May springs into action with many of the great annual events the area is known for! The main event is Dolly’s Homecoming Parade with the grand marshal herself, the one and only home town favorite, Dolly Parton! May is also the start of the “live concerts” and the musics legends too!

Annual Scottish Highland Games!

May, Mills Park, Gatlinburg
Watch as professional and amateur athletes compete in the traditional Scottish Highland events of tossing the caber, Highland wrestling, haggis hurling and the stone put.
Enjoy a variety of Scottish Entertainment including an marching pipe band as the two day event is full of fun things to do and watch!
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Annual Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival

May, River Road, Gatlinburg (near Ripley’s Aquarium)
Watercolors, Ceramics, Woodworking and Glass artisians at the top of their profession are featured in this prestigious Gatlinburg annual event! $10,000 worth of prizes and awards will be given away by the judges of this years event!
Admission is Free!

Annual Dolly Homecoming Parade

May – on the Parkway, 6 pm, Pigeon Forge TN
The Parade’s Grand Marshall, Dolly Parton, leads this annual spring parade down the Parkway in Pigeon Forge to kick off the Spring Season! A local traditional parade that includes Floats, Entertainers, Music, Marching Bands and more! Come on down and see Dolly in her town!

Annual Supernationals F-100 “all Ford” Show

May, Pigeon Forge TN
Fords, especially F-100’s, will be shown, judged and admired in this annual national event held in Pigeon Forge at the municipal parking lot. Car enthusiasts will love this event! Get an up close look at some truly classic Fords! t-shirts and souvenirs will be on sale as well!

Tennessee State Bar-B-Que Championship Cookoff!

May – Sevier County, TN
Sevier County’s largest event! Blue Grass concerts, Legends and Rising Stars perform daily as Tennessee State Bar-B-Que cookoff rages on! Taste the best bar-b-que in the state as Tennessee crowns a new champion! Loads of game, events, BBQ and Entertainment! “It’s sooo Good!”

Live in Concert!

May, Country Tonite Theater
How often do you get the chance to see a living legend perform live and up close? Tickets go on sale Feb 14th for live in concert!
Country Tonite Theater & Information!