Celebrate 2015 with an exciting New Year’s Eve ball drop near our Gatlinburg condos! Enjoy the excitement as you count down to midnight at the biggest celebration in town. Read on for everything you need to know about this Smoky Mountain tradition.
The Gatlinburg Ball Drop takes place at the base of the Space Needle on Wednesday, December 31st. At midnight, the skies will come alive with a spectacular fireworks display launched from the top of the Space Needle. In addition, the display will feature music that has been specially choreographed for the event! The Space Needle has also added rhythmic LED lights to the tower, which will make the event even more spectacular.
The Space Needle is situated in downtown Gatlinburg near the Parkway’s intersection with Historic Nature Trail. The location is easy to find as the 400 foot tower is hard to miss! There are plenty of restaurants in the immediate area so come early to enjoy a meal before the festivities begin. Many of the restaurants even offer celebration specials to commemorate the start of the New Year. For any additional information about the Gatlinburg Ball Drop, contact the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-588-1817.
Where to Stay
Spend your New Year’s at Park Place on the River! Our Gatlinburg condos are just a 1/2 mile away from the Space Needle, making for a quick drive or a pleasant walk. Each condo has a variety of excellent amenities, including private balconies over the river, mountain stone fireplaces, high speed internet, washers and dryers, fully equipped kitchens and master baths with a Jacuzzi. Whether celebrating a romantic New Year as a couple or getting together with family to ring in 2015, Park Place on the River Condos has everything you need for a perfect New Year’s Eve. Visit our Gatlinburg Condos Reservation page to plan your vacation today!