Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
The Glenstone Lodge is a beautiful Gatlinburg hotel that is perfect for family vacations. The accommodations are great and affordable for any family looking for a weekend getaway. This hotel is located near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are a number of shopping, dining, and attractions around the area as well. While staying at the Glenstone Lodge there are many Gatlinburg events participate in. No matter what you and your family are looking for there is something for everyone. A popular event is the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival.
This event will get you completely compared for everything you need in the fall. The dates of the festival are from September 13th-October 31st. If you plan your visit during September you will notice the people of Gatlinburg preparing for the fall by decorating and celebrating with a number of events. With the weather being sunny and cool days mixed with rain you will also notice as the 800 square miles of forest turn into a vibrant palette of autumn colors.
During October 11th through October 28th is when the doors open to the public for the 37th Annual Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair. This is just one of the many festivals that will be taking place. Throughout the event you will notice many artists and craftspeople who will demonstrate their skills, and also answer questions. Be sure to stick around because some of the unique art will be offered for sale. All of the wonderful work will obviously be focused on the fall and the beauty of Gatlinburg. There is no other craftsmen ship like there is in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. The area has the best variety of shops that include candle making, quilting, weaving, and painting. All of this can be found at the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival.