Gatlinburg’s annual Winter Magic starts this week. During Winter Magic, the whole town is covered in holiday lights. It is a truly spectacular display, and a must-see.
The opening event is the 32nd Chili Cookoff presented by Bush’s Chili Beans. It takes place Thursday, November 11th at the Anakeesta Plaza (576 Parkway in Gatlinburg) from 5PM to 8PM. In addition to world class chili, there will be live music headlined by country music artist, Mark Wills.
Tickets are required for the event. It is highly advised that you purchase tickets in advance.
General admission tickets are $15. VIP tickets, that allow earlier access, are $20. Children 5 and under are free.