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Vintage blue car at a car show in Pigeon Forge

Do You Love Classic Cars? You Don’t Want to Miss These Events in Pigeon Forge!

Do you love looking at classic cars, hot rods and vintage trucks? Every year, Pigeon Forge hosts a variety of car shows, hoping to attract visitors who love classic cars and spending time in the Smokies.

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Believe it or not, hundreds of people come to Pigeon Forge to get the true experience of the car shows. When you’re visiting, be aware that it does get busy throughout the town during the car shows. Often times, the main Parkways are extremely busy, but there are plenty of places to park your car, walk around and enjoy the atmosphere.

To make sure you have time to plan your vacation to the Smokies, we’ve put together a list of the most popular Pigeon Forge car shows. Here’s what you need to know:

Pigeon Forge Car Show Schedule

April 11-12

  • Spring Grand Rod Run
  • Where: LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge

May 15-17

  • 2014 F-100 Supernationals Truck Show
  • Where: City Parking Lot and LeConte Convention Center

June 6-8

September 5-6

  • Shades of the Past
  • Where: Dollywood’s Splash Country

September 11-13

  • Grand Fall Rod Run
  • Where: LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge

What to Take to the Car Show

Many people take folding chairs and pack coolers with snacks and meals. They line the Parkway to watch the passing cars and wander through all of the vehicles that line the street. If you don’t want to pack a lunch, there are a variety of restaurants within walking distance to see all of the cars.

Are you ready to start planning your stay? Take a look at Visit My Smokies’ ‘Where to Stay’ page. Whether you’re looking to stay in a beautiful Pigeon Forge cabin only minutes from the car shows, or you want to spend time in one of the bed and breakfasts in the area, you can find all of the best accommodations for your vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains on that page.

Tell Us: Have you visited any of the Pigeon Forge car shows? Scroll to the bottom of this post to comment and tell us which one is your favorite!