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Below you will find many events happening in Sevier County including Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, Tennessee. See a special show at one of the theaters, experience a fall festival in the south, or take in a parade featuring Sevier County's own Dolly Parton. No matter what time of the year you visit, you will find something unique to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. There are many things to see and do through out the year in the Smoky Mountains. Check back often for updates and changes to local events.

2015 Events Schedule for Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville

January 1-Feb 28: Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg Winter Magic
The City of Gatlinburg magically lights up the winter nights with millions of spectacular lights and lighted displays from November through February.

January 24-31: Pigeon Forge: 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week™
One of the most popular events in Pigeon Forge each year is Wilderness Wildlife Week™. This weeklong event has been happening in our city for over two decades. It’s open to the public and completely free!

February 18-22: Pigeon Forge: 15th Annual Saddle Up
To celebrate the 15th annual event, we’ve rounded up some of the finest cowboy and cowgirl talent in the country, and they’ll all be making their way to Pigeon Forge to sing, cook, tell stories and entertain you the cowboy way.

March 18-June 7: Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring. It's A Spring Thing!
When the weather warms up, the mountains turn green and the flowers bloom, Gatlinburg comes alive with many opportunities to enjoy a Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It’s a Spring Thing! April and May are jam packed with special events and activities for the whole family!

March 31-April 4: Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
Unique handcrafted gifts and products produced by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are placed on display and offered for sale as they host their annual Easter show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.

April 4-5: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
The 16th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children – and equally challenging for both visitors and locals, with multiple categories to be contested in this largest trout tournament in the Smokies.

April 10-11: Gatlinburg: Mountain Man Memorial March
The Eighth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee which will be conducted Saturday, April 11 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform.

April 19-25: Gatlinburg: Earth Week
Earth Week - 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. For information on all Earth Week events go to www.gatlinburg.com/events. (GCVBE)

April 21-25: Gatlinburg: Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
As winter fades and the colors of spring begin to sparkle throughout the Smokies, Gatlinburg blossoms into the center of all things botanical during Great Smoky Mountain Association’s 65th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.

April 24: Gatlinburg: Earth Day 5K
Nighttime road race in downtown Gatlinburg. Race begins and ends at the Nantahala Outdoor Center parking lot at traffic light #10. Early registration before April 12 or on sight registration at 9:00pm. Race starts at 10pm. ($) (GCVBE)

May 1: Pigeon Forge: Dolly's Homecoming Parade
May 1, 2015 marks the 30th Annual Dolly Homecoming Parade, an event filled with extravagant floats, marching bands, horses, entertainers and of course- the grand marshal, Miss Dolly Parton herself!

May 3-9: Pigeon Forge: Yellow Mustangs Car Club Rally & Show
The Inn at Christmas Place – for more information call 1-888-465-9644

July 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Great American Summer
Dollywood – for more information call 1-800-365- 5996 or visit Dollywood.com

July 3-4: Gatlinburg: 4th of July Midnight Parade
This 40th annual showcase salutes the valiant men and women of our military services in the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” Parade starts at the stroke of midnight to begin Independence Day. Floats, balloons, and marching bands pay tribute to our country during this Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event. (GCVBE) (800) 568-4748

August 1-8: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
Through early August, visitors can meet characters, hear mountain music and learn about life in the Smokies on the streets of Gatlinburg. Storytellers, musicians and cloggers perform at different locations along the Parkway every evening during this seventh annual event! (GCVBE) (800) 568-4748

September 11-30: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
A countywide celebration of harvest season features festivals, special events and autumn-themed displays. (GCVBE) (800) 568-4748

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Special Events.

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