Gatlinburg Events - December

Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - November 27 thru December 3, 2017
The Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community display unique crafts and artwork at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Live demonstrations. For more information visit

Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade - December 1, 2017
The Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade in downtown Gatlinburg features lighted floats, marching bands and giant helium-filled balloons.

Trolley Ride of Lights - November 8, 2017 thru January 27, 2018
Hop aboard the Gatlinburg Trolley and enjoy unique LED lighting displays along the downtown Parkway and River Road. (Displays also found along Hwy 321.) You'll find a myriad of displays including indigenous animals (deer, foxes, etc.), dancing fountains, snowmen, a rocking horse and much more.

Ober Gatlinburg Winter Sports - Early/Mid December thru Early/Mid March
Hit the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg. The resort offers snow tubing, ice skating, an alpine slide, aerial tramway, dining, shopping and more. For more information visit

New Year's Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show - December 31, 2017
Enjoy a street party with live music on the Parkway and at midnight the Gatlinburg Space Needle comes to life with a magnificent pyrotechnic show. For more information visit

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