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Events at Richmont Inn, Townsend Visitor Center
and the Great Smoky Mountains

imageDecember - Christmas in Richmont's Appalachian Village

Present your loved one with a stay at the romantic Richmont Inn or our new ultra luxurious Chalet during this most delightful season. Try our sumptuous four-course Swiss fondue or raclette dinner in the glowing charm of our Cades Cove Cafe all dressed up for Christmas.

Savor the Inn's complimentary candlelight desserts (gourmet of course), with the best of coffees. Relax by your room's radiant fire or slide into warm, scented water of your soothing spa tub. Tis the season, and it's all here for you. Relax and romance in the luxurious rustic elegance of Richmont Inn at Christmas time.

Create great holiday memories for you and your loved one
Take a scenic drive into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, (they don't call it great for nothing). And, there's never a bad time to go, especially for the young at heart. See the park features, maybe hike a short nature trail, then return to the Richmont Inn and stroll the lighted paths of our Appalachian Village dolled up for the holidays. There's a short wooded path to an open air chapel - a perfect place to stop and meditate or reflect. Shop in our little Appalachian Gallery of fine arts and crafts. Here at Richmont, you will catch the spirit and meaning of a Smoky Mountain Christmas; lots of good memories await you.

New Year's Eve-Richmont Inn – December 31 – Bill Taylor, or other noted Mountain Musicians
Celebrate and usher in the New Year with Bill Taylor,singer, Dulcimer and Banjo player. Bill, featured in Southern Living magazine and popular southern entertainer and teacher, will talk about mountain music and instruments, as he plays and sings the traditional favorites and will even take your requests.

January 2-31 - Guest Appreciation Month at Richmont
Rest and relax after the hectic holidays and take advantage of our special two night package that saves and gives you more - our way of saying thanks for your kindness and loyalty over the past nineteen years. January is a perfect time to regroup and freshen your perspective for the coming year. The views are clear, there is snow on the mountain, a chill in the air, and quietness everywhere. Included in the package for two: Two night full amenity room (spa tub for two, fireplace, king size bed,) a gourmet fireside or stream side picnic, and of course, a full complimentary breakfast and an evening candlelight dessert and coffee. All in all, a great value and our way of showing appreciation for you. (Call now for reduced rates)

Richmont's Romantic Rendezvous Throughout February
"Nurture the romance in your relationship" with a romantic rendezvous at Richmont Inn when St. Valentine's day will be celebrated every evening in February at Richmont Inn. A classic Swiss fondue dinner or a fireside dinner basket with a splendid wine shared with your sweetheart and candlelight dessert will highlight the Saturday evenings. Tables will be adorned with soft glowing pink candles in hand blown hurricane globes, white china, golden flatware, and white doilies and napkins. Framed and famous poetic amorous addresses of old will be on each table for two. Treat her.

We'll begin with "Chocolate Lovers" Weekend throughout February. We'll have the finest gourmet chocolates for your tasting. Our Chef will be making and serving hand crafted rich dark chocolate truffles as well as our signature dessert "Died and Gone to Heaven Chocolate Cake." We also offer complementary wine and chocolate pairings; white chocolate and champagne, milk chocolate and Merlot, and a ripe Zinfandel with bittersweet chocolate. Call now and reserve yourself and your loved one a "Sweet Rendezvous" at Richmont Inn.

Upon retiring, guests can have a cozy warm fire or relax in a spa tub for two, spiced with essence. Guests will find a red rose and chocolates on their pillow with "sweet music" piped into the room. Then, begin the new day with breakfast in bed and a massage. Call 865-448-6751 (local) or 866-267-7086 (TOLL FREE) for sweetened weekend packages. Romantic Rendezvous Package available for the entire month of February. See Inn Packages!

Then on the Saturday night closest to Valentines, William Lovelace will play classical love songs on his harp. It's a tradition at Richmont Inn as harp music brings the spirit of romance to our Valentine celebration like no other music can. You may end the evening with a cozy fire or hot spa tub for two in your private room. You will have "sweet music" piped into your room and a red rose and chocolates on your pillow. Then, you can begin the new day with breakfast in bed and a massage (upon request).

In the daytime, remember you are only 10 minutes to Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, historic tours, antique/crafts shopping, wildflower walks, or scenic driving among the snow topped mountains.

Local Events please visit Townsend Chamber of Commerce website - http://www.townsendchamber.org/events.html
Or you may call the Townsend Visitor Center and Heritage Center at 865-448-6134 or 1-800-525-6834 for details.


When you visit Richmont Inn, be sure to visit O' Appalachia - Gifts of Distinction, our on site gift shop featuring a gallery of fine arts and crafts.

It's a great way to while away some time and allows you to bring a little bit of the Smokies home with you!


Spring time in the Smokies is always a wonderful time, click here to view a full list of events for Spring.