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 - Apr. 1-3, 2021
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 - Apr. 3-4
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 - Apr. 15-17
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.
Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival - Apr. 16-17
Pigeon Forge’s neighbor, Townsend, TN, invites you to this hands-on celebration of spinning, weaving, felting, sewing, dyeing, tapestry making and other beautiful, useful fiber arts. See demonstrations, take a class, buy gorgeous fiber and fabric arts souvenirs, and visit with delightful rabbits, llamas, sheep and goats.
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 - opens Apr. 23
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 - Apr. 21-24
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 - Apr. 21-24
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.