For a small mountain town Gatlinburg has a lively nightlife. So when you’ve got cabin fever and are ready for a night on the town, there’s a variety of hot spots, both family friendly and twenty-one and older, within several miles of Elk Springs Resort sure to delight.
Sherlock Holmes Pub
One of the newest additions to the Gatlinburg bar Scene, this family-friendly pub offers the finest of draft beers, American and Irish cuisine and live music. Their beer list features Irish favorites such as Harps, Newcastle, Smithwicks, Guinness; as well as domestic favorites like Bud, Coors, and Miller products. Guests can enjoy live music on the patio each week and dine on their favorite American and Irish fare such as Fish and Chips.
651 Parkway, Suite 110 Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-430-5943.
For more information visit: http://sherlockholmesgatlinburg.com/
Smoky Mountain Brewery
For craft beer aficionados Smoky Mountain Brewery will not disappoint. Their craft beer list includes: Thunder Road Pilsner, Cherokee Red Ale, Windy Gap Wheat Beer, Appalachian Pale Ale, Black Bear Ale, Tuckaleechee Porter, Velas Helas, Mountain Light and seasonal brews.
With two locations in both Gatlinburg and Sevierville, this micro-brewery and restaurant is the perfect place to take the family, enjoy a pint of micro-brewed beer and relax. The restaurant serves quality USDA choice and prime graded beef, fresh seafood, fresh made breads and desserts, and house sauces and dressings made daily.Smoky Mountain Brewery and Restaurant also features live music and pub trivia each week.
1004 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-436-4200.
For more information visit: www.smoky-mtn-brewery.com
Hogs and Honey’s Saloon
Open daily from 10-1 am, this is a popular sports bar by day and a wild west saloon by night, where sometimes things get a little rowdy. Known for their award-winning ribs and wings, this restaurant and saloon also has a balcony for guests to enjoy the view of downtown Gatlinburg. Hogs and Honey’s Saloon features daily specials and has Karaoke every Thursday night.
745 Parkway, Suite 10 Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-436-8515. www.hoggsandhoneys.com
Puckers Bar and Grill
With a slogan like, “Eat, Drink, Play,” you can expect to have fun at this grill and sports bar. Located on the strip downtown, Puckers is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The dark panelled bar is known for their great happy hour specials. There are lots of fun ways to kill a lazy afternoon or night with pool tables, dartboards, and numerous HDTVs. Puckers entertains nightly with Karaoke, DJs, and dancing.
745 Parkway #9 Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-430-7755. http://www.puckerssportsbar.com/
Hard Rock Cafe Gatlinburg
The world’s only Hard Rock Cafe with a wedding chapel, the Hard Rock Cafe Gatlinburg dishes up family and late night fun with handmade food and live music. This restaurant and bar offers the best of food and drink combined with rock memorabilia that has deep roots in Tennessee, where the likes of country music and rock and roll got its start
Make sure to visit the Hard Rock Cafe Gatlinburg during the months of February and March to see the “Hard Rock Rising 2013 THE Global Battle of the Bands.” Enjoy a drink and cheer on your favorite local band who could be the next “big thing.” This competition, being held at Hard Rock Cafes around the globe, lets area bands compete for a chance at the Grand Prize-a world tour, album, and video as a part of Hard Rock Records.
515 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-430-7625. http://www.hardrock.com/gatlinburg
Blaine’s Grill and Bar
Located at the corner of Gatlinburg Parkway and the historic Nature Trail Road, Blaine’s Bar and Grill has been operating at this Gatlinburg hot spot since 1998. Established by the Smith family, a family descended from one of the original Gatlinburg Families, this popular sports bar is a must. This three story building designed in the New Orleans style has a popular balcony where visitors can have a drink, relax and relish a view of the Great Smoky Mountains and birds eye view of downtown Gatlinburg. Blaine’s features an extensive menu with a variety of American Fare Favorites such as St. Louis Spare Ribs to pickle chips and gluten-free options.
For more information visit: http://blainesgatlinburg.com/
Located just above Blaine’s Bar and Grill, this dance club is the place to be on Friday and Saturday nights from 10-1 am. Featuring a live DJ who spins top 40 hits and special requests, this club has the largest dance floor in Gatlinburg. Featured drinks are created each week by top-notch bartenders. the club also frequently features guest DJs. So, if you’re ready to dance the night away this should be first on your list.
For more information visit: http://812gatlinburg.com/
812 Parkway #105 Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 865-430-1978.