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I recommend readers review these wonderful Gatlinburg videos that spotlight the beauty and amazement of the Smoky Mountain town! You will learn more about the things to do in Gatlinburg, as well as what's offered each season here in the Smokies. Winterfest is a great time to come to Gatlinburg. There's a Chili Cook-off with the best local restaurants participating. The Mayor turns on a light switch which initiates the festival of lights. You will be amazed by the assortment of Christmas lights throughout Gatlinburg.
Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff
Date(s): November 10
Season: Fall, Winter
Category: Entertainment, Fundraiser, Food
Are you thinking chili?
Offering mouth-watering recipes of home-style chili ranging from mild and delightful to wild and adventurous, the City of Gatlinburg hosts its 21st annual Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. on the popular Downtown Parkway.
Highlighted by the seasonal debut of the spectacular all-LED Gatlinburg Winter Magic lights program and live entertainment, more than 20 organizations will serve up kettles of chili ready for you to sample as the event fills the Parkway between traffic light #6 and the Riverside Motor Lodge.
Entertainment for the event will be The Grassabillies, Steve Brown and Hurricane Ridge, The Holloway Sisters, and Boogertown Gap. Music will be performed in various spots throughout the venue in addition to on the main stage. Street Magic and Belly Dancers will round out the entertainment lineup.
With the purchase of a ticket, receive a spoon and a voting ballot, then starting at 5 p.m. be pleasantly tempted and tested before casting your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Also, judges will select winners in categories including Best Taste, Booth Presentation, Apron Design and Most Unique Chili Name.
All Sauced Up is sponsoring several hot chili eating contests during the event. See if you can stand the heat! Sponsors for Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff Chili Cookoff are City of Gatlinburg, Ripley’s Entertainment, and Hard Rock Café Gatlinburg