ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRS
Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Fairs
Gatlinburg is a host to 5 popular craft fairs every year, drawing large crowds looking for quality goods. All of the 5 shows are held in the Gatlinburg Convention Center at the corner of the Parkway and Roaring Fork – Airport Road in downtown Gatlinburg.
Gatlinburg Craft Fairs
Three of the shows are presented by the members of the Community and selected guests gather for the:
Easter Arts & Crafts Show -
Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show -
Christmas Arts & Crafts Show -
These 3 Gatlinburg Craft Fairs shows are FREE to the public. Two other shows are presented annually by the Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair.
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair
Admission Fee to the Fair is $5.00 for adults | Child (12+under) - FREE
Daily hours for the Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Music shows are at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. daily.
The Annual Summer Craftsmen's Fair -
The summer craft fair fits in perfectly with the blue skies, bright rays of sunshine and warm temperatures typical for Gatlinburg. The Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair's popularity and reputation have become so widespread that the Southeast Tourism Society has recently recognized it as one of the Top 20 events in the Southeastern U.S. Art, crafts and music lovers can find over 200 booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Annual Fall Craftsmen's Fair -
The Fall Craft Fair emphasizes the breathtaking mountains, the cool autumn sparkle and the magnetism of nature's splendor. Arts, crafts and music lovers will find over 200 booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artists and craftspeople are on-hand to exhibit their skills, answer questions and offer their exceptional art for sale.
At the craft fair, you can watch artists at the shows or in their studios making handcrafted works you will treasure forever. You will find broom making, candle dripping, intricate woodcarving, quilting, pewter and pottery. Blacksmithing, weaving, sculpture and breathtaking watercolors by the best artists in the country can also be found at the fair. And there are toys of every description, leather goods, blankets, lamps, stained glass and even painted saws. Plus homemade molasses, apple butter, jams'n'jellies, bread mixes, smoked country hams, sausages and so much more. A musical background complements the climate of creativity at the fair as melodies strummed on dulcimer, fiddle, banjo and other traditional instruments fill the air.
For more information you may contact the Gatlinburg Convention Center at 865-436-7479.