Sunset in the Smokies

576 Parkway, Gatlinburg , TN 37738
  • Dates: June 9, 2023 - September 4, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Summer in the Smokies just got even cooler at Anakeesta! This year, Tennessee’s premier mountaintop adventure park is transforming their annual event into an unforgettable evening celebration.

From June 9 to September 4, guests can bask in the warm glow of the sunset while enjoying extended park hours until 9:00 p.m. With stunning views of the majestic smoky mountains, fewer crowds, and a vibrant lineup of evening entertainment, visitors will be transported to a world of cool breezes, fun-filled attractions, and unforgettable memories. Indulge in a delectable dinner at dusk, while enjoying Gatlinburg’s best views.

Guests will take in the stunning beauty of the Smokies while embracing the cooler evening air and picturesque sunsets. Exclusive to the summer, live music and refreshing seasonal cocktails and mocktails will be available including a Summer Sangria, Mountain Margarita, Raspberry Mojito, and more.

Explore Treetop Skywalk and Vista Gardens’ colorful light displays before embarking on an adventure through Astra Lumina. The immersive nighttime adventure walk engages guests in immersive illuminated encounters of lighting, projection and sound while journeying across mysterious observatory grounds to discover a celestial pathway of lustrous light, cosmic visions, and astral song to connect with the stars.

Sunset in the Smokies is included free with Anakeesta admission and annual pass membership. Limited after 5 p.m. admission is available online in-advance. Astra Lumina is an add-on experience and may be purchased for an additional $15.99. Annual pass members receive 20% off Astra Lumina tickets. Come and experience a mountain of family fun and summertime adventure at Sunset in the Smokies.