Thank You for Your Patronage Over the Years!

Gatlinburg Area Events August 2016

Smoky Mountains events and activities during August 2016 throughout Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Townsend TN. Book your Ridgecrest vacation cabin and enjoy a month of fun!

Gatlinburg Live Entertainment and Outdoor Concert Venues

The Best August Activities Include Live Entertainment & Free Outdoor Concerts

Choose Your 1 or 2 Bedroom Vacation Cabin
Pay for 6 Nights, Stay for 7

1-7
Dollywood’s Summer Lives Here Celebration – Extended hours at Dollywood allow you to have a whole lot more fun all summer long. Open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with nightly fireworks.

1-14
Free Downtown Gatlinburg Trolley – For the next six weeks, you can get on and off the open air trolley as often as you’d like between lights #1-#10 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. every day.

1-14, 18-21, 25-28
Live Entertainment at Margaritaville – Every night this month, you’ll find great live entertainment at Margaritaville restaurant at the Pigeon Forge Island. Music begins at 8 p.m. Call (865) 210-8530 for July entertainment and restaurant hours.

Free Gatlinburg Trolley Rides

Here’s Your Free Ride!

1-31
Live Entertainment at Crystelle Creek – Hear some of the best live entertainment in Gatlinburg as singers and songwriters perform in the main dining and bar areas at Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill. (Separate dining area set aside just for those that prefer to dine without entertainment.) View the weekly entertainment schedule.

4
Wonky Tonk Live – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, Wonky Tonk performs an eclectic mix of Americana, country and bluegrass. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

5
Barefoot Sanctuary Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, you’ll hear fiddle music for the soul with new takes on old tunes. The outdoor concert is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

5
Summer Concert Series – The Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center presents Tennessee Sheiks in concert at 7 p.m. Take your own lawn chair to kick back and enjoy. Food and beverages available for purchase; no coolers allowed. Concert is free for members and children 5 and under, $8 for others.

6
Jangling Sparrows – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, you’ll hear some rockin’ Americana. The free outdoor concert runs 7-10 p.m.

6, 13, 20, 27
Gatlinburg Farmers Market – If you love fresh and love to shop local, head out to our local farmer’s market for the good stuff! Market is in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road. Open every Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Noon now through October 8.

3, 10, 17, 24
Karaoke – Every Wednesday afternoon at Three Jimmy’s Family Restaurant, beginning at 12:30 p.m., you’re invited to step up to the stage or sit back and sing along with those that do. Call ahead to verify dates and times at 865.325.1210.    http://threejimmys.com/

4, 11, 18, 25
Joe The Show – TGI Friday’s in Sevierville brings live music to the patio every Thursday evening from 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Do you love pottery?
Check out the Potters and Potteries of the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

Free Outdoor Concerts and Sugarlands Distillery Spirit Stage Concert Venue

Free Outdoor Concerts

5-7
Living Statue Performance at the Pigeon Forge Island – Randy King, the talented living statue, wows guests with a performance unlike any other! Randy’s character can pose for hours at a time in a statuesque position, wowing those who pass by with constant surprises up his sleeve!

11
The Grand Ole Uproar Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, The Grand Ole Uproar performs country music with its own sound. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

12
Summer Concert Series – The Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center presents Kip & Jerry’s Rocky Road Show in concert at 7 p.m. Take your own lawn chair to kick back and enjoy. Food and beverages available for purchase; no coolers allowed. Concert is free for members and children 5 and under, $8 for others.

12
Bridges Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, Bridges performs country music with its own sound. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

13
Arts & Crafts Marketplace – The Sugarlands Spirit Stage is transformed into a grand, outdoor marketplace to watch, experience and shop crafters that call Gatlinburg home. Market is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

13
Clark Paterson Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, discover the sound of Grindhouse Country music. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

16
Liz Frame and The Kickers Outdoor Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, the group performs honest, Americana music. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

17
Grizzly Goat Outdoor Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, Grizzly Goat performs a music genre all their own showcasing a bluegrass flavor with a rock ‘n roll vibe. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

19
Summer Concert Series – The Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center presents The Bearded in concert at 7 p.m. Take your own lawn chair to kick back and enjoy. Food and beverages available for purchase; no coolers allowed. Concert is free for members and children 5 and under, $8 for others.

Log Cabin in the Glades

Mountain Charm Log Cabin

20
Steel City Jug Slammers – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, Steel City performs an outdoor concert on homemade and traditional instruments giving them their authentic style. The show is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

24-28
Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival – The SMSWF mission to promote the talents of musicians and songwriters began in 2011 and has grown to bring some of the biggest hits in country, gospel and bluegrass music to Gatlinburg TN. Festival features 130+ acts of songwriters and musicians in the music industry. View the event venues and schedules along with the talent set to appear.

26
Patrick Sweany Concert – Beginning at 7 p.m. on the Sugarlands Spirit Stage, Patrick aims to please every crowd with a lively mix of blues, soul, bluegrass and classic 50’s rock. The outdoor concert is free and runs 7-10 p.m.

We hope you have a ton of fun enjoying these great concerts at the outdoor music venues in the Smokies!

Share →