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Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade Comes to Town

Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade Comes to Town

On Friday, December 6, the 44th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade will roll through downtown Gatlinburg in celebration of the holiday season and the beginning of Gatlinburg Winter Magic. The parade begins at 7:30 p.m. with a spectacular procession of holiday balloons, marching bands, and floats decorated by local businesses and groups that spans the length […]

The Straw that Breaks the Record

The Straw that Breaks the Record

The City of Gatlinburg has successfully completed counting scarecrows in attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Display of Scarecrows.  Officials documented 4,325 scarecrows displayed throughout the downtown area of Gatlinburg.  The standing record is 3,812 scarecrows held by the English town of Burton-Upon-Trent. Gatlinburg exceeded that record by 513 scarecrows.  The […]

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales Returns to Entertain the Streets of Gatlinburg with Its First Ever Fall Run

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales Returns to Entertain the Streets of  Gatlinburg with Its First Ever Fall Run

The first-ever fall edition of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales begins Friday, October 4 and continues every Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. until the end of October. Smoky Mountain Harvest Tunes and Tales celebrates the season with an array of performances from its talented cast of storytellers, cloggers, and musicians as […]

Gatlinburg Attempts to Break Guinness World Record for Largest Display of Scarecrows

Gatlinburg Attempts to Break Guinness World Record for Largest Display of Scarecrows

The city of Gatlinburg will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for most scarecrows within a location during Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival. To break the current world record, downtown Gatlinburg must claim over 3,812 scarecrows. The attempt celebrates Gatlinburg’s recent enhancement of its annual Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival, with featured festivities, special events and new […]

Gatlinburg Offers Signature Fall Experiences and Entertainment to Usher in the Season

Gatlinburg Offers Signature Fall Experiences and Entertainment to Usher in the Season

As the temperatures turn cooler, Gatlinburg celebrates the changing of the seasons with decorative fall displays and the return of the life-size Scarecrows during Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival. The Gatlinburg festival kicks off with Taste of Autumn on September 12 and runs through Veterans Day, November 11. From the foodie to the family of four, Gatlinburg […]

A Delicious Evening of Food and Community at Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn

A Delicious Evening of Food and Community at Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn

Gatlinburg celebrates the beginning of the fall season at the 22nd Annual Taste of Autumn on Thursday, September 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can look forward to delicious signature dishes from Gatlinburg’s best restaurants and a nostalgic musical journey back in time with the live sounds of The Ultimate Eagles Tribute, On […]

Summer Fun Kicking Off in Gatlinburg

Summer Fun Kicking Off in Gatlinburg

The season of summer fun has arrived in Gatlinburg and it comes with no shortage of activities for experiencing the best of the season. With everything from family-friendly offerings, outdoor festivals, to award-winning Fourth of July celebrations on the agenda, there is something to satisfy every visitor looking for the perfect escape. “Gatlinburg is a […]

69th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Held in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg

69th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Held  in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg

  The 69th Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage celebrates the beauty of the season with opportunities to partake in more than 200 professionally guided walks, classes, and seminars that explore the area’s rich fauna, ecology and cultural history. Last year, more than 850 pilgrims took part in the event’s annual spring exploration of Great Smoky Mountains […]

Gatlinburg Presents Earth Week in the Smokies

Gatlinburg Presents Earth Week in the Smokies

Presented by Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg celebrates environmental sustainability and community with unique Earth Day-inspired events held on Tuesday, April 23 and Friday, April 26.  Join us in rolling up our sleeves to beautify Gatlinburg during the Spur Clean Up Presented by Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg will partner with Keep Sevier Beautiful and National Park Service […]

Gatlinburg Celebrates Easter Weekend with a Schedule of Holiday-Related Events and gatherings.

Gatlinburg Celebrates Easter Weekend with a Schedule of Holiday-Related Events and gatherings.

Just in time for the season, Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show arrives to put a spring in shoppers’ steps with its annual celebration of craft. With paintings to leather work and everything in-between, those looking for unique items will find a myriad of well-made products and seasonal gifts created by members of Great Smoky […]

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