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Sunset In The Smokies

June 9 - September 4, 2023

AnakeestaGatlinburg, TN

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Enjoy a mountain of family fun at Anakeesta this summer. The Sunset in the Smokies celebration begins in June and will feature Artist Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects, sculptures built with LEGO bricks. An exhibit with whimsically themed sculpture installations located throughout the park. Enjoy flavorful summertime menus and cocktails while taking in the very best live music at Black Bear Village where parents can relax and take in the views while kids cool off in the Splash Pad. This event is included with admission. You won’t want to miss the Smoky Mountain sunset from Anavista Tower or stroll on the Treetop Skywalk at night.

This summer, Anakeesta presents Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects, produced by Imagine Exhibitions, sculptures built with LEGO bricks. 15 nature-inspired sculptures, made completely out of LEGO bricks, will be located throughout the park for guests to view and enjoy. Brooklyn based artist Sean Kenney is a renowned, award-winning artist who uses LEGO bricks to design and create contemporary sculptures.

The sounds of summer in the Smoky Mountains await you during Anakeesta’s Sunset in the Smokies celebration. Each day guests can enjoy live music in Black Bear Village while they relax and take in the views of the Great Smoky Mountains. From classic Bluegrass to the latest country hits, Anakeesta’s stage will be set with the very best bands in Tennessee.

The delights of summer continue at each of our dining locations. Chef-inspired summer specials and expertly crafted, summer-infused cocktails will thrill the senses and be the perfect addition to your day of fun, adventure, and relaxation at Anakeesta.

Adventure after dark awaits at Anakeesta! Find yourself in a whimsical forest of trees dotted with fairy lights to guide your path as you walk along our TreeTop Skywalk, or have an evening of fun while you and your family play in TreeVenture. As the sun sets, enjoy a delicious meal from Cliff Top or a specialty cocktail.

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576 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Immerse yourself in the beauty and adventure of the great outdoors at Anakeesta. Located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, our mountain top theme park sits high atop Gatlinburg with spectacular ...

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