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You can celebrate the kickoff of Gatlinburg’s Winter Magic at the 34th Chili Cookoff presented by Bush’s Chili Beans. There will be a range of mouth-watering homemade chili recipes! Gatlinburg is hosting this annual event Thursday, November 9 from 5 to 8 PM at 120 Airport Road in the Shade Tree Parking lot. There will be free, live entertainment offered throughout the event, as well.

Gatlinburg kicks off its winter festivities, and it’s a night you won’t want to miss! Check out their website for more information.