Ready to experience New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge? The beautiful Smoky Mountains are known to offer the grandiose yet cozy ambiance we all want during the holiday season—and New Year’s Eve here is no exception. Whether you’re celebrating the new year with friends, family, or both, we’ve got a plethora of exciting local events listed below. Make this year more memorable than ever before, and plan your trip to attend one of the NYE events near Treehouse Grove!

Live music with epic headliners, stunning firework shows of vibrant colors, and mouthwatering eats to indulge your taste buds; where to start? Spending time in the Smokies is even better when you’ve got a reason to celebrate, and we’re here to help make sure your New Year’s Eve celebration is a success. Each event on this year’s list is geared toward both kids and adults, so no matter who you bring along on your Tennessee adventure, you can be sure that the shows, concerts, and games are catered toward everyone’s interests.

Experience firsthand how the gorgeous natural scenery of the Smokies lends itself to precious bonding time with friends and family. So, what are you waiting for? Ditch your normal NYE celebration back home and round up the gang for the excursion of a lifetime!

Take your time exploring the various NYE events below and discover the perfect way to celebrate the start of the incredible year to come.

Celebrate at Gatlinburg’s Space Needle

Looking for NYE plans? Spend New Year’s Eve in Gatlinburg at Space Needle! Since 1987, Gatlinburg’s Space Needle has been the ideal spot for many to ring in the new year. With free activities your entire family can partake in, nobody will be left out of the fun! You catch the ball drop, enjoy the fireworks, listen to live music, and get the full Gatlinburg experience in this central location with easy access to some of the absolute best dining and entertainment options in town.

Don’t wait, book the experience of a lifetime today at Gatlinburg’s Space Needle!

New Year’s Eve at The Island

Whether you’re one or ninety-two, you’ll have no trouble making it to midnight at The Island’s New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge. Open from 10 a.m. EST to midnight, this lively, family-friendly event is the perfect day-long outing for the whole gang, featuring a dazzling Island Show Fountain, the annual New Year’s Eve FREE Concert featuring headliner Stephen Goff and The Royals, and some of your other favorites.

Join the fun and kick-off 2025 with a bang as you and your loved ones watch midnight fireworks with the soundtrack simulcast on Knoxville radio station WIVK 107.7! You won’t want to miss out on this exciting treat, so clear your schedule and prepare for a night of family-friendly fun!

Dave & Buster’s NYE Special

Want to ring in the new year, but also want to stay warm and entertained with insanely fun games at every turn? We’ve got just the place: Dave & Busters NYE Special! Open to people of all ages, the NYE special will feature an exciting range of lengthy game selections you’ll love, and delicious food and treats you’ll love even more. Set the tone for the good times to come in 2025, and make your arrangements now to attend this amusing and kid-friendly event.

Get Cozy in a Serene Cabin Retreat at Treehouse Grove

If you’re spending New Year’s Eve in the Smokies and are looking for a place to stay, Treehouse Grove is the perfect place to call home for the weekend! These luxury treehouses are close to town yet away from all the hustle and bustle, allowing you to get the rest you need after a long New Year’s Eve and soak in the lush greenery and peaceful solitude the Smoky Mountains are known to offer.

Spacious enough for the whole crew, these picture-perfect cabins are designed to accommodate small to medium groups, and if one cabin won’t do, you can simply rent another right next door. Discover an array of available luxury treehouse options, ranging from 1-2 bedrooms to 3-4 bedrooms and take your pick from the many charming retreats here, some complete with unique amenities like mountain views, hot tub access, and pet-friendly areas!

Not a fan of camping outdoors? Don’t panic: in addition to the comfortable and cozy assortment of luxury treehouses you can book, you’ll also discover glamping options so you can enjoy the best of the Smoky Mountains from the indoors. Our accommodating treehouse and non-treehouse cabins are the ideal place to spend the last night of 2024 and begin 2025 with the ones you love, so book yours today and prepare to craft magical memories from the moment you set down your bags at Treehouse Grove.

Book your cabin below and let the countdown begin!

Create Your Dream Smokey-Mountain Itinerary Today

Looking to fill your itinerary while you’re here? New Year’s Eve or not, the Smokey Mountains is the perfect setting to bond with the ones you love—and lucky for you, we’ve got some pretty great recommendations to help make your upcoming trip to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge even more wholesome and memorable.

Check out our recommended list of things to do in the area and begin planning your trip today!

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