Smoky Mountains Holiday Craft Shows

Sparkling lights, festive music, and unique gifts are just a few of the things you’ll find at a Smoky Mountains craft show.  Featuring exhibits, activities, and music it can be hard to choose just one of these family-friendly events to visit. Whether you’re starting your Christmas shopping or looking to experience what life was like for early Tennessee settlers, look no further!  

Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show

With Thanksgiving being the unofficial beginning of the Holiday shopping season, why not mark a few gifts off your list at the annual Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show?  Any Grinch’s heart would grow ten times its size after receiving a handmade gift from one of our local artisans. From November 26th – December 1st, stop by the Gatlinburg Convention Center.   Whether it be unique pieces of jewelry you won’t find at your local mall, a handmade quilt sure to be passed down for generations to come, or beautiful painting inspired by these gorgeous mountains, you’re sure to find that perfect gift.  

Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show


Make plans now to visit the Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show this December 2 – 8.  Find that perfect handmade gift, while watching talking to the local artisan who created it.  With everything from sculpted marble to hand sewn quilts, you’re sure to discover something you didn’t know existed.  Show hours are 10-5 Monday to Saturday and 10-4 Sunday. We can’t wait to see you there!



Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community

Just because you can’t squeeze in a Pigeon Forge trip during a holiday craft show doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the experience!  Established in 1937, this historic 8-mile loop is the largest independent organization of artisans in the country. Located just a short drive from Willow Brook Lodge, the area features potters, carvers, weavers, watercolor artists, and lots of others demonstrating their abilities.  With restaurants, cafes, tea rooms and more all decked out in the holiday spirit, the Arts & Crafts Community is a must stop for a one of a kind Mountain Christmas experience!


Unique gifts, created right before your eyes, surrounded by the beautiful natural beauty, sparking lights and festive displays – that’s what you’ll find when you visit a holiday craft fair No matter what your choice, know that as a guest of Willow Brook Lodge you will be minutes away from these and other memory making spots.  With so many exciting choices, you may need to say a few extra days. Start planning your Pigeon Forge getaway today!


Come as our guest.  Leave as our family.