3 Reasons to Spend New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg
New Year’s Eve is the time of bittersweet endings and new beginnings! You are probably excited for what new opportunities and changes the new year will bring you. This year, if you want to have an awesome end of the year celebration and you are trying to find the perfect location, we know the best place. Going into the new year, Gatlinburg comes alive with many great new year celebrations and there are also many amazing winter activities for you to participate in as well. Here’s a few reasons why you should spend New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg:
1. The Gatlinburg Ball Drop and Fireworks Show
Like many other cities throughout the world, Gatlinburg has a New Year’s Eve tradition. Gatlinburg has one of the most exciting and amazing traditions throughout the world, every year people gather in front of the Gatlinburg Space Needle to watch the ball drop, marking the beginning of the new year. Then once the ball drops, fireworks are shot off the roof of the 400-foot tall Space Needle. The fireworks are shot off to special music that was choreographed especially for this fireworks show. Also, The Space Needle has recently added rhythmic LED lights to the tower, making for a spectacular display. Click here for more information about the event.
2. Restaurant Special Events
New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is a very special event and many of the local restaurants get involved in all the wonderful festivities, from parties, special meals and more.
The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot will provide you with a once in a lifetime New Year’s Eve experience. On this holiday, The Melting Pot brings out an extra special menu. By booking early, you can secure one of the premier tables that include a view of the ball drop at the Space Needle, a midnight champagne toast and party favors. You can book a romantic table for 2 or invite your friends and family!
Blaine’s Grill & Bar
Located at stoplight #8 in Downtown Gatlinburg, Blaine’s Bar and Grill is the perfect place to ring in the New Year. At Blaine’s, you are already in the middle of all the excitement and anticipation with so many others. Blaine’s is the perfect place to bring your friends, a loved one, or even go meet new people. There are 4 great packages and they all include 1 glass of champagne, party favors and midnight confetti drop.
3. Winter Attractions
During the winter, Gatlinburg becomes alive with many great winter activities. So, after your New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg celebration you definitely need to check them out. One of the best places to visit during winter is Ober Gatlinburg. At Ober Gatlinburg, you can go ice skating, tubing, snowboarding and skiing.
There is also the Gatlinburg Winter Magic season that takes place throughout the holiday. It features over 1 million dollars worth of LED light displays that are scattered throughout Gatlinburg. If you’re in the area during the holiday season, you’ll see the Christmas lights everywhere!
For more fun things to do during New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg, be sure to click here to check out all of our New Years Eve events.