What is the nearest airport to Gatlinburg Convention Center?
The closest airport to the Gatlinburg Convention Center is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, which is about 42 miles from the Convention Center (roughly a 70 minute drive). For more information or details on this airport, CLICK HERE.
What is there in the area for me to do before/after the festival days?
Gatlinburg is a fantastic tourist getaway with many restaurants, shops, hiking trails, as well as other fun activities in the area. We recommend coming in a day or two before or staying for a few days after for some R&R and to soak up some of the fun of this quaint city. For more information on things to do nearby, CLICK HERE.
What is the weather like in Gatlinburg?
The weather in Gatlinburg in August is very comfortable and ranges between an average low of 62 degrees and an average high of 85 degrees. Although most events are inside the Convention Center, we recommend planning for both indoor and outdoor temperatures.
The nearest gas station to Gatlinburg Convention Center is Marathon Gas located at 1141 Parkway (about 4 minutes away by car).
What is the parking situation at THE CONVENTION Center?
There are plenty of public and private paid parking lots in downtown Gatlinburg with some right next to the Convention Center, and the City has a paid lot on Reagan Drive close to the Convention Center! For additional parking information, CLICK HERE.
Will there be shuttles available To and from the venue to hotels?
There are no shuttles provided by The Mountain. We recommend looking at Lyft, Uber and Taxis in the area for transfer to and from the venue and your rooming accommodations. In addition, Gatlinburg offers a Trolley System that may be useful throughout your stay.
Is ride sharing in the area?
YES! Gatlinburg has both Uber and Lyft, although can be limited at times. For fare estimates and price calculators, we recommend using Up Hail.
Are there taxis available in the area?
YES! If you are looking for a taxi in the area, we recommend using Yelp to help you find the best service for you. For the top 10 Best Taxis in Gatlinburg, CLICK HERE.
How do I get to the Gatlinburg Convention Center?
Many lodging properties are close enough to allow a short walk to the Convention Center. For those staying further away, we recommend calling for a taxi or ride share to the venue. In addition, Gatlinburg offers a free Trolley System that may be useful throughout your stay.