Gatlinburg Events

Gatlinburg, TN is an extremely popular place for special events throughout the entire year and many events are lined up for 2020! 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 2020 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!

2020 Gatlinburg Calendar of Events

events calendarEvents 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 2020

Until Feb 17
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Events in February 2020

Until Feb 17
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Events in April 2020

CANCELLED
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN
More info: click here

CANCELLED
Easter Sunrise at Ober Gatlinburg
Location: Ober Gatlinburg
Website: https://obergatlinburg.com/event/easter-sunrise-service/

CANCELLED
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Location: W.L. Mills Conference Center & various venues
Website: http://www.wildflowerpilgrimage.org/

April 24-25
Mountain Man Memorial March
Location: Virtual…see their website for details
Website: http://mountainmanmemorialmarch.com/

Gatlinburg Events in May 2020

CANCELLED?
Hands On Gatlinburg
Location: Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
Website: https://www.gatlinburg.com/

Gatlinburg Events in June 2020

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 24-28
Stage One National Dance Finals Gatlinburg
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.stageonedance.com

June 27
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain WineFest
Location: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Website: https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/wine-fest/

Gatlinburg Events in July 2020

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 10-19
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
More info: click here>

Gatlinburg Events in August 2020

Aug 6-8
Gatlinburg Square and Round Dance Convention
Location: W. L. Mills Conference Center
Website: http://www.tnsquaredance.org/convention/

CANCELLED
Gatlinburg Gathering 2020
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: http://www.abrahamproductions.net/gatlinburg-gathering/

Gatlinburg Events in September 2020

CANCELLED
Family Fest in the Smokies
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: https://gaither.com/tour_dates/gatlinburg-tn-2/

Late 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
Sep 25 – Nov 1
Gatlinburg Oktoberfest at Ober
Location: Ober Gatlinburg
Phone: 1-800- MUCH FUN
Website: https://obergatlinburg.com/oktoberfest/

Gatlinburg Events in October 2020

October 8-25
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Phone: 865-436-7479
More info: click here

Gatlinburg Events in November 2020

November 12
Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg
Website: https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/winter-magic-kickoff-chili-cookoff/
Nov 24-29
Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: https://www.gatlinburgcrafts.com/copy-of-hands-on

Gatlinburg Events in December 2020

Throughout Dec
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Location: Gatlinburg
More info: click here
Nov 30 – Dec 6
Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website: https://www.gatlinburgcrafts.com/copy-of-hands-on

Dec 4
Gatlinburg Christmas Parade
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg along the Parkway

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 2020 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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