All-New Flower & Food Festival | May 8 - June 14
Spring comes to life at our all-new festival featuring brilliant splashes of color with vibrant displays of flowers, plants, larger-than-life mosaicultures and food reminiscent of the season. In celebration of our 35th anniversary season, the all-new Flower & Food Festival is blooming with fun and discovery around every corner.
“There is no prettier place on earth than in the woods, hills, valleys where we lived. We waded in flowers everywhere we went. Spring flowers of all kinds; red, blue, white, yellow, pink and lavender grew as if God himself had walked along and put them where He knew we’d be.”
Nearly 500,000 FlowersAbundance of flowers throughout the park create a stunning spring wonderland.
Springtime Culinary CreationsFeaturing a wide-selection of culinary creations that take inspiration from spring in the Smokies will delight your taste buds.
Umbrella Sky on ShowstreetDance under an “Umbrella Sky” with hundreds of multi-colored petal parasols stunningly suspended above your head.
The Beauty of Spring
The festival features several larger-than-life mosaicultures, or plant sculptures, like a butterfly umbrella, animal scenes, and a depiction of Dolly’s mother quilting the Coat of Many Colors. And, interactive displays are located throughout the festival area.