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Posted on 1/8/2021

Make It an April to Remember in Pigeon Forge


Spring weather kicks off a month of festivals and fun in Pigeon Forge. Whether you love cars, crafts, nature, or theme parks, Pigeon Forge has an ideal April getaway for you.

April weather is ideal for getting outdoors here. Average daily temperatures start in the mid-60s in early April and warm up into the mid-70s by the month’s end. Humidity is low, too, so you’ll avoid summery stickiness. Bring your family or your sweetheart and enjoy these events.

GREAT SMOKY EASTER ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW

The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community shows and sells authentic local handcrafts at this popular event. Admission is free, and when you’re not shopping, stop and watch artisans demonstrate their skills.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN TROUT TOURNAMENT

Kids and adults, tourists and locals all are welcome to bring their fishing gear and compete in this contest with more than $10,000 in prizes. Your chances of snagging a fish are good—the organizers stock 20 miles of beautiful streams with more than 10,000 trout before the tournament begins!

SPRING PIGEON FORGE ROD RUN

Enjoy three days of car lover fun! Ooh and ahh over show cars, cheer on your favorites as they compete for prizes, and meet other car enthusiasts at this huge annual show. Even car show newbies will find plenty to do and see.

DOLLYWOOD’S FESTIVAL OF NATIONS

Eat terrific international food and watch performances of music, dance and comedy from around the world at this celebration of cultures. The festival runs from March into April annually.

DOLLYWOOD’S FLOWER AND FOOD FESTIVAL

Half a million spring blossoms adorn giant, living sculptures during Dollywood’s festival welcoming spring to the Smokies. Kids and adults will love visiting the outsized sculptures, walking under a canopy of magical floating umbrellas, and savoring special menus with garden-fresh food.

BRONCO SUPER CELEBRATION

Do you drive a Bronco or Ford truck, or just love them? Head to this family-friendly festival. There’s something for everyone, including games and contests for the kids, organized sightseeing drives, and more.

SPRING WILDFLOWER PILGRIMAGE

Take guided woodland walks in the Smoky Mountains with experts on animals, plants, and flowers. Learn to identify birds, insects, and much more. Practice journaling, sketching, and nature photography and pick up new techniques.

With great weather, unique events for all tastes, and convenient rental cabins, Pigeon Forge is the best April getaway. Visit us today.

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