The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is a gathering of spectacular artists and craftsmen from East Tennessee and beyond. For only $6 admission per person, you can enjoy hand crafted art of a wide variety, as well as ongoing live bluegrass music throughout the course of the craft show. It will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, and will run July 16 – 24.
Performers include Dennis Lee and band, performing July 16-20, and Keith Longbotham and band, performing July 21-24. “Dennis Lee is one of today’s most dynamic entertainers. Over the last ten years, Dennis has performed in front of over 1 million people at countless events and functions including the Montana State Fair where he and his band opened for pop superstar, Sheryl Crow and country music artist, Chris LeDoux; the National Retail Grocer’s Association Convention where Dennis opened for Lee Greenwood, and the Brevard County Fair where he opened for the legendary Beach Boys.” “Keith Longbotham is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, entertainer, worship leader and humorist. He performs concerts for conventions, rallies, fairs, festivals, churches and other special events all over the US and Canada.”
The fair stated in their press release: “We are so fortunate to be able to offer such a wide variety of talent and hand-made products for our visitors to enjoy. We take great pride in the quality level of our craftspeople. Each craftsman is juried for quality and unusual skill. About 80% of our participants are perennial favorites who are returning, however new exhibitors join the show every year so there is always something new, exciting and fresh for our guests to look forward to.”
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