Winter Heritage Festival
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Winter Heritage Festival

January 27 @ 10:00 am 4:00 pm

Join us as we step back in time for the annual Winter Heritage Festival at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. 

You’ll experience hands on demonstrations, practice pioneer survival skills and get a sense of how hard life was during pioneer times.

Learn a new craft, see historic artifacts, and learn about the weapons the pioneers used to survive in the Southern Appalachian region.  

Experience the history of East Tennessee Mountain culture by practicing some of the daily tasks of the pioneers. Living History interpreters and volunteers will be on site hosting activities and games.

• Experience Pioneer Living 

• Historic Artifacts and Weapons

• Living History Interpreters

• Practice Survival Skills

Composite of various images at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center