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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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September 2021

September 2021

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 28

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

Jun 11

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

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

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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

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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

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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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July 2021

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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August 2021

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium

Aug 25

Join us for a quieter experience at Ripley's Aquarium! Several nights a year at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, they turn…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium

Sep 29

Join us for a quieter experience at Ripley's Aquarium! Several nights a year at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, they turn…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium

Oct 27

Join us for a quieter experience at Ripley's Aquarium! Several nights a year at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, they turn…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium

Nov 24

Join us for a quieter experience at Ripley's Aquarium! Several nights a year at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, they turn…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Sensory-Friendly Nights At The Aquarium

Dec 29

Join us for a quieter experience at Ripley's Aquarium! Several nights a year at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, they turn…

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September 2021

Downtown Gatlinburg

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival: Click for event info.

Downtown Gatlinburg

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival

Sep 16, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021

The Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival is a 12 week celebration of the fall season. This year, it will begin on September 22nd and extend throu…

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Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

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Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

Ober’s Oktoberfest

Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021

Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don…

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Dollywood

Dollywood Harvest Festival & Great Pumpkin Luminights: Click for event info.

Dollywood

Dollywood Harvest Festival & Great Pumpkin Luminights

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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Kyker Farms Corn Maze

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Kyker Farms Corn Maze

Fall At Kyker Farms

Sep 25, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021

Kyker Farms opens for the season on Saturday 26, 2020. Kyker Farms has tons of fun for families during the fall months. During September and…

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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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Country Roads Axe Co

Fall Axe Throwing League: Click for event info.

Country Roads Axe Co

Fall Axe Throwing League

Sep 28, 2021 - Nov 23, 2021

Register now for Country Roads Axe Co's fall axe throwing league. The $250 entry fee includes: Price includes the following Free T-S…

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October 2021

Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

Rocky Top  Mountain Coaster Coasts & Goblins: Click for event info.

Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Coasts & Goblins

Weekends in October + Oct 24-31

During weekends in October, Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is hosting the annual Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Coasts & Goblins. As if a thrilling …

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Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

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Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

Ripley’s Fright Nights

Oct 2, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure will be hosting its Annual Fright Nights show on weekends this October. The theme for the shows will be announc…

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LeConte Center

Women Of Joy: Click for event info.

LeConte Center

Women Of Joy

Oct 8, 2021 - Oct 10, 2021

Women of Joy is thoughtfully designed to enhance and energize the spiritual lives of Christian women. With the very best Christian speakers …

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The Island

Chalkfest at The Island: Click for event info.

The Island

Chalkfest at The Island

Oct 10, 2021

The Island invites ALL artists - professional and aspiring - to join us for the 5th Annual Chalkfest at The Island in Pigeon Forge. NO TI…

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3179 Wears Valley Rd.

Wears Valley Fall Fest: Click for event info.

3179 Wears Valley Rd.

Wears Valley Fall Fest

Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021

The Wears Valley Fall Fest brings visitors together to celebrate the Smoky Mountains and the beautiful fall colors, crafters, entertainers, …

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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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Downtown Sevierville

Sheriff's Halloween Block Party: Click for event info.

Downtown Sevierville

Sheriff’s Halloween Block Party

Oct 30, 2021

Join us this year at the 6th Annual Sheriff's Halloween Spooktacular Block Party! Time: 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm Location: Downtown Courtho…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival

Oct 31, 2021

A fantastic family Halloween day event at the aquarium in Gatlinburg. Fun for visiting guests and local residents – contests, costumed cha…

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November 2021

Hatfield McCoy Family Feud

Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show: Click for event info.

Hatfield McCoy Family Feud

Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show

Nov 1, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022

There's nothin' like the holidays to bring family together... FOR A FEUD! See why we put the HOLLER in the HOLLERdays!  Come join Pa Ha…

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Nov 2, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022

From November 3, 2020 to January 2, 2021, Christmas takes over Dolly Parton's Stampede. Your experience begins in our non-alcoholic saloon w…

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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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Pigeon Forge

Winterfest Lights In Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg 2021: Click for event info.

Pigeon Forge

Winterfest Lights In Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg 2021

Nov 11, 2021 - Feb 13, 2022

Draped in more than 5 million lights, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg create a winter wonderland for locals and guests alike to enjoy during the…

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Rocky Top Sports World

Veterans Day Celebration: Click for event info.

Rocky Top Sports World

Veterans Day Celebration

Nov 11, 2021

Salute America's veterans of the Armed Forces. This year the event will take place at Rocky Top Sports World. This event will feature stirri…

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Anakeesta

Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff: Click for event info.

Anakeesta

Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff

Nov 11, 2021

For more than 30 years, the city of Gatlinburg has celebrated the beginning of Winterfest with its annual Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff presented…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Polar Express Train: Click for event info.

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Polar Express Train

Nov 12, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021

Over 90,000 guests rode THE POLAR EXPRESS™ with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2019 and we hope to see you in 2020! The 1¼ hour ro…

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Cades Cove

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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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Virtual

Hearts On Fire: Click for event info.

Virtual

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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Comedy Barn Theater

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Comedy Barn Theater

Christmas at The Comedy Barn

Nov 20, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022

Christmas times a comin, Christmas times a comin, Christmas times a comin….to the Comedy Barn®! It's Christmas time in the Smokies and …

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Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park

Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud Christmas Show: Click for event info.

Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park

Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Christmas Show

Nov 21, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022

‘Tis the season to YO HO at Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Christmas Show! Starting Nov 21st, ‘Jack’ up your holiday spirit in our woo…

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W.L. Mills Conference Center

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees: Click for event info.

W.L. Mills Conference Center

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees

Nov 24, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021

The Gatlinburg Festival of Trees will kick off on November 24th at the WL Mills Conference Center. A full list of events will be added as in…

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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Thanksgiving at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro: Click for event info.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Thanksgiving at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Nov 25, 2021

Join us at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro for a fantastic Thanksgiving Dinner, sure to please the entire family! On Thursday, November…

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Gatlinburg Convention Center

Great Smoky Thanksgiving & Christmas Arts & Crafts Show: Click for event info.

Gatlinburg Convention Center

Great Smoky Thanksgiving & Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 4, 2021

Unique handcrafted gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered as they host their annual holiday show at the Ga…

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December 2021

Downtown Gatlinburg

Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade: Click for event info.

Downtown Gatlinburg

Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade

Dec 3, 2021

Gatlinburg's Annual Fantasy of Lights Parade will roll through Downtown Gatlinburg in celebration of the holiday season and the arrival of t…

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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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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Charles Dickens Sunday Brunch at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro: Click for event info.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Charles Dickens Sunday Brunch at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Dec 12Dec 19

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro is proud to present 2021’s Charles Dickens Brunch, offered Sunday December 12th and 19th. Join us for…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Pints & Penguins: Click for event info.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Pints & Penguins

Dec 21, 2021 - Dec 22, 2021

Pints & Penguins is an adult-only sleepover event full of animal experiences, delicious bites, a full bar, and more! Start your night off…

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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Christmas Eve at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro: Click for event info.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Christmas Eve at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Dec 24, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Join us to celebrate Christmas Eve with a specially curated menu featuring Appalachian inspired…

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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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Gatlinburg Space Needle

Gatlinburg New Year's Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks: Click for event info.

Gatlinburg Space Needle

Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks

Dec 31, 2021

Gatlinburg will welcome the arrival of 2022 in unique style with its Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show around the inter…

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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

New Year's Eve at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro: Click for event info.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

New Year’s Eve at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Dec 31, 2021

Join us in saying goodbye to 2021 and welcoming in a new year with a delicious meal as well as an incredible optional wine pairing from our…

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January 2022

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

New Year's Day Brunch at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro: Click for event info.

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

New Year’s Day Brunch at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

Jan 1, 2022

Join us at the Bistro on New Year’s Day to welcome in 2022 and FINALLY kick off a brand new year! Enjoy a delicious meal as well as craft…

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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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