First Independence Day Parade In The Nation

Saluting the valiant men and women of our military services, this 40th annual showcase is the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” Parade starts at the stroke of midnight to begin Independence Day.

The Historic Gatlinburg Inn is the perfect viewing location
for this exciting annual event as we are located right on the parkway
in downtown Gatlinburg.

The first Independence Day Parade in the Nation marks its 40th year by honoring Military Veterans and other U.S. Military Heroes. The annual Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade leads off at midnight on Friday, July 3, 2015 to the cheers of close to 100,000 spectators lining the streets of the City for this award winning parade. The Historic Gatlinburg Inn is the perfect viewing location for this exciting annual event as we are located right on the parkway in downtown Gatlinburg.

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Stay 2 nights, get 3rd night free

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Stay 3 nights, get 4th night free

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