25 Rainy Day Activities in Pigeon Forge

We all know the song, Smoky Mountain Rain by Ronnie Milsap, but rain can really put a damper on your vacation plans. Make the most the percipitation by taking time out to enjoy yourself indoors! Here are 25 things you can do with your family on a rainy day in Pigeon Forge!

Things To Do In Pigeon Forge On A Rainy Day

  1. 1. Ahoy Mateys

    Visit one of Pigeon Forge's newest smash hits, Pirate's Voyage Dinner Show. Join the famous pirate Blackbeard with his quartermaster Calico Jack as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews to battle on a full-sized pirate ship.

  2. 2. Sip On Some 'Shine

    Taste our Smoky Mountain heritage at a moonshine tasting at Smith Creek Moonshine Distillery in Pigeon Forge. Over 13 flavors to suit every pallette.

  3. 3. Laugh 'til It Hurts

    Laugh until your sides hurt at The Comedy Barn. Over 23 years of side splitting laughter and fun, clean comedy for the whole family. Catch one of their daily shows at 5:00 pm or 8:15 pm.

  4. 4. Catch A Flick

    Catch the latest flick on the big screen at our movie theater, Governor’s Crossing Stadium 14 Theater. You can always find their latest movie lineup on our events calendar.

  5. 5. Make Your Escape

    Solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home but you only have one hour! Take the challenge at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, voted best escape room in Pigeon Forge 2 years in a row. Read about our experiences with Gold Rush and The Heist.

  6. 6. Plan An Underwater Adventure

    Waddle with the penguins, splash with the rays and walk underwater though the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg. This top indoor attraction is fun for every age group. Check out their website for upcoming events.

  7. 7. Become A Wine Connoisseur

    Sip your way across the Smokies on the Rocky Top Wine Trail. Five award-winning wineries and over 70 unique wines to try! Get a free souvenir wine glass after visiting 3 locations, and another free gift if you go to all 5.

  8. 8. Increase Your Insta Fame

    Get up close and personal with the celebrities at Hollywood Wax Museum. This Pigeon Forge museum isn't limited to only wax figures; try out their Castle of Chaos attraction for a thrilling 5D adventure, or Hannah's Maze of Mirrors for a fun kids activity.

  9. 9. Stimulate Your Senses

    Enter the seven-dimensional gaming experience 7D Dark Ride Adventure on The Island in Pigeon Forge or in Gatlinburg. This interactive gaming experience will allow you to embark on a virtual adventure like nothing you've ever tried before!

  10. 10. Solve A Murder Mystery

    Figure out whodunit at the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show. With four uniquely themed shows, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Choose from Moonshine Murders, Killbillies, Who Shot The Sheriff? and Murdering Mr. Scrooge.

  11. 11. Get A Hole In One

    Hit the indoor links at the award winning Crave Golf Club. Think: Candy Land meets Caddyshack. Your sweet tooth will thank you! And be sure to check out their two all new escape rooms; it's only $8 more to add one to your 2 course golf ticket.

  12. 12. Dominate The Arena

    Bring a little friendly competition at the LazerPort Fun Center in Pigeon Forge. Activities like mini golf, arcade games and laser tag will be sure to get everyone in the competitve spirit. Be sure to check out Pigeon Forge cabin rentals with game rooms too.

  13. 13. Ultimate Relaxation Mode

    Kick back and relax with a treatment at RiverStone Resort, featuring an amazing spa experience in a tranquil setting. This is a great activity on a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Be sure to check out their couples massage!

  14. 14. These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

    Home to the largest, most unique selection of cowboy and cowgirl boots and western apparel, Stages West, is a shopping destination on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. A pair of genuine boots is a great gift or souvenir to take home from the Smokies.

  15. 15. Get Your Game On!

    Visit one of the many arcades in Pigeon Forge with something to offer for all ages. Play the old school classic arcade games, or try out something new.

  16. 16. Pump Up The Adrenaline

    Get the whole family moving at TopJump Trampoline Park. Dunk like Lebron or practice your climbing skills at the Clip ‘Climb. HUGE arcade, Sugar Rush Candy Store, and a place for parents to relax and see the whole park. Be sure to try their awesome new virtual reality games.

  17. 17. Explore The Mind Of A Criminal

    Test your crime skills and knowlege at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum. Full of famous historical artifacts, the museum includes plenty of reading material for adults to peruse, while kids can enjoy some of the fun interactive exhibits.

  18. 18. Beans, Beans, Beans!

    Another great interactive museum: discover the legacy that made Bush’s Beans what it is today at the Bush Brothers Visitors Center general store and café. This is where it all began!

  19. 19. Add Some Science To Your Day

    Experience the hands-on exhibits at WonderWorks. The famous upside down house on the Pigeon Forge parkway also includes a glow in the dark ropes course, laser tag arena, 4D simulator ride, and The Wonders Of Magic with Terry Evanswood. And psst - here's a coupon for $2 off admission!

  20. 20. Faith, Family, & Freedom

    Incredible entertainment is one thing the Smoky Mountains are known for. Country Tonite Theatre crosses decades and genres in their high energy show. If you're a fan of faith, family, and freedom, Country Tonite is the show for you!

  21. 21. Iceberg Ahead!

    Bring history to life at the Titanic Museum and Attraction. Over 400 artifacts on display at this interactive museum.

  22. 22. Learn How To Fly

    Get the experience of flying without the fear of jumping from a plane or falling out of sky at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving, America's first vertical wind tunnel. All ages can fly and no experience is necessary.

  23. 23. Turn The Rain Into Snow

    Switch up the precipitation at Pigeon Forge Snow, the first indoor snow tubing facility in the entire country that offers REAL snow all year long. Speed down one of the 12 slippery slopes or build a snowman in the play area.

  24. 24. Challenge Your Brain

    Headcase Escape Adventures will get your mind working with innovative technology, puzzle and riddles in an exhilarating escape adventure.

  25. 25. Check Out Some Magic Tricks

    Feast your eyes on the multitalented, world-famous illusionist Darren Romeo at Magic Beyond Belief! This mind boggling show is a Pigeon Forge favorite and without a doubt fun for the whole family.

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