Autumn is right around the corner and the most delightful way to get ready is to attend Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn on Thursday, September 27 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
Tickets are $25 (children under 7 are free). With admission, attendees can enjoy unlimited sampling from 18 participating vendors with live entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Taste of Autumn benefit the 2012 United Way Sevier campaign.
"For fifteen years, the Taste of Autumn has been a delicious way to support the United Way of Sevier County,” commented Darrell Manis, events manager for Gatlinburg Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Attendees can sample unlimited offerings from some of the area’s finest restaurants and attractions. This year’s participants include: Calhoun’s Restaurant, Charles Richard Resources, Cherokee Grill, Dick's Last Resort, Fox & Parrot Tavern, Knoxville Coca Cola, Mellow Mushroom, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Brewery, Smoky Mountain Winery, Sugarland Cellars Winery, Hard Rock Cafe, Ober Gatlinburg, Calhoun's Banquets, Park Grill Steakhouse, GiGi's Cupcakes, CLIMBworks Canopy, Vista Grill at the Park Vista.
Proceeds go back into the community with no deduction for overhead for United Way. The United Way of Sevier County focuses on improving lives by involving our communities to create lasting change in community conditions.