Christmas is less than one week away, but the celebration of the holidays and Winterfest in Gatlinburg and at the Greystone Lodge on the River doesn’t end there.

Even as the temperature drops, the selection of fun things to do in Gatlinburg continues to impress. When your family stays at Greystone Lodge, you’re only steps away from all the beauty and action the town has to offer! Check out these special events and activities happening in the coming weeks:

gatlinburg space needleNew Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show

Celebrate the new year Gatlinburg style! For over 30 years, thousands of revelers have met under the Gatlinburg Space Needle for the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show. This annual family-friendly event is sure to get your year off to a great start! Staying in a Family Suite at the Greystone Lodge on the River puts you and your family around the corner from all the action!

Lights Over Gatlinburg at SkyLift Park

Enjoy the holiday lights of Gatlinburg’s SkyLift Park and the twinkling tunnel of lights over the SkyBridge, the longest suspension bridge for pedestrians in North America. The Lights Over Gatlinburg celebration ends on January 31! The Greystone Lodge on the River is an easy half-mile walk from the fun.

Enchanted Winter Celebration at Anakeesta

anakeesta at nigthCelebrating Winter through January 1st, Anakeesta in Gatlinburg invites you to stroll through the twinkling lights of the Firefly Forest and Vista Garden. Plus, pose for a selfie in the Anakeesta Snow Globe with the beautiful Smoky Mountains as a backdrop. Located across the parkway, the Greystone Lodge on the River is in the perfect position for you to visit this new Gatlinburg attraction again and again.

Winter at Ober Mountain for Tubing, Snowboarding, and Skiing

For a more action-packed Gatlinburg vacation activity, brave the slopes of Ober Mountain for tons of family fun. The Snow Tubing Park is open through March, while the lifts for snowboarding and skiing run as long as Mother Nature allows. You’ll find yourself within easy walking distance from the Aerial Tram when you stay at the Greystone Lodge on the River, so get bundled up and have a blast!

All of these events and more make Gatlinburg a great vacation destination for the winter months. Make a reservation at the Greystone Lodge today! We love where we are. We love what we do. We love sharing it with you.