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August Events

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State of Tennessee’s Annual Sales Tax-Free Weekend- The State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. With so many shopping venues throughout all of Pigeon Forge you need to make plans now to receive great deals and save tax dollars on all of your back to school items!

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Dinosaur Train™ - Travel round-trip to and from our Bryson City, NC depot on a 30-40 min train ride following the Tuckasegee River Excursion route to the Nature's Tracker Area. Upon arrival you will enjoy an hour and 45min layover with all activities! 11:30 am and 3:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. 3:00 pm on Sunday.

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Celebrate Freedom - A military discount throughout the entire month of August at businesses and attractions in Pigeon Forge, TN. All past and present US military, emergency response personnel, law enforcement, and firefighters....WE SALUTE YOU! At Titanic Pigeon Forge, receive $5.00 off the box office rate the entire month of August 2014. Must show ID at the door. Call 1-800-381-7670 for more information or purchase at the door.


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Stringtime in the Smokies - Come out to Old Mill Square for free music during Stringtime in the Smokies! This year’s event features Grassroots Gringos, Richard Bennett and Wyatt Rice and Robinella. Register to compete or sit back and watch the Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament in Memory of Sergeant Brett Benton. Festivities begins at 11:00 a.m. with evening bluegrass performances beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bring along your own lawn chair and enjoy the Stringtime in the Smokies. Call for more info: 1-888-453-6455

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Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K Road Race - Experience Pigeon Forge under the stars and you take in this 8K or 5 mile run along the parkway this August.  Event location will be held at the Holiday Day Inn Convention Center.  Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center. Call for more info- 1-800-782-3119

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5th Annual Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament - The friendly competition is fun for the whole family with categories for different age groups. For information call 1 (865) 428-0771. This tournament is in memory of Sergeant Brett Benton and takes place at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, TN.

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KIDABRA!  The International Association of Family & Kidshow Performers Annual Convention – Registration required. Free Kids Show periodically during convention – call for schedule. Grand Finale Public Show – Friday August 15,  2014 at 8:00 pm is open to the public. Call Music Road Convention Center (336) 492-7870 for more information.

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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.

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Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival- Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg will host its third annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival.

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Ronnie McDowell and Billy Joe Royal - 8:00 pm at Country Tonite Theatre. Ronnie McDowell’s riveting stage presence and genuine warmth fills the seats again and again. Some of Ronnie’s best-loved songs include “Older Women”, “In a New York Minute,” “Watchin’ Girls Go By,” and “The King Is Gone.” Almost 50 years since “Down in the Boondocks” put Billy Jo Royal on the map, his R&B tinged tenor is still thrilling radio listeners and concert-goers. Some of Billy Joe’s other hits include “I’ll Pin a Note on Your Pillow”, “Tell It Like It Is”, “Burned Like A Rocket”, and “Till I Can’t Take It Anymore”. Call 1-800-792-4308 for more information.

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Smoky Mountain Military and Relic Show- The Smoky Mountain Relic Show & Sale features Authentic Civil War era muskets, rifles, pistols, photographs, uniforms, and other artifacts, relics and collectibles. Smoky Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge. Call for more info 1-800-223-6707

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Welcome Home Vietnam Parade- Join Pigeon Forge and the Theaters of the Smokies as we honor America's Vietnam Veterans. This tour package features a huge “Welcome Home Vietnam Parade,” a Tennessee celebrity concert, and live music shows with patriotic tributes. Make your reservations early!  And enjoy this very special star studded event. 

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Kickin' Chicken 5K Race - 8:00 am in Pigeon Forge, TN. A Knoxville Track Club event sponsored by The Comedy Barn. Call 1-888-217-5635 for more information.

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BBQ & Brews Dinner Train - Great Smoky Mountains Railroad BBQ & Brews Dinner Trains roll out this summer departing from Bryson City, NC Saturday July 12 and August 30 at 7:00 pm. Featuring slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing our local breweries!

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Laughing until we had tears. I’ve never seen anything like the look on my kids’ faces when we drove down the Parkway past Pigeon Forge attractions. Our hotel was so vibrant and the staff was upbeat and helpful. Pigeon Forge is the brightest spot in the Smoky Mountains. The high energy (and clean language) shows we saw in theaters had everyone in my family clapping their hands…even “sour” Uncle George.

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