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2 April Events Bring Fine Wine to Gatlinburg

wine glassesHow would you like to try some of the best wines from all over Tennessee? You’ll get your chance this April with two spectacular wine tastings in the Smokies! Just minutes away from River Edge Motor Lodge, these Gatlinburg events are the perfect date for a romantic getaway or anniversary trip.

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Wine, Dine and Art Crawl

The Wine, Dine and Art Crawl takes you on a tour of the famous Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg. From 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday April 11, guests will visit participating galleries and admire beautiful artwork while sampling local wines and tasty appetizers. The art crawl ends with a wonderful sit down meal at one of three different Gatlinburg restaurants: Crystelle Creek, Hogg’s Pub, or Three Jimmy’s.

Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest

The fun continues the following day on Saturday April 12 with The Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest. This wine tasting event will be held in the plaza in front of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in downtown Gatlinburg from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guests will have the chance to try wines from more than 10 of the very best wineries in the state. You’ll also enjoy small dishes from local restaurants and get to take home an official Smoky Mountain Winefest wine glass!

Registration

To register for these two Gatlinburg events, visit the official website. Admission for the Wine, Dine, and Art Crawl is $50 per person, and admission for the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest is $20 per person. If you plan on attending both the Art Crawl and the Wine Fest, you can save money by purchasing a combo ticket for $65.

Where to Stay

The River Edge Motor Lodge is conveniently located right in downtown Gatlinburg! With in-room jacuzzi tubs, free wireless internet, and private balconies our rooms have everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. Visit our Gatlinburg Hotel Rooms page to find the perfect room for your next stay in the Smokies!