The joy of the holiday is beginning to grow as the day of celebration draw closer. The excitement builds in children young and old. Perhaps someone in your family will want to participate in a celebration shown here. From Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to Ashville, North Carolina, there is something to please all.
Gatlinburg, TN (1) – Smokey Mountain Easter Arts and Craft Show – A must visit for any Art lover, the Gatlinburg Convention Center will be hosting its annual Easter Arts and Craft Show. Watch as artists create masterpieces before your eyes. The event will last from April 15-19 and welcomes all ages.
Ober,TN (2) – Easter Sunrise Services will be held on April 20th at 6:30am and continue throughout the day. Easter services typically last 30-45 minutes. Visitors are welcome to take advantage of the free tram rides up the mountains. They will run every 15 minutes. There will be an optional Breakfast Buffet for guests to enjoy. The excitement doesn’t stop there, bring a change of clothes and enjoy an amusement park, ski resort as well as a wonderful shopping experience.
Newport, TN (3) – Hosted by the Kiwanis, This annual kids event offers kids ranging in age and up to ten years old to the opportunity to search the park high and low for treat filled eggs. They break in down in age groups to give everyone a chance to go home with something. There is a winner in each group and various prizes awarded. This event will be help the Newport City Park.
Biltmore Mansion – While this is not in Cocke County it continues to be a close attraction of interest. With beautiful and serene gardens and mountain scene, one cannot help to wander to a better place. Centrally located in Ashville, NC, it is a short ride to enjoy and take in the peaceful existence. Easter events will start with an Easter Egg hunt. Following the egg hunt families are invited to enjoy an Easter Brunch at one of the following:
Deerpark Restaurant (4) for a delicious Easter Buffet from 10am – 3pm; Adults ($45), Teens ages 10-16 ($22) , Children 6-9 (15) and finally kids under 5 are free.
The Inn in Biltmore Estate – offers Easter Brunch for the sophisticated visitors. The Inn on Biltmore requires a dress code for the ladies and gentlemen. The cost is within a four star price range.
Whatever the taste and desires of your Easter Events, there is always something in or around Cocke County, Tennessee, to fill your needs.