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Celebrate the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day with a getaway to the Smoky Mountains! You’ll find plenty of great ways to celebrate this fun holiday near our hotel, including a variety of unique special events! Whether you want to visit a traditional Irish pub or search for four-leaf clovers on a scenic hike, you can do it all in the Smokies! Here are the top 4 things to do in the Smoky Mountains on St. Patrick’s Day:

1. Join the Festivities at the Island in Pigeon Forge

The Island in Pigeon Forge celebrates St Patrick’s Day all day long with a variety of festivities, and everything will be lit up in green to add to the spirit of the holiday! As you walk around this massive shopping, dining and entertainment complex, enjoy the various amusement rides, take a spin on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, and stop often for food and drinks! You’ll also want to catch a performance of The Island Show Fountain, a free show with fountains programmed to lights and music!

2. Search for Shamrocks at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance signFour-leaf clovers are a symbol of St. Patrick’s Day and are said to bring good fortune, so try your luck at finding these small plants in Great Smoky Mountains National Park! While not as common as clovers with three leaves, four-leaf clovers can be found throughout the park. When exploring the park, search through any of the grassy areas to find your lucky charm! Although it may take a lot of luck to find one, it’s well worth the effort to take a look and enjoy the fresh mountain air!

3. See the Irish Fairytale Cottages at the Titanic Museum

Another one of the top things to do in the Smoky Mountains on St. Patrick’s Day is a visit to the Titanic Museum, where you can see Irish Fairy Cottages throughout the month of March! The special display of 5 Irish Fairy Cottages pays tribute to the 187 Irish passengers and crew who were aboard the Titanic. The cottages resemble miniature fairy residences that might have been built into the recesses of a woody glen, deep in the forests responsible for much of the character of the Emerald Isle!

4. Enjoy a Pint at the Fox and Parrot Tavern

beer glassesTreat yourself to a Guinness or another favorite brew on St. Patrick’s Day at the Fox and Parrot Tavern! This traditional pub on Glades Road in Gatlinburg features one of the largest selections of drafts and ciders in the area, as well as a tempting menu with Fish and Chips, Shepherds Pie and other delicious entrees! Some of the other great bars serving Irish food and drink in the Smokies include Boudicca’s Celtic Pub in downtown Gatlinburg and the Roaming Gnome Pub and Eatery in Sevierville.

Check out all of the rooms at our hotel in Pigeon Forge TN today to stay close to all of these fun things to do in the Smoky Mountains for St. Patrick’s Day! We look forward to seeing you soon!