Bluegrass Festival with Barbecue BBQ-Dollywood TN

It’s almost time for the Dollywood Bluegrass Music and Barbeque Festival and we’ve got your discount tickets right here at Carr’s Northside! August 19, 2011 begins 14 days of Bluegrass music with over 300 concerts at Dollywood, all included for free with your admission. Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder kickoff the festival featuring Brian Keith […]

Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday – No Tax Weekend

It’s time to cash in on a holiday! The State of Tennessee Annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m on Friday, August 5 and ends Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 p.m.  This TN no tax weekend is something locals and visitors alike look forward to each year as we prepare for back to school […]

36th Annual Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Festival

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 […]

Gatlinburg 4th of July

The Downtown Gatlinburg 36th Annual Fourth of July Celebration is just days away! This 2-day festival will begin on Sunday, July 3 with musical performances at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.  Starting at 10 a.m. and continuing at two-hour intervals, you’ll hear the sounds of the Dixieland Band, the Brass Quintet, the Jazz Ensemble, and […]

Free Gatlinburg Trolley Rides

Riding the downtown Gatlinburg trolley is fun, convenient—and for a limited time—free! Now through August 13, you can hop on and off 3 specially designated, open-air shuttles as often as you like between 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. at no cost.  The free route is from traffic light #1 at the north end of Gatlinburg to traffic […]

Planning a Road Trip #3 – Road Trip Food

In our Road Trip Planning series, we’ve already covered determining the purpose of your road trip to Gatlinburg along with must-have road trip songs. The next thing you’ll need to do is plan to have some great snacks and road trippin’ food ready so that hunger never interferes with the fun! One of our favorite […]

7th Annual Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival

This much anticipated downtown Gatlinburg event kicks off on Friday, May 13 at 6 p.m. with “A Night with The Artists Party” held at Mills Auditorium. There will be an abundance of entertainment, appetizers, beer, wine, and a cash liquor bar. Tickets are $50 to attend, but you’ll get that back in a $50 voucher […]

Gatlinburg Cinco de Mayo

Head to downtown Gatlinburg for a Cinco de Mayo Celebration! Thursday, May 5, Gatlinburg will host its 1st Annual Cinco de Mayo at the Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza.   Bring the kids early for a culture-filled afternoon with crafts, Latin music, traditional dress, a Mexican Hat Dance and even a bust-the-piñata contest! Beginning at 4 p.m., […]

Mountain Man Memorial March ‘Honor through Action’

Come to Gatlinburg to participate in the annual ‘Honor through Action’ Mountain Man Memorial March. This Memorial March began in 2007 in honor 1LT Frank Walkup, a UT alumni, killed in Iraq.  In just four years, the event has grown into a tribute which honors all of our fallen American Heroes and Veterans along with special […]

Discount Dollywood Tickets

Dollywood Theme Park in Pigeon Forge is set to open March 26 and we’ve got “Play Another Tickets” available to all guests at Carr’s.  Essentially, this ticket is a Buy One Get One Free Dollywood ticket because you can visit any time on one day and return within the next 2 days and do it […]