Both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge have amazing New Year’s Eve events, shows, and firework displays. If you’re ready to say goodbye to 2022 in style, here’s a few happenings that may be the perfect place to do so.

Celebrate at Gatlinburg’s Space Needle

Since 1987, Gatlinburg’s Space Needle has been the ideal spot for many to ring in the new year – 2023 is no exception! This free, family-friendly event is great for the whole family. You and your loved ones can watch the ball drop, enjoy the fireworks, and listen to live music. Plus, its central location makes it perfect for grabbing dinner beforehand and getting the full Gatlinburg experience!

New Year’s Eve at The Island

Open from 10 a.m. EST to midnight, the whole gang can stop by The Island to celebrate the new year. Enjoy a dazzling Island Show Fountain and midnight firework display! It’s the perfect day-long event for the whole family.

Dave & Buster’s NYE Special

Dave & Busters is the perfect place to stay warm and ring in the new year with all sorts of fun! Featuring delicious food & lengthy game selections, you and all your friends can spend New Year’s Eve having the best time!

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. Get your fun in and enjoy a relaxing night’s rest at Treehouse Grove!