Nov
9
Sat
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
Nov 9 2013 – Jan 5 2014 all-day

Don’t miss the five-time winner of America’s Best Christmas Event, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival presented by Humana! Walk amid a winter wonderland of four million lights as you enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions for the entire family. Settle in for one of the park’s holiday shows, including Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, Christmas in the Smokies and O’ Holy Night before gathering around the table for a delicious holiday meal served at one of the park’s many restaurants.

Visit Santa’s Workshop where Santa is awaiting to hear every child’s Christmas wishes. A Dollywood Christmas is the most holiday fun you’ll have in the Smokies.

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Nov
22
Fri
40th Annual Turkey Strut @ Four Season Motor Lodge and Convention Center
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 4:00 am

New Dance Location For 2013!

The 40th Annual Turkey Strut Square and Round Dance will take place on Friday and Saturday, November 22 & 23, 2013 in the beautiful Great Smokey Mountains of Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge, TN at the Four Season Motor Lodge & Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN. This is a long running Square & Round Dance weekend festival with a great lineup of national callers and cuers for your fun and enjoyment. This weekend of dancing will be in three halls and is directed by Judy and Jerry Biggerstaff, you know there will be great dancing for all Mainstream, Plus, Advanced A-2, and DBD levels. Be sure to visit the above pages for full information on the 40th Annual Turkey Strut.

Events beyond our control have made it necessary to change our hotel from the Grand Resort Hotel, Pigeon Forge, TN to the Four Season Motor Lodge & Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN. We believe you will find this hotel much improved. Please click HERE for further information.

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Nov
26
Tue
Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show @ Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community
Nov 26 – Dec 2 all-day

Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual Thanksgiving show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Visit www.gatlinburgcrafts.com or call (800) 568-4748 for more information.

Nov
30
Sat
Nutcracker “Sweet” @ WL Mills Auditorium
Nov 30 @ 12:00 am – Dec 1 @ 1:00 am

Presented by the Great Smoky Mountain Dance Theatre, enjoy this holiday classic presented in Gatlinburg, with performances at 7 p.m. in the W.L. Mills Auditorium. (GSE) Call (865) 680-7369 for information and reservations.

Dec
7
Sat
Christmas On Ice
Dec 7 @ 9:30 pm – Dec 8 @ 10:30 pm

Enjoy the spirit of the season as local skaters display their talents on ice to the sounds of holiday music in a two-day performance at Ober Gatlinburg’s ice arena. Visit www.obergatlinburg.com or call (800) 251-9202.

Dec
27
Fri
Brunch with Santa presented by the Old Mill Square @ Old Mill Square
Dec 27 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Make a lasting memory for your children and the whole family by enjoying a delicious brunch with Santa Claus himself at the Old Mill Square!Old Mill Logo [Converted]

Jun
22
Fri
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales @ Downtown Gatlinburg
Jun 22 – Aug 11 all-day
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales @ Downtown Gatlinburg

Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance festival featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from time periods as far back as the 1800s.

Gatlinburg will present the 13th season of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales daily in downtown Gatlinburg. The collection of personalities and performers arrive nightly at 6 p.m. in the center of town. Visitors witness a magical transformation of sidewalk to stage as the characters disperse along the downtown Parkway for an evening of entertainment and storytelling.

This popular event truly highlights one of Gatlinburg’s greatest assets in the walkability of the city and provides guests with an interactive, educational and entertaining experience the whole family can enjoy.

“Gatlinburg is a walking town. Tunes & Tales enhances our visitors’ experience as they stroll the Parkway in the evenings,” said Marci Claude, PR Manager. “The performers bring to life traditional Smoky Mountain heritage and culture in a fun and interactive way.”

Jul
3
Tue
100th Army Brass Band @ Ripley's Aquarium Plaza
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm
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GCVB is pleased to add to the list of Fourth of July festivities the The U.S. 100th Army Brass Band Quintet. They will be performing on July 3 at 5 p.m.on Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza.

They will be performing again at Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza on July 4th at 9 p.m. Just before the Gatlinburg Fireworks Show!

100th Army Band “Hard Knox” @ Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm
100th Army Band “Hard Knox” @ Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies | Gatlinburg | Tennessee | United States

100th Army Band “Hard Knox” will be playing at the Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza.

Jul
13
Fri
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

A unique characteristic of the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is the fact that artisans not only make their art available for viewing and sale, but also demonstrate their special talents and skills during this show, which is recognized as one of the top 20 events in the Southern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society.

Tentative hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Music shows are scheduled at 12, 2 and 4 p.m. daily, 12 and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Entertainment is included in the admission cost.