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4 Things to Know Before Going to the Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

The city of Gatlinburg at night.

Nothing says Christmas more than the Gatlinburg Christmas parade. On Dec. 1, thousands gather for the award-winning parade and experience everything from lighted floats, to marching bands, to Santa Claus! When you stay at Black Bear Inn & Suites, you’ll be in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg — the perfect spot to catch the excitement