2014 Gatlinburg Events Calendar

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gatlinburg tn events calendarGatlinburg, TN is an extremely popular place for special events throughout the entire year and many events are lined up for 2014! Some of the most popular events are the Craftsmen’s Fair, Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade, Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales, Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff, and so many more! The 2014 Gatlinburg Calendar of Events below provides a quick overview of the numerous Gatlinburg events along with their dates, phone numbers, websites, and locations. We hope this list of Gatlinburg events helps you to plan the best vacation to Gatlinburg, TN!

2014 Gatlinburg Calendar of Events

pigeon forge calendar of eventsEvents in Gatlinburg TN may change dates or locations, so be sure to check with the official website, phone number, etc to confirm event details before making your plans. Also, events may be added or removed throughout the year so check back before visiting Gatlinburg to see what will be happening during your stay.

Gatlinburg Events in January 2014

November 7 – Feb 28
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg
November 7 – Jan 26
Trolley Ride Of Lights
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=13
Jan 27-28
Tennessee Winter Special Olympics
Location: Ober Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.specialolympicstn.org/sports_winter.php

Gatlinburg Events in February 2014

November 7 – Feb 28
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Events in March 2014

March 6-8
Gatlinburg Improv Fest
Location: Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre
Website: http://www.gatlinburgimprovfest.net/
March 15-19
ClausFest 2014
Description: An international gathering of Santas in Gatlinburg, TN is the largest Santa Claus festival in the Southeast! This is primarily a private event and not open to the public, but the parade (mentioned below) is definitely open to the public!
Website: http://www.clausfest2014.com
March 15 at 4pm
ClausFest Parade of Santas
Description: Come see hundreds of Santas, Mrs. Clauses, Elves and other Helpers in Gatlinburg, Tn.
Parade Starts at 4:00 on the Parkway, at Traffic Light #10 and ends at Traffic light #6. This is a very popular event and one of the most unique parades in the Country as it takes place on or near St. Patrick’s Day every other year.
Website: http://www.clausfest2014.com/parade-of-the-claus-s
March 19 – June 8
Smoky Mountain SpringFest
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=25

Gatlinburg Events in April 2014

March 12 – June 2
Smoky Mountain SpringFest
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=25
Apr 5 – Aug 9
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales
Location: Parkway in Gatlinburg.
More info: click here
April 5-6
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.rockytopoutfitter.com/
April 12
Mountain Man Memorial March
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.mountainmanmemorialmarch.com/
April 12
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain WineFest
Location: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=127
April 15-19
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Location: W.L. Mills Conference Center & various venues
Website: http://www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org/
April 15-19
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
More info: click here
April 20
Easter Sunrise at Ober
Description: Celebrate Easter during sunrise with an amazing view of the Smoky Mountains and a 30-40 minute high mountain service led by local pastors of the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association. Free parking will be offered on top of the mountain and free tram rides will begin at 5:30am running every 15 minutes and the service will begin at 6:30am.
Location: Ober Gatlinburg
More info: click here
April 24
Earth Day Festival
Description: The free family-friendly festival offers free music, free crafts, activities, face painting, demonstrations and more.
Location: Mynatt Park 3pm-7pm
More info: click here
April 25
Earth Day 5k
Description: Celebrate Earth Week by participating in the second annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk in beautiful Gatlinburg beginning at 10:00pm on Friday, April 25, 2014.
More info: click here

Gatlinburg Events in May 2014

May 8
Gatlinburg’s Beans And Cornbread Blast
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg.
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com
May 23-25
Family Fest in the Smokies
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://gaither.com/tour/family-fest

Gatlinburg Events in June 2014

Early June
Synchronous Fireflies at Elkmont
Location: Park at Sugarlands Visitor Center and ride trolley to Elkmont (parking pass required).
Details: Once a year, in the first part of June, an amazing display of synchronous fireflies can be found near Gatlinburg at Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s one of the only places in the world to see synchronous fireflies and we’ve got a full guide on how to see them along with photos, videos, and more. Click here to learn more about synchronous fireflies in Gatlinburg.
June 25-29
Stage One National Dance Finals Gatlinburg
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.stageonedance.com

Gatlinburg Events in July 2014

July 2-5
Gatlinburg Gathering 2014
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.abrahamproductions.net
July 3-4
4th of July Gatlinburg Midnight Parade
Location: Gatlinburg Parkway
More info: click here
July 4
4th of July Gatlinburg Fireworks
Location: Gatlinburg Parkway
July 4
Gatlinburg’s River Raft Regatta
Location: River Road
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=33
July 18-27
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
More info: click here>
July 31-Aug 1
Gatlinburg Square and Round Dance Convention
Location: W. L. Mills Conference Center
Website: http://www.tnsquaredance.org/convention/

Gatlinburg Events in August 2014

August 21-24
Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival
Website: http://www.smswf.com/

Gatlinburg Events in September 2014

September TBD
Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
Location: Gatlinburg
Mid Sep – Early Nov
Fall Colors in the Smokies
During fall, the Smoky Mountains transform into a beautiful palette of colors as leaves begin to change. While the timing can never be predicted precisely to a specific day, we provide a fall color forecast for the Gatlinburg area to provide tips on the best time to visit to see the best possible colors!
Location: Gatlinburg
TBD
Fast Cars & Mason Jars Moonshine Festival
Live music, fast cars, and moonshine combine for this unique event at popular Ole Smoky Moonshine in Downtown Gatlinburg.
Location: Ole Smoky Moonshine
Website: More info
TBD
Gatlinburg Oktoberfest at Ober
Location: Ober Gatlinburg
Phone: 1-800- MUCH FUN
Website: http://www.obergatlinburg.com/event/86/

Gatlinburg Events in October 2014

October 3-5
Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival
Location: Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Campus
Website: http://www.gfaf.net/GFAF/Welcome.html
October Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Ripley’s Fright Nights
Location: Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
Phone: 865-430-9991
Website: http://www.ripleys.com/gatlinburg/fright-nights/
October 9-26
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Phone: 865-436-7479
More info: click here
October 28
Taste of Autumn
Attendees can enjoy unlimited sampling from each of the participating groups featuring some of the best foods and drinks to be found in the Smoky Mountains! Live music will be provided for listening enjoyment from 5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=118

Gatlinburg Events in November 2014

November 12
Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=11
November 12
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg
November 11
Veterans Day Celebration
Location: Gatlinburg
Website: http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=14
November 26-30
Festival Of Trees
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center’s W.L. Mills Conference Center
Website: http://www.gatlinburgfestivaloftrees.com/
Nov 25-Dec 1
Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.gatlinburgcrafts.com/craftshows.html
November 26-29
Gatlinburg Thanksgiving Bowl
Location: Mills Park
Website: http://gatlinburgthanksgivingbowl.com/

Gatlinburg Events in December 2014

Throughout Dec
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg
More info: click here
December 1-7
Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.gatlinburgcrafts.com/craftshows.html
December 5
Gatlinburg Christmas Parade
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg along the Parkway
Time: 7:30pm
December 31
New Year’s Eve Ball Drop And Fireworks Show
Location: Around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail at the base of the Space Needle
Time: Late Evening
More info: click here

Final Thoughts about Events in Gatlinburg

This 2014 Gatlinburg calendar of events will be modified throughout the year if events are added, cancelled, changed, etc. If you know of a popular event in Gatlinburg, TN that should be added to the list or modified, please let us know using the comment form below!

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Comments

    • ken werner says

      stay away from PUCKERS , i went there for a adult beverage, the waitress ask if i was local or visiting, i said does it make a difference, she said yes if you are not local your beverage is more expensive, i told her to go to h—-, then i left, that is not a way to do business anywhere.plus the bathrooms where filthy, STAY AWAY FROM PUCKER’S

        • ken werner says

          That’s still a bunch of B—-L S–T I know a lot of people who go and try to enjoy
          the atmosphere and re-lax, They said the same thing, PUCKER’S IS A DIVE, ENJOY LOCAL’S.

  1. val brophy says

    Does anyone know the name of the hotel that is located on the same street as the convention center, side street, about 1-2 blocks behind it, across from an old church? I would appreciate the name of it!

  2. says

    Please Add to the Event Calendar:

    March 15, 2014 – 4:00 p.m. – Parade of Santas

    Come see hundreds of Santas, Mrs. Clauses, Elves and other Helpers in Gatlinburg, Tn.
    Parade Starts at 4:00 on the Parkway, at Traffic Light #10 and ends at Traffic light #6. This is a very popular
    event and one of the most unique parades in the Country as it takes place on or near St. Patricks
    Day every other year.

  3. G. Bridges says

    Whatever happened to the Rib Fest. My family and I attended it one year and had a blast. We arrived, in Gatlinburg the next year, to find that it had been cancelled.

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