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
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