Events

Get details on upcoming events in Gatlinburg, TN and the Great Smoky Mountains

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Learn All About the Gatlinburg Farmers Market

Nothing pairs better with the crisp, clean Smoky Mountain air and living than farm fresh vegetables sourced locally at the Gatlinburg farmers market. If you plan on being in Gatlinburg from May until October on the weekends, make sure to add this to your list of things to do. You’ll get to interact with the locals, find amazing local produce, and possibly pick up some interesting souvenirs! Keep reading to learn even more about the Gatlinburg farmers market.

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4 Reasons to Spend Valentine’s Day in Gatlinburg

We all love spending time with our significant others, especially around Valentine’s Day. This year, you should do something extra special for your loved one by planning a Valentine’s Day getaway to the Smoky Mountains! Gatlinburg is one of the best places to visit on Valentine’s Day since it feels like a small town where you can have the most romantic trip. Here are 4 reasons why you need to spend Valentine’s Day in Gatlinburg.

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4 Benefits of Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg

The year is coming to an end and it’s time to find out what the new year will hold! This year, you could start a new New Year’s Eve tradition by taking a trip away with your loved ones. Gatlinburg is the perfect place to visit during New Year’s Eve! From all the celebrations and events to holiday activities, you’ll love ringing in your new year in the Smokies . Here are 4 benefits of celebrating New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg:

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All the Details About the Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Firework Show

Celebrating a new year is something we all love to do, especially when in a phenomenal place like Gatlinburg Tennessee. Each year, Gatlinburg puts on a New Year’s Eve event that attracts thousands of out of state and local visitors alike to ring in the new year. If you want to spend this New Year’s Eve doing something special, plan a visit to Gatlinburg! Here are all the details about the Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Firework Show:

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Everything You Need to Know About 4th of July in Gatlinburg

Welcome to Gatlinburg, home of the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” Every year, the city  salutes the brave men and women of our military services to thank them for their sacrifices. The 4th of July celebration is a favorite event amongst locals and visitors alike. Here is everything you need to know about 4th of July in Gatlinburg:

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Everything You Need to Know About the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Craft Show

A visit to Tennessee is one that will likely never be forgotten. There are many interesting places to visit that are packed with excitement and thrills, including  Gatlinburg. This city is amazing and has something special to offer everyone. Each year Gatlinburg plays host to exciting events that people travel hundreds of miles to be a part of. Here is everything you need to know about the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show:

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Everything You Need to Know About the Great Smoky Arts & Craft Show

A long standing tradition in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, arts and crafts has always been a main fixture of this wonderful culture. With this in mind, it’s easy to see why the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts show is a huge draw at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. With artists from all over the area displaying their beautiful work, you won’t want to miss this awesome event! Here is everything you need to know about the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Show:

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4 Events in Gatlinburg You Don’t Want to Miss Before Summer Ends

Most people would probably agree that summers go way too fast for our liking. With that in mind, a last-minute vacation in the summer can be enjoyed by attending some of these events in Gatlinburg that are going on while the days are still long, and the nights are still warm. Here is our list of 4 events that you simply don’t want to miss.

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All You Need to Know About the Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales Event in Gatlinburg

Prepare for an exciting summer tradition with the return of the Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales Festival in downtown Gatlinburg! This is a fun and educational way to learn about the historic past of the region through live music and fascinating stories. Here are all the details you need to know about attending the Smoky Mountains Tunes and Tales Festival in Gatlinburg:

Skyline of downtown Gatlinburg.

4 Awesome Tips on How to Avoid the Crowds in Gatlinburg Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is an exciting time to visit Gatlinburg, as many folks arrive to celebrate the unofficial start of summer! If you are coming into town on this popular holiday weekend, there are plenty of local attractions, hiking opportunities and other fun activities that you can enjoy without long lines and crowds! Here are 4 awesome tips on how to avoid the crowds in Gatlinburg Memorial Day Weekend:

Holiday light display celebrating Christmas in Gatlinburg.

Soak Up the Holiday Atmosphere on the Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights!

If you are looking for wonderful ways to celebrate the holiday season, check out the Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights! This trolley ride tour through the town’s beautiful light displays is sure to get you into the holiday spirit and ready for the joys of Christmas! Here is everything you need to know about the Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights:

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Celebrate the Traditions of Germany by Attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg!

As the summer winds down and the cool breeze of the autumn air begins to arrive in the Smokies, this can only mean one thing… it is time for the annual Oktoberfest festival at Ober Gatlinburg! This beloved event celebrates the traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, as Ober Gatlinburg comes alive with German food, music, and fun! Here is everything that you need to know about attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg: