July is peak season in the Smokies and there is a lot going on during this time! Starting out the month with huge Holiday celebrations and tributes including many large area fireworks displays! Wears Farm park is host to the SEAA Girls Fast Pitch World Series Softball Tourament!

38th Annual “midnight” 4th of July Parade

July 4th, 12:01 am – Gatlinburg TN
Gatlinburg kicks off the 4th of July celebrations with the nations very first Parade! Join more than 100,000 others watching a parade of more than 100 contributors. Gatlinburg pays tribute to our troops in this one of kind event! Admission is free. Get here early and stake out your place before the crowd!

River Raft Regatta

July 4th, Noon, downtown Gatlinburg TN
The unmanned river raft race take place downtown at “Christ in the Smokies”. Anything that floats is fair game except balls and plastic eggs. Contestants can enter their “boats” between 10 am and noon, the race starts promptly at noon on the 4th of July.
For Information Call: 800/568-4748

Grand Finale Fireworks Display

July 4th, anywhere Gatlinburg TN
Finish off your 4th of July celebration in a spectacular way with the Gatlinburg “grand finale” fireworks show! Distinguished “top 20” event by the Southeast Tourism Society! Admission is free. You’ve never seen an Independence Day Show like this!

Gatlinburg’s Craftsman Fair

July 15 – 23, 10am – 5pm daily, Gatlinburg Convention Center
Over 200 of the nations top artisians and craftsman demonstrate their work and crafts! Something for everyone – meet the artists and enjoy live country western and blue grass music – shopping!

Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis Concert

July 1st, Country Tonite Theater, Pigeon Forge, TN
Once again Pigeon Forge’s Country Tonite Theater headlines big country stars Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis, live and in concert! Tickets go on sale Feb 14th!
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Country Tonite “Live” Concert Series!

Country Tonite Theater, Pigeon Forge, TN
See country music legends live and in concert in Pigeon Forge, Tn at the Country Tonite Theater! Tickets go on sale!

Smoky Mt Tunes & Tales

Every Night in July, Gatlinburg TN
From 6pm to 11pm nightly, 14 acts perform on the sidewalks of Gatlinburg! Here their Story’s and Tales! Enjoy the mountain music! Admission is no charge.