We have a few days left in May to come and enjoy Springtime in the Smokies, before the hustle and bustle of tourist season, starting Memorial Day weekend. Somethings you may have not thought of but may find fund things to do are listed below for you to explore. Whether you want to stay close to Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge, the Beary Blessed Cabin is right in between both cities with quick access to both of them and the many attractions and restaurants for your convenience.
Now which one to do first will be the next questions.
|29th Annual Dolly’s Homecoming Parade|
|Where: Pigeon Forge
When: May 2, 2014
Contact: 865 429-7350
|Like most parades, the Pigeon Forge Dolly Parade is filled with marching bands, entertainers, floats, baton twirlers, horses and other colorful entries. What makes this parade different? It’s namesake and our grand marshal, Miss Dolly Parton!|
|Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Blast|
When: May 8, 2014
|New for 2014! Gatlinburg celebrates it’s Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans ‘n Cornbread Blast! presented by Bush Brothers Beans. Vendors will compete against each other with their special recipes and you get to help decide the winner! Bush Brothers Beans will be featured throughout the event. A small fee will allow participants to sample all the different recipes while supplies last.|
Guided Walks And Tours Of Gatlinburg
Go on a search for spring wildflowers or explore the world of bird watching on a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains with Guided Hiking tours or learn about Gatlinburg’s past and present during the Guided Downtown Gatlinburg Tours.
Bird Walks, Downtown Tours
When: Month of May
Contact: Contact Website
Titanic Princess Tea Party
The Titanic Museum Attraction is hosting it’s 3rd Titanic Princess Tea Party in honor of all of the young ladies of Tennessee on Saturday May 3rd. A time-honored ritual in gracious living. Mini-manner lessons will be taught by Titanic’s First Class Maid Jamie. Each princess will learn etiquette, proper table settings and service skills while enjoying finger sandwiches and cookies. All followed by a tour of the Titanic Museum. Seating is limited, so reservations are required. For more information, go to
Where: Pigeon Forge
When: May 3rd
Contact: www.titanicpigeonforge.com or call 1-800-381-7670.