It’s a time to celebrate our Tennessee rites of spring – one-of-a-kind festivals, incredible food, live music and of course, our abundant natural beauty. Treat yourself. Come relax and recharge. You’ll cherish the memories made during a Tennessee spring.

Festival Fun

It's festival time in Tennessee. From smokin’ barbecue and biscuits to the world’s largest fish fry, wildflowers to delicate teapots, and film to global cultures - come join the fun. Here are some of our festivals to visit over the next few weeks - Dollywood Festival of Nations in Pigeon Forge, Africa in April in Memphis, Chattanooga Film Festival, Mule Day in Columbia or Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest.

Move to the Beat

You’ll find music on almost every corner. From our festivals to the daily shows in our intimate or iconic venues, celebrate spring dancing to the beat. In March, don't miss the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville and Sessions in the Park in Memphis. 

Outdoor Adventure

Warmer weather is just around the corner. It's time to explore Tennessee's beautiful outdoors. Hiking the mystical Smokies, rushing down the Ocoee rapids or fishing on Reelfoot Lake - what will you plan for your visit?

Spring Trip Tales

Dinner with a view this spring in Tennessee. Check out these three stunning views from cityscapes to the majestic Mississippi River.

Drink in the view
Mar 27 - Apr 11 TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Clarksville, TN Sixteen years after his college graduation, Mitch Albom happens to catch former college professor Morrie Schwartz’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, played by Jay Doolittle, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a class on the meaning of life. learn more Mar 27 RHYTHMIC CIRCUS – Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! Memphis, TN There’s tap dancing and then there’s Rhythmic Circus, the percussive-dance phenomenon that electrifies audiences with its hard-hitting, rapid-fire tap, sidesplitting humor and finger-snapping tunes; performed on everything from sand to folding chairs. FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW! Explodes with Heatbox the human beatbox, joined by the swingin’ seven-piece funk band and vocalists to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp. The show presents a wildly creative view into the indomitable power of the human spirit. Guaranteed to be unforgettable, this joyous parade of genre-hopping music and percussive dance will have audiences amazed and dancing to the beat! Appropriate for all ages. learn more Mar 27 John McCutcheon in Concert Jonesborough, TN As a special preview to the upcoming 2015 Storytelling Live! season, the International Storytelling Center will host the award-winning recording artist and National Storytelling Festival favorite John McCutcheon in a special concert on March 27 at 2 p.m. learn more Mar 27 - 29 Thomas House Overnight Ghost Hunt Red Boiling Springs, TN Overnight Dinner & Ghost Hunt of America's #2 Most Haunted Location with Ghost Hunt Weekends™ learn more Mar 27 - Apr 19 Fairytale Nights Lookout Mountain, TN Adventure and enchantment await you for the 2nd year at Fairytale Nights, where dreams come to life. learn more