2020 Tennessee Events You Don't Want to Miss

Listed below are just some of the events and things to do while on vacation in Tennessee. Plan your stay around a big event or come in between at a less crowded time. You decide. Join us in Tennessee for some great mountain fun.

 

 

January 1-31: Gatlinburg: Enchanted Winter Celebration at Anakeesta
Anakeesta transforms into a woodland winter wonderland! Make your winter vacation plans special this Season with twinkling lights, holiday sights, and warm cocoa around the fire – discover it all during Anakeesta’s Enchanted Winter celebration!

January 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Smoky Mountain Winterfest
Light display throughout the city.

January 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Winterfest Driving Tour Of Lights
Nov 15, 2019 to Feb 17, 2020

January 11-31: Gatlinburg: SkyLift Park "Lights Over Gatlinburg"
The holidays are a special time in Gatlinburg, and this year there’s no better place to experience the magic than the SkyLift Park.

February 1-17: Sevierville: Sevierville's Winterfest Celebration
February 1-17, 2020

February 1-9: Sevierville: K2 Volleyball Trounament
Sevierville Convention Center

February 1-17: Gatlinburg: Enchanted Winter Celebration at Anakeesta
Anakeesta transforms into a woodland winter wonderland! Make your winter vacation plans special this Season with twinkling lights, holiday sights, and warm cocoa around the fire – discover it all during Anakeesta’s Enchanted Winter celebration!

February 6-7: Pigeon Forge: Great Smoky Mountain Marriage Retreat
Feb 06, 2020 to Feb 07, 2020

February 15-17: Pigeon Forge: Make It Count Gymnastics Spectacular
Feb 15, 2020 to Feb 17, 2020

February 29: Gatlinburg: Ronnie Milsap in Concert
Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Ronnie Milsap to Perform in Gatlinburg “Smoky Mountain Rain” singer/songwriter to showcase musical talent in conjunction with Tennessee Songwriter Week.

March 4-7: Pigeon Forge: A Mountain Quiltfest™
Mar 04, 2020 to Mar 07, 2020

March 13-14: Pigeon Forge: Winter Carnival Of Magic
Mar 13, 2020 to Mar 14, 2020

March 14-31: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Festival Of Nations
Mar 14, 2020 to Apr 20, 2020

March 16-22: Pigeon Forge: North American Country Music Association International (NACMAI)
Mar 16, 2020 to Mar 22, 2020

March 20-21: Pigeon Forge: Corvette Expo
Mar 20, 2020 to Mar 21, 2020

April 1-20: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Festival Of Nations
Mar 14, 2020 to Apr 20, 2020

April 4-5: Pigeon Forge: Chuck Wagon Cookoff Competition
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 05, 2020

April 4-5: Pigeon Forge: Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 05, 2020

April 8-11: Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Easter Show
April 8, 2020 - April 11, 2020

April 11: Pigeon Forge: Easter Egg Hunt At Patriot Park
Apr 11, 2020

April 12: Gatlinburg: Easter Sunrise at Ober
April 12, 2020

April 16-18: Pigeon Forge: Spring Rod Run
Apr 16, 2020 to Apr 18, 2020

April 21-25: Gatlinburg: Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
April 21, 2020 - April 25, 2020

April 24-30: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Barbecue And Bluegrass Festival
Apr 24, 2020 to May 03, 2020

April 24-26: Pigeon Forge: Women Of Joy
Apr 24, 2020 to Apr 26, 2020

April 24-25: Gatlinburg: Mountain Man Memorial March
April 24, 2020 - April 25, 2020

April 25: Sevierville: Color Me Mutt 5K Color Run
NASCAR SPEEDPARK SMOKY MOUNTAINS

May 1-3: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Barbecue And Bluegrass Festival
Apr 24, 2020 to May 03, 2020

May 1-3: Gatlinburg: Hands on Gatlinburg
May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020

May 3: Pigeon Forge: Great Smoky Mountain Open National Championship
May 03, 2020

May 8-30: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Flower And Food Festival
May 08, 2020 to Jun 14, 2020

May 14-16: Pigeon Forge: Grand National F-100 Ford Reunion
May 14, 2020 to May 16, 2020

May 15-17: Pigeon Forge: Chevy Classic Round-Up Car Show
May 15, 2020 to May 17, 2020

June 1-14: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Flower And Food Festival
May 08, 2020 to Jun 14, 2020

June 12-13: Pigeon Forge: Catapalooza Catfishing Expo
Jun 12, 2020 to Jun 13, 2020

June 18-21: Pigeon Forge: Teammate Basketball National Championship
Jun 18, 2020 to Jun 21, 2020

June 19-30: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
June 19, 2020 - August 2, 2020

June 20: Sevierville: Smokies Trot 5K & 10K
3rd Annual Smokies Trot 5K

June 20-30: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Summer Celebration
Jun 20, 2020 to Aug 02, 2020

July 1-31: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
June 19, 2020 - August 2, 2020

July 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Summer Celebration
Jun 20, 2020 to Aug 02, 2020

July 3-4: Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg’s 4th of July Midnight Parade
July 3, 2020 - July 4, 2020

July 4: Gatlinburg: Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta
Fun filled race of the summer returns.

August 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Celebrate Freedom
During the month of August, we Celebrate Freedom!™ in Pigeon Forge as we say thank you to America’s veterans and active duty.

August 1-2: Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
June 19, 2020 - August 2, 2020

August 1-2: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Summer Celebration
Jun 20, 2020 to Aug 02, 2020

August 8: Pigeon Forge: Veterans Homecoming Parade
Join us in Pigeon Forge as we salute America’s military veterans at The Veterans Homecoming Parade.

August 20-22: Pigeon Forge: Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion
The annual Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion will be held at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge.

August 22: Pigeon Forge: Dollywood’s Rock The Smokies
Rock the Smokies is an annual Christian Music Festival that takes place at Dollywood in Pigeon.

September 11-12: Pigeon Forge: Shades Of The Past Hot Rod Roundup
Roll on into Dollywood's Splash Country for the annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup.

September 12: Pigeon Forge: Annual FREE “Whoadeo” Kids’ Event
For families looking for a unique event that combines family fun, great kids activities, at Dolly Parton's Stampede.

September 17-19: Pigeon Forge: Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run
A spectacular 3-day event for any car enthusiast! $8000.00 cash giveaway, Top 25 Awards.

September 25-30: Pigeon Forge: Dollywoods Harvest Festival
Presented by Humana features the Southern Gospel Jubilee and Great Pumpkin LumiNights

September 26: Pigeon Forge: Old Mill Heritage Day
Experience the past in the present during Old Mill Heritage Day, at the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge.

September 27-30: Pigeon Forge: National Quartet Convention
Sep 27, 2020 to Oct 03, 2020 Hear the finest in Southern gospel music when the National Quartet Convention returns to the LeConte Center.

October 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Dollywoods Harvest Festival
Presented by Humana features the Southern Gospel Jubilee and Great Pumpkin LumiNights

October 1-31: Pigeon Forge: Great Pumpkin LumiNights
Spectacular lighted pumpkin displays throughout the Dollywood park.

October 2-31: Pigeon Forge: Rotary Club Crafts Festival
Visitors to Pigeon Forge have the opportunity to see and purchase handmade items.

October 3-4: Pigeon Forge: Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
Don't miss out on the fun and excitement of the annual Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

October 29: Pigeon Forge: Halloween Spooktacular Event
Join the family-fun Spooktacular Halloween Event at the Pigeon Forge Community Center.

November 20-21: Pigeon Forge: Hearts On Fire
The purpose of Hearts on Fire is to share the Gospel with middle school, high school and college age.

December 4: Gatlinburg: Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
On December 4, the 45th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade rolled through downtown Gatlinburg in celebration of the holiday season and the beginning of Gatlinburg Winter Magic.