Light up your holidays with a preview of some of the area’s most beautiful Christmas trees, ornately decorated to the nines.
The Gatlinburg Festival of Trees will begin November 20 and continue through November 24 at the W.L. Mills Conference Center next to the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN. The event is hosted by the Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries (SMARM) and all event proceeds go to benefit the organization as well. It’s one of the year’s great benefits in Gatlinburg and a great way to get you in the Christmas spirit early.
The Gatlinburg Festival of Trees is exactly what the name implies – an immaculate display of fully-decorated Christmas trees. We’re talking about hundreds of Christmas trees. At the W.L. Mills Conference Center it will be Christmas in November for five days. Guests are free to walk through the rooms and enjoy the lights, trees, and other Christmas decorations that are sure to get your holiday ideas churning. And admission to the event is free! You can’t beat that. Donations toSmoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministeries, the event’s sponsor, is highly encouraged.
Accordingly, SMARM is a faith-based group which provides assistance to the poor and needy population in the Smoky Mountain area. They are truly an amazing group which does a lot of good work for the area, and what better time is there to help your neighbors than the season of giving?
This is truly an easy way to get yourself in the holiday spirit this year by giving to SMARM and witnessing the simply incredible decorated Christmas trees.
Gatlinburg arts & crafts will be available for purchase along with photography opportunities and more.
To get to the W.L. Mills Conference Center in Gatlinburg coming from Hwy. 441, turn at stoplight No. 8 onto Historic Nature Trail Road. The W.L. Mills Convention Center is located on the right just a few blocks from the parkway in Gatlinburg. Parking is available along Historic Nature Trail Road.