The Winter Xtreme 2012 – 2013 is set to be held from December 27, 2012 through January 2, 2013 at the Gatlinburg, Tennessee Convention Center. This event is aimed towards the youth of today who long to learn more about and share their wisdom of Christ. More than 6,000 teenagers come to each day of the event to see some of the top Christian artists and performers take to the stage for a day of fun and music. Speakers and youth communicators will be at Winter Xtreme 2012 to share their own stories about Christianity, their beliefs and to bring teens closer together through worship services. Some artists that will be present at Winter Xtreme 2012 include Casting Crowns, Newsboys and Tenth Avenue North. Speakers said to attend the event feature big names such as Josh McDowell and Nick Hall. Conference tickets should be purchased in advance to ensure your group a spot at the event.
What to do in Gatlinburg
While visiting Gatlinburg, Tennessee for the Winter Xtreme 2012 event, there are many additional activities and attractions that teens, adults and families can all enjoy. Because this event has been strategically planned in a location that provides fun for today’s youth, an entire vacation can be made out of this trip to Gatlinburg. There will be plenty of free time that groups can use to check out the nearby attractions in Gatlinburg while taking a break from the Winter Xtreme 2012 festivities.
Gatlinburg Winterfest will have the town dazzling in Christmas lights in every direction. Head up to Ober Gatlinburg for skiing and other winter sport opportunities. Whether you’re new to skiing or are more advanced, there are slopes and courses designed just for your skill level. Groups can even take advantage of special ski packages forXtreme 2012 attendees only at Ober Gatlinburg. Next, you will want to check out the Ripley’s Aquarium, voted one of the best aquariums in the world. Located in the heart of Gatlinburg, this aquarium features a wide range of exhibits and touch tanks where you will learn more about tropical fish, sharks, stingrays, penguins and more. Another one of the most popular Gatlinburg attractions is the Dollywood amusement park. From family-friendly attractions to thrill rides and top area performances, you will find it all at Dollywood. When visiting during the winter season, Dollywood decorates itself in twinkling lights with special holiday season shows to enjoy.