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Gatlinburg Calendar of Events

October - 2003

October 1 - October 31 - Gatlinburg, TN

Live Country & Blue Grass Music by Flint Hill Contry Duo

Chandler's Mill. Daily 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (865) 430-0900.
October 1 - October 31 - Gatlinburg, TN

"The Upstairs Christmas Shop"

Cliff Dwellers Gallery -- Set in Louis & Emma Jones' 1933 Living room, the seasoned old pinewood creates a warm atmosphere for local artists' holiday renderings. Take home a holiday tradition for yourself, family & friends. (865) 436-6921.
October 1 - October 31 - Gatlinburg, TN

Fall Celebration -- Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

Drive the 8 mile loop and celebrate Fall in the historic Arts & Crafts COmmunity, the longest running craft show in the nation. Plenty of free parking. 9:00 a.m. - 6:.. p.m. (865) 436-4315.
October 2 - December 30 - Gatlinburg, TN

Old Fashioned Hayrides (Excluding December 24, 25, & 31)

Depart from Traffic Light #6 at the Mountain Mall. Enjoy the beauty of fall in Gatlinburg. Rides leave every 45 minutes Sunday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Portion of proceeds benefit United Way of Sevier County. For more information please call (865) 436-3897.
October 4, 11, 18, 25 - Gatlinburg, TN

Blue Grass Music on the Plaza

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. (865) 430-8808.
October 10 - 27 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair.

Time honored mountain crafts and traditional art forms are created as you watch. Over 180 of the finest Craftspeople gifted in woodcarving, pottery, broom making, stained glass, metal work, basket weaving, calligraphy, jewelry and much more gather at the Gatlinburg Convention Center to offer their unique art for sale. Plus Country and Bluegrass music performed daily by Tim Watson and Blackcreek.
Show hours: 10 AM - 7 PM daily      10 AM - 5 PM Sundays
Admission: Adults $4.00      Children 12 & under Free
Information: (865) 436-7479 or visit their website at www.craftsmenfair.com
October 15 - October 18 - Gatlinburg, TN

6th Annual Gallery Gathering

Historic Cliff Dwellers. Heritage and contemporary artwork from local artists. Daily demonstrations. (865) 436-6921.
October 25 - Gatlinburg, TN

Glynda Turley Signing

The Art of Glynda Turley at the Glades 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and the Art of Glynda Turley & More in the Village 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Glynda Turley will be on site to sign previously purchased works as well as pieces purchased during the signing. (865) 436-2549 or (865) 436-3083.
October 30 - Gatlinburg, TN

Halloween Bash

Gatlinburg Community Center -- Mills Park Road. For kids from pre-school to 8th grade. 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (865) 436-4990.
October 31 - Gatlinburg, TN

Tails & Treats

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Halloween Celebration. (865) 430-8808.

November - 2003

November 1 - Gatlinburg, TN

Ripley's Haunted Adventure Fright Nights

Ripley's Haunted Adventure. 7:13 p.m. until close. $10.95 plus tax for ages 12 and up/ $6.95 plus tax for ages 8-11. All children must be 8 years old to enter. Children 8-11 must be accompanied by a guardian.
November 1 - December 30 - Gatlinburg, TN

Old Fashioned Hayrides (Excluding December 24, 25, & 31)

Depart from Traffic Light #6 at the Mountain Mall. Enjoy the beauty of fall in Gatlinburg. Rides leave every 45 minutes Sunday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Portion of proceeds benefit United Way of Sevier County. For more information please call (865) 436-3897.
November 5 - February 29 - Asheville, NC

Gatlinburg Winterfest Illumination and Decoration Contest

Local businesses get into the spirit of winter by decorating for the season and compete in different categories, making Gatlinburg a "Fantasy of Lights". For more information please call (865) 436-0500.
November 5 - Gatlinburg, TN

14th Annual Gatlinburg Winterfest Kick-off & Chili Cook-off - Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Join the City of Gatlinburg as they "flip the switch" to light the city with millions of sparkling winter lights. It's the South's most unique winter visual experience. $6 spoons allows you to sample Award Winning Chili from 25 booths. A portion of the proceeds benefit Pi Beta Phi Elementary PTA. For more information please contact Gatlinburg's Special Events at (865) 436-0500.
Oct 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24-3 - Gatlinburg, TN

Ripley's Haunted Adventure Fright Nights

Ripley's Haunted Adventure. 7:13 p.m. until close. $10.95 plus tax for ages 12 and up/ $6.95 plus tax for ages 8-11. All children must be 8 years old to enter. Children 8-11 must be accompanied by a guardian.
Nov. 5 - January 3, 10 17, 24, - Gatlinburg, TN

Winterfest Trolley Ride of Lights

Gatlinburg Courtesy Center at traffic light #3. Enjoy a guided tour of Gatlinburg's spectacular light displays. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., (some dates are excluded.) Saturdays only in January. Special group tour reservations available at (865) 436-3897.
November 11 - Gatlinburg, TN

2003 Veteran's Day Celebrations

12:00 noon. A patriotic celebration saluting America's heroes. River Road in front of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. (865) 436-0500.
November 15 - Gatlinburg, TN

Evening Dulcimer Concert

For more information please contact the Glenstone Lodge at (865) 436-9361.
November 25 - November 29 - Gatlinburg, TN

Annual Festival of Trees

Gatlinburg Convention Center. Gatlinburg Garden's Club Annual Festival of Trees. For more information please call (865) 436-4412. FREE ADMISSION.
November 26 - December 1 - Gatlinburg, TN

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Thanksgiving Show

Gatlinburg Convention Center. Watch demonstrations, view displays, take home a handmade memory of your visit to the Smokies. FREE Admission. For more information, call (865) 436-4315.

December - 2003

December 1 - February 29 - Gatlinburg, TN

13th Annual Gatlinburg Winterfest

The City of Gatlinburg magically lights up the winter nights with over 2 million spectacular lights in fantastic displays throughout town. Displays are sure to dazzle the spirit and bring out the kid in everyone. Special lighting displays added in January for Valentines Day. For more information please call (865) 436-0500.
December 4 - 30 - Gatlinburg, TN

"Christmas Hayrides"

Depart from Traffic Light #6 at the Mountain Mall. Enjoy a fantastic view of the snow-covered mountaintops of Gatlinburg. Rides leave every 30 minutes. Sunday-Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   (Excludes some dates in Dec). For more information please call (865) 436-3897.
December 1 - December 30 - Gatlinburg, TN

Winterfest Trolley Ride of Lights

Gatlinburg Courtesy Center at traffic light #3. Enjoy a guided tour of Gatlinburg's spectacular light displays. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., (Some dates are excluded). Saturdays only in January.   Special group tour reservations are available at (865) 436-3897.
December 5 - 14 - Gatlinburg, TN

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community Christmas Crafts Show

Gatlinburg Convention Center. Watch demonstrations, view displays, take home a handmade memory of your visit to the Smokies. FREE admission. For more information please call (865) 436-4315
December 5 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg's 28th Annual "Fantasy of Lights" Christmas Parade.

Downtown, Gatlinburg. Theme of Parade "I'll Be Home with Bells on." Enjoy lighted floats, marching bands and giant helium balloons.   Parade begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information please call (865) 436-0500.
December 5 - Gatlinburg, TN

Santa Claus - Riverbend Mall

Santa arrives at Riverbend Mall for autograph party from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at traffic light #3.
December 7 - Gatlinburg, TN

Children's Winter Wonderland Ball

Presented by the Sevier Business Network and Greater Sevierville Little League - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ramada Inn Ballroom - Gatlinburg. Benefits the less fortunate families in Sevier County at Christmas.
December 31 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg's New Year's Ball Drop and Pyrotechnic Show

Space Needle on Historic Nature Trail-Airport Road. The Space Needle will come to life at the stroke of midnight with a fabulous pyrotechnic show. "A show you definitely do not want to miss"! If you can see the Space Needle from your hotel, chalet or at the Smoky Mountain overlooks you are guaranteed a terrific show. Free party favors compliments from the City of Gatlinburg. For more information please call (865) 436-0500.

January - 2004

January 1 - February 28 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Winterfest Illumination and Decoration Contest

Local businesses get into the spirit of winter by decorating for the season and compete in different categories, making Gatlinburg a "Fantasy of Lights". (865) 436-0500.
January 1 - February 28 - Gatlinburg, TN

14th Annual Gatlinburg Winterfest

The City of Gatlinburg magically lights up the winter nights with over 2 million spectacular lights in fantastic displays throughout town. Displays are sure to dazzle the spirit and bring out the kid in everyone. Special lighting displays added in January for "Smoky Mountain Romance" through February. (865) 436-0500.
January 4, 11, 18, 25 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Winterfest Trolley Rides of Lights

Gatlinburg Courtesy Center at Traffic light #3. Enjoy a guided tour of Gatlinburg's spectacular light displays. Tours begin at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. (Saturdays only in January). For special group tour reservations call 1-800-953-7469. $4.00 per ticket, children 11 and under are free. For more information please call (865) 436-3897.

February - 2004

February 1 - February 29 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Winterfest Illumination and Decoration Contest

Local businesses get into the spirit of winter by decorating for the season and compete in different categories, making Gatlinburg a "Fantasy of Lights". (865) 436-0500.
February 1 - February 29 - Gatlinburg, TN

14th Annual Gatlinburg Winterfest

The City of Gatlinburg magically lights up the winter nights with over 2 million spectacular lights in fantastic displays throughout town. Displays are sure to dazzle the spirit and bring out the kid in everyone. Special lighting displays added in January for "Smoky Mountain Romance" through February. (865) 436-0500.
February 14 - Gatlinburg, TN

Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's day with us in Gatlinburg

March - 2004

March TBA - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Fireman's Ball

Live entertainment, dancing, food. Gatlinburg Convention Center.
March 5 - March 6 - Gatlinburg, TN

Spring into the season, Flower and Garden Show

Mills Auditorium. Educational programs covering topics about flowers and planting techniques. Horticulture venders. Free admission.
(865) 436-0500.
March 10 - June 11 - Gatlinburg, TN

Springfest

A county-wide festival, which includes cities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville. Festival will include decorating contest, special events, local craft shows and much more. For more information please call (865) 436-0500.

April - 2004

April 19 - April 25 - Gatlinburg, TN

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Week

Enjoy the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park by participating in the "54th Annual Spring Wild Flower Pilgrimage". The Wildflower Pilgrimage offers over 150 different hiking tours, motorcades, demonstrations and classroom lectures centered on the flowers, plants and wildlife in the great Smoky Mountains National Park and is led by experts from the Park and the University of Tennessee in nearby Knoxville. For information call Judy Collins (865) 436-7318
April 22 - Gatlinburg, TN

"Rib Fest" - Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Enjoy award winning ribs from the area's finest restaurants and entertainment. For more information please contact Gatlinburg's Special Events at (865) 436-0500.
April 25 - April 29 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Flower Fest

Flowers beautifully decorate the streets of Gatlinburg with live entertainment on the sidewalks. (865) 436-0500.

May - 2004

May 14 - May 16 - Gatlinburg, TN

23rd Annual Scottish Festival and Games

Mills Park. Highland athletic games, Highland dancers, bag pipe bands, border collie demonstrations, entertainment, whiskey tasting, Scottish clans and much more. For clan or event registration and information please e-mail at gatlinburghighlandgames@juno.com

July - 2004

July 3-4 - Gatlinburg, TN

29th Annual 4th of July Midnight Parade 2003

Downtown Gatlinburg.   Enjoy lighted floats, marching bands, & giant helium balloons. Parade begins at 12:01 a.m. on the 4th of July, (which is one minute after midnight on July 3). For more information please click here: http://www.gatlinburg-tennessee.com/cityevents/julyparade.htm

If you would like to participate in this parade, please contact the Gatlinburg Special Events Department at (865) 436-0500.
July 4 - Gatlinburg, TN

River Raft Regatta

Enjoy a fun event on the river. Unmanned, floatable objects are launched into the River and they compete for prizes. 12:00 p.m River Road.
July 16 - July 25 - Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg's Craftsmen's Fair

Over 180 of the finest Craftspeople gifted in woodcarving, pottery, broom making, stained glass, metal work, basket weaving, calligraphy, jewelry and much more gather at the Gatlinburg Convention Center to offer their unique art for sale. Plus Country and Bluegrass music performed daily by Keith Longbotham and band.
Show hours: 10 AM - 7 PM daily   
                     10AM - 5 PM Sundays
Admission: Adults $5.00 Children 12 & under Free
Information: (865) 436-7479 or visit the website at www.craftsmensfair.com

August - 2004

August 25-31 - Gatlinburg, TN

2nd Annual Heritage Festival

Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Enjoy two weeks of "heritage" in the craft community Visit over 80 shops filled with traditional and contemporary crafts, handmade gifts and collectibles and one of a kind pieces. For more information on this event please contact Gatlinburg's Office of Special Events at (865) 436-0500.

September - 2004

September 16 - Gatlinburg, TN

7th Annual "Taste of Autumn"

Mills Auditorium. Sample Gatlinburg's finest restaurants and homemade desserts for a wonderful United Way of Sevier County Benefit Event. Enjoy live entertainment, benefit auction and door prizes for a wonderful countywide cause. Cost is $20.00 per person. For more information please call (865) 436-0500.

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