Question: When is April Fool's Day 2013?
Answer: It depends.
No, I'm not trying to fool you. Take the April Fool's Trail Days Festival held annually in Franklin, North Carolina, for example. Do you know when it's scheduled this year? Yup. In March.
The fun begins on Friday night around 6 PM at the famous 9th Annual Biker Bash -- founded by the legendary Ronnie Haven -- at the Sapphire Inn in Franklin.
Sure, Franklin is 11 miles from the Appalachian Trail, but it's a popular spot for thru-hikers looking for a bit of friendly civilization, restocking and, during April Fool's Trail Days, it's the coolest place on earth for a day or two.
Meet REAL hikers, people who look like hikers, and folks who will give you all the advice and sell you all the gear you would need to hike the Appalachian Trail to Mars and back.
But if you wait until April Fool's Day, you'll be late.
Downtown Franklin comes alive on Saturday March 30th, when the April Fool's Trail Days Festival hits the heights of fundom.
There will be lots of seminars, music, dandy food, informative booths and hiking goodie vendors.
Not enough? Ha! How about face painting and games for the kids?
There's all that and more at Franklin's April Fool's Trail Days Festival.
That isn't on April Fool's Day.
See you there!
Tags: Events, Tourism, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Appalachian Trail, Hiking, Hiking Gear, Appalachian Trail Community, Festivals, and US Forest Service
Franklin's 2014 April Fool's Trail Days was a bit of a rainy day but that didn't dampen the spirits of folks celebrating the Appalachian Trail in Franklin.
Franklin, North Carolina, salutes Appalachian Trail hikers with April Fool's Trail Days on or around April 1st each year. It's a family-friendly fun time.
A great time was had by all who spent a few hours at Franklin, NC's 2013 April Fool's Trail Days. Here's proof.
Enjoy food, tall tales, hiker trash, music, vendors & former Appalachian Trail thru-hikers at the Hiker Fool Bash's new location in Hiawassee, GA.
All the Appalachian Trail Festivals in Franklin, NC, are taking place the weekend of March 27, 2015 ... the Hiker Bash & the April Fool's Trail Days & more!
Appalachian Trail events take place from early March until September from Georgia to Maine. It's the best way to see the Trail without getting blisters.
We hope to see you at one of the 2014 Appalachian Trail events that take place all along the AT -- from Maine to Georgia.