Live Art Demonstrations at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

Oct 11, 2013

Bear carved out of wood.

How would you like to take home a piece of art made right before your eyes? From October 10th through the 27th you will have the chance to see some of the best craftsmen in the United States demonstrate their trade at the 38th annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair.   Recognized as one of the top 20 events in the southeastern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society, the Craftsmen's Fair is held minutes away from our Gatlinburg cabins.

This year’s fair will feature two hundred booths displaying handmade artwork and products, including pottery, dishes, stained glass, clocks, oil paintings, leather belts and much more. All of the craftsmen will be on hand to answer questions and to show off their skills to the fair’s guests. The artists who take part in the event undergo a jury process to assess their quality and skill, so only the best of the best make it to the convention floor.  

The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center located at Traffic Light #8 in downtown Gatlinburg. The fair is open from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 10 a.m to 5 p.m on Sunday. Adult admission costs $6 and children 12 and under are admitted free.

After checking out the great art at the Craftsmen's Fair, you will be ready to retire to one of our Gatlinburg cabins. Acorn Cabin Rentals offers luxurious lodging close to all of the best events, attractions and restaurants in the Smoky Mountains. With incredible amenities and an unbeatable location, Acorn Cabin Rentals has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. Visit our Specials page to learn about our latest deals and promotions!



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Thomas Greene

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