If you enjoy the finer things in life, then the Great Smoky Mountains is the place to be this spring! This April, you will be able to attend two fantastic wine sampling events in Gatlinburg featuring some of the best products from wineries across the state of Tennessee. Perfect for an anniversary weekend or a romantic getaway, the Wine, Dine and Art Crawl and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest are two events you don’t want to miss.
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Where and When
The Wine, Dine and Art Crawl will be held on Friday April 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Guests will travel around the various restaurants and galleries in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg. To start your tour, check in at one of the following restaurants: Crystelle Creek, Hogg’s Pub, or Three Jimmy’s.
The Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest kicks off the following day on Saturday April 12 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The festivities will take place in the plaza in front of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg.
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What to Expect
The Art Crawl is a totally unique way to experience the historic Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg. As you make your way around participating galleries, you’ll be able to sample delicious local wines and plenty of appetizers from great Smoky Mountain restaurants. Many of the artists will be on hand, so you can ask questions about their work and get to know the stories behind some of your favorite pieces. The evening will end with an excellent sit-down meal at Crystelle Creek, Hogg’s Pub, or Three Jimmy’s.
The Smoky Mountain Wine Fest is a showcase for Tennessee’s very best wineries. Guests will have the chance to sample wines from the following businesses:
- Amber Falls Winery
- Beans Creek Winery
- Blue Slip Winery
- Century Farms Winery
- Del Monaco Winery
- Grinder’s Switch Winery
- Keg Springs Winery
- Reedy Creek Vineyards & Cellars
- Sumner Crest Winery
- Sugarlands Cellars
- Tennessee Valley Winery
In addition to wine, you’ll also enjoy small dishes from a variety of local restaurants. Other perks include your very own Smoky Mountain Winefest branded glass, and the chance to learn all about wine making, wine pairing, and more!
Tickets for the Wine, Dine, and Art Crawl are $50. Tickets for the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Winefest are $20. If you’re planning on attending both events, be sure to take advantage of the special combo deal for $65. You can register for the events online on the official website.
Where to Stay
Top Cabin Rentals has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. With stunning mountain views, fully equipped kitchens, and pet friendly options, our Gatlinburg cabins are the perfect place to spend your next trip to the Smokies. Visit our Cabins page to find your dream vacation home, or give us a call at 1-800-223-6264!