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America's 1st July 4th Party

July 4th, 12:01AM

Gatlinburg has the special distinction of hosting the first Independence Day parade in the nation! Starting at 12:01AM on July 4th, this late night party rings in America's Birthday with live music, colorful floats, and plenty of patriotic spirit.  Just a short 0.3 mile walk from the private men's guest house.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Finale

July 4, 2021

11:00PM - 11:30PM

Fourth of July Fireworks Finale from the top of the space needle.  Enjoy the show from the hot tub at the lodge with your favorite cocktail.



Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference

2021 TBA

9:00AM - 6:00PM

234 Historic Nature Trail

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Join us for the first ever Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.  Hear some of America's most experienced Bigfoot resedarchers and investigators including Bobo Faye, Lyle Blackburn and Amy Blue,   share stories of their investigations and encounters.  There will also be Q&A time after each speaker.

Tickets: gatherupevents.com.



Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

All Month Long

Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance festival featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from time periods as far back as the 1800s.

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