Gatlinburg will welcome the arrival of 2023 in unique style with its Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail at the base of the Space Needle late December 31.
At the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2023, the ball will drop and fireworks will blast off the rooftop of the 400-foot tall Space Needle with special music choreographed for the fireworks show produced by Pyro-Shows of LaFollette, Tennessee. The Space Needle has added rhythmic LED lights to the tower, making for a spectacular display.
Nearly 50,000 people will gather around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail at the base of the Space Needle late Friday night, December 31 to ring in the New Year. Partygoers will be entertained with free concerts prior to the countdown and fireworks display.