Category Archives: Events

COVID-19 Update: What’s Closed in the Smoky Mountains

WHAT’S OPEN + CLOSED IN THE SMOKIES
Read on for a list of COVID-19 closures in the Smoky Mountains, including restaurants, shops, attractions, parks, and canceled or postponed events. We’ve also included open and available services and will update YOU as new information arrives.

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Gatlinburg’s 21st Annual Taste of Autumn 2019

As the first hints of yellow and red begin to creep through the Smoky Mountain forestry and the cool morning air lingers just a little longer, it’s time to make your way to the Smokies for our favorite time of year: fall! Beyond the famous fall foliage, autumn ignites a 12-week season of festivals, harvest time décor, events in the Smoky Mountains.

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Harken to World Listening Day: Sounds of the Smokies

Stop. What do you hear this very moment? Perhaps someone is talking in the next room, the kids are laughing, birds are chirping, a tree branch is brushing against the window, the dog is snoring, a storm is brewing, or a plane is flying overhead. Now, listen to what’s happening around you. Everything sounds more intense and in depth, right? Listening should never be taken for granted and always be appreciated. Sounds are surrounding the planet right now, webbing with each other to connect us all. Hence, the creation of World Listening Day in 2010.

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Cheer, Play & Win at Sporting Events in the Smokies

Rooting for the underdog, cheering for your favorite athlete, or winning first prize yourself…sound familiar? Sporting events run rampant in the Great Smoky Mountains, from fighting, fishing, and swishing to homeruns, dance numbers, and finish lines! Whatever your sport fever, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have something for you to enjoy, whether you’re playing or watching. No matter the time of year, sporting events are always being held and supported in the Smokies. When you next visit the area with family, friends, coworkers, or teammates, be sure to check out the sport scene and plan to attend or participate in exciting events — upcoming favs listed below!

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