The Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival in Wartburg Showcases Music, Scenic Beauty

WARTBURG, Tenn. – The month of May in Morgan County has been designated as Mountain Laurel Month. Celebratory events are happening throughout the month, with the culmination of the events being the Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival 10 a.m. May 19 at the courthouse square in downtown Wartburg. 

Enjoy small town ambiance with entertaining and enjoyable activities for all ages.

New for 2018 is the geocaching adventures 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that will be a Bingo game. The first 100 participants to hand in a completed card will win a Trackable PathTag. Other events include a 5K, barbecue cook-off, a photo contest, quilt show and more. Music throughout the day will be provided by Big Valley Mustangs, Diva the Black Tie Affair, Eddie Sweat & Thunder Creek, Grandview Mountain Pickers, and the Knox Area Dulcimer Club.

For outdoor enthusiasts, there are four guided mountain laurel walks that begin 8 a.m. that lead hikers through Obed Wild and Scenic River, Cumberland Trail State Park, Frozen Head State Park and Doc Howard Road Trail. National park rangers will lead hikes throughout the day.

The festival is sponsored by The Morgan County Tourism Alliance.

For more information, visit www.tnmlf.com or visit The Tennessee Mountain Laurel Festival Facebook page. 

For additional information, call Linda Brooks Jones at 423-628-5252.

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Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010