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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!

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June 2021

June 2021

July 2020

TITANIC Museum Attraction

Wallace Hartley's Violin at Titanic Museum: Click for event info.

TITANIC Museum Attraction

Wallace Hartley’s Violin at Titanic Museum

Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 20, 2021

RMS Titanic bandleader Wallace Hartley's violin, which sold for $1.7 million dollars, the highest price ever paid for any RMS Titanic artifa…

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April 2021

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid

Apr 10

Have you ever wanted to hang out with a Mermaid? Now is your chance! Enjoy breakfast with our Ripley’s Mermaids, and get a free special ph…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid

Jun 10Jun 17Jun 26

Have you ever wanted to hang out with a Mermaid? Now is your chance! Enjoy breakfast with our Ripley’s Mermaids, and get a free special ph…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid

Jul 3Jul 22

Have you ever wanted to hang out with a Mermaid? Now is your chance! Enjoy breakfast with our Ripley’s Mermaids, and get a free special ph…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Breakfast With A Mermaid

Aug 7

Have you ever wanted to hang out with a Mermaid? Now is your chance! Enjoy breakfast with our Ripley’s Mermaids, and get a free special ph…

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May 2021

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

May 28May 29

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Jun 11Jun 12

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Jul 24

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Aug 7

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Sep 18

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Oct 9

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley's: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sleep With The Sharks At Ripley’s

Dec 26

Sleep with the sharks at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies- family edition! Spend the evening watching a diving show, participating in a scav…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Mermaids At Ripley's Aquarium: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Mermaids At Ripley’s Aquarium

May 31, 2021 - Sep 6, 2021

See the mermaids Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend! Live Shows, Meet & Greet, and Photos are available! Swimming June and July …

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June 2021

Country Tonite Theatre

Diamond Rio Live: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

Diamond Rio Live

Jun 25, 2021

Country Tonite presents Diamond Rio as part of their 2021 Celebrity Concert Series. According to the band's Facebook page, they were form…

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LeConte Center

Rising Star National Talent Competition: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Rising Star National Talent Competition

Jun 27, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021

Hosting competitions for over 34 years, Rising Star is your spot to watch some of America’s next great talent. At the Rising Star Natio…

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July 2021

Patriot Park

30th Annual Patriot Festival | 4th of July in Pigeon Forge: Click for event info.

Patriot Park

30th Annual Patriot Festival | 4th of July in Pigeon Forge

Jul 3, 2021

Experience the 4th of July in Pigeon Forge, TN! The 30th Annual Patriot Festival will take place on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021! The night will…

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Downtown Gatlinburg

July 4th Parade in Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Click for event info.

Downtown Gatlinburg

July 4th Parade in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Jul 4, 2021

Gatlinburg celebrates the 4th of July in a big way and this year will be no exception with the first Independence Day Parade in the nation. …

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta

Jul 4, 2021

Gatlinburg’s popular River Raft Regatta takes place at noon on July 4th, on the Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg. This year’s …

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Downtown Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg's July 4th Fireworks Finale: Click for event info.

Downtown Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg’s July 4th Fireworks Finale

Jul 4, 2021

Celebrate America at Gatlinburg's July 4th Fireworks Finale in Downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Join the celebration in downtown Gatlinbu…

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LeConte Center

Rainbow National Dance Competition: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Rainbow National Dance Competition

Jul 9, 2021 - Jul 14, 2021

Rainbow is dedicated to producing a high quality dance event that creates rewarding experiences for dancers, teachers, and parents. Our stag…

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Gatlinburg Convention Center

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair: Click for event info.

Gatlinburg Convention Center

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

July 9-18 & October 9-24

A unique characteristic of the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is the fact that artisans not only make their art available for viewing and sal…

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Gatlinburg Convention Center

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair: Click for event info.

Gatlinburg Convention Center

Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair

July 9-18 & October 9-24

A unique characteristic of the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is the fact that artisans not only make their art available for viewing and sal…

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Talley Ho Inn

Summer Jam Volkswagen Car Show: Click for event info.

Talley Ho Inn

Summer Jam Volkswagen Car Show

Jul 17, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021

Summer Jam will feature a huge display of air and water-cooled Volkswagens vying for tops in their vehicle category, bicycle show, new and u…

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Gatlinburg Convention Center

Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference: Click for event info.

Gatlinburg Convention Center

Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference

Jul 24, 2021

The third annual Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference will be held on July 25, 2020. America's most experienced Bigfoot researchers and investi…

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Country Tonite Theatre

Shenandoah Live: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

Shenandoah Live

Jul 30, 2021

Country Tonite presents Shenandoah as a part of their 2021 Celebrity Concert Series. When country music lovers talk about the greatest gr…

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Smoky Mountain Area

Smoky Mountain Fan Fest: Click for event info.

Smoky Mountain Area

Smoky Mountain Fan Fest

Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021

This year will mark the first year the Smoky Mountain Fan Fest will be held in Gatlinburg, TN. Smoky Mountain Fan Fest will host dozens of h…

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August 2021

Pigeon Forge

Celebrate Freedom Month: Click for event info.

Pigeon Forge

Celebrate Freedom Month

Aug 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021

An entire month to honor all the brave men and women who have fought and are still fighting for our freedom. From August 1 – 31, Pigeon Fo…

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329 River Place

Smoky Mountain Flywheelers Tractor & Engine Show: Click for event info.

329 River Place

Smoky Mountain Flywheelers Tractor & Engine Show

Aug 5, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021

The 2021 4th Annual Smoky Mountain Flywheelers Tractor and Engine show August 5th, 6th & 7th 2021. Admission is free, donations are accepted…

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Douglas Dam Headwaters Campground

Drums On The Dam Dragon Boat Race: Click for event info.

Douglas Dam Headwaters Campground

Drums On The Dam Dragon Boat Race

Aug 7, 2021

Join United Way of Sevier County at the 5th annual Dragon Boat Race on August 7, 2021. Teams of 16-20 members compete in relays using authen…

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Country Tonite Theatre

The Oak Ridge Boys Live: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

The Oak Ridge Boys Live

Aug 13, 2021

Country Tonite presents The Oak Ridge Boys as part of their 2021 Celebrity Concert Series. Theirs is one of the most distinctive and reco…

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Townsend Visitor’s Center

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival: Click for event info.

Townsend Visitor’s Center

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Aug 21, 2021

Join us for a summertime spectacle, when several professional balloonist light up the evening sky with a beautiful balloon glow. The sky wil…

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LeConte Center

Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion

Aug 26, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021

Once again we will be holding our annual Jeep Invasion at the beautiful LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. Both days are 9am to 5pm. $10.00 Gen…

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September 2021

Sevier County Fair Grounds

Sevier County Fair: Click for event info.

Sevier County Fair Grounds

Sevier County Fair

Sep 1, 2021 - Sep 7, 2021

Sevier County Fair will now run from September 1-7, 2021. COVID-19 protocols will be in place.Keep looking for updates as we get closer to t…

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Dollywood’s Splash Country

Shades Of The Past Car Show: Click for event info.

Dollywood’s Splash Country

Shades Of The Past Car Show

Sep 10, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021

Dollywood’s Splash Country is hosting the annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup. All ages will marvel at over 200 hot rods competing …

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Talley Ho Inn

Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

Talley Ho Inn

Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

Sep 10, 2021

The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a stunning race with sweeping panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee countryside. B…

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LeConte Center

Fall Rod Run 2021: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Fall Rod Run 2021

Sep 16, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021

A spectacular 3-day event for any car enthusiast! $8000.00 cash giveaway, Top 25 Awards, Ultimate 5 Awards and King of the Hill. Huge swap …

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Dumplin Valley

Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival: Click for event info.

Dumplin Valley

Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival

Sep 16, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021

The 21st Annual Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival in Kodak, Tennessee brings 15 bands to the area. Shows will start at noon and go until 11 …

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Dollywood

Dollywood Harvest Festival: Click for event info.

Dollywood

Dollywood Harvest Festival

Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021

Carve out time for fall's biggest event! The Dollywood Harvest Festival presented by Humana is happening September 24 - October 30. This cel…

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Country Tonite Theatre

Ronnie Milsap: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

Ronnie Milsap

Sep 24, 2021

Country Tonite presents Ronnie Milsap as part of their 2021 Celebrity Concert Series. One of country music’s most popular and influenti…

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The Old Mill

Old Mill Heritage Day: Click for event info.

The Old Mill

Old Mill Heritage Day

Sep 25, 2021

Old Mill Heritage Day in Pigeon Forge is a family friendly way to experience the past and present of the area. This free event includes many…

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Smoky Mountain Area

Blue Ribbon Country Fair: Click for event info.

Smoky Mountain Area

Blue Ribbon Country Fair

Sep 25, 2021

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center celebrates the 13th Annual Blue Ribbon Country Fair. Bring your family and friends and delight in …

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LeConte Center

National Quartet Convention: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

National Quartet Convention

Sep 26, 2021 - Oct 2, 2021

Gospel Music’s largest gathering is coming to Pigeon Forge! Join 40,000 people from 40 states and a half dozen foreign countries for the l…

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October 2021

LeConte Center

Monsters On The Mountain: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Monsters On The Mountain

Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021

Monsters on the Mountain is a 3 day music event at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. It will feature 3 days of rock music on several stage…

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Country Tonite Theatre

Tracy Lawrence Live: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

Tracy Lawrence Live

Oct 22, 2021

Country Tonite presents Tracy Lawrence as part of their 2021 Celebrity Concert Series. Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voi…

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Pigeon Forge Community Center

Spooktacular Halloween Event: Click for event info.

Pigeon Forge Community Center

Spooktacular Halloween Event

Oct 28, 2021

Every year, the Pigeon Forge Community Center hosts a safe, non-scary event for families to go trick or treating. This event takes place a…

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November 2021

Alcatraz East

Alcatraz East Graffiti Contest: Click for event info.

Alcatraz East

Alcatraz East Graffiti Contest

Nov 6, 2021

Graffiti is defined as the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property. Graffiti may appea…

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Dollywood

Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas: Click for event info.

Dollywood

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

Nov 6, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022

Christmas is a magical time at Dollywood. Enjoy Smoky Mountain Christmas, an award-winning festival known for being the best across America.…

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Cades Cove

Cades Cove Loop Lope: Click for event info.

Cades Cove

Cades Cove Loop Lope

Nov 14, 2021

The Cades Cove Loop Lope is a fun run around Cades Cove on Sunday, November 14th, 2021. There are 750 spots for runners and 3 separate ways …

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LeConte Center

Hearts On Fire: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Hearts On Fire

Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021

Plan now to attend this years Hearts On Fire, and it's never too early to begin bathing the conference in prayer. Without prayer, this minis…

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Country Tonite Theatre

Gene Watson Live: Click for event info.

Country Tonite Theatre

Gene Watson Live

Nov 19, 2021

This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. Gene Watson’s tally of 75 charted …

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December 2021

LeConte Center

Yama Con: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Yama Con

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021

Yama-Con is coming to Pigeon Forge! The convention focuses on Anime and the Japanese culture, but will also feature other events that are re…

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Sugarlands Visitor Center

Festival of Christmas Past: Click for event info.

Sugarlands Visitor Center

Festival of Christmas Past

Dec 11, 2021

Join us to celebrate Christmas in the mountains with old-time music, harp singing, storytelling and reminiscing, craft demonstrations such a…

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LeConte Center

Strength To Stand Bible Conference: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Strength To Stand Bible Conference

Dec 28, 2021 - Dec 30, 2021

The Strength to Stand Student Bible Conferences are designed to offer a well-balanced, intense conference that will challenge your students …

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February 2022

LeConte Center

Smoky Mountain Gospel Jubilee: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Smoky Mountain Gospel Jubilee

Feb 10, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022

If you love Gospel music, then make plans now to attend Smoky Mountain Gospel Jubilee held at the LeConte Center. Enjoy the sounds of that g…

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April 2022

Smoky Mountain Area

Smoky Mountain Relay: Click for event info.

Smoky Mountain Area

Smoky Mountain Relay

Apr 29, 2022 - Apr 30, 2022

A scenic, wild, team adventure in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the Smoky Mountain Relay is an adventure that is not to be missed…

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