2017 TENNESSEE: NOVEMBER & DECEMBER
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
(see also: 2014 - 2013)
November 8, 2017 Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff
Offering mouth-watering recipes of homemade chili ranging from mild and delightful to wild and adventurous, the City of Gatlinburg hosts its annual Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown. City dignitaries will signify the start of Gatlinburg Winter Magic with a ceremonial lighting of more than 3 million lights throughout the city. Participants in the Chili Cookoff will be competing for the coveted People’s Choice Award, Best Booth Presentation. While the street event is free, tickets for chili sampling are $10.
November 17-18, 2017 28th Annual West Tennessee Farm Toy Show
Fairgrounds Park, 800 South Highland Ave. Show hours are Friday from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ?For more info call (731) 414-0594.
November 23, 2017 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so 2016 events today, they are to numerous to list.
November 27-Dec 3, 2017 Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual Christmas show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
December 2, 2017 12 South Winter Warmer - Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville's first and only winter beer festival. This will be an epic day in Sevier Park showcasing the finest stouts, porters, barley wines, winter seasonals and barrel-aged beers.
December 10, 2017
Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.
December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show
Gatlinburg will welcome the arrival of 2018 in unique style with its Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail at the base of the Space Needle