Ring in 2023 with a fun New Year’s Eve celebration in Sevierville and the Smoky Mountains. Here are 8 events you’re sure to love.
Dave & Busters offers two events on December 31. The first, which caters to families with younger kids, runs from 4pm to 7pm with a ginger ale toast at 6pm. Tickets begin at $36.99 each and score partygoers access to the appetizer buffet loaded with chicken bites, cheeseburger sliders, pretzel dogs, cinnamon sugar churros and more. Admission also includes a $20 Power Card with 100 chips for redemption games in the arcade and unlimited video game play for non-redemption games including racing games, simulators, air hockey and basketball.
Dave & Buster’s Ring Ring Ring in 2023 party starts at 9pm and continues until 1am. A premium appetizer buffet with baked cheeseburger sliders, grilled shrimp skewers, pretzel dogs, chicken tacos, build-your-own nachos and more – plus a $20 Power Card and unlimited video game play – make for a fun-filled night for the whole family. Tickets to the late night event start at $70.92 each. A VIP ticket option is available as well and includes two drink tickets valid for beer, wine, or premium cocktails.
The Appalachian is one of downtown’s most popular chef-driven restaurants. With a special New Year’s Eve menu, it’s also one of the hottest dinner reservations in town for the holiday. Secure your spot and enjoy their hand-crafted cocktails and champagne specials. Then choose from a sumptuous selection of wood-grilled dinners including duck breast, rainbow trout, pork chop, pan seared halibut, and more.
Sevierville’s newest dining and entertainment venue is ringing in 2023 with a retro party. The Pines Downtown Retro NYE Bash will feature a live video jockey, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets start at $30 each. Add more fun to the night by ordering up delicious food, drinks, and even playing a few rounds of duckpin bowling.
Although The Pines Downtown has just reopened this month as an entertainment and dining venue, the structure has a long history of entertaining guests. Originally opened in 1944 as The Pines Theater, the space has welcomed live performances from famous faces like Chet Atkins, June Carter Cash, and Roy Acuff. In fact, The Pines is where Dolly Parton played her first paying gig at the age of 10.
While the New Year’s Eve pool parties are sold out, Wilderness at the Smokies still has two great family-friendly celebrations available. Monty’s Mini New Year’s Eve Bash is scheduled for December 31 from noon until 1:30pm and is perfect for children under the age of 11. The event will take place in the River Lodge Conference Room and feature a dance party, party favors, and sweet treats for the kids to enjoy.
Afterward, celebrate the beginning of 2023 with an excellent meal at Camp Social, a new restaurant located at Wilderness at the Smokies. From 2pm until 8pm, enjoy a crab leg and prime rib buffet unlike any other!
The Island in Pigeon Forge is always full of great attractions, restaurants, and shops to keep everyone entertained. Plan an evening checking out the sights and stick around to ring in the New Year with a spectacular midnight fireworks and Island show fountain production.
Hard Rock Café is rocking in the New Year with family-friendly Appalachian Rock group Tuatha Dea. Grab a seat, order up a great meal, and get ready to welcome 2023! The party runs from 9pm until midnight.
Gatlinburg’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is a tradition in the Smokies. Now celebrating its 34th year, this free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration is one of the largest in the nation. Head out on the streets of downtown Gatlinburg for shopping, dining, and more – then rock out to live music beginning at 10pm.
Finish up New Year’s Day with a fun evening of 80’s Trivia at East Tennessee Billiards. Beginning at 5pm, show off your knowledge of 80s pop culture in a challenging round of trivia while enjoying great food at this family owned and operated eatery. Need another reason to play? The first-place trivia winner gets two tickets to see Journey in concert this February at Thompson Boling Arena! After dinner, play a little pool on one of their six Diamond pool tables and enjoy a cocktail from the bar.
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