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Watch the 47th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

Named as a Top Holiday Parade in the United States by USA Today’s 10Best, the 47th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade will spread holiday cheer around the country this winter season. Broadcast

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Gatlinburg Rings in 35th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show

Celebrate the incoming of 2023 in elevated fashion by ringing in Gatlinburg’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show in the heart of the Smokies. Beginning December 31st, the annual tradition

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Gatlinburg’s 47th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade a Holiday Hit

Holiday spirit filled mountain air as the 47th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade stepped off on December 2nd, marking the success of one the city’s most popular holiday traditions. Grand

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Gatlinburg Celebrates the 47th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

Academy of Country Music Award Winner and Grand Ole Opry Member Mark Wills to lead the event Gatlinburg, Tenn. - Gatlinburg ushers in a time-honored holiday tradition, celebrating the 47th Annual

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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff Winners Announced

The 33rd annual Gatlinburg Chili Cook-off Presented by Bush’s® Chili Beans sparked success yet another year with tremendous turnout from visitors and locals alike, celebrating the kick-off to

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Gatlinburg Recognizes Veterans at Annual Honorary Celebration

Gatlinburg will host its 23 rd Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 11, 2022, at Rocky Top Sports World, honoring United States Military Veterans for their service and heroism. Beginning

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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff Presented by Bush’s® Chili Beans Returns

Returning for the 33rd year, Gatlinburg hosts Chili Cookoff Presented by Bush’s® Chili Beans as the official kickoff to the Gatlinburg Winter Magic Celebration. The event begins Thursday, November 10

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3rd Annual GatlinBURGER Burgermeister is Revealed

As 18 restaurants sought after GatlinBURGER Burgermeister, Boudicca’s Celtic Pub has officially received the renowned title after immense popularity with their “Bangers Burger.” In a close second,

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Visit Gatlinburg celebrates Millions of Memories on Facebook

Share your memories to win a Gatlinburg getaway Gatlinburg, Tenn. - After over a decade of telling the stories of the gateway to the Smokies, Visit Gatlinburg celebrates “Millions of Memories” as the

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Fall Brings Full Slate of Seasonal Events to Gatlinburg

Another fall season begins, bringing with it cooler temperatures but a rise in opportunity for seasonal family-fun in Gatlinburg. Nominated by USA Today’s 10Best as one of the “Best Destinations for

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Anakeesta Announces Largest Expansion since opening in 2017

Gatlinburg Adventure Theme Park Embarks on a $34 Million Multi-phased Expansion Project Today, Anakeesta announced a multimillion-dollar expansion. This marks their most ambitious and largest

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GatlinBURGER Week Returns Celebrating an All-American Classic

GatlinBURGER Week to begin September 18 to 24, 2022 Celebrating the All-American hamburger for an entire week, GatlinBURGER Week returns with exciting culinary flare. Beginning September 18, lovers

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