Free Arts and Crafts Shows to Welcome Holiday Season

Brushes, pencils, watercolors and other arts and crafts suppliesThis holiday season, families can experience a craft show like never before. Gatlinburg’s historic Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community is putting on two Gatlinburg events that you won’t want to miss while you are vacationing during the holiday season! Visitors will find a variety of handmade arts and crafts, perfect for special holiday gifts and souvenirs. Each of the craft shows are conveniently located in downtown Gatlinburg at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, so vacationers should have no trouble accessing the event and enjoying an afternoon of browsing through art galleries. Artists will be available for meet and greets as you wander through their galleries. Make plans to stop by and experience true Smoky Mountain heritage while you shop for a few gifts!

Gatlinburg Event: Thanksgiving Craft Show

  • When: Tuesday, November 26 through Sunday, December 1
  • Admission is Free

Gatlinburg Event: Christmas Craft Show

  • When: Monday, December 2 through Sunday, December 8
  • Admission is Free

Craft Show Hours for Both Gatlinburg Events:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10a.m.-5p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday: 10a.m.-6p.m.
  • Sunday: 10a.m.-4p.m.

If you’re already planning your vacation for 2014 or 2015, the Arts and Crafts Community has already announced the dates for their seasonal craft shows. You can find more information regarding future dates by visiting the Arts and Crafts Community website.

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