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A Taste of Spring: Rainbow & Ramps Festival

The Rainbow and Ramps festival celebrates two of Cherokee's seasonal delicacies: rainbow trout and ramps, both with deep roots in Cherokee culture. The event takes place on March 28th from 10:30 to 2 pm and includes a traditional meal of fresh-caught trout, ramps, and other seasonal vegetables, as well as popular regional music and an all-ages Horseshoe Tournament. 

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Rites of Spring: Rainbow & Ramps Festival

Have you planned your Spring trip to Cherokee? There's so much to do and see!  March 26th is the annual Rainbow and Ramps Festival in Cherokee, and for only $10 a plate you can enjoy the local fare. Ramps, or wild mountain leeks, taste like a cross between garlic and onion and are served alongside friend rainbow trout, fresh caught from the crystal clear waters in Cherokee. If you're an angler, March 26th is also the Opening Day Fishing Competition with $20,000 in tagged fish! Whether you buy a plate of fish at Rainbow and Ramps festival or catch your own, this is where you'll want to be for a true "taste of Cherokee." 

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