Winterfest Surprise Update

Some surprise news about Winterfest this year as reported by WVLT.com: "SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Sevier County leaders announced they'll delay the start of Smoky Mountain Winterfest this year. The three cities have decided to hold off turning on the 15 million winter lights until later in November, not the first week as they've … Continue reading Winterfest Surprise Update

Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend

Have we got a special event for you! Starting next weekend is a very revered April special event known as the "Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend" going on from April 11th to the 12th for 2019. From Gatlinburg.com: "Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small dish fare from some of the best restaurants in the … Continue reading Smoky Mountain Wine Weekend

More Spring Break News to Look Forward To!

The Dogwood trees have exploded and the calendar now reads "March", so we're guessing Spring is now the season we should be gearing our minds towards for enjoying the Smoky Mountains - and we encourage you to get into a Spring mindset as well. The last week of our Winter Special will begin soon. Our … Continue reading More Spring Break News to Look Forward To!

Nearby Distilleries in Gatlinburg

In the last decade, the Smoky Mountains has seen unimaginable growth as a result of the success of the distillery industry that began at that time. By now, we've had more than a few companies come in and visitors often ask us about what is currently available and where to find them. In this post, … Continue reading Nearby Distilleries in Gatlinburg

Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge 2018

A whole month of military discounts begins next week in Pigeon Forge! Starting on August 1st and running all month, nearby Pigeon Forge (about 30 minutes driving distance from Deer Ridge) will be having a month-long salute for active and veteran members of the military, as well as rescue and law enforcement officers, with military … Continue reading Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge 2018

Vietnam Veterans Observance in Knox County

This upcoming March 29th marks the 45th anniversary of US withdrawal from Vietnam and Knox County will be holding an Observance on that day. We'd like to share with you an article on that announcement coming from B975.com: "The annual Vietnam Veterans Day observance in Knox County is set for Thursday, March 29, 2018. The … Continue reading Vietnam Veterans Observance in Knox County

A Quick Tour Through Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

Like the name says, here's a quick tour through Dollywood in the Christmas season at night. Video footage by Ge'ne L. Kea and the music used is a public domain recording from Jon Sayle.

Veteran’s Day Celebration in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is celebrating Veteran's Day with a proper tribute at Ripley's Aquarium in the Smokies: From their website: "Gatlinburg is formally honoring the valiant men and women who have served and are currently serving our country during this year’s Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Plaza at Ripley’s Aquarium of … Continue reading Veteran’s Day Celebration in Gatlinburg