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Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Events Calendar

July 4, 2021

Fourth of July Fireworks Viewing Party

 Celebrate the Fourth Of July at the biggest and best fireworks viewing party in Gatlinburg! This year the city fireworks show will take place at the iconic Space Needle, directly across from and 100 feet below the mountaintop at the SkyLift Park.  Watching Fireworks on the Fourth is an American tradition celebrated by all of us, so get "above it all" on the SkyBridge and celebrate America.  

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Spring at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

May 11-13, 2021

Bridge of Heroes

Health Care workers and First Responders, we thank you.

Help us thank and celebrate our heroic healthcare workers and first responders, May 11-13th we will be giving free admission to those in these fields and in honor we will be lighting our SkyBridge red and white to show our appreciation. Tickets can be purchased on-site at our ticket window only, not available online. 

Spring at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

April 1-30, 2021

Spring into Color

Spring into Color: See our Egg-citing Views! To celebrate Spring and Easter all month long we'll be decorating the Gatlinburg SkyLift Park with vibrant egg themed decorations and hanging egg shaped lights off of the SkyBridge. 

Access is included with ticket purchase.

March 4-31, 2021

Get Lucky In March

Throughout March to celebrate St. Patricks Day all month long we'll be lighting up the SkyBridge and SkyDeck with over 18,000 shimmering green lights along with shining shamrocks hanging off the SkyBridge. 

Access is included with ticket purchase.

March 19, 2021

St. Patricks Fireworks

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by viewing the city's fireworks display on Friday, March 19 from the best vantage point in town -- the SkyBridge and SkyDeck.

December 31, 2021

New Year's Eve Fireworks Viewing

The SkyLift Park has the absolute best view of the Gatlinburg fireworks and ball drop, looking directly across at the Space Needle away from the crowds on the street and with great viewing locations across the entire SkyBridge, the SkyDeck, and the SkyCenter. 

February 2021

Love is in the Air

Throughout February we'll be spreading the love by lighting up SkyDeck with red and white twinkling lights and creating a "Tunnel of Love" with over 18,000 lights on the SkyBridge. Open every night and included with every admission ticket.

November 13, 2021 - January, 31 2022

Lights Over Gatlinburg

The most popular holiday event in Gatlinburg returns, bigger and better than ever. This year, we're wrapping the SkyBridge and SkyDeck with over 40,000 lights plus new decorations and features. If you're visiting Gatlinburg anytime from November through January you absolutely must see Lights Over Gatlinburg.

September 28, 2021 -November 12, 2021

Fall at the SkyLift Park

Come see the best autumn views that Gatlinburg has to offer at the SkyLift Park and SkyBridge.  There will be plenty of photo opportunities on the SkyDeck area and SyTrail that will immerse you deep in Fall feels.  Grab a hot drink and enjoy the beautiful colors of the Smokies after conquering the SkyBridge!  

Music at the Summit

September-November, 2021

Music on the Mountain

Every Friday and Sunday in September through November enjoy live music with local performers on the SkyDeck. Take in the scenery and colorful views of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains while sipping on a beverage and letting a local artist serenade you. 


October 17-18, 2021


For the first time in Tennessee, witness professional slackliners walk a nylon line suspended in the air next to the SkyBridge over 100 feet above the valley floor. View from the SkyDeck, or anywhere on the SkyBridge!

October 31, 2021

Halloween at the SkyLift Park

Hey kids! Bring your costume and get the best treat of all this Halloween; a free ticket to the SkyLift Park!  On Saturday, October 31st kids ages 12 and under who arrive at the SkyLift Park ticket window in their best costume will receive a free ticket for that day.  Candy and more treats will be available for trick-or-treaters at the top.  Also, a portion of each ticket sold this Halloween will go to aid the Sevier County Food Ministry in their efforts to provide food to those in need.  

November 2-8, 2021

Local Appreciaton Days!

Hey locals, we love you.

November 2-8, residents of Sevier, Cocke, Knox, Jefferson, Blount, and Hamblen Counties who present a valid ID, or a current paystub showing proof of employment in Sevier County will gain admission to the SkyLift Park for just $5 a ticket!  You will also get to see a sneak peak of what our Winter lights will look like on top of the mountain!  Please note: The $5 rate for locals during November 1-8 can only be purchased on-site at the SkyLift Park ticket window, not online.