(WBIR, Knoxville) - It's only July, but many Christmas enthusiasts are already getting ready for the season.
Folks from across the nation are in Gatlinburg this weekend for the Christmas Expo at the Convention Center.
Several vendors are on hand to help people out with their displays, big or small.
There is also shopping available and seminars.
Organizers say it's a time to trade ideas and learn new tricks of the trade.
Most of the Expo is concentrated on lighting displays, but there is also a seminar about "How to be Santa."
The Christmas Expo continues Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. Cost is $4.00.