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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 […]

Autumn Color in the Smokies

Autumn Color in the Smokies

The notion that peak color season in Great Smoky Mountains National Park happens in mid-October is a misconception. The marvelous colors of autumn actually light up the Smokies for seven weeks or more as the peak elevations move down the mountainsides from the highest elevations to the foothills. Autumn in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a […]

The Time for Fall Festivals is Here!

The Time for Fall Festivals is Here!

The Labor Day holiday has come and gone. Even though the thermometer says otherwise, autumn is just around the corner and the time to start planning to get out and enjoy the harvest is now. There are more than enough diverse opportunities to get out and enjoy the season that many call their favorite time […]

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in cooperation with the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society, will offer a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 15, 2018 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Experienced astronomers and numerous telescopes will be on hand to provide a discovery of the fall sky’s position of stars, galaxies, and constellations, including the Milky […]

Tennessee’s Fair Season in Full Swing Now Through October

Tennessee’s Fair Season in Full Swing Now Through October

 While Tennesseans settle into a new school year and get ready for fall, the fair season is still going strong. Fairs fill a unique role in our communities, providing all visitors the chance to have fun, learn about Tennessee’s agricultural past, and see the promise of its future. From big-name music acts to baking contests […]

Gatlinburg Farmers Market Opens its Ninth Season on May 12, 2018

Gatlinburg Farmers Market Opens its Ninth Season on May 12, 2018

The Gatlinburg Farmers Market will celebrate its soft opening for its ninth season on May 12th at 8:30 am. The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is held every Saturday May 12th – Oct 13th 2018, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Covered Bridge in the Arts and Crafts Community of Gatlinburg Tennessee located at 849 Glades Road. Our […]

Get Inspired During “Hands On Gatlinburg” Weekend

Get Inspired During “Hands On Gatlinburg” Weekend

Spring into the new season by getting in touch with your creative side during “Hands On Gatlinburg” Arts & Crafts Weekend in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Arts and crafts lovers can learn from Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community artisans the techniques and traditions that permeate Appalachian craft heritage, while also discovering […]

Discover Life in America Will Host the 2018 GSMNP Science Colloquium

Discover Life in America Will Host the 2018 GSMNP Science Colloquium

DLIA is proud to announce the Great Smoky Mountains Science Colloquium, hosted by Discover Life in America and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This annual event highlights the research, conservation and education efforts being made to understand, manage and restore the unique biological diversity in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and beyond.  The event […]

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Park staff and volunteers will provide hands-on traditional crafts and activities from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children and adults will have the opportunity to learn about and experience some of the traditions surrounding an […]

Gatlinburg Announces Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff

Gatlinburg Announces Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff

With a roster of winter activities and nostalgic charm on every corner, it’s the most wonderful time of the year in Gatlinburg. The winter season officially kickoffs the 28th year of Smoky Mountain Winterfest with the annual Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff on Wednesday, November 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in […]

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