Start off fall in Gatlinburg with great food and hilarious comedy at the 18th Annual Gatlinburg Taste of Autumn on Thursday, September 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This year the event will feature Country Cool Comedy Tour with Nan Kelley from Great American Country Channel as your Emcee for the evening. Proceeds from Taste of Autumn will be donated to United Way.
Taste of Autumn vendors will serve unlimited samples from local vendors including: The Melting Pot, Great Smoky Mountain Catering Company, Vista Grill, Quaker Steak & Lube, Corky’s Ribs & BBQ, Collier Convention and Catering, Mellow Mushroom, Ripley’s Aquarium, The Fox & Parrot, Dick’s Last Resort, Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin, Big Daddy’s Pizzeria, Three Jimmy’s, and BJ’s BBQ.
Taste of Autumn will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center Great Hall. Tickets are $25, and children 10 and under are free. A corporate table for a party of eight is available for $200. New this year, a corporate VIP package for a party of eight is available for $500 and includes priority seating, meet and greet with the talent, wine on the table and personal servers. The Hilton Garden Inn is offering special room packages for out of town attendees who wish to incorporate a weekend getaway. Call (865) 436-0048, at the Taste of Autumn website, or visit The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce office at 811 East Parkway, Gatlinburg Welcome Center or from any United Way of Sevier County Board Member to purchase tickets.