Spring
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.
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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 in March - Shamrock City in Chattanooga, Dollywood Festival of Nations in Pigeon Forge, Blooming Arts Festival in Linden, Daffodil Day in Bell Buckle, Main Street Brew Fest in Franklin and the 53rd Annual Irish Day Celebration in Erin.

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

Here are 10 Tennessee spring festivals that will have you reveling in the sunshine, feeding your soul with music and your stomach with some great southern food.

Early Spring Festivals
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Mar 3 Growing Agriculture Conference White Pine, TN Farming for the ages: this all-day conference is geared towards beginning farmers of East Tennessee and generational farms in transition to the next (ad)venture. Speakers, workshop leaders, and one-on-one consultants include expert growers, UT Extension, TN Department of Ag, and area professionals. learn more Mar 4 - Jun 3 "The Roaring 20's" Granville, TN "The Roaring 20's - Fashion is not all that changes." learn more Mar 4 Will To Deceive, a mystery dinner show Gallatin, TN Traveling murder mystery dinner show, going to a variety of locations, with a variety of price ranges but always the same great show. This show consists of six actors, who sing, dance, to improve and perform among the audience. Family Friendly event, audience interaction encouraged, prizes awarded! learn more Mar 5 - Apr 4 3rd Annual Jonesborough Open Juried Art Show Jonesborough, TN Juried Art Show learn more Mar 5 - 28 GOAT COMBING DAYS: The Cashmere Harvest at Mountain Hollow Farm Tazewell, TN As sweater season comes to an end we will be harvesting cashmere from our goats and would love for you to join us! We supply the goats and tools for the ultimate goat combing experience! Come to the farm any Thursday or Saturday in March (10am-2pm). Get up-close and personal with a goat and see why we make such a fuss about cashmere! All ages welcome. learn more