Everything You Need to Know About Attending the Gatlinburg Easter Arts and Craft Show

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March 2, 2017

Springtime has almost returned to the Great Smoky Mountains, which means the return of beautiful wildflowers, longer days and delightful weather! This also signals the return of spring events to the region, including the Gatlinburg Easter Arts and Craft Show! Here is everything that you need to know about this fun event in Gatlinburg:

Dates, Times and Admission Fees

The 2017 Great Smoky Easter Arts and Craft Show takes place from Wednesday, April 12 to Saturday, April 15, and runs from 10 AM to 5 PM daily. Admission to the show is completely FREE and is a fun activity for all ages!

Location Information

This popular event takes place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center which is conveniently located in downtown Gatlinburg and only minutes from Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals! If arriving by car, there is plenty of parking available at the Convention Center. As an alternative, the Gatlinburg Trolley’s Downtown River Road red route has astop at the Convention Center.

What to Expect

The 2017 Great Smoky Easter Arts and Craft Show is a unique opportunity to view handcrafted gifts and products that have been created by the Great Smoky Mountains craft community. Participants have the chance to visit many wonderful craft displays and take part in demonstrations throughout the day, as well as meet the artisans who make this great event possible.

About the Great Smoky Mountains Craft Community

The Great Smoky Mountains Craft Community is a historic 8 mile loop situated just three miles from downtown Gatlinburg that contains the largest group of independent artisans in the country! There are more than 100 artists and crafters producing their items in this community, which was established in 1937. Some of the community members are 2nd, 3rd or 4th generation artists who are still carrying on the tradition of their heritage. Therefore, after attending the 2017 Great Smoky Arts and Craft Show, head over to the 8 mile loop to check out a variety of amazing collectibles including jewelry, candles, dolls, baskets and more!

Where to Stay

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If you are looking for the best place in town to stay while visiting this unique Gatlinburg event, check out our great selection of Gatlinburg cabin rentals! From one bedroom cabins for romantic getaways to cabins with over 5 bedrooms for large families and groups, Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals has the best selection of cabins for your next vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains. Our cabins feature amenities such as wood burning fireplaces, bubbling hot tubs, entertaining game rooms and much more! In addition, the scenic views from the locations of our cabins is second to none in the region. Whether planning a family vacation, organizing a group getaway or attending a special event in Gatlinburg, make your trip memorable by booking with Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals!

Check out our incredible cabins in Gatlinburg and start planning your vacation to the Smokies today! We hope to see you at Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals for the Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show and for many of the other fantastic Smoky Mountain spring events!