Gatlinburg Events

The city of Gatlinburg at night.

4 Things to Know Before Going to the Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

Nothing says Christmas more than the Gatlinburg Christmas parade! On December 1st, thousands of people gather for the award-winning parade and experience everything from lighted floats to marching bands to Santa Claus himself! When you stay at our hotel, you’ll be in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, which is the perfect spot to catch the excitement of the Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade! Here are 4 things to know before going to the Gatlinburg Christmas parade: 
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Top 3 Reasons Why You’ll Love Attending the Gatlinburg July 4th Parade

When it comes to celebrating Independence Day, there is no better place to be than Gatlinburg TN! You’ll find a variety of special events taking place throughout town, including the first Independence Day Parade in the nation! This spectacular parade kicks off at 12:01 AM on July 4th and marches through downtown Gatlinburg, starting at the Baskins Creek Bypass on East Parkway! Here are the top 3 reasons why you’ll love attending the Gatlinburg July 4th Parade: 
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Top 4 Gatlinburg Events Happening this Spring You Need to Visit

Spring time is the start of the new season in Gatlinburg. Beautiful trees and flowers start to bloom with bright, fresh colors. Attractions like Dollywood and the Country Tonite Theater start to welcome back guests. And of course you’re making plans to visit the big attractions in town, but have you heard about the big Gatlinburg events that are happening? Keeping reading to learn more about some of the most beloved and popular events will occur this spring.  

Top 3 Things to Know About the Enchanted Winter of Lights at Anakeesta

Experience the magic of winter in the Smokies with the Enchanted Winter of Lights! This special event features a whole mountaintop of stunning light displays, as well as tasty treats, holiday music, and unique shopping opportunities! The best part is that the event is included in your general admission ticket to the park! Here are the top 3 things to know about the Enchanted Winter of Lights at Anakeesta: 
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Top 4 Reasons Why Families Love Spending Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg

Treat your family to a special Thanksgiving getaway to Gatlinburg TN this year! Gatlinburg is the perfect place to kick off the holiday season as the Parkway comes alive with millions of sparkling lights, plus you will find plenty of tempting restaurants for your Thanksgiving feast! Whether you have young children or grandparents in your family, everyone will enjoy this special time of year in the Smoky Mountains! Here are the top 4 reasons why families love spending Thanksgiving in Gatlinburg: 

Top 3 Things to Know About Autumn Adventures at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

One of the best things about visiting the Smoky Mountains in the fall is all of the exciting seasonal events! The newest event in town is Autumn Adventures at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, where you can enjoy a mountain sunrise, experience stunning views of fall foliage and get into some spooky fun with your kids! Here are the top 3 things to know about Autumn Adventures at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park: 
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Top 4 Things to Know About Experiencing the Lights Over Gatlinburg Event

One of the newest holiday events in the Smokies is Lights Over Gatlinburg, where Gatlinburg SkyLift Park is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with thousands of sparkling lights! This unique event is perfect for the entire family, so bring everyone from kids to grandparents to participate in this festive celebration of the holiday season! Here are the top 4 things to know about experiencing the Lights Over Gatlinburg event: 
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Top 4 Smoky Mountain Wedding Venues for Your Big Day

Selecting the venue for your wedding is a big step in the planning process! If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with all of your options, don’t worry! We’re here to help you choose the perfect place to exchange your vows. Here are 5 of the best Smoky Mountain wedding venues to check out for your special day. 
bride and groom exchanging wedding rings

5 Tips for Planning Your Dream Wedding in the Smoky Mountains

Once you’ve picked a date for your wedding it’s time to select a location! For a destination that will wow your guests and make your special day truly unforgettable, you can’t go wrong with a wedding in the Smoky Mountains! The wedding planning phase is full of important decisions like this, and you can make preparing for your big day a breeze when you follow these 5 simple tips.