With winter weather surrounding us, it’s hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. However, we are happy to announce that warmer weather is on its way, and what better way to welcome the change of the season than with the Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage 2015?
One of the most popular spring events in the Smoky Mountains, this annual flower festival is sure to be one that you and your family will remember for years to come!
Everything You Need to Know About the Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage 2015
What to Expect
With the help of The University of Tennessee, this year marks the 65th annual Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage. Throughout its long history, this popular spring Smoky Mountain event has become known for its indoor seminars, art classes, photo tours and history walks that all focus on the beautiful wildflowers and fauna of the Smoky Mountains.
In total, there are 146 different natural exhibits and events that you and your family or group can choose from during this year’s spring Smoky Mountain event. Most of the programs and walks are held inside the
The Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage is a 5-day event. This year it will be held April 21-25.
The bulk of the events for the Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage 2015 will be hosted along the hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, there will also be several programs and demonstrations found at the W.L. Mills Conference Center located inside the Gatlinburg Convention Center at 303 Reagan Drive.
For driving directions to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, please use the map below.
Admission to this spring Smoky Mountain event varies by how many days you and your family plan to attend.
One-day ticket prices are $50 for adults and $15 for high school or college students. Multiple day tickets are $75 adults and still just $15 for students. Children ages 12 and under are free when accompanied by a registered adult.
There is also an optional luncheon you and your family can attend on Wednesday, April 22, for $25 per person.
Registration Now Open
If you already know that you and your family want to attend the Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage 2015, then you will be happy to know that pre-registration is now open! You can purchase your tickets and view the full list of events and speaks on the festival’s web page: To preregister for the Smoky Mountain Wildflower Pilgrimage 2015, please visit their website at http://www.wildflowerpilgrimage.org/.
Where to Stay
At HearthSide Cabin Rentals, we offer several spacious and comforting Gatlinburg cabin rentals that are located near downtown Gatlinburg and the Gatlinburg Convention Center. This means that you and your family can enjoy all the benefits of renting one of our Smoky Mountain cabins while still being just a short drive from this popular spring Smoky Mountain event.
We have cabins that are perfect for all vacation types, including weddings, reunions, getaways, corporate retreats, church functions, and more!
For more information on our Gatlinburg cabins, please feel free to contact our vacation experts at the number above.