3 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg to Celebrate a Birthday

strawberry dipped in chocolate

If you are visiting Gatlinburg for your or someone you know’s birthday, you will be excited to know that there are tons of fun ways to celebrate the occasion! The town is full of unique attractions, tempting restaurants and exciting activities, so there is no better place to have a birthday than in Gatlinburg! Here are 3 fun things to do in Gatlinburg to celebrate a birthday:

1. Birthday Party at Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg TN.

If you have children in your family, the best way to celebrate their birthday is with a birthday party at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies! This is a hassle-free party where the friendly staff at Ripley’s Aquarium takes care of everything from start to finish, including decorations, cake, juice, goody bags, a gift for the birthday child and much more! The party prices are based on the total number of people that you bring, and you can choose from one of the five fun birthday themes! The parties are all inclusive and are offered Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays at either 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. Please note that you must make reservations at least two weeks in advance!

2. Dinner at the Melting Pot

Another one of the fun things to do in Gatlinburg to celebrate a birthday is to have dinner on the town! There are dozens of fantastic restaurants in Gatlinburg serving traditional Southern meals, seafood, steaks and just about everything else imaginable! One of the best options is the Melting Pot, where you can make a birthday even sweeter with chocolate fondue and other mouthwatering options! This is the premier restaurant in Gatlinburg for celebrating special occasions and is a delightful place to eat for family members of all ages! While dining at the Melting Pot, you can also enjoy looking down on the Parkway to people watch and soak up the lovely atmosphere of downtown Gatlinburg!

3. Celebrate in Your Cabin

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Make the most of a birthday celebration in the Smoky Mountains with a stay at Chalet Village! Our cabins have everything you need for a fantastic birthday getaway to Gatlinburg, including scenic locations, hot tubs, game rooms and much more! Whether you want a 1 bedroom cabin for a romantic birthday weekend or an 8 bedroom cabin so the whole gang can join in on the fun, we have you covered! The fully equipped kitchen comes in handy for preparing a delicious birthday meal or baking a cake, and there are plenty of local grocery stores where you can pick up all the ingredients. The best part is that the cabins at Chalet Village are incredibly affordable and are just minutes from downtown Gatlinburg, where you can enjoy the wide variety of wonderful shops, restaurants and attractions!

Check out all of our cabin rentals in Gatlinburg TN today to stay near these fun things to do in Gatlinburg and enjoy a fabulous birthday celebration in the Smokies! We hope to see you soon at Chalet Village!