For lovers of black hats, white horses and all things Old-West, there’s no better place to see a full round-up of cowboy entertainment and activities than the Saddle Up event in Pigeon Forge. Running from February 19 to 23, the 14th annual event is planned to be bigger than ever. Visit My Smokies has the full schedule, locations and pricing, so you can be prepared for an inside view of what life was like for early Western Americans.
With Wilderness Wildlife Week just around the corner, many popular Pigeon Forge attractions are preparing for their own special demonstrations. Included on this year’s list is the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge’s very own exclusive Dive and Dine Excursion with well-known Titanic explorer and Pigeon Forge attraction co-owner John Joslyn.
Are you interested in connecting with nature on your trip to the Smoky Mountains? For nearly a quarter of a century Wilderness Wildlife Week has brought together nature lovers from all over the country with a full festival of activities. This year the free event in Pigeon Forge will include lectures, workshops, exhibits, hike and much more.
Big news for the Smoky Mountain sweet heart, Dolly Parton, this week! Along with recently making national news for the big changes announced for her Pigeon Forge amusement park Dollywood, the lovable country music singer is making headlines again with the recent news that she and long-time friend Kenny Rogers were nominated for a Grammy Award.
Pigeon Forge Winterfest is kicking off on November 12 with the ‘switching on’ of over 5 million holiday lights across the city. At Visit My Smokies, we understand that it’s difficult for every visitor to make it to the Pigeon Forge Winterfest kick off, so we put together the details about the Pigeon Forge Trolley Tour of Lights.
Are you looking for the perfect place to take your little ghosts and ghouls on October 31st? Your children will have an unforgettable Halloween night at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The Island’s first annual Halloween celebration is kicking off in style with family activities throughout this brand new shopping and entertainment center in the Smokies.
Don Williams was just 3-years-old when he first took the stage at a local talent show in his hometown of Floydada, Texas. Since then he has gone on to win five ACM Top Male Vocalist awards, five CMA Male Vocalist of the Year awards, two album of the year awards, and much more. Williams was also inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.
Have you ever wondered what life was like for the original pioneers of East Tennessee? The Old Mill, one of the most popular restaurants in Pigeon Forge, gives visitors the chance to experience this first hand with the tenth annual Old Mill Heritage Day Festival. Showcasing the music, culinary and artistic talent of Smoky Mountain locals, this Pigeon Forge festival pays tribute to the timeless traditions passed down from generation to generation.
Are you ready to demonstrate your angling abilities at one of the biggest events for fishing in Pigeon Forge? If so, you’re in luck, because the fall dates for the annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament are coming up soon. During the event, hundreds of fishing enthusiasts will descend on Pigeon Forge for the chance to win one of the many prizes available including, cash, trophies, gift certificates, fishing equipment, and free hotel and motel accommodations.
Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge is celebrating the end of summer with an exclusive performance by Asleep at the Wheel and Mandy Barnett. Described as “Bob Wills meets Patsy Cline,” the two country musical acts will take the stage on August 23 at 8 p.m.
Imagine being transported 150 years in the past, smack dab in the middle of the Civil War. If you would like to time travel to one of the most significant periods in American history, you are in luck, because the Smoky Mountain Relic Show & Sale will bring Pigeon Forge history to life on August 24th and 25th.
Hosted in the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, the fourth annual Civil War relic show will feature artifacts, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Tickets for both Saturday and Sunday only cost $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 12 and under. The event will last from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Get ready race fans, NASCAR’s leading lady will be making a quick pit stop at the newest attraction in Pigeon Forge before racing to the finish line in Bristol the following weekend. Go Daddy driver Danica Patrick will be at The Island in Pigeon Forge on August 22 from 5-7p.m.
For families planning to squeeze in one more vacation in the Smokies before the kids head back to school, be sure to swing by the Pigeon Forge Tanger Outlet the weekend of August 2-4 for Tennessee’s annual tax-free weekend.
Country Tonite Theater will host long time country music legends Bobby Bare and Connie Smith for a special Pigeon Forge show. Known individually for their groundbreaking classic tunes, Bare and Smith’s show in Pigeon Forge will be held on July 26. Doors open at 8 p.m., and admission is $35 plus tax.