Arts & Crafts Shows

Arts & Crafts Shows in the Smoky Mountains are a time to step back from the busyness of life and enjoy some of the finer things of life


Arts & Crafts Shows provide an opportunity to experience a greater appreciation for the handiworks of some of our nation’s finest artisans.  You will also be able to participate in the culture so well known in this region of the country.  More information about
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Alewine Pottery exhibits at some of the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Shows.

 

Arts & Crafts Shows:

Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair
Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 31

Every October the Pigeon Forge Rotary Craft fair runs under the big red and white striped tent at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge. The fair features arts and crafts from regional artists.


Smoky Mountain Homecoming is a must see!


Smoky Mountain Homecoming 2018 – Robert A. Tino

October 5-7, 2018

Make a visit to Sunset View Farm, home to the Robert A. Tino Smoky Mountain Homecoming.  The festival takes you back to a simpler time when the farm was the center of family life – a place where you made what you needed and learned life’s valuable lessons. Experience and celebrate our Appalachian heritage and meet regional craftsmen and women, dressed in period attire. Listen to the sound of bluegrass music and sit under a shade tree to enjoy a wholesome BBQ mea.  You will enjoy listening to a story or two from area storytellers.


Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration
First weekend in October through October 31 (closed Tuesdays)

Unique artisans from around the country share their handmade crafts with Dollywood guests during the National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration. Traditional crafts are demonstrated throughout the park. Crafts featured include sea salt scrubs, paintings, dulcimers, handmade historic games, textile arts, woodworking, natural stone jewelry and flutes, dolls and textiles, pottery, glass jewelry, gold wire jewelry, chainsaw carving, stained glass, and hand-painted ornaments.



Gatlinburg Crafts Shows Are An Annual Favorite

 

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair 2018
Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 22
Show Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except for Sunday, which is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission for adults is $7; children 12 and under are admitted free.
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center

Voted one of the Southeast’s “Most Popular Events,” The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair hosts Artisans and Craftsmen from all over the U.S. Enjoy 180 booths with unique and one-of-a-kind handmade products where skilled craftspeople demonstrate their talents.  Free live country and bluegrass music every day.


Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show 2018
Tuesday, November 21 through Sunday, November 26
Show Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am – 5pm, Fri-Sat 10am – 6pm & Sun 10am – 4pm
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg

At this 6-day event, you will see a wide range of arts and crafts.  These include pottery, woodcarving, candle making, quilting, weaving, broom making, art galleries, and many other fine art forms. Some of the artists and crafters are second, third and even fourth generation artisans carrying on the tradition of their heritage while making a living the way pioneers did back in the 1760s and ‘70s. Admission is free.


Christmas Arts & Crafts Show 2018

Monday, November 27 through Sunday, December 3
Show Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am – 5pm, Fri-Sat 10am – 6pm & Sun 10am – 4pm
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg

At this 7-day event, you will see a wide range of arts and crafts, including pottery, woodcarving, candle making, quilting, weaving, broom making, art galleries, and many other fine art forms.  Especially relevant is that some of the artists and crafters are second, third and even fourth generation artisans,  The carry on the tradition of their heritage while making a living the way pioneers did back in the 1760s and ‘70s. Admission is free.


Easter Craft Show 2018
Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 15.
Show Hours: Thurs 10am – 5pm; Fri 10am — 6pm & Sat 10am — 5pm.

At this 3-day event, you will see a wide range of arts and crafts, including pottery, woodcarving, candle making, quilting, weaving, broom making, art galleries, and many other fine art forms.Some of the artists and crafters are second, third and even fourth generation artisans carrying on the tradition of their heritage while making a living the way pioneers did back in the 1760s and ‘70s. Admission is free.


Arts & Crafts Shows provide hours of interesting vacation time.