12/6-9 - Christmas In The Smokies Bluegrass Festival – Smoky Mountain Convention Center. For more information call (919) 779-5672 http://bluegrasschristmasinsmokies.com/
12/31 - New Year's Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks show - At the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail by the base of the Space Needle, ring in the New Year with thousands of others. Fireworks will be lighting up the sky from the top of the Space Needle at midnight for a night to remember.
- Friday, December 1, 2017 - Friday, December 31, 2027
- Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Sunday, December 31, 2028