What’s Going On?
You never know what might be happening at Friendly Falls!
One big claim to fame that we had in the Smokies during, and definitely after, the Smoky Mountain holiday Winterfest was that we had the only place in East Tennessee to enjoy snow sports no matter what the weather was like outside at Ober Gatlinburg, but all that is...read more
The end of the year only comes once a year and we like to punctuate the change and transition by ending the previous cycle and beginning a new one - with a BANG!Or rather a series of BANGs across a couple areas at least once the world's most popular midnight hour...read more
Like the name says, here's a quick tour through Dollywood in the Christmas season at night. Video footage by Ge'ne L. Kea and the music used is a public domain recording from Jon...read more
While Halloween and the peak colors of the mountains get closer in our month of October, we wanted to take a minute to look ahead at the next truly big event coming up in the Smokies - the Winterfest kick off! Most of you know that all three cities have a party within...read more
Dollywood is currently in full swing for their Harvest Festival and LumiNights celebrations for 2017. These pictures were taken by our frequent collaborator, Ge'ne Kea-Lawhead and all copyright belongs to her. See more on the Dollywood Harvest Festival and LumiNights...read more
The eclipse is just a few days away! Here is a slightly updated account of information on the eclipse from the National park Service: "Where Can I See The Eclipse? The entire western half of Great Smoky Mountains National Park will fall under the path of totality for...read more
Next weekend, from July 28th to the 30th, is the coveting Tax-Free Weekend in the state of Tennessee. Although this event isn't exclusive only to the Smokies, it becomes a special event as many families use this as an opportunity to get school supplies from our outlet...read more
The 4th of July is coming up very soon and we wanted to keep you up to date on the events going on here in the Smokies. In Gatlinburg, the events start as soon as the 3rd of July ends with the 4th of July Midnight Parade on the main downtown street where you and your...read more
Have you heard the news? If not, you're about to hear it here - the Smoky Mountains are going to be able to see a partial solar eclipse as it comes over head on August 21st, 2017. From the National Park Service: "The entire western half of Great Smoky Mountains...read more
Our color forecast as it stands today. The colors are coming out more and more! Photography provided by Brainstorm Cafe and Friendly Falls (Squadron 4). www.brainstormcafe.com –...read more