Celebrate Autumn at the 2014 OktOBERfest in Gatlinburg

Oktoberfest celebration

With breathtaking colors and crisp, refreshing air, the Great Smoky Mountains are a fantastic place to visit in the fall. If you are planning an Autumn vacation, the 2014 OktOBERfest is the perfect seasonal celebration!

This fall event in Gatlinburg will be held from September 26 through November 2 at the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park, 1339 Ski Mountain Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738. There will be plenty of food, drink, and entertainment giving you the feeling that you are in an authentic European setting. Continue reading

Learn How to Craft a Chart Topping Hit at the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival in Gatlinburg

Young man teaching smiling young woman how to play the guitar

Want to learn how to write a hit song? Musicians planning a vacation to Gatlinburg will be thrilled to hear that the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is back for another year of great music and education! Whether you’re a fan of pop, rock, country, bluegrass, or gospel, this annual event will make you appreciate music like never before. Continue reading

The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Returns With Even More Handcrafted Art

Craftsman demonstrating carpentry

One of the most popular events in Tennessee is gearing up for its 39th year! The 2014 Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair will be held from July 18-27, and organizers are planning some surprises this year that your whole family will love. Head down to Gatlinburg during these ten days to view and purchase magnificent crafts made by artists from all over the nation. Quality and originality in craftsmanship are assured as each artist is approved by a jury of experts. Over 180 artists are expected at the fair this year. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this year’s Craftsmen’s Fair. Continue reading

Celebrate America’s Heroes at the Gatlinburg Midnight Independence Day Parade

People writing USA in sparklers

Of course, every day is a great day to be an American, but July 4th might be the most fun! With fireworks and barbecues, Independence Day celebrations are the highlight of the summer. In addition to all of the entertainment and food, it is important that we remember the incredible sacrifices people have made to keep America safe and free.

The Gatlinburg Midnight Independence Day Parade celebrates the fun of July 4th while also honoring America’s veterans and other heroes. This year’s parade will feature the 572nd U.S. Air Force Band and members of all military branches. Continue reading