Fireworks display in Gatlinburg
New this year, the Fireworks Display was shot from the top of the 407′ foot tall Gatlinburg Space Needle. The Fireworks could be seen all over town so visitors could watch from their lodging or vehicle. Below is the Facebook Live from the Gatlinburg Skylift Park.
Pop-up Mini Parade
Also new this year, around 8 p.m. on Saturday night, visitors were surprised by a rolling display of floats from some of your favorite attractions featuring live entertainers and music. The traditional 4th of July Midnight Parade was canceled due to social distancing requirements.
River Raft Regatta
The River Raft Regatta was held on the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River at noon on Saturday, July 4th. The family-friendly event draws participants from Tennessee, Florida, West Virginia, South Carolina, Ohio, and Kentucky.
1st Place: Theresa Williams from Auburndale, Florida
2nd Place: Braley Williams from Auburndale, Florida
3rd Place: Sharon Overstreet from Jacksonville, Florida
Rubber Duck Category:
1st Place: Katelyn Jones from Vidalia, Georgia
2nd Place: Micah Floyd from Sevierville, Tennessee
3rd Place: Jeremy Chilton from Louisville, Kentucky
Most Creative Category:
1st Place: Tracy Burns from Greenville, South Carolina
2nd Place: The Porter Family from Dunlow, West Virginia
3rd Place: Danny Austin from McGregor, Iowa