July 4th in Gatlinburg

No other city is as Patriotic as Gatlinburg during the 4th of July as we celebrate in a big way with the very first Independence Day Parade in the nation. Gatlinburg's Annual Fourth of July Midnight Parade has been named a Top Ten Parade to see in the US by National Geographic Traveler Magazine and as one of the Five Best Fourth of July Celebrations in Smaller Cities by Livability.com. Gatlinburg also hosts other events like Gatlinburg's River Raft Regatta and the 4th of July Fireworks and Drone Show plus you will find many other Gatlinburg businesses celebrating this holiday with many festive 4th of July events.

During this time, the streets of Gatlinburg are filled with Appalachian music from Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales and be sure to take advantage of our free Gatlinburg Trolley.

All Gatlinburg 4th of July Events

Free Gatlinburg Trolley

Gatlinburg Trolleys operate on a daily basis, serving visitors and residents 365 days a year, providing an easy, free way to get around Gatlinburg. Visitors in the area can board a Trolley at any stop in the City and be off to their destination. 

Concerts and Live Music

Get in the groove by discovering these special music series happening throughout Gatlinburg this season. Whether you’re looking to sit back and relax with some bluegrass harmonies or rock out to a high energy show, Gatlinburg has the perfect sound to accompany your evening.