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Calling All Artists, Gatlinburg’s Artsiest Fair Back for Ninth Year

Children with painted fingers for arts and craftsIt’s almost time arts and crafters for the ninth annual Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival. Celebrating the artistic talent from all over the country, this fair works to connect the artist with the art lover.

Perfect for art fans of all ages, this year’s Gatlinburg fair will feature crafted masterpieces from a variety of media including acrylic paint, pottery, sculpting and more.

Love live music? This Gatlinburg fair has you covered. Along with showcasing the talented visual artists from the area, the Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival will also offer guests live music each day of the event.

This year’s Gatlinburg fair will be held October 4-6 at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts at Light #5. Hours for the event are 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. Food and drinks will be available for purchase during event.

Want the full VIP experience? Tickets for the festival’s “A Night with the Artists Party” are still available. To be held on Saturday Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at Arrowmont School, the special meet and greet event will allow guests to mingle with their favorite artists while enjoying complimentary appetizers and beverages. Live entertainment will also be provided.

During the event guests will get the chance to see which talented artists will take home this year’s “Achievenment Award.” Tickets to this VIP event are $50 per person, but the price will be returned to guests in the form of a voucher which guests can spend on their favorite items at the Gatlinburg fair.

To learn more about the Gatlinburg fair, or other upcoming events in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains? Visit My Smokies encourages guests to check out their events calendar under their ‘What to Do’ tab on their website. While there, guests will find exclusive deals on exciting Gatlinburg attractions and spacious cabins in the area.