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

Gatlinburg Space Needle at night
November 13, 2020

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:

About the Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Event

Gatlinburg Space Needle at Night During the Holidays

The Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve event is one that gives the Fourth of July celebrations a real run for their money. Crowds of anticipating celebrators anxiously await the drop of the ball from the top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle and the sky to burst with colorful illuminations on December 31. The Space Needle has added rhythmic LED lights to the tower, letting attendees know their new year is about to be brought in style.

Leading up to the famous dropping of the crystal ball, entertainment is enjoyed by all. Local restaurants and attractions welcome visitors to bring in the new year so highly anticipated by all with special celebrations. At the stroke of midnight, a special choreographed fireworks show brings up the tail end of this spectacular event, and is the one part of this event that bedazzles the entire crowd. If you want to have some more adventures, be sure to check out some of the other fun things to do during the holidays!

Where is the Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Event?

The special Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show takes place at around the intersection of the Parkway and the Historic Nature Trail, but the fireworks can be enjoyed all throughout downtown Gatlinburg. The ball drop is at the Gatlinburg Space Needle, which is located at 115 Historic Nature Trail.

Where to Stay

Away at Ray's Gatlinburg cabin

Many of the out of town and state visitors that head over to this spectacular New Years In Gatlinburg event reserve one of our beautiful Gatlinburg cabins to make their stay all the more enjoyable. Just imagine staying in the pristine mountains, fresh air and beautiful trees surrounding you. Imagine a luxurious cabin to relax in, with amenities such as Jacuzzi’s, heated pools and every modern luxury known to man at your fingertips eagerly awaiting your visit.

The Gatlinburg fireworks will astound you and help you bring in your next year, which Tennessee hopes will be full of fun and a few more trips to Gatlinburg. To have the time of your life at the Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve event, start planning your visit by reserving a luxury cabin today! Take a look at all our cabins in Gatlinburg, and book your stay today!