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5 Fun Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg

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When it comes to welcoming in the New Year, there is no better place to be than Gatlinburg TN! Whether you want to join the festivities to watch the annual ball drop in downtown Gatlinburg or prefer a peaceful romantic evening, there are plenty of fantastic options for your New Year’s Eve celebration! Here are 5 fun ways you can celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg with your family and friends:

1. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Downtown Gatlinburg

Photo of the Gatlinburg Space Needle from the Parkway.The biggest party in town takes place around the Gatlinburg Space Needle with the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop! This family-friendly celebration is one of the largest organized New Year’s Eve events in the country and features live music as well as plenty of other fun downtown activities! The highlight of the evening is the spectacular midnight fireworks show and the ball drop, so get your family and friends together for this memorable countdown to midnight!

2. Ball Drop Viewing Party at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Another wonderful way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is with the Ball Drop Viewing Party at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park! After riding the Gatlinburg SkyLift to the top of Crockett Mountain, take advantage of the best views in town for the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop at the Gatlinburg Space Needle! While waiting for the clock to strike midnight, there will be live music, lights, food, and refreshments to add to the fun!

3. New Year’s Eve at Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg signEnjoy a delightful evening of food, dancing, and live music by spending New Year’s Eve at Ober Gatlinburg! Dance the night away to the sounds of a live band and a DJ, then gather around for a complimentary champagne toast at midnight! Your event ticket includes a roundtrip ticket aboard the Aerial Tramway, heavy appetizers, and the complimentary champagne toast in a complimentary souvenir champagne glass. Note guests must be at least 21 years old to enter and there is a limit of 250 people, so make your reservations as soon as possible!

4. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Anakeesta

Ring in the New Year with the New Year’s Eve Celebration at Anakeesta! This event takes place at Anakeesta’s Cliff Top Grill & Bar, which is the perfect place to watch the midnight fireworks as they sparkle above downtown Gatlinburg! The festivities include a mouthwatering buffet, as well as raffle prizes, live music, a full service bar, and a champagne toast! Just keep in mind admission to Anakeesta is required in order to attend this special event!

5. Relax in a Cabin

A Players Paradise cabin located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.One of the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is by relaxing in one of our cabins! Our 1 bedroom cabins are perfect for couples looking to spend a romantic evening together, while our 6 bedroom cabins are ideal for families or a group of friends! All of our cabins feature a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare a delicious New Year’s Eve meal, as well as all the snacks you need for your celebration!

Check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to make your plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg with your family and friends! We look forward to welcoming in the New Year with you!