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Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair October 2023

Don’t Miss the Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

Updated by Chris Murphy.

In the market for a new, unique item, find it at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair!

Gatlinburg, and the entire Tennessee Smokies area, is brimming with talented craftspeople. A region of designers and creators, these craftspeople are celebrated through a number of local events and markets. These allow the craftspeople to not only show off their goods, but also sell them to shoppers looking for a one-of-a-kind find. In the market for a new, unique item, find it at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair, Oct. 5-22, 2023.

About the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

The bi-annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair brings artisans and craftspeople from around the country to the 150,000-square-foot Gatlinburg Convention Center. Shoppers can browse over 200 booths where these craftspeople will display their handmade products and demonstrate their skills.

All items at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair have been created without duplication, meaning you’re truly getting a one-of-a-kind product. Find pottery, copper art, local candy makers, leather works and much more.

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Activities

In addition to browsing, everyone will enjoy the daily live musical performances. Head to the stage area for contemporary country, bluegrass and gospel music.

Fun for the whole family, the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair will also feature a Kid’s Corner. Children of all ages will enjoy creating their own crafts to take home.

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Participants

The craftspeople selected to participate in the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair have gone through a rigorous jury process to guarantee the exclusivity and quality of their products.

Find a full list of Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair participants at

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair Tickets

Daily tickets to the 2023 Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair are $10 for adults. Children 17 and under are free with paying adult.

More Information about the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

The 2023 Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair takes place daily Oct. 5-22, from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. *New extending hours on opening day, Oct 5th from 10a.m.-7p.m.

Those in town for the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair should consider booking a hotel room near the Gatlinburg Convention Center. There are plenty of hotels in downtown Gatlinburg that are located on or near the parkway, and just a short walk to the Convention Center.

There are also a number of fantastic restaurants in Gatlinburg just a walk or trolley ride away from the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair.


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