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June 2017

Ole Smoky Moonshine: free concert with Survivorman Les Stroud

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Visit Gatlinburg, 811 E Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
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On June 24th you’ll want to join us in Gatlinburg! Les Stroud “Survivorman” will be rockin’ the Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler for a special performance! After tasting some of Ole Smoky’s latest moonshine flavors, sit back and enjoy “The Hendrix of the Harmonica.”

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July 2017

First Independence Day Parade in the Nation

July 4 @ 12:01 am - 3:01 am
The Parkway, Downtown Gatlinburg,

Saluting the valiant men and women of our military services, this 42nd annual showcase is the First July Fourth Parade in the Nation Parade starts at the stroke of midnight to begin Independence Day. The 42nd Annual Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade steps off at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to the cheers of close to 80,000 spectators. For more than 40 years, the parade has honored our nation’s Military Veterans and other U.S. Military Heroes with this classic, small town American parade. The First Independence Day Parade in the Nation has garnered national attention and award recognition for excellence in entertainment. The parade has been named by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as a “Top Ten Parade to see in the US” and recognized by Livability.com as one of the “Five Best Fourth of July Celebrations in Smaller Cities.” Additionally, the event has earned multiple Grand Pinnacle Awards by the International Festivals and Events Association and was named a Top 20 Event for 2016 by Southeast Tourism Society.

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Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Little Pigeon River,

Gatlinburg’s popular River Raft Regatta takes place at noon on July 4th, on the Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg. This year’s fun-filled Fourth of July celebration in Gatlinburg will feature the always-competitive River Raft Regatta, the unmanned kind. Anything floatable can be entered starting at 10 a.m. at the Christ in the Smokies bridge on River Road and will end at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. There are two categories: Trash (not hand-made) and Treasure (hand-made) – awards will go to the top 3 in each category. Additionally, the “Judges Choice” award will go to the most creative “raft.” Awards will be given to the oldest and the youngest participant. Registration begins at 10 am and the race will start at 12:00 pm. Trophies will be supplied by the Gatlinburg Recreation Department. This year’s event is sponsored by the City of Gatlinburg Special Events Office, the Gatlinburg Recreation Department.

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Gatlinburg’s Fireworks Finale

July 4 @ 10:00 pm - July 5 @ 11:30 pm
Gatlinburg, TN Strip, 811 East Parkway, PO Box 527
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
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Finish off the 4th in style with a magnificent fireworks show visible from the downtown streets of Gatlinburg! Join the celebration in downtown Gatlinburg to mark our nation’s “Independence Day” with a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show starting at 10:00pm. The best viewing will be the area around traffic lights #3 and #5. This event is designated as a Top 20 event by Southeast Tourism Society.

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Gatlinburg Craftsmens Fair

July 14 @ 10:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
Gatlinburg Convention Center, 234 Historic Nature Trl
Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3324 United States
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Art, crafts and music lovers can find 150-plus booths featuring some of the nation’s finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gatlinburg Convention Center.

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August 2017

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

August 16 @ 10:00 am - August 20 @ 8:00 pm
Visit Gatlinburg, 811 E Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
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Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg will host its annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival August 16 through 20. August 16-20, 2017. “Celebrating Our Appalachian Musical Roots” 4-day festival downtown Gatlinburg featuring “Hit” songwriters. Public Invited. Free Live Entertainment. Songwriter Opportunities: song competition, workshops, co-writing with hit writers, mentoring sessions and stage spots. Rain or shine. The SMSWF Mission is to promote songwriters and to help their talents and songs be discovered not only by publishers and producers, but also by all of us fans, who simply love the songs that the stars perform. For more information call 865-604-9066 or email info@smswf.com Like them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/smswf

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September 2017

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

September 24 @ 9:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Visit Gatlinburg, 811 E Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States
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Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children and equally challenging for both visitors and locals, with multiple categories to be contested in this largest trout tournament in the Smokies. Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children – and equally challenging for both visitors and locals, with multiple categories to be contested in this largest trout tournament in the Smokies. All Gatlinburg and state fishing regulations will be observed. For information, call 865-661-3474 or email rockytopoutfit@aol.com.

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Sugarlands Mountainfest

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - October 1 @ 8:00 pm

The Sugarlands Music and Mountain Festival is a spirited celebration of the great outdoors. For four days this fall, outdoor enthusiasts will gather to enjoy live musical performances, competitive races, outdoor competitions, craft cocktails, award-winning spirits and brews—all in the breathtaking mountains of East Tennessee. Festival goers will experience the world class attractions and shopping of downtown Gatlinburg, Tenn., all the while enjoying the natural splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains. So take in the fresh air, climb the peaks and swim in our creeks this fall. At Sugarlands Distilling Company, our backyard is your natural playground.

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