March Events in Gatlinburg
The month of March rolls in, and with it comes several Gatlinburg activities that help recall the wonder of the past winter while welcoming the freshness of the spring season. First among these Gatlinburg events is the Smoky Mountain SpringFest, which begins on March 9th and lasts until the 3rd of June. This three-month-long celebration includes live entertainment along the sidewalks of Gatlinburg, which takes place while basking in the natural beauty of the city’s many floral varieties.
Do not be surprised to find Santas and their Mrs. Clauses walking around the streets of Gatlinburg. This signals the beginning of Claus Fest, an annual event that gathers Santas together. Festivities begin with a parade on March 17th and are punctuated by the Santa Fashion Show on the 20th of March.
Other Gatlinburg attractions include the Pirate’s Ball on the 8th of March and the Fit for Duty 5K Run/Walk to be held on March 31.
Gatlinburg March Event Listings
Smoky Mountain SpringFest
Spring is a beautiful time of year and Gatlinburg should be your ideal place to visit. Three months out of the year, Gatlinburg hosts its annual Smoky Mountain SpringFest. During the three-month celebration, Gatlinburg transforms into spring when the city’s streets overflow with beautiful baskets of flowers and plants. With beautiful weather, live entertainment, plenty of good food, and arts and crafts for your enjoyment, Gatlinburg should be your spring destination.
Date: March 9 – June 13, 2012
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg
Phone: (800) 568-4748
GFA Fit for Duty 5K Run/Walk
The event will be starting at the American Legion Hall and will begin at 9 am. The Gatlinburg Firefighters Association will be hosting the event and will feature multiple categories, including the Firefighter Challenge and numerous age divisions for both male and female athletes. Trophies and medals will be awarded accordingly. The event will also feature a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Firefighters Association to promote cardiac health.
Date: March 31, 2012
Location: 1230 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone: (865) 661-0685