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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!


February 2015 Events

1 - 28
Titanic Sweetheart Month - Every February, Titanic Museum Attraction goes overboard to help visitors celebrate their own love stories, complete with everything their hearts desire. From surprise proposals and wedding engagements to awesome weddings and heart-warming marriage-vow renewals officiated by our Titanic Captain Smith. We recommend immediate reservations. For more information, please contact us at 800-381-7670.

2 - Mar 13
Arrowmont's Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition - This exhibit is up now through March 13th. This biennial is a juried, mixed media art exhibition highlights the skills and talents of artists and craftspeople in Sevier County. 104 works of art were accepted and 13 awards were given. Arrowmont in Gatlinburg is open Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please call for Holiday and Weekend hours. 865-436-5860

5 - 6
Smoky Mountain Gospel Jubilee - Country Tonite Theater at 7:00 pm. For more info call 865-453-2003. Enjoy preaching + great gospel music by The Swordsmen Quartet, Joyful Sounds and Penny Andrews.

6 - 8
Smoky Mountain Celebration Square Dance - Music Road Resort Convention Center featuring callers Ron Libby and Steve Kopman. Dancing starts Friday at 7:45 pm and ends Sunday at 11:30 am. For more info call 865-691-1580.

6
Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble -This 18-piece ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America will perform a FREE concert at the Pigeon Forge Community Center at 7:00 pm.

7
Arrowmont Children and Young Adult Classes - Children's Classes are held from 9:00am-Noon and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Each class is designed for a specific grade level group which is indicated in the class description. All children's classes are $100 and will be held January 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 2015. Call 865-436-5860 for more information.

7
February Freeze 5K - Registration begins at 4:45 pm and race starts at 6:00 pm across from Patriot Park on Butler Street. This is a great course for everyone… from the first timer all the way to an experienced runner! Call 865-453-3882 or e-mail februaryfreeze5k@gmail.com

13 - 15
Miss Tennessee Pageant - Join Country Tonite Theatre for a weekend of beauty and class as some of Tennessee’s finest ladies compete for the crown of Miss Tennessee United States in multiple age groups. The pageant will display the personality and social awareness of young women from across the state.  Potential contestants can apply at www.misstennesseeus.com.

14
Arrowmont Children and Young Adult Classes - Children's Classes are held from 9:00am-Noon and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Each class is designed for a specific grade level group which is indicated in the class description. All children's classes are $100 and will be held January 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 2015. Call 865-436-5860 for more information.

14
PEANUTS™ The Valentine Express & Sweetheart Train - Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (GMSR) is pleased to announce this special event train that departs historic Bryson City depot on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 am. Travel alongside the Tuckasegee River to Dillsboro, NC, the enjoy a 1 ½ hour layover. Valentine’s activities plus a relaxing afternoon in the quaint and beautiful Dillsboro. Call 800-872-4681 for more info.

18 - 22
15th Annual Saddle Up! - Cowboy enthusiasts from across the nation gather in Pigeon Forge each February for this fun Western-themed weekend.

21
Townsend Artisan Guild Photography Workshop - Spend time translating the craft of "proper" focus and use of light to create photographic art.  The focus will be changing snapshots into great shots and capturing the color and details of the macro world around us.  Presentations will lay the groundwork and Guild photographers assist participants as they apply the principles and practice the techniques. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome.  Bring you camera and your manual.  The workshop will be held at the Smoky Mountain (Townsend) Visitor’s Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN.

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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.

27 - Mar 1
Challenge Youth Conference - Programs to empower teenagers with sound teaching and challenges and encouraging them to live their lives for Christ. For more information, call 256-710-7671

28
Rose Glen Literary Festival - Lectures and book signings from Sevier County authors and those who have written books about Sevier County. Sevierville Convention Center.

March 2015 Events

1 - 31
Irish Month at Titanic - Titanic Museum Attraction celebrates Ireland, the country that built the original Titanic ship. Titanic Museum Attraction hosts live Irish music, Irish step dancing, storytellers, and comics from Ireland. Enjoy Irish history and culture. Explore your Irish roots with genealogy experts. For more information, call 1-800-381-7670.

2 - 13
Arrowmont's Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition - This exhibit is up now through March 13th. This biennial is a juried, mixed media art exhibition highlights the skills and talents of artists and craftspeople in Sevier County. 104 works of art were accepted and 13 awards were given. Arrowmont in Gatlinburg is open Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please call for Holiday and Weekend hours. 865-436-5860

5 - 7
Winter Carnival of Magic - The Winter Carnival of Magic is held early in March at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Each year the three day convention features several lectures, a dealer's room, a close up competition, a stage competition and two evening shows.

7
Warrior 10 Miler and 5k - in Sevierville, TN at 8:00 am. Tennessee Spine and Performance Enhancement Center is hosting this epic run along Veterans Boulevard towards the Great Smoky Mountains and their fantastic views. The race will start at 8:00 a.m. on the corner of Collier and Veterans Boulevard.  100% of net proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

10 - 16
NACMAI Awards Ceremony - North American Country Music Associations, International hosts their annual gathering and awards ceremony at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge. For more information, call 1-800-792-4308.

14
Eagle Springs Winery Release of Sunny Days Wine - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Robert A. Tino Gallery, 812 Old Douglas Dam Road in Sevierville, TN.

18 - 21
A Mountain Quiltfest - The annual convention entitled “A Mountain Quiltfest” preserves the timeless art of quilting. No matter what your quilt making level is, there is something for everyone with more than 60 quilting classes. There's a quilt show with a variety of quilts from all over the country will be on display for viewing.

18 - Jun 7
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It's a Spring Thing!-- When the last bit of frost ends and the tiny buds begin to blossom with the mountains coming alive with greenery, you know spring is in the air and making an appearance in Gatlinburg. Come out and enjoy the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It's a Spring Thing, which has events for the whole family!

20 - 21
Spring Corvette Expo - Visitors flock to this expo at Sevierville Convention Center in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. Call (865) 687-3976 for registration and information.

26 - 28
16th Annual Smoky Mountain Boogie - Annual dance party hosted by Smoky Mountain Shaggers at Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge. This is a benefit for St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital. Call 866-613-0404 or 865-250-7650 for registration and information.

29 - 31
Titanic Authors’ Week – A special week-long time when Titanic fans and followers have the opportunity to meet and interact with authors of many remarkable books about the Titanic. Tickets are not required for the book signing fair, but are needed for tours of the Titanic Museum Attraction. Call1-800-381-7670 for more information.

31 - Apr 4
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show - Unique handcrafted gifts and products produced by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are placed on display and offered for sale as they host their annual Easter show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center March 31, 2015 - April 4, 2015.

April 2015 Events

19 - 25
Earth Week - The entire city of Gatlinburg celebrates Earth Week! Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations, food and more! April 19-25, 2015.

21 - 25
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage - As winter fades and the colors of spring begin to sparkle throughout the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg blossoms into the center of all things botanical during Great Smoky Mountain Association’s 65th Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage. April 21-25, 2015.

2
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show - Handcrafted one-of-a-kind fine art and craft items created by Gatlinburg’s nearby enclave of artists that are tucked away in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. Artisans place their wares on display and offer works for sale at their combined annual Easter show located in the Gatlinburg Convention Center.


3 - 4
PEANUTS™ Easter Beagle Express - The PEANUTS™ Easter Beagle Express on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad April 3 & 4! Trains depart the historic Bryson City depot at 11:00am. Travel alongside the Tuckasegee River into the quaint town of Dillsboro North Carolina for a 1 ½ hour layover.

3 - Aug 8
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a spring and summer-long street performance event throughout the city of Gatlinburg featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.

4 - 5
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament-- With multiple categories to compete in, the 16th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is the largest trout tournament in the Smokies! Locals and visitors alike will be challenged.  Bring your children and family and test your fishing skills!

5
Easter Sunrise at Ober - Soak up Easter Sunday sunrise from the top of Mt. Harrison at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort during this meaningful service sponsored by the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association.

9 - 12
Legacy Weekend at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts - 556 Parkway in Gatlinburg, TN. Call (865) 436-5860 for more information.

10
Wine, Dine and Art Crawl - Explore the historic Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community on a private tour of participating galleries, restaurants and wineries. 5:00 to 9:00 pm enjoy private, guided tours of participating galleries. Meet the artists while sampling local wines and enjoying hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants.  Finish the evening with a sit down dinner at one of Gatlinburg’s unique eating establishments, all for one low price! Seating is limited and reservations are required. This event is for those 21 years of age and older. This is an event of Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest, and tickets will be available for purchase in early 2015.

10 - 11
Mountain Man Memorial March - This is the Eighth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March, which is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. The march takes place on Saturday, April 11 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform. April 10 - 11, 2015.

11
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will be held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts on Saturday April 11th from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Wineries for the event will be coming from all over Tennessee! Visitors age 21 and older will purchase a ticket to the festival for $20 and receive a wristband for sampling and a branded wine glass.  A portion of proceeds will benefit the Gatlinburg Hospitality Association Scholarship Fund and Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts.

11
Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest - Held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Sample wines from Tennessee wineries along with small plate foods from Gatlinburg restaurants. Admission $20.  For more information, call (865) 436-5860.

16 - 19
Southeast Fiber Forum - If fiber arts are your thing, the Southest Fiber Forum is the place to be April 16 - April 19. Choose from thirteen weaving, spinning, dyeing, knitting, felting, design, surface design, and e-textile workshops taught by renowned instructors. Then spend 2-1/2 days studying your chosen topic, enjoying the beautiful facilities at Arrowmont, and visiting with fiber friends old and new. Call 865-436-5860 for more info.

16
Art & Wine Crawl through the Glades - Sample wines of Eagle Springs Winery throughout the day at various businesses in the 8-mile loop known as "The Glades."  The Glades, near Gatlinburg tucked into the Great Smoky Mountains, has long been known as the home of the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, located in a quiet historic setting just 3 miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Gatlinburg, TN. Call 1-888-745-8119 for more information.

17 - 19
Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival - The Townsend Artisan Guild presents the 6th Annual Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival to be held at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend, TN 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. General admission is free, though classes and some family activities require a fee. For more information, visit www.smokymountainfiberartsfestival.org.

17 - 18
Pigeon Forge Rod Run - in Pigeon Forge, TN at Pigeon Forge Events Center on Teaster Lane.  Call MCS Promotions (865) 687-3976 for more information.

17 - 19
Music of the Mountains - created to share the rich musical traditions of the Southern Appalachians with our park visitors. Enjoy traditional Appalachian music during this three day event held in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Sugarlands Visitor Center and also at park entrances in Townsend, TN and Cosby, TN

19 - 25
Earth Week in Gatlinburg - Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg for a learning experience about green practices. Celebrate this special day by enjoying music, activities, art, games, interactive craft stations, and food.


23
Earth Day Festival-- From 3:00- 7:00 pm, Mynatt Park is celebrating Earth Day through a festival jam packed with music, face painting, free crafts, demonstrations, and more.  Come out and show your green spirit!

24
Earth Day 5K - Earth Day 5K Run/Walk in downtown Gatlinburg. Funds raised benefit the Chamber Foundation's initiatives in education and green programs. This is a night race scheduled for 10:00 pm. USA Track and Field sanctioned event. Early registration is encouraged. Registration of race night takes place 8:00pm at Nantahala Outdoor Center.

May Events

1
5th Annual Shine, Wine & Dine Dinner and Auction - Arrowmont, 556 Parkway in Gatlinburg, TN. Call (865) 436-5860 for more information. Join us for a jubilant celebration of fun, fine art, great wines and unique event packages during this live and silent auction on our historical campus in the heart of Gatlinburg. Bid on fine works of arts by local and national artists - all proceed go toward operating expenses and scholarship funds at Arrowmont.

1 - Aug 8
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a spring and summer-long street performance event throughout the city of Gatlinburg featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.

1 - 3
Yellow Mustang Car Show - This is a celebration of Ford’s “Pony” car and is located at Christmas Place Inn on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, TN. You can register your yellow Mustang, get merchandise, find out about events and get more information at www.yellowmustangregistry.com

1 - 3
Circle Yer Wagens – a Volkswagen exclusive event that meets at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. Here you can buy, trade or just admire all types of Volkswagens including the iconic “Beetle”. There is an Air & Water Cooled Top 75 Show & Huge SwapMeet and Riverside camping. Circle Yer Wagens takes place the first weekend in May and October. For more information visit www.avwa.com/cyw40.html


1
Annual Dolly Parade - The Annual Dolly Homecoming Parade 2015 kicks off Pigeon Forge Springfest with Sevier County's favorite daughter, Dolly Parton as its grand marshal leading the celebration May 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

2
Titanic Princess Tea Party – This fascinating annual tea party is held especially for young ladies of our Tennessee area. Titanic Pigeon Forge provides a fun tea experience and tells the story of what life was like for the children of Titanic.  A very popular event, space is limited and reservations are required. Please call 800-381-7670. 

8 - 10
Blount British Car Club - This year's Gathering, our 28th, will be held in Townsend, Tennessee, on the grounds of the Talley Ho Inn. Blount British Cars, Ltd. hosts a British Car Gathering each spring. Partnering again with the Knoxville English Auto Society and will open the show to all makes of European classic cars as well as the traditional British cars we've featured before Proceeds from the Gatherings are donated to various deserving local charities, selected by a special committee. For more information, e-mail blountbritishcars@comcast.net

13 - 15
Annual F-100 Supernationals Truck Show – This 37th annual event is held in the Pigeon Forge City Parking Lot and LeConte Center located on Teaster Lane in the heart of Pigeon Forge. This show has plenty of vendors, a swap meet, and gives awards for Truck of the Year, Stock-Best in Class and Custom-Best in Class for 13 classes based on year and model of the truck.

13 - 16
Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show - Join us at Country Cascades motel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the 2015 Antique Toy and Pedal Car Show! (865) 428-1194.

14 - 15
Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Blast - Gatlinburg celebrates it's Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Blast presented by Bush Brothers & Company. This an exciting event which takes place during Springfest.

19
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.

22
Wine on the Lawn - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Hilllside Winery in Sevierville, TN. Call toll free 1-877-908-9460 for more information.

23
The Oak Ridge Boys -  Two shows: 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge. One of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country music hits. Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

30
Sevier County Relay for Life - American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Sevier County encourages you to participate and take steps to fight cancer. The event is held at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge.


June Events

1 - Aug 8
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a spring and summer-long street performance event throughout the city of Gatlinburg featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.

5 - 7
Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge Classic Car Show – The 14th annual Pontiac in Pigeon Forge features a swap meet and classic GTOs, Firebirds, Fieros, Best in Show, Best in Stock and the Saturday Night Cruise. Music Road Hotel is the host for the Pontiacs. Register and get more information at www.pontiacsinpigeonforge.com

12
Chubby Checker - 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, TN. This year marks the 55th anniversary of “The Twist”. It was not only a Number 1 song, but also forever changed the way we dance. Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

19
Wine on the Lawn - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Hilllside Winery in Sevierville, TN. Call toll free 1-877-908-9460 for more information.

20
Women's Work Festival at the Mountain Farm Museum - A woman's work is never done! Join us to learn about the vital role women played in creating and maintaining a mountain home. Demonstrations of open hearth cooking, spinning or sewing, corn shuck doll making and more.

July Events

1 - Aug 8
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a spring and summer-long street performance event throughout the city of Gatlinburg featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.

3 - 4
First Independence Day Parade in the Nation-- The 40th anniversary of the first Independence Day Parade in the Nation will be honoring military veterans and other American military heroes.  Beginning at the stroke of midnight, start your Independence Day by saluting our nations troops in Gatlinburg!

3
Shenandoah - Enjoy Shenandoah featuring Marty Raybon, 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre. Marty Raybon, Shenandoah’s original lead singer, has rejoined the group. When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

4
25th Annual Patriot Festival – Held every year for the past 25 years on Independence Day and located at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge, this event is puts you into the  patriotic spirit and concludes with a great display of fireworks.

4
Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta-- Beginning at noon, the River Raft Regatta well set sail down the Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg.

4
Gatlinburg's Fireworks Finale-- End the 4th with a bang and be dazzled by the fireworks show visible anywhere in downtown Gatlinburg!

17
Wine on the Lawn - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Hilllside Winery in Sevierville, TN. Call toll free 1-877-908-9460 for more information.

17 - 19
SEAA Girl's Fast Pitch World Series - Action Packed Pigeon Forge hosts this exciting annual series at the new Wear Farm Park located on Wears Valley Road just minutes from the Pigeon Forge Parkway. The location of this brand new facility allows time for attending teams and family members to not only enjoy our world series but to also take in all there is to see and do in Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area.


17 - 26
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair-- Featuring 150-plus booths, some of the nation's finest art, crafts, and music can be found at the Craftsmen's Fair.

24
The Grits & Glamour Tour Starring Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan - 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan are currently delighting fans across North America on their highly successful Grits and Glamour Tour. From the road to the red carpet, on center stage in the theater or under the spotlight in a honkytonk, these two women are comfortable in their high heels. Call 865-453-2003 for tickets and information.

 

August Events

1 - 31
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.


1
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.

7 - 9
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!

11
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.

29
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.

September Events

11 - 12
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
 

17 - 19
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

19
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.


25
Titanic Museum 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.

25
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.

27
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

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.

8 - 25
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.


16 - 17
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.

29
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.


November Events

6 - 7
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.  


10 - Feb. 29
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.


11
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.


11
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.


24 - 29
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.


26
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.


30 - Dec. 3
Mountain Top Conference with Dr. James Merritt – A large annual gathering at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center.

December Events

1 - Feb. 29
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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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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Holiday Homecoming - Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas celebration in the Smokies with traditional music at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center

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Our stay was just what we needed. As always Pigeon Forge was perfect, with all the outdoor activities like hiking and biking to spending our nights watching the great shows! We always feel like it's home away from home. Wish we could have stayed longer!

Ann Hazelwood - Macon, GA

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