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:
- Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show November 21-26, 2006
- Christmas Arts & Crafts Show November 27-December3, 2006
- Easter Arts & Crafts Show April 4-7, 2007
These 3 Gatlinburg Craft Fair shows are FREE to the public. Two other shows are
presented annually by the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair.
The 31st Annual Summer Craftsmen's Fair - July 2007
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.
The 31st Annual Fall Craftsmen's Fair - October 5-22, 2006
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
Admission Fee and Operating Hours for the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
$5.00 for adults | Child (12+under) - FREE
Daily hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Music shows are at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. daily.
For more information contact Gatlinburg Convention Center at 865-436-7479 or visit