May 5 – Gatlinburg’s Cinco de Mayo Festival and Gatlinburg Gateway Triathlon The Gatlinburg community presents the first major Hispanic event in the city at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza and No Way Jose’s Cantina. An educational theme early in the day showcases different types of Latin music, historical dress, crafts, activities and an evening of celebration highlighting the sights and sounds of the colorful culture. The fifth annual Triathlon starts at 8:15 a.m, at the Gatlinburg Community Center. Awards will be given in multiple age categories plus a mixed team relay event. Pre-registration for the race is required. Call (865) 436-4990 for registration info.
After you have enjoyed all the great food of Cinco de Mayo in Gatlinburg, come join us on the river for a great experience and a good work out. Let us help you burn those calories in an all American way, Rafting in the Smokies.