January Events in Gatlinburg
The first month of the year hosts an array of Gatlinburg activities that involve spiritual enlightenment for various age groups. These include the Tennessee Christian Teen Convention (TCTC) from January 6 to 8, the Crossroads Ministries from the 13th to the 16th, Resurrection from January 13 to 22, and Accelerant from the 26th to the 29th. The first two Gatlinburg events combine worship and fellowship with other activities such as the arts, music, and sports.
Speaking of sports, the Tennessee Winter Special Olympics is one of the most awaited annual Gatlinburg attractions that both visitors and locals eagerly anticipate. To be held over a span of three days (January 29th to 31st) at the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, this very special event involves athletes competing for medals in a variety of winter sports, namely alpine skiing, snowboarding, and speed skating. The athletes are grouped according to their abilities.
Gatlinburg January Event Listings
Ober Gatlinburg Winter Sports
Ober Gatlinburg features a wide variety of skiing trails for the intermediate to the experienced with breathtaking views and entertainment for the whole family. If you’re not up for skiing, try out many of the other exciting activities they have to offer including an ice skating rink, snow tubing, alpine slide, aerial tramway, or plenty of shops and restaurants to visit.
Date: January 3 – March 15, 2012
Phone: (800) 251-9202
Gatlinburg Winter Magic
Gatlinburg Winter Magic features an array of beautiful lights displayed throughout Gatlinburg’s Downtown Parkway with a unique and one of a kind LED lighting display. Featuring displays from Gatlinburg’s most prominent areas, this is truly an experience you will never forget.
Date:November 9, 2012 – February 29, 2013