Best time to visit Gatlinburg, TN

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Gatlinburg, TN

3 THINGS TO DO IN GATLINBURG, TN (AUGUST 18 - AUGUST 28)

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

late March–mid-May | early July–October • nature

Behold the world's most adorable wee birds throughout Tennessee

Tail of the Dragon Road at Deals Gap

Tail of the Dragon Road at Deals Gap

April–October • activity

An extremely curvy drive between North Carolina and Tennessee, excellent for motorcycles and sport cars

Little River Road

Little River Road

June | October (all year round) • activity

A scenic ride in the Great Smokie Mountains

9 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Synchronous Fireflies

Synchronous Fireflies

out of rangelate May–mid-June • nature

The symphony of light in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Smoky Mountain Air Show

Smoky Mountain Air Show

on holdSeptember 10–11, 2022 • event

Blue Angels and others headline the top aviation event in Knoxville

Gatlinburg Christmas Lights

Gatlinburg Christmas Lights

out of rangemid-November–mid-February • event

From light displays to Christmas trees and shows – Tennessee Smokies is a must-see in the winter

Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

out of rangeDecember 6, 2024 • event

One of the most popular annual events in Gatlinburg

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31  • event

The biggest party of the year in the Great Smoky Mountains

GSM Hot Air Balloon Festival

GSM Hot Air Balloon Festival

out of rangeAugust 17, 2024 • event

Ballooning and fun activities in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fall Colors in Gatlinburg, TN

Fall Colors in Gatlinburg, TN

out of rangemid-October–early November • nature

The getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains bestows some of the best fall foliage displays in Tennessee

Smoky Mountains Winterfest

Smoky Mountains Winterfest

out of rangeNovember 13, 2022–February 19, 2023 • event

Visit cozy mountain towns nestled near the Smokies to explore the twinkling winter wonderland

Dollywood Harvest Festival

Dollywood Harvest Festival

out of rangeSeptember 9–October 28, 2024 • event

Fall-themed entertainment at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains

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