Tennessee, known for its vibrant music scene, beautiful landscapes, and warm hospitality, is home to some of the country’s best holiday shopping. From charming small events to large festivals, there is something for everyone looking for unique gifts for the holiday season.
Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
One of Tennessee’s most charming holiday shopping events is the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair. Held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, this fair showcases over 180 artisans from all over the United States. Visitors can explore booths filled with handmade crafts, ranging from pottery and woodwork to jewelry and holiday decorations. The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts, support local artisans, and get into the holiday spirit.
Christmas Village Nashville
Another must-visit event is the Nashville Christmas Village. Located downtown at the Nashville Fairgrounds, this European-inspired market features over 200 vendors selling everything from handmade crafts and jewelry to delicious food and warm beverages. Visitors can stroll through booths filled with holiday lights and decorations while enjoying live music performances and entertainment. The Nashville Christmas Village is a festive destination that captures the essence of the season and offers a unique shopping experience for all.
Chattanooga Holiday Market
Head to the Chattanooga Convention Center during the first three weekends of December for the Holiday Market. This huge FREE holiday shopping festival features over 200 vendors, artists, and crafters. You’ll find all sorts of local food, homemade goods, unique pottery, custom art, natural bath and skin care products, wood furniture and decor, and so much more. Stay all day and listen to live holiday music from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturdays and from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Grab your shopping bags, get into the holiday spirit, and head to one of these events for a joyful holiday shopping experience. Happy holidays from Patterson Company!