD run that will dust you with multi-colored powder throughout the course.
Free admission to this craft show with a ton of vendors!
This awesome new festival will celebrate the rich logging history of Townsend. The festival’s main event will be the 2017 Southeastern College and University Lumberjack Competition! Yes, a real lumberjack competition! There will also be live music, walking tours, historical discussions, food vendors, woodworking demonstrations and more!
Bring your Bronco or Ford to this family-friendly festival hosted by the Talley Ho Inn. Throughout the weekend there will be organized games, contests, sight seeing drives, and more!
This fun and FREE festival features classes, demonstrations, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, sheep-sheering & border collie sheep-herding. There will also be animals on display including lamas, rabbits, sheep and goats.
This weekend-long arts and crafts fair features culinary arts demonstrations, performing arts, artisan crafts with live demonstrations, food vendors and much more!
This FREE family event, at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, features activities, story time, crafts, tours and more! The theme for this event is: the role of museums in the community.
These FREE outdoor concerts are held on Market Square every Tuesday (8 pm – 10 pm) and Thursday (7 pm – 9 pm) evening in the spring and summer. Please note that city-owned parking garages are FREE after 6 pm.