36th Annual Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Festival

36th Annual Gatlinburg Craftsmens Fair

July 12 - July 24

It’s time for the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair at the downtown Convention Center!

The convention center will once again transform into a cultural arts and crafts community of creative individuals and couples from all across the USA.  Over 180 talented artists will be exhibiting and demonstrating their crafting skills along with selling their creations from July 15 through July 24, 2011.  Approximately 80% of this year’s participants are returning favorites, with the remaining being new talent making their debut.  The Gatlinburg craft fair hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Give yourself plenty of time to take in all there is to see at this perennial Gatlinburg craft show, relaxing in between shopping to enjoy County, Blue Grass, and Gospel music provided by Dennis Lee and Keith Longbotham.
Dennis Lee is a dynamic entertainer and master at improvisation, performing July 15-19.  Keith Longbotham is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, entertainer, worship leader and humorist who will be performing July 20-24.  Music shows are at 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays.
Cost for admission to the craft show is $6 for adults, children 12 and under free.  Don’t forget that the city is providing your downtown Gatlinburg transportation free of charge too!  Special trolleys will take you from traffic lights #1 to #10 and everywhere in between for no cost through August 14.

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