Blog posts for category "Events"



Springtime Events Blossom In The Smokies

Everyone has his or her favorite season of the year, and for many of us, it's spring. After a long winter full of ice and snow, freezing temperatures and gray, dreary days, springtime represents a much-needed renewal. Back again are warmer temps, blooming flowers and trees that are bursting forth in green foliage. As sunny days return, animals emerge from hibernation and introduce new offspring to the world. Likewise, it's a time for all of us to emerge from our winter dens and begin to enjoy the great outdoors once again.


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See History Come Alive At The Tunes & Tales Festival

The 10th season of the Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales Festival kicks off on Friday, June 12th, in downtown Gatlinburg and runs through August 1st. The seasonal Tunes & Tales Festival highlights the rich, complex and beautiful history of the Appalachian region. This seven-week event is a summer-long street party that features costumed storytellers, musicians and artisans portraying characters typical of the region from Appalachian history as far back as the 1800s.


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Give Mom An Unforgettable Mother's Day With A Fun Getaway

She lied to you. Sure, moms all say they "don't need anything for Mother's Day," but what they really want is to be delighted and surprised. She spends every minute worried about the comfort of others, and she deserves one weekend that's all about her. Flowers and candy and maybe dinner out are all appreciated, but why not give mom a big thank you with a weekend away?


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Start This Holiday Season With A Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

Got big plans for the holiday season? For a lot of people, the weeks will be filled with a frenzy of activities that range from school plays to office parties to last-minute shopping excursions. It's all part of the joy of the season, and for most of us, we wouldn't have it any other way.


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Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

Remember being bundled up in the back seat of the family car while dad cruised the streets so the family could admire the holiday light displays? You'd share hot chocolate from a thermos, listen to Christmas music on the radio, and dream about the toys Santa was sure to leave under the tree. Those are the kind of family memories that are cherished for a lifetime, and now is the perfect time to recreate those traditions with your own children. Gatlinburg, TN makes it easy with their annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade, an enchanting event the whole family will love.


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