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Top 3 Fun Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg With Your Family and Friends

The clock is quickly counting down on the final hours of 2017, so now is the time to make your New Year’s Eve plans! If you are undecided on what to do this year, you should know that there is no better place to celebrate the arrival of the new year than in Gatlinburg TN! From the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the south to all types of fun activities, Gatlinburg is THE place to be on New Year’s Eve! Check out these top 3 fun ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg with your family and friends:

1. Attend the Gatlinburg Ball Drop and Fireworks ShowGatlinburg Space Needle decorated in lights

The highlight of New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is the annual Ball Drop and Fireworks show at the Gatlinburg Space Needle! This exciting celebration draws nearly 50,000 people and is one of the largest organized New Year’s Eve events in the country! Join the fun on the evening of December 31st as the crowd counts down to midnight and the ball slowly drops down the Space Needle! At the stroke of midnight, a stunning fireworks display will blast of the roof of the 400 foot tower with special choreographed music. To make it even more impressive, the Space Needle has added rhythmic LED lights to the tower! For the best viewing spots of the fireworks, gather around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail.

2. Enjoy Dinner on the Town

Another great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is by enjoying a delicious meal in downtown Gatlinburg! Many of the town’s excellent restaurants are open on New Year’s Eve for your dining pleasure, offering everything from steaks and seafood to good old fashioned Tennessee barbecue! The Smoky Mountain Brewery and Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina both offer a festive atmosphere for your evening on the town, or have a romantic dinner for two at the Melting Pot. Remember that New Year’s Eve can be a popular night for dining out, so be sure to make your Gatlinburg dining reservations as soon as possible!

New Year's eve in downtown Gatlinburg3. Celebrate In Your Cabin

The best way to spend New Year’s Eve in the Smoky Mountains is by having a celebration in your own cabin from Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals! Our beautiful cabins have everything you need to welcome in the new year with your closest family and friends. Each of our cabins features a convenient full kitchen where you can prepare a holiday feast and make snacks throughout the evening. Gather in front of the fireplace and the large screen television as you watch the ball drop in New York City and view other celebrations throughout the world! Be sure to take advantage of your cabin’s entertainment options such as pool tables, arcade games and more as you enjoy your festive evening!

Check out all of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals today to plan your New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg! We look forward to welcoming in the New Year with you here at Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals!