Events

Spring Garden Market

This annual spring event is held the first Saturday in May and is the opening date for the tour season, held May through October. Venders from East Tennessee with flowers, vegetable plants, and garden items gather on the grounds with entertainment, live music, and guided tours of the mansion all day.


Christmas candlelight tours – December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, & 11, 2022

This annual event is held the first two weekends in December. The 1868 mansion is decorated in festive greenery, bows, swags, trees, and wreaths. Hot wassail and Victorian style sweets are served in the dining room. Take a step back in time during the Christmas season and experience the hospitality, beauty, and history of Glenmore.

  • Tours are self-guided with docents stationed in every room to provide details and answer questions. Plan on at least 45 minutes to 1 hour to enjoy the tour experience.
  • Homemade Christmas cookies are served at your last stop, along with Glenmore’s hot wassail (Applecider/juice with seasonal spices).
  • Tour prices are the same as the other tours, Adults $10, Students $5, and Preschoolers FREE (There will be a “Mouse in the House” activity for children.)
  • Pay at the door, cash only. No reservations are taken for this event.
  • First Tour is at 5:00 PM and other tours begin every 15-20 minutes. Last tour is at 8:30 PM.
  • Private group tours, a minimum of 10 people, are available by appointment during the weekdays of December 5th-8th and December 12th-17th. Docents will provide a one hour narrated tour with many details about the mansion as well as the Branner and Jarnagin families who called this place home. Call 865-475-5014 to schedule your group tour.
  • Glenmore is handicap accessible.