GSMR plans New Year’s Eve Gala

art GSMRThe Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is ringing in the New Year at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 31 in Bryson City. The train leaves the Bryson City depot at 9 p.m. and returns after midnight.


The evening includes live music, dancing and dining. Musical duo Alias Smith & Jones will be the featured entertainment. Dinner will include a three-course buffet style meal and party favors onboard a vintage dining car at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. 

The night begins with a reception at the Smoky Mountain Trains Museum with a special selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks. Enjoy an array of hors d’oeuvres including tiger shrimp with cocktail sauce, button mushrooms stuffed with shrimp and crab parmesan filling, steak and roasted pepper skewers and fruit covered in rich chocolate.

Adults 21 and over only. Dinner train tickets are $135 per person (gratuity not included). Advanced reservations and 72-hour cancellation notice are required. Call for dress code information.

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