Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg With the Annual Ball Drop and Fireworks Show!

Stunning photo of Gatlinburg at night.

As the end of the calendar year quickly approaches, it is time to make plans for your New Year’s Eve celebration! There is no better place to spend this festive night than at Gatlinburg’s annual Ball Drop and Fireworks Show, which is just minutes from the beautiful cabins at Chalet Village! Here is all the information you need to know about attending the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show on New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg:

Location Information

The New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks show takes place around the base of the Gatlinburg Space Needle, which is located at 115 Historic Nature Trail in downtown Gatlinburg. There is plenty of public parking available throughout the downtown area, but be sure to come down early to get a great spot for this popular event that is expected to draw nearly 50,000 people! There are plenty of attractions, restaurants and shops to enjoy in downtown Gatlinburg, before the start of the New Year’s Eve event, so make an entire evening out of the festivities!

Gatlinburg Space Needle at night

What to Expect

The Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show is an annual tradition that dates back to 1987 and brings thousands of locals and visitors together on the evening of December 31st. This is a family friendly event that has become one of the largest organized New Year’s Eve events in the country! Join your family and friends as you countdown to midnight while the ball slowly drops from the top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Once the clock hits midnight, fireworks blast off the roof of the 400 foot tower with special music that is choreographed for the show. To make it even more spectacular, the Space Needle has added beautiful LED lights to the tower! Your New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg is sure to be an event that you will remember for a lifetime!

Where to Stay

Gatlinburg winter lights

Make your New Year’s Eve celebration truly special by staying in one of the amazing vacation rentals from Chalet Village! Our cabins are situated in locations with stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains while still being just a short drive away from downtown Gatlinburg. We offer cabins of all sizes that can easily accommodate couples, large families and groups, as well as a selection of pet-friendly cabins where you can bring your furry companion along! We even have some cabins decorated for Christmas to make your New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg more festive than ever! While staying with us, enjoy fantastic amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, hot tubs, game rooms and more. There is no better way to bring in the New Year than with the evening festivities in downtown Gatlinburg and an overnight stay at Chalet Village! Come to Gatlinburg this December to celebrate New Year’s Eve and to find out why the holiday season in the Smoky Mountains is so special!

Check out all of our cabin rentals in Gatlinburg TN today to spend New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg and attend the annual Ball Drop and Fireworks Show! We look forward to seeing you soon at Chalet Village!