Gatlinburg Space Needle

Gatlinburg Space Needle

Gatlinburg Space Needle

Immediately next to Blaine’s Grill & Bar sits the most recognizable structure in Gatlinburg – the Gatlinburg Space Needle. The Space Needle is the tallest structure in the Smokies at 407’. Likewise, its observation deck offers some of the most amazing views of the Great Smoky Mountains that you’ll find anywhere. From their observation deck, you are able to see all of Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains. And if you’re looking for a closer view, there are even FREE viewfinders.

Gatlinburg Space NeedleYou can buy tickets to ride the elevator to the top of the Space Needle at their online store  or at the ticket center on the ground level.

Also be sure to check Arcadia, the largest and most fun arcade in Gatlinburg, sitting at the base of the Needle. Arcadia provides the biggest selection of games and the best prizes of any other arcade in the Smoky Mountain area.

Need more fun? While you’re there, check out Lazer Runner, a fun, futuristic lazer tag game, and the Flying Saucer Italian Bistro.

So the next time you’re at Blaine’s Grill & Bar enjoying some of the best food and drinks the Smokies has to offer, be sure to stop by the Gatlinburg Space Needle for amazing views and great family fun.

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View the 4th of July Midnight Parade from Blaine’s Balcony!

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See Gatlinburg’s Fourth of July Midnight Parade From Our Balcony!

Named by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as a “Top Ten Parade to See in the US”, the Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade has been the First Independence Day Parade in the Nation for 43 years. Visitors start lining up early on the evening of July 3 to view the parade, which kicks off the moment the clock strikes midnight. With a patio overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains and downtown Gatlinburg, Blaine’s has the best seat in the house when it comes to seeing the parade!

Blaine’s Grill & Bar

Going on sale in limited quantities on July 2nd and 3rd, we will be selling wristbands for $10 per person, allowing you a prime parade viewing spot from our balcony. No other purchases are necessary, however we will be serving up delicious food & drinks as always so you can celebrate the Fourth in style!

Space is limited and wristbands go on sale on July 2, so head to our restaurant fast to save your spot for the parade!