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Top 5 March 2023 Events in the Tennessee Smokies

Mark Your Calendar for these March Events in the Tennessee Smokies

The month of December is full of fun and exciting events all across the Tennessee Smokies, from Sevierville to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose. Be sure to pick up the Tennessee Smokies Visitors Guide for even more events throughout the year.

Top 5 March Events in the Tennessee Smokies

Here are our top five events happening in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville during March.

March 3-5: Chuck Wagon Cook-off Weekend Competition

This 3-day event includes an intimate dinner concert, cowboy church and our annual cook-off competition! The Chuck Wagon Cook Off is at the Clabough’s Campground & RV Park. BUY TICKETS!

March 10-11: The Winter Carnival of Magic

The Winter Carnival of Magic has brought some of the greatest magicians to East Tennessee such as Jeff McBride, Oscar Muñoz, Pop Haydn, Losander, Joshua Jay, The Pendragons, Aldo Columbini, Arthur Trace, Terry Evanswood, Duane Laflin, Gene Anderson, Shawn Farquhar, and a long list of others. BUY TICKETS!

March 11-April 8: I Will Always Love You Celebration

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Dolly’s biggest hits, I Will Always Love You, during the all-new I Will Always Love You Celebration taking place March 11-April 8. This festive event kicks off the 2023 season commemorating the art of songwriting and the stories behind the songs. In addition to honoring Dolly’s iconic status as a songwriter, the event will recognize a number of noted and up-and-coming singers/songwriters with performances throughout the park. Look for special park décor and delicious culinary offerings as we celebrate this momentous occasion.

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day at the Island

Enjoy St. Paddy’s Day at The Island on Friday, March 17! The whole Island will be lit up green so you can celebrate with fun festivities all day long! You can expect live entertainment throughout the day from The Blarney Girls and The Tennessee Irish Dancers. Plus, don’t miss our special Island Fountain Show, featuring “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” by the Dropkick Murphys!

And, what’s St. Paddy’s Day without festive drinks and good eats? Grab a pint of Beer at Yee-Haw Brewing Co. and enjoy fun Irish-themed fare at Timberwood Grill and Mellow Mushroom!

March 24: Corvette Expo

Car Show • Swap Meet • Car Corral

Show and swap meet inside and outside at the LeConte Center at the 2023 Corvette Expo. Corvette Park-n-Show and Corvettes Cruise the Dragon.