Friday, November 28, 2014

Christmas on Ice at Ober Gatlinburg 2014

Christmas on Ice

Enjoy the spirit of the season as local skaters display their talents on ice to the sounds of holiday music in a two-day performance at Ober Gatlinburg’s ice arena.



When

December 6, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Where

Ober Gatlinburg Ice Rink
1339 Ski Mountain Road
Gatlinburg, TN 


Contact

www.obergatlinburg.com
(800) 251-9202
fun@obergatlinburg.com
Christmas on Ice Show
Saturday, December 6, 2014 ~ 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2014 ~ 5:00 PM


 


The annual Christmas on Ice Show at the Ober Gatlinburg Ice Skating Arena features local amateur skaters performing ice skating routines to traditional Christmas music, choreographed by rink instructor Devon Harman

Monday, November 24, 2014

2014 Gatlinburg's Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

December 5, 2014

The City of Gatlinburg invites you to bundle up and generate a spirited dose of holiday cheer and soak up Gatlinburg’s 39th annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade at 7:30 p.m.

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Gatlinburg’s 39th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade travels through downtown Gatlinburg on Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. to the cheers of more than 80,000 spectators.

Over 100 parade entries, over a dozen marching bands from Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama, and giant balloons will take to the streets of downtown Gatlinburg.


Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade earned the IFEA / Haas & Wilkerson Grand Pinnacle Award for excellence in events production in 2013 and 2009. 

The parade begins at Traffic Light #1A on Hwy 321 at 7:30 p.m. and ends about an hour-and-a-half later at Traffic Light #10.


Jamming sidewalks and balconies along the parade route, a large crowd will be able to soak up the illuminating glow of Gatlinburg Winter Magic, the City of Gatlinburg’s popular holiday lights program which has received a $1.6 million injection of new displays plus a 100-percent conversion to energy-efficient LED bulbs over the past few years.


 Christmas fills the air during this amazing event! We still have rooms available and would love to have you join us during this holiday season and feel the Christmas Spirit Southern style! A wonderful time to be had by all! Visit our website or call and reserve your room today and make plans to join us at the Parade! Hope to see you very soon!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

December 1, 2014 - December 7, 2014
 Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual Christmas show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. 

The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community is the nation's largest organization of independent artisans makes its home in Gatlinburg and the 8-mile Arts and Crafts Loop along Route 321, Buckhorn Road and Glades Road. 



The Tennessee artists and craftspeople here create beautiful and useful things with techniques handed down for centuries. Find gorgeous quilts, old-fashioned straw brooms with hand carved handles, exquisitely woven baskets, hand-dipped scented candles, Victorian ceramic pitchers, pottery, dulcimers, stuffed bears and leather vests.


 There is handmade jewelry unlike anything you'll find in the malls back home. Painters capture scenes of landscapes and mountain life, while potters and weavers work magic with clay and cloth.
December is the perfect time of year to visit our beautiful town! Visit our website or call us today and make plans to visit us and experience an old fashion Christmas event! You can pick up a unique gift for that hard to buy for person in your life! Hope to see you soon! 

Monday, November 10, 2014

Gatlinburg Nutcraker "Sweet" Production

 November 28, 2014 - November 29, 2014
Presented by the Great Smoky Mountain Dance Theatre, enjoy this holiday classic presented in Gatlinburg, with performances at 7 p.m. in the W.L. Mills Auditorium.


The holiday season is in full swing, and Gatlinburg has plenty of events for you to attend to join in on the spirit. During Thanksgiving weekend performers of all ages welcome people of all ages to the Great Smoky Mountain Dance Theatre’s performance of the Nutcracker “Sweet”.



If you’re not familiar with the story of the Nutcracker ballet, it is based on a story written by E.T.A. Hoffman. It is about the magic of Christmas and a young girl’s dream of a Nutcracker Prince and a battle against a Mouse King coming to life. The music and choreography is incredibly enchanting. It’s definitely an experience you won’t forget, and it’s great for the whole family!

This is sure to put you in the Holiday Spirit! 
Please come join us during Thanksgiving weekend this year and make plans to see this wonderful performance! 


We still have rooms available for this weekend! So visit our website or call us and book your stay today! We look forward to spending the holidays with you! 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Thanksgiving Weekend Dining, Shopping & Relaxing in Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge 2014

Come spend Thanksgiving weekend with us this year for delicious food, shopping till you drop and a little Rest & Relaxation all rolled in to one amazing weekend! 
 For your convenience we have put together a list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving day! 
So start planning your visit with us and  your meal right here right now! 
 

Sevierville Restaurants Open

Applebee’s, Big Daddy's Pizza, Cracker Barrell, Golden Coral, Holston's Kitchen, Shoney's,
Steak N' Shake, TGI Friday's

Pigeon Forge Restaurants Open

Alamo Steakhouse, Cracker Barrell, Golden Coral, Geno's Pizza, Hard Rock Cafe, Iron Boar Saloon,
 J.T. Hannah's Kitchen, Mama's Farmhouse, Margaritaville, No Way Jose's Cantina, Old Mill Restaurant, Reagan's House of Pancakes, Shoney's, Smoky Mountain Brewery, TGI Friday's, Wood Grill Buffet

Gatlinburg Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

 Atrium Pancakes, Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que, Bog Daddy's Pizza, Blaine's Bar & Grill, Calhoun's, Johnny Rocket's, Loco Burro, No Way Jose's Cantina, Seasons of Ober Loft & Lounge, Shoney's, TGI Friday's, The Park Grill, Three Jimmy's, Smoky Mountain Brewery
 

Now that takes care of the food how about the shopping!
Tanger Outlet Mall will open at midnight in Thanksgiving night to kick off the Christmas shopping season! Come stay with us and eat relax and then shop till you drop! 


Call or visit our website at www.berrysprings.com and book your Thanksgiving weekend with us! We look forward to your arrival! 
 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival Pigeon Forge

- 1/3/2015 




Don't miss the five-time winner of America's Best Christmas Event, Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival presented by Humana! Walk amid a winter wonderland of four million lights as you enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions for the entire family. Settle in for one of the park's holiday shows, including Dollywood's A Christmas Carol, Christmas in the Smokies and O' Holy Night before gathering around the table for a delicious holiday meal served at one of the park's many restaurants.


A five-time award winner of America’s Best Christmas Event, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival presented by Humana, Nov. 8 through Jan. 3, 2015, features four million holiday lights and spectacular holiday performances, including Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, an all-new adaptation of the Dickens classic. 


In A Dollywood Christmas Carol, the three spirits of Christmas visit stodgy Ebenezer Scrooge in this inspiring story of redemption told through song and story. The original musical adaptation entertains audiences with a 15-member cast, fully orchestrated musical tracks, Victorian scenery and period costuming. Familiar holiday favorites Christmas in the Smokies, An Appalachian Christmas, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, O’ Holy Night, Christmas with The Kingdom Heirs and Carol of the Trees return, too.

From the more than 20 rides and attractions and elaborate holiday decorations to the twinkling lights and Christmas-themed menus, Dollywood captures every essence of the holidays while celebrating the true meaning of Christmas.

We hope you can come visit our beautiful town during these special holiday celebrations! We have rooms available during this time so visit our website and make your plans to attend!
Hope to see you very soon!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Pigeon Forge Salute to our Veterns Parade & 25th Annual Winterfest Kick-off

November 11th
Join us for our 25th Annual Winterfest Kickoff, immediately following the Salute to Veterans Parade at 4:30 p.m.

Kickoff festivities are free and will begin around 5 p.m. The traditional lighting of more than five million sparkling lights on our Winterfest displays will highlight the evening.

Following the lighting ceremony, get in line for the free Trolley Tour of Lights, offered at no charge for one night only, as part of the Kickoff activities.
The ceremony will take place at the intersection of River Road and Old Mill Avenue. The location is the bridge near Old Mill Restaurant, which is the site of one of the city’s newest and largest Winterfest light displays.

 The key note speaker for this year's kick-off is Former Pittsburgh Steelers great Rocky Bleier, who is also a Vietnam Veteran.
The festivities for Winterfest begin at 5:00 PM and include:

-Kids' Play Area
-Food Vendors
-Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus
-Musical Entertainment

The traditional lighting of more than five million lights on the Winterfest displays, followed by fireworks, will top off the evening.

Winterfest continues through Feb. 28, 2015. 
We sure hope you can join us for this fun filled event! 
Visit our website at  www.berrysprings.com to view our specials during this special time of hear!