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First-Ever Creatures, Legends, and Lore Gatlinburg Conference Coming in October

For the first time ever, Gatlinburg is hosting a Creatures, Legends, and Lore Conference! This first annual conference is brought to you by the same people who brought you the Bigfoot Conference. If you want to attend this event, start making plans to be in Gatlinburg on October 12! To help you plan, we’ve gathered all the details on what to expect at this Gatlinburg conference and how to get tickets.

About the Creatures, Legends, and Lore Gatlinburg Conference

big footprint in the dirtAt the Creatures, Legends, and Lore Conference, you can hear from some of the most experienced cryptid researchers, paranormal experts, and extraterrestrial investigators! Some of the speakers who have been announced include Vinnie Vineyard, from “Wrestling with Ghosts,” Matt Seeber, from East Tennessee Bigfoot, and Scott Carpenter, the author of “Cryptozoologist.” More speakers will be announced as the countdown to the conference continues. There’s also a Q & A session with a panel of experts, and a number of vendors, photo ops, presentations, and autographs. You can hear about everything from ghosts to cryptids. Don’t be afraid to dress up as your favorite creature when you attend!

The Gatlinburg conference is working on a special VIP dinner experience, a bigfoot hike in the Smoky Mountains, and a tour of some of the most haunted spots in the Smokies!

When is the Creatures, Legends, and Lore Conference?

The Creatures, Legends, and Lore Conference will be held on October 12, 2019. Doors open at 9 a.m. for VIP ticket holders, 9:30 a.m. for General Admission ticket holders, and 10 a.m. for EXPO-Only ticket holders. The conference lasts until 8 p.m.

Where is the Gatlinburg Conference?

Gatlinburg Convention CenterThe conference will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The Convention Center is located at 234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.

How Can I Get Tickets to the Gatlinburg Conference?

You don’t want to miss your chance to get tickets to this Gatlinburg conference! Conference organizers expect it to sell out and urge those who are interested to purchase their tickets as soon as possible. Here are the 3 ticket types you have to choose from:

VIP Package: Includes advanced entry, preferred seating, and a conference t-shirt. $85 each.
General Admission: Includes general admission seating in the non-reserved sections. $35 each.
Expo-Only Tickets: Grants access to the sponsor exhibits and booths, and the vendor hall.

Online ticket sales end Sept. 30, 2019, so get your tickets to the Creatures, Legends, and Lore Conference today!

Other Gatlinburg Events in October

The Creatures, Legends, and Lore Gatlinburg Conference isn’t the only big event happening in October! Check out these other Gatlinburg events you can attend in October:

local artisan in the Smoky Mountains Arts & Crafts CommunityGatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair: The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair includes work from artisans and craftsmen from all over the nation. You’ll be able to see one-of-a-kind handmade products and have the chance to watch as the experts demonstrate their work! This event lasts from October 10 through October 27.

Ripley’s Fright Nights: If you’re in the mood for something scary, head to Ripley’s Haunted Adventure on a weekend in October to experience Ripley’s Fright Nights! Fright Nights last from 6 p.m. until close.

Hallow Mountain: To get into the Halloween spirit, visit Anakeesta’s Hallow Mountain! The Legend of Hallow Mountain at Anakeesta includes everything from kid-friendly fun like crafts, games, and character visits, to frightful fun like scare zones and a scary movie!

Don’t miss your chance to see the first-ever Creatures, Legends, and Lore Gatlinburg Conference! In the meantime, browse other popular Gatlinburg events.