Festival of Trees


November 21, 2018 - November 25, 2018




WL Mills Conference Center


234 Historic Nature Trail

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

This season, enjoy the holiday splendor that only a room full of ornately decorated Christmas trees can provide. Presented by Gatlinburg Hospitality Solutions, Gatlinburg’s annual Festival of Trees returns with all new family-friendly activities, live entertainment, visits with Santa Claus and, of course, exquisitely decorated Christmas trees and wreaths that will be available for purchase.

All proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg Chamber Foundation.

The festivities will kick off on Tuesday, November 20 at 6 p.m. with a special Candy Canes & Cocktails Preview Party and Silent Auction.  Attendees can purchase silent auction items, beautifully decorated wreaths, and swags, and bid on their favorite Christmas trees. This spectacular event is sure to be a night of fun and festivities with plenty of hors-d’oeuvres and signature cocktails.

Families are also invited to enjoy Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, November 24 at either the 8:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. session. With delicious pancakes, fun activities and plenty of opportunities to snap a photo with Santa, this event is sure to be a wonderful holiday occasion for the whole family.

The festival will be located at W. L. Mills Conference Center in the Gatlinburg. The Festival will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning Wednesday, November 21 and continue through 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 25.

Looking for a special event or festival? Gatlinburg is the place to be. Whether you’re looking for arts and crafts shows, special concerts, food festivals, or holiday parades, Gatlinburg hosts a wide range of events in every season. Come join us for exciting celebrations throughout the year!