Winterfest is a Smoky Mountains holiday tradition. Each December, the town comes alive with a variety of events, activities, and holiday fun, such as: The Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights Annual Fantasy of Lights Parade Silver Bells and Shopping Tales Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community Christmas Holiday Show
Fans of off-the-cusp comedy love attending the Gatlinburg Improv Fest. The festival is held annually at Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre near Traffic Light #3 in Gatlinburg. But be prepared! You'll laugh so hard it hurts.
Celebrate entertainment and traditions from around the world at the Smoky Mountain’s premier theme park: Dollywood. The theme park produces high-energy cultural shows, authentic demonstrations from multiple different countries, and mouth-watering food from around the world during the spring festival.
Each year the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community hosts a free Easter Craft Show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center located downtown. Browse the wide selection of handmade crafts and art from this renowned arts community in the Smoky Mountains. Moreover, people come from all around the country to display and demonstrate their work as well.
Every Easter, Ober Gatlinburg and the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association offer a special Easter service overlooking the mountains. This epic sunrise service includes free Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway rides to and from the mountain. An Easter Breakfast Buffet (for a charge) follows the sunrise service.
Calling all classic car fans: The Spring Rod Run is one of the top Pigeon Forge festivals held each year. Classic, historic, and new cars can be viewed during this one-of-a-kind car event. If you plan to attend this spring festival, be aware that Pigeon Forge traffic can be extremely congested due to the influx of visitors. This event is […]
Have you always thought of yourself as an artist? If so, put those talents to work at the Hands-on Gatlinburg festival hosted by the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. With 40+ classes and expert artists onsite, visitors can learn how to make everything from knitted goods to pottery. Try your hands at woodworking, watercolor painting, jewelry making, and more.
Do you like wine? Of course, you do. Wine enthusiasts should visit Gatlinburg in the spring when the Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend takes place. Consisting of two events, the Gatlinburg Wine Tour and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest, guests can sample wine and small plates from Tennessee wineries and restaurants. Naturally, all festival guests must be 21 years of […]