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May 7-8

Townsend Spring Festival

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy genuine bluegrass music, arts and crafts, food, and Spring festivities for the entire family at the Townsend Visitor Center.


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Appalachian History, Culture, Smoky Mountain Spring Beauty Showcased at Annual Townsend Spring Festival
Park Experiences More Than 12 million Visits in 2020

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“The Smoky Mountains are a rare jewel ... Why not have a place where you can still see the stars.” – James Dawson

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