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2015 Pigeon Forge Events Calendar

Find Pigeon Forge events including Winterfest, Springfest, the Dolly Parade and more - Entertainment at its finest! There's a lot to take in on your next visit. A great way to start planning your vacation is to check our calendar of events for things to do and when to see them.

Visitors love the Pigeon Forge car shows, concerts, festivals and parades.  You will be amazed at everything that is going on!

Never miss an event on your next visit to Pigeon Forge!


 

August Events

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Celebrate Freedom! - Celebrate Freedom! is the name to designate a month-long way for Pigeon Forge to show its respect and honor for America’s heroes. Throughout the entire month of August, participating businesses throughout Pigeon Forge offer discounts to active and veteran military personnel, police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders. This is a great time of year for us to recognize and honor all service personnel To receive Celebrate Freedom! discounts, servicemen and women need to show proper identification and proof of service.


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Stringtime in the Smokies – The following fantastic bands converge onto the stage at Old Mill Square in the heart of Pigeon Forge: Grassroots Gringos, Richard Bennett and Wyatt Rice and Robinella. Register to compete or sit back and enjoy the Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament in Memory of Sergeant Brett Benton. The entire day of music and activities begins at 11:00 a.m. with evening bluegrass performances beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bring along your own lawn chair and make plans now to participate in Stringtime in the Smokies.

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10th season of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales daily in downtown Gatlinburg through August 1. Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance festival featuring costumed musical performers, storyteller

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Tennessee Smokies vs Birmingham Barons Home Game 5:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Birmingham Barons Home Game 7:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Birmingham Barons Home Game 7:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Birmingham Barons Home Game 7:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Birmingham Barons Home Game 7:05pm



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FREE Riverside Outdoor Movie "The Princess Bride" Appleview River Resort Join us under the stars as we show featured films on a Giant inflatable screen riverside at the Appleview River Resort. This week we will be showing The Princess Bride. Bring a chair or blanket and join us riverside for a wonderful evening of fellowship and entertainment.

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State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax-Free Weekend-- Since Pigeon Forge has endless shops of all types, you need to make plans NOW to travel to the Smokies to get the great deals and save tax dollars on all things school related!

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals Home Game 7:05pm



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NSA Men's Softball Tournament at Sevierville City Park

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals Home Game 7:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals Home Game 5:05pm



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Rock the School House with Hard Rock Cafe For the entire month of August, the Hard Rock Cafe will be collecting School Supplies for Jones Cove Elementary.  Bring in 3 or more items off the list and you will receive a special gift from Hard Rock Cafe. Items include 2 boxes of facial tissue, 2 bottles of Hand Sanitizer, 2 boxes 12 count #2 Pencils, 2 boxes of 24 count Crayons. For the full list of supplies, please contact Hard Rock Cafe

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals Home Game 7:05pm



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Painting with a Twist® - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Eagle Springs Winery in Kodak, TN. Enjoy wine and step-by-step painting instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic local artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. For more information, call 1-888-745-8119.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jackson Generals Home Game 7:05pm



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Litter Free Jamboree Sevier County High School August 14 from 6pm-9pm, schools compete to see who can recycle and reduce the most litter

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Tuatha Dea Tuatha Dea is a Gypsy Rock band from Gatlinburg, TN and is playing at the Hard Rock Cafe August 14th from 10pm-12am.  Come on out to the Hard Rock Cafe and grab some grub and enjoy the show! The cover is $10 for the Pit Area. 



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Hard Rock Cafe presents Lauren Cole Band Enjoy a night of blues rock with Lauren Cole Band at the Hard Rock Cafe. Food, Fun, and Music, and Friends! Show starts at 10pm.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Montgomery Biscuits Home Game 7:05pm



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Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg will host its fourth annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival August 19 through 23.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Montgomery Biscuits Home Game 7:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Montgomery Biscuits Home Game 7:05pm



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Wine on the Lawn - Enjoy wine tasting at Hillside Winery in Sevierville, TN at 229 Collier Drive. Also discover more information about wineries and wine tours available throughout the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Call 865-389-9490 for more info.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Montgomery Biscuits Home Game 7:05pm



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Hard Rock Cafe presents Syndi & Chad 14 year old singer/songwriter, Sydni Stinnett, is playing at the Hard Rock Cafe August 21 at 10pm. Her influences include pop, jazz, and soft rock genres. She recently was awarded the Rising Star Award by the Bijou Theater in January of 2015 for being the "most talented Middle School vocalist in East Tennessee."

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National College Tailgate Competition Sevier County Fairgrounds Join different tailgate teams as they compete in different categories. For more information visit www.nationalcollegiatetailgatingchampionship.com
 


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Tennessee Smokies vs Montgomery Biscuits Home Game 7:05pm



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Hard Rock Cafe presents Wake Up Sunday Wake Up Sunday is a progressive Christian rock band from East Tennessee. Join us for dinner and entertainment at 10pm. 

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National Dog Day at the Hard Rock Cafe 12-4pm – Outside patio area Come celebrate National Dog Day with Sevier County Humane Society. Sevier County Humane Society will have dogs and cats on property that can be adopted. They are also in need of donations. Bring in any donation items and you will receive a special gift from Hard Rock Cafe. Items Needed: Bleach, Febreeze, Kong Dog an Cat Toys, and more, For a full list of items please contact Sevier County Humane Society

 


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Tennessee Smokies vs Jacksonville Suns Home Game 7:05pm



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Hard Rock Cafe presents Shaun Abbott Come out to the Hard Rock and enjoy some good music and good tunes by this Country Rock performer. Show starts at 10pm. 

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Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion at Pigeon Forge LeConte Event Center. Third Annual Jeep Festival features parts and accessories dealers, suppiers of off-road and outdoor products, and category competitions. Admission $5

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Welcome Home Veterans Parade-- Veterans groups alongside marching bands, floats, and local dignitaries will make their way down the Parkway to pay tribute to the men and women who have valiantly served in America's Armed Forces.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jacksonville Suns Home Game 7:05pm



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Hard Rock Cafe presents January Gray This band has a wide range from bluegrass to metal. Roots Rock Revival. Train songs to pain songs.

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jacksonville Suns Home Game 5:05pm



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Tennessee Smokies vs Jacksonville Suns Home Game 7:05pm



September Events

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Teacher Appreciation Month at Titanic Museum Attraction School is back in session and we wanted to say thank you to our teachers! For more information call 1-800-381-7670 or visit titanicpigeonforge.com

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Tennessee Smokies vs Jacksonville Suns Home Game 7:05pm



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Hard Rock Cafe presents The Brothers Rain Taking the stage for what’s easily the 100th time in almost as many days, Brother Rains energetically walk to the stage as they start off another set that’s impossibly tight and laid back at the same time.  

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The Comedy Barn Kickin' Chicken 5K Run & Fun Walk Race begins at the Comedy Barn at 8AM September 5th. Winners in all divisions, silent auction and door prizes. Runners and Walkers and public welcome! Early Registration til August 24th. $20 Adults $15 for 17 and under. www.ComedyBarn.com/kickinchicken

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Sevier County Fair Traditional hometown fair with a midway, carnival rides, games, contests and concerts at Sevier Co. Fairgrounds.

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Kate & the Keys 8-10PM performing a variety of songs from artists including Janis Joplin, Shocking Blue, Jefferson Airplane, and Amy Winehouse

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Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival This fall celebration of harvest season features fall fun festivities, special events and autumn-themed displays. For more information call 1 (800) 568-4748.

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Shades of the Past Rod Run - Dollywood's Splash Country. Rods, Customs and Classics through 1972. Prizes and Awards to be given. Vendors and show will be at Dollywood's Splash Country parking lot. (865) 995-2009
 

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Kate & the Keys 9-11PM performing a variety of songs from artists including Janis Joplin, Shocking Blue, Jefferson Airplane, and Amy Winehouse.

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Kate & the Keys 10-12PM performing a variety of songs from artists including Janis Joplin, Shocking Blue, Jefferson Airplane, and Amy Winehouse.

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Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival Join us in Dumplin Valley for a wonderfully fun weekend of Bluegrass with a spectacullarly talented lineup of bands and players. 

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Taste of Autumn Gatlinburg’s Annual Taste of Autumn takes center stage with a new twist on tradition September 17, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00pm at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.

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Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run - LeConte Center of Pigeon Forge.This Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run is one of the most popular car shows in Pigeon Forge simply because of the cooler weather, lack of summertime visitors, and the slight chance of seeing some fall colors start to show! This Pigeon Forge rod run features thousands of hot rods and muscle cars of a years, makes, models, colors, and sizes. It’s eye-candy for car lovers! 865-687-3976

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Unabashed Music Fest "2015" Sevier County Fairgrounds. FREE ADMISSION 12yrs + older  Friday Sept 18: 7pm - 10pm: Classic & Southern Rock. Saturday Sept 19: 12pm - 10pm: Alternative, Indie, Rock & Metal. Food & Games and activities. For more information and vendor/sponsorship opportunities visit www.unabashedmusicfest.com

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Hard Rock Cafe presents The Kincaid Band 10-12 PM The Kincaid Band members are seasoned musicians who have been involved with music most of their lives.

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Mountain Life Festival at the Mountain Farm Museum - Celebrate the fall harvest as the Mountain Farm Museum comes alive with history. Demonstrators provide visitors with a glimpse into the past as they make soap, apple cider, sorghum molasses, hominy, music and more.


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Roads & Rivers Day Keep Sevier Beautiful organizes volunteers county wide to help pick up litter along our roadsides and waterways!

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Wine on the Lawn at Robert A.Tino Gallery - Enjoy this event which is put on by Hillside Winery at the Robert A. Tino Gallery located at 812 Old Douglas Dam Road in Sevierville, TN. Don't forget to enter the CornHole Tournament! We will have multiple boards and brackets so bring out as many teams as you can! Prizes will be awarded to the winning team, courtesy of Hillside Winery and Sugarland Cellars. Sugarland Cellars will also be releasing their Friends of the Smokies Fall wine entitled Autumn Path, at this event. For every bottle purchased, $5 goes to Friends of the Smokies. Call 865-389-9490 for more info.

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Leon Thomas Band 10-12pm Bringing you sounds like Jason Aldean, Chris Young, Toby Keith, jamey johnson, Zac Brown Band

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Art Crawl at The Commons See art from the Tile Wall Project at King Family Library & listen to live music and sample treats from area eateries, distilleries and wineries. This event pairs beverages from new wineries and distilleries in Sevier County with food from local restaurants. 6:30-8:00 PM

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Concert: Mickey Gilley & Ronnie McDowell - 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre. Mickey Gilley and Ronnie McDowell team up to bring you a show packed with all your favorite hits. Enjoy everything from Mickey's "Stand by Me" to Ronnie's "Older Women." Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Johnson Depot 10-12 PM The amazing two-part harmony duo with Josh Arnold, and Justin Duncan. Named after Al Capone's prohibition era which later became Johnson City, Tennessee.

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30th Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair Visitors to Pigeon Forge have the opportunity to see and purchase handmade items from some of the area’s most talented artists and crafters. Stop by the Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair in Patriot Park, Sept. 26-Oct. 24. Admission is free, however, a freewill donation will be distributed to local and area charities. Old Mill Ave.

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17th Annual Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament Play a part in the fun and excitement of the Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament. This event is perfect for adults, children and of course all visitors. Before these seasonal, 2-day trout tournaments get started, there will be over 10,000 trout stocked in over 20 miles of streams! Enter the tournament for your chance at over $10,000 in cash and prizes. Spend your next vacation trout fishing in Tennessee and experience all the fun the Smokies have to offer.

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39th Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair Local and nationally skilled craftsmen display their crafts and wares from woodworking, Native American jewelry and gifts, quilts, stained glass, and so much more. A great place to start your holiday shopping! 

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Smoky Mountain Wingfest Sevier County Fairgrounds. Come join us for the 2nd annual Wingfest supporting the Sevier County High School Alumni Association.

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Hard Rock Cafe presents Hillbilly Jedi 10-12pm Boasting influences of Rock and Country, you are bound to have a great evening of food and music with this fun and entertaining band! 

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National Quartet Convention - Gospel Music’s largest gathering is coming to Pigeon Forge! Reserve your seats now for the National Quartet Convention. Headliners include the Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, The Hoppers, Kingdom Heirs and Mark Trammell Quartet.  For more information, visit www.nqconline.com or call 1-800-846-8499.

October Events

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Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival This fall celebration of harvest season features fall fun festivities, special events and autumn-themed displays. For more information call 1 (800) 568-4748.

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Oktoberfest This Ober Gatlinburg festival features Bavarian-style food, bier garten, music and live entertainment through early November, with daily shows and multiple shows each Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call (865) 436-5423 for more information

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30th Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair Visitors to Pigeon Forge have the opportunity to see and purchase handmade items from some of the area’s most talented artists and crafters. Stop by the Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair in Patriot Park, Sept. 26-Oct. 24. Admission is free, however, a freewill donation will be distributed to local and area charities. Old Mill Ave.

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39th Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair Local and nationally skilled craftsmen display their crafts and wares from woodworking, Native American jewelry and gifts, quilts, stained glass, and so much more. A great place to start your holiday shopping! 

1 - Nov. 15
Fall Color in the Smokies – A common misconception is that peak fall leaf color season in Great Smoky Mountains National Park happens in mid-October. Spectacularly bright colors actually light up the Smoky Mountain zone for seven+ weeks. Colors begin to intensify at peak elevations then make their way down to Pigeon Forge in the foothills at the base of the mountains.

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3rd Annual Night at the Titanic Girls Sleepover - Did you know it is possible to have a sleepover at Titanic Museum Attraction? This is a great opportunity to explore the museum at night. The crew shares the Titanic passenger stories, and you get to find out if there are ghosts in the museum.

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Circle Yer Wagens 42, VW Show Sevier County Fairgrounds For more information call (865) 654-8009 or visit AVWA.com

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Ray Stevens - Enjoy two great shows with Ray Stevens, whose humor is keenly observant and rich in nuance. His style is unpretentious, and he has charmed audiences for past fifty years. Join in with familiar favorites such as "The Mississippi Squirrel Revival", and the Grammy award winning "Misty." Two shows: 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

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Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair – Art lovers and folks who appreciate fine crafts and music lovers can find discover 200 booths featuring the works of some of the nation's finest artists and craftspeople. Artisans are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique pieces for sale. Enjoy live country & bluegrass entertainment as you stroll through the Gatlinburg Convention Center.


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Pastor Appreciation Days at Titanic Museum Attraction We want to show our appreciation for all of the Pastors and their dedication in leading our churches every week.  For more information call 1-800-381-7670 or visit titanicpigeonforge.com

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Wears Valley Fall Fest October 16-18 Enjoy the brilliant colors of fall in Wears Valley with crafters, entertainers, and activities. A full three days of FREE family fun, fall festivities, and delicious southern food! Follow on Facebook Here

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2015 Fall Corvette Show Sevierville convention center

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Don Williams - Two nights: October 16th and 17th, 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, TN. With a warm hickory baritone that balances strength with a gentle concern, he draws his listener into the intimate world of an old friend.  Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

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Stomp Out Breast Cancer - This year will be the Rocky Top Wine Trail's 7th annual Stomp Out Breast Cancer! We will walk to 3 of the Rocky Top Wineries (Hillside Winery, Apple Barn Winery, and Mountain Valley Winery)  Enjoy fun activities at each location like grape stomping! 

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Fall Fest Vintage Baseball Come out and play with a real vintage baseball team! www.wearsvalleyfallfest.com

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Halloween Trick or Treat - The Pigeon Forge Community Center's annual Halloween event takes place every year on the Thursday before Halloween. This is a free and non-scary event that provides a safe alternative for families to go Trick or Treating. Vendors from the Pigeon Forge Community set up fun interactive displays and hand out candy.


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Trick or Treat Kickoff Carnival Local businesses offer contests, costumed characters, inflatables and candy on Halloween at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Sevier County. 

November Events

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The Nutcracker “Sweet” Presented by the Smoky Mountain Dance Theater Company W.L. Mills Auditorium. Enjoy this Classic holiday performance presented in Gatlinburg. Performances at 7 p.m. Call (865) 680-7369 for ticket information.

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Veteran’s Appreciation Week at Titanic Museum Attraction In honor of our Veterans, admission is free for all veterans durning this week. for more information call 1-800-381-7670 or visit titanicpigeonforge.com

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MLC Ladies Retreat – This dynamic women’s organization gathers twice per year… in March and November. Each event is held at the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center in the heart of Pigeon Forge.  For additional information please call (706) 581-2590. Advance registration is required.  


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Gene Watson & Jeannie Seely - Gene is rightly referred to as “The Singer’s Singer.” Some of Gene’s classics are “Farewell Party” and “Fourteen Carat Mind.” Jeannie Seely's Grammy Award-winning song “Don’t Touch Me” and other hits are crowd favorites. 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

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Sevierville’s Winterfest Kick Off Music, Lights & Magic November 9th-February 29 Millions of twinkling holiday lights will be on display throughout the Great Smoky Mountains area. Take the family and enjoy great events, like Sevierville's Winterfest Kick Off, and great Winterfest attractions. 

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26th Annual Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff at Patriot Park. Come celebrate the beginning of this years Winterfest 2015 and enjoy millions of lights, winter activities and fun for the whole family. 

10 - Feb. 29
Pigeon Forge Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights - See five million twinkling lights while you're aboard the Trolley Tour of Lights during Winterfest. Heated, enclosed and cozy, the trolley tour has a personal tour guide who will share stories about Pigeon Forge's history Winterfest displays. <link to our winterfest trolley tour info page>

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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff - Offering mouth-watering recipes of homemade chili ranging from mild and delightful to wild and adventurous, the City of Gatlinburg hosts its 26th annual Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the streets of downtown Gatlinburg.

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Veterans Day Celebration - Join Gatlinburg in saluting America's veterans of the Armed Forces, featuring stirring musical numbers and words of tribute on Ripley's Aquarium Plaza.


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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights Enjoy a guided trolley tour of Gatlinburg Winter Magic lighting displays. Departure is from the Ripley’s Aquarium Trolley Station. Trolley leaves at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30. Group reservations are available.

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Light the Way 5K Dollywood hosts the 4th Annual Light the way 5K through 4 million christmas lights inside Dollywood. Both runners and walkers are welcome to help benefit two amazing charities- Share It Forward and Keep Sevier Beautiful. Register Here and follow on Facebook Here

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Celebrate Christmas at Christmas Place The Christmas Season begins at Christmas Place. For more information call 1- 800-445-3396

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Pigeon Forge Community Chorus Holiday Concert For more information call 1-800-251-9100

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Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show - Unique handcrafted Thanksgiving gifts made artisans who are members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community near Gatlinburg. Fine art and fine art craft items are offered for sale at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.


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Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees Gatlinburg Convention Center W.L. Mills Conference Center. Dozens of ornately decorated Christmas trees on display to create a winter wonderland. Festival of Trees benefits the Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries.

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Fireworks on Thanksgiving at the Titanic - The Titanic Museum Attraction will hosts LARGEST fireworks event of the year on the Pigeon Forge Parkway on Thanksgiving night! This annual event is to honor the lives and legacies of the ship’s passengers, crew and rescuers.


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Winter Magic Tunes & Tales Meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this annual event!

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Mountain Top Conference with Dr. James Merritt At the Smoky Mountain Convention Center 
Toll Free: 1-800-223-6707 11/30/2015 - 12/3/2015
 
 


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Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual Christmas show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. November 30, 2015 - December 6, 2015

December Events

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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights Visitors can soak up the spirit of the season from the comfort of a Gatlinburg Trolley by taking the relaxing Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights. November 12th through January 31st.

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Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights - See five million twinkling lights while you're aboard the Trolley Tour of Lights during Winterfest. Heated, enclosed and cozy, the trolley tour has a personal tour guide who will share stories about Pigeon Forge's history Winterfest displays. Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights begins and ends at Patriot Park, so returning to your vehicle isn't a hassle. Tickets can be purchased the day of the tour and reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. With many dates to choose from, be sure to make your plans now to experience Winterfest in the heart of Pigeon Forge. Please note that the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights will be running Monday-Friday only, three times a night in November and December at 6:30 pm, 7:45 pm and 9:00 pm. In January the tours are only on Mondays and Fridays and there must be a minimum of 15 passengers for a tour to depart. Price is $5.00 per person. Groups of 10 or more must prepay money order or cashiers check only before their pre-reserved tour.


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Yama Con - Yama Con is a convention that focuses on Anime and the Japanese culture, but also feature others activities that are related to all things having to do with video games, cards, board games, comics and more.  Registration fees range from $25-$75 and can be completed online at www.yamacon.org.  Make plans now to celebrate everything nerdy, geeky and otaku at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center.

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Winter Magic Tunes & Tales Meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this annual event! Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19

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Gatlinburg’s 40th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade The award winning 40th Annual Christmas Fantasy of Lights Parade will step off at 7:30pm. The Gatlinburg Parade is recognized as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast.

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Ronnie Milsap Farewell Tour Ronnie Milsap ranks as the pre-eminent country soul singer of his generation. He also represents much more than any two-word definition can convey: a humble, overtly friendly fellow with a talent as vast and multi-dimensional as the American South. His track record speaks loud and clear: 40 No. 1 hits, seven Grammy Awards and eight Country Music Association Awards. Together, they underscore Milsap’s position as one of the best-loved and most enduring artists in country music history. Some of Ronnie’s classics include “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It For the World”, “It Was Almost Like A Song”, “Lost In The Fifties Tonight”, and “Smoky Mountain Rain”.

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Winter Magic Tunes & Tales Meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this annual event!  11-12, 18-19

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Festival of Christmas Past - Join us to celebrate Christmas in the mountains with old-time music, harp singing, storytelling and reminiscing, craft demonstrations such as weaving, spinning, quilting, basket making, historic toys and games, and children's activities.

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Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival At the Smoky Mountain Convention Center
Toll Free: 1-800-223-6707


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Santa Hustle Half Marathon & 5K Get in the holiday spirit, and make your way to the Santa Hustle Smokies 5k & Half Marathon! Register Here! 

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Winter Magic Tunes & Tales Meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this annual event!  

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Holiday Homecoming - Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas celebration in the Smokies with traditional music at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center

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New Year's Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show Gatlinburg will welcome the arrival of 2016 in unique style with its 28th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show around the intersection of Parkway and Historic Nature Trail at the base of the Space Needle late Thursday night, December 31

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New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge is a time you simply can’t miss. There is so much to see, do and experience for children of all ages. Music Theaters are open with amazing shows ringing in the New Year and you are sure to see fireworks throughout the town along with a millions or twinkling lights. Attractions are open and memories will be made in Pigeon Forge this New Year’s Eve.

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