Fun and Entertaining Places in Gatlinburg

The city of Gatlinburg will not disappoint you when it comes to entertainment. Be it the vibrant shopping streets, bustling nightlife, or creative theaters, you will find different fun and entertainment options in Gatlinburg. Here is the extensive list of all the entertainment places in Gatlinburg that are bound to make your vacation a memorable one. With so many options to choose from, you will never have to worry about what to do in Gatlinburg anymore.

Let's explore the best places for fun and entertainment in Gatlinburg:

  1. Ripley's Aquarium Of The Smokies

    Aquarium, Educational Site

    Watch penguins frolicking in their habitat. Discover freshwater stingrays, cardinal tetras, and four-eyed fish. The anableps (four-eyed fish) of South America is the only animal in the world equipped with bifocals! Its eyes are divided horizontally into two sections, one above the water, one below. The anableps can hunt for food while keeping a lookout for predators. There are poison dart frogs...Read more
  2. Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

    Winery, Adults

    Visit the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery and soak up the smell of cooking and fermenting grains. Be inspired by America’s most visited distillery and their signature flavours. Stroll along and see the authentic moonshine still. A moonshine still is an apparatus designed to create a homemade mash whiskey called "moonshine." The still is a large copper pot with a tight lid and a narrow coni...Read more
  3. Gatlinburg Sky Lift

    4.6 (2545 Votes)
    Gatlinburg Sky Lift

    Observatory, Cable Car

    Gatlinburg Sky Lift opened in 1950’s. Step into the sky lift and photograph wild panoramic view of the Smoky Mountain. Glide with this chair lift soundlessly above the National Park and quaint town of Gatlinburg. This is one of the oldest attractions in the Smoky Mountain. Peer down through the clear floor and watch the spectacular views. Slide over the city, the mountains, the trees and ...Read more
  4. Smoky Mountain Brewery

    4.2 (930 Votes)
    Smoky Mountain Brewery

    Food And Drinks, Brewery, Adults

    Are you a hop head? Or a malt head? Do you go weak in the knees at the sight and fragrance of hops in a beer? Simply put the beer served at the Smoky Mountain Brewery has a distinct style. Beer style is a label given to a beer that defines its complete appeal. It's a name badge that has been given to beers over many centuries. The process of brewing, goes through trial and error, marketing, and...Read more
  5. Bill Gladwell, The Mentalist

    Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show

    Meet Bill Gladwell, a magician who performs feats that apparently demonstrate extraordinary mental powers, such as mind-reading. He’s a stage mentalist who uses all his techniques to perform his craft. He’s an entertainer and in order to keep entertaining, he keeps learning on a daily basis. He reads body signals fast and accurately, predict what people will do. So visit The Mentali...Read more
  6. Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum

    Museum, Golf Course, Aquarium, Entertainment

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! It was founded by Robert Ripley, and deals in bizarre events. Most of them are so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims. It became so popular that it was adapted into a wide variety of formats like the radio, television, books and museums. Ripley first cartoon feature was called Champs and Chumps, and it premiered in the New York Globe. Ripley be...Read more
  7. Great Smoky Arts And Crafts Community

    Entertainment, Market, Arts And Crafts

    Tourists flocked in from the 1930’s to Gatlinburg. The early settlers made quilts, baskets, candles and pottery. It was a humble way of life and a matter of existence. But it soon turned out to be a wonderful way to make profit and soon the seeds of the sown. The Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community was born in the early 20th century. Today collective artists and artisans work and some l...Read more
  8. Shoot'em Up Cinema

    Entertainment, Cinema

    Grab your gun, put on your 3D glasses and hang on to the harness as you ride like a cowboy. There are so many places in the Smokies to ride on an actual horse. But then you are afraid of horses, or get scared that your kids will be in harm’s way. Look for a horseback ride solution at The Shoot’em Up Cinema. It offers you a virtual horse riding experience. Holster your six shooter an...Read more
  9. Hypnotized. Comedy Hypnosis Show With Guy Michaels

    Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show

    The beauty of Gatlinburg is mesmerising. The charm of the Smokies will enthral your senses but if you really want to be hypnotised then let Guy Michaels do it for you. Buy tickets online now for the Comedy Hypnosis with Guy Michaels. Hypnosis is a state in which a person loses voluntary action and is responsive to suggestions or directions. Let Guy Michaels entertain you Las Vegas style. His sh...Read more
  10. Cooter's Place

    4.5 (386 Votes)
    Cooter's Place

    Golf Course, Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show

    Bo Duke and Luke Duke are in trouble again. They are in their customized 1969 Dodge Charger and the sheriff is chasing them. They have to leave Hazzard town. Corrupt county commissioner Jefferson Davis "Boss" Hogg, is always angry with the brothers. They foil his crooked scams so he wants them out of the picture. So where should Bo and Luke hide? Why not at Cooter’s Place, everyone loves ...Read more
  11. Ripley's Haunted Adventure

    3.6 (425 Votes)
    Ripley's Haunted Adventure

    Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show, Adventure

    Do you have a passion for horror? Do you like to get insanely scared? Rush to Ripley’s haunted Adventure if you want to experience classic horror. Actors lurk behind and as soon as you step foot into the mansion, they greet you with a scare. You have to handle what comes at you. This is their home and you are trespassing on their property. Shooting demons, heavy metal music, and mind blow...Read more
  12. Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

    Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Golf Course, Play

    David "Davy" Stern Crockett was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". After his death, he continued to be credited with acts of mythical proportion. He became one of the best-known American folk heroes. Rumour has it that Davy Crockett roamed the hills here and thus Rip...Read more
  13. Fannie Farkle's Family Fun Parlor

    Observatory, Entertainment, Play, Neighborhoods

    Fannie Farkle’s Family Fun Parlor is where it’s all at. It’s a game parlour containing token operated machines and amusement games. You are truly going to experience a very exclusive concept in food and entertainment when you visit. The affordable food and entertainment will blow you away. It has become a fun place for people of all ages. It is open 365 days a year from 8 am t...Read more
  14. Mysterious Mansion

    4.7 (296 Votes)
    Mysterious Mansion

    Outdoors, Observatory, Historical Site, Entertainment

    There is an age to do everything. You cannot play soccer if you are in your 40’s. Or zip line if you are pregnant. But what you do at any age is visit a spooky mansion. Whether you are 60 or 5 year old, you will want to visit the Mysterious Mansion at Gatlinburg. Experience Gatlinburg's oldest and scariest Haunted House. Mysterious Mansion is a classic dawn of the century haunted mansion....Read more
  15. Christ In The Smokies Museum And Gardens

    Museum, Outdoors, Garden, Entertainment

    The Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens is a quiet place for meditation and reflection. It is a retreat, a place that depicts the life of Jesus Christ. Jesus was raised in the small rural town of Nazareth. His adoptive father, Joseph, taught him to use the tools of a carpenter. At the age of 30 Jesus sought out John the Baptist. John refused to baptize Jesus. Jesus went into the wilderne...Read more