4 Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg TN at Night

Smoky Mountains at sunset

The best part about vacation is that you get to catch up on much needed sleep. So sleep in and do more fun things when the sun goes down! There are quite a few things to do in Gatlinburg TN at night so enjoy the city from dusk until you finally decide to call it a night!

We’ve got 4 awesome things to do in Gatlinburg TN at night that we know you’ll love:

1. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

Get ready for a spooky and exciting adventure! To get the best of this attraction, it is better to do it at night. That way, when you head back to your car, you will be positively spooked after a fun attraction!

As a part of this adventure, you will walk in a straight line together, with your hands on the shoulders of the person in front of you. So if you are a bit hesitant to go on this attraction, don’t worry because you’ll be with your friends and family!

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure stays open until 12 a.m., so when you decide last minute to try fun things to do in Gatlinburg TN at night, this one will be waiting for you to get your scare on!

2. The Gatlinburg Space NeedleGatlinburg Space Needle

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is another great attraction to visit late at night. The Space Needle also stays open until 12 a.m., so if you want to visit the Haunted Adventure first, you’ll definitely have time.

Seeing the city from the Space Needle is actually quite magical, and we know you’ll love the sights of Gatlinburg at night! You get to watch the ground get smaller thanks to the glass elevator you will ride to the top of the tower, and if you want to play some games before you go up you will find plenty of new and classic games in the arcade.

Here with your sweetheart? This would be a great date idea! You can go to the top and marvel at the lights twinkling all around you. It is also be a great time to get some pictures of the city and with each other. The background of the city will be beautiful in any picture you take!

3. Ghostwalk of Gatlinburg

Don’t call Ghostbusters on this one because they will ruin all your fun! Ghostwalk of Gatlinburg will take you on a supernatural, leisurely walk through the streets of Gatlinburg TN. They stay open until 10 p.m.

You will hear different stories about the area, and you will see and visit some of the most haunted places in the city! This attraction is open year round, so you can visit it multiple times in the year to try and see some ghosts or at least feel the chill of their presence. Prepare yourself for this attraction if you are faint of heart but intrigued by the paranormal!

View of downtown Gatlinburg lit up at night4. Treasure Quest Mini Golf

Treasure Quest Mini Golf is open until midnight on the weekends, and until 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The indoor mini golf course is a great idea if you want to do something fun and totally ghost free when you stay out later in town. The jungle temple-themed course may remind you of some of Indiana Jones, but that is what makes it so fun! And now, 5 of the 18 holes are blacklight lit, which makes it even more fun!

Play just for fun, or play a serious game of miniature golf. Keep a tally of points or just take your time playing the 18 hole course. This is one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg TN at night because it is family friendly and fun!

Still looking for more fun things to do in Gatlinburg? The daytime hours are just as fun and we know you’ll love some of our favorite attractions in the area. PLUS we give all of our guests staying with us free attraction tickets that you don’t want to miss out on!