Upcoming Events in the Area

See what’s happening in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountain area.

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The Smoky Mountains are always bustling with excitement. Throughout the year, countless events are held in Gatlinburg just minutes from our downtown Gatlinburg hotel! Check out all the upcoming events to see what’s happening during your vacation.

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Drums on the French Broad

Aug 07, 2021 - Aug 07, 2021
Sevierville - Tennessee, 0
United Way of Sevier County celebrates the 5th Annual Drums on the French Broad Dragon Boat Festival along the French Broad River at the landing next to Smoky Mountain Knife Works in Sevierville, TN. Crews of 20 rowers, a drummer and professional steerer race in authentic 46-foot Hong Kong-style boats in three heats during this high energy, adrenaline pumping event. Competitors rave about the excitement, family-friendly competition and community spirit surrounding the sport. All skill levels and physiques learn to perfect their stroke and timing for the ultimate experience in teamwork! Dragon boat racing serves as a great team building experience for companies, youth groups and teachers, as well as individuals. All teams commit to raise funds to support United Way's community partners.