Each year, Gatlinburg hosts a large New Year’s Eve celebration filled with fireworks and fun activities. People come from all over the country to ring in the new year at the Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show right under the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Keep reading to learn more about New Years Eve in Gatlinburg TN 2021:
The 2018 Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales in Gatlinburg, TN takes place June 22 – August 11 each night beginning at 6pm and lasting until 11pm. Gatlinburg Tunes & Tales features costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from as far back as the 1800’s. The performers arrive nightly and setup in various parts of downtown Gatlinburg to perform free, family-friendly entertainment that people have increasingly enjoyed over the past few years since it began.
The popular Margaritaville restaurant chain had previously planned to open a new location in downtown Gatlinburg. The historic Midtown Lodge was demolished as plans were approved for a 13,000 square foot building to house the restaurant and retail shop. It was going to seat 400 guests and provide an entertaining new dining option in the Smoky Mountains. Recent events have caused Margaritaville to no longer pursue the Gatlinburg location and we explain why below.