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Appalachian Love Spells a


Jan 18, 2021

Snow in the Smokies a

Nov 2, 2020

Grains & Grits Festival: Townsend’s Annual Outdoor Event a

Oct 27, 2020

Peak Leaf Peeping Season in the Smoky Mountains a

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.


The Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center Joins Townsend’s Apple Valley Mountain Village
Little Arrow Outdoor Resort Named A USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award Winner
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center To Host “An Evening with Billy Dean

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