FAQ Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center located at 234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Is this a rain or shine event? Yes, this event is located indoors at the convention center so rain is no threat. Do I have a beard or stache to attend? No, This is a family-friendly event but mature audiences are recommended. All fest-goers must purchase a ticket.3 and under are free. Are masks required? No Will there be alcohol? Yes! Can I come and go throughout the day? Yes! Re-entry in allowed throughout the day with ticket stub. Are Dogs allowed? Service animals only. What is prohibited? Any weapons, alcohol, coolers, and outside food and drink What are the hours? We open at noon and end at 7 pm. Re-entry all day as much as you would like with a ticket. Do I need to buy my tickets in advance? We do have a capacity limit because of space at this event so prepurchase is recommended to guarantee entry. Is admission cost included in the competition price? No. The reason is so you can participate in multiple competitions.