Look for us every July and October inside the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair hosts Artisans and Craftsmen from all over the nation. Two hundred booths with unique and one-of-a-kind handmade products are beautifully displayed inside for your shopping pleasure. As these skilled craftspeople demonstrate their talents, you can witness works of art come to life. Each participant is subject to a rigorous jury process to ensure the uniqueness and quality of their respective products. All items represented are handmade and of the utmost quality. Look for exceptional pottery pieces, painted artwork, molded leather, copper art, local candy makers, photography, and many more unique items.
Come inside for our July event to cool off or dodge rain showers with the kids (Free for Kids 17 and under with a Paid Adult). Kids enjoy the demonstrations, talking with artists about what they make, and always learn something new! Enjoy hands-on arts and crafts the kids can take home: Visit The Kids Korner, operated by teen and adult volunteers from the Smoky Mountain Resort Ministry. July 9-18, 2021, open 10 am to 5 pm daily at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Admission is $10 and Includes Multi-Day Pass Upgrade for Free for July 2022* *Come see us in the Office on Aisle 500 with a Photo ID to Upgrade.
The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair October is the premier holiday shopping destination! We are your one-stop shop for everyone on your list. October 7-24, 2021. 10 am to 5 pm daily. Admission is $10. Children Enter Free with a Paid Adult. Price Includes Multi-Day Pass Upgrade for Free for October 2021 & 2022* *Come see us in the Office on Aisle 500 with a Photo ID to Upgrade.
There is something for everyone at the Fair. Be sure to stop by our daily music shows included with the price of admission. Check out the stage and enjoy the contemporary country, bluegrass, and your favorite gospel tunes daily at 12 and 3. Concessions are available. Free push wheelchairs while they last. Pet-friendly in a carrier or stroller.
The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair usually takes most of the day to see. If you didn’t quite get through it all, multi-day passes are available at the Craftsmen’s Fair office located at the end of aisle 500. Upgrade your ticket before you leave for FREE in 2021 to come back again and again!
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- Description This is an indoor event within one mile of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance (the most visited national park in the United States with 12 million visitors per year), located near Dollywood and the Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, as well as close to Cherokee Casino, several rivers and lakes, and a one-hour drive from Knoxville. For 10 days in mid-July and 18 days in October, the event fills the entire main floor and gallery of the 150,000 square feet of downtown’s Gatlinburg Convention Center, and hosts artisans and craftsmen from all over the nation. Nearly 200 booths with unique and one-of-a-kind handmade products are beautifully displayed, giving skilled craftspeople the opportunity to demonstrate their talents and sell their wares. Each participant is subject to a rigorous jury process to ensure the uniqueness and quality of their respective products. All items represented must be handmade, of utmost quality, and without duplication. The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair and Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries provide a free Kid’s Corner during our July fair, with a selection of D.I.Y. crafts for our youngest visitors to take home with them. Be sure to stop by one or any of our two daily music shows (included with the price of admission). Check out the stage and enjoy contemporary country, bluegrass, and your favorite gospel tunes at 12 and 3 daily.
- Space Notes 8' x 15' single booth with 2' storage included 10' x 15' single booth 8' x 30' double booth with 2' storage included 10' x 30' double booth Other combinations available
- Booths 205
- Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF