Celebrate Freedom Celebration in Pigeon Forge

Celebrate with Pigeon Forge and the Smokies as we honor our Military Past and Present. Discounts are available year round and in the month of August throughout the city of Pigeon Forge and through out.

Where To See Snow in the Smokies

Now that the Winter Holidays are done for another 10 months or so, we enter a quieter season of the other half of Winterfest in the Smokies. Don’t think that there isn’t anything worth coming to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Wears Valley, though, with the special events no longer the big focus of the season, there are different things that these Winter months provide visitors and locals alike. And the biggest one of them is snow. Although we do often…

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Business Spotlight: Canopy Ridge

We want to take a minute to introduce you to a company in Pigeon Forge that offers a very different kind of accommodations experience for those who want something more unique and creative as a vacation opportunity. Canopy Ridge in Pigeon Forge offers “luxury camping” experiences for those who want to find a way to mix the often incongruent elements of sleeping out in the woods and having, well, a luxury vacation in Pigeon Forge! From their website: Come experience…

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Christmas Shows 2019 in Pigeon Forge

Whether it’s lights all along the streets, seasonal showcases at our theme parks, white-tipped mountains in the distance or theatrical presentations along the parkway, Pigeon Forge is dedicated to making sure those who vacation in our part of the Smokies looking to get holiday atmosphere going for Christmas will find their expectations exceeded. In this article, we specifically wanted to focus in on that last item at some of our award-winning theaters on the main road. Here’s what theater-goers can…

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Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving 2019

The following is a list of restaurants that will be open tomorrow on Thanksgiving Day for 2019.   Alamo Steakhouse (Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge) Hours of Holiday Operation: 4:00PM – 9:00PM Address: 705 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 3050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863 Website: https://www.alamosteakhouse.com/   Applebee’s (Sevierville) Hours of Holiday Operation: 5:00PM – 10:00PM Address: 207 Collier Dr., Sevierville, TN, 37862 Website: https://www.applebees.com/en/restaurants-sevierville-tn/207-collier-drive-75073   Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Farmhouse Grill (Sevierville) Hours of Holiday Operation: 10:30AM – 9:00PM Address: 240…

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Featured Spotlight: Smoky Mountain General Store Carrier Services

Smoky Mountain General Store is now offering pick up and delivery carrier services in the Smoky Mountain region. For those who need to transport documents, items, gifts or something else within Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Knoxville, Wears Valley, Townsend and communities nearby and in-between locally without having to go through the Post Office or UPS, this is an excellent service that will work perfectly for your transportation needs! Contact John Saunders at Smoky Mountain General Store for carrier services at…

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The Legend of Hallow Mountain at Anakeesta for Halloween

Have you seen this new Halloween event being offered for the Halloween season by Anakeesta? “Enter a world of whimsy and scares at Anakeesta’s Legend of Hallow Mountain. From kid-friendly Halloween fun to pulse-pounding scare zones, everyone will find their level of fun….or FEAR….at Anakeesta. For all ages throughout the day, Autumn at Anakeesta will offer family-friendly crafts, games, activities, not-so-spooky character visits, and fall-inspired treats for all. As the nightlife awakes, the Treetop Skywalk with 16 sky bridges transforms…

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Upcoming Tennessee Fall Festivals For 2019

Looking around at upcoming Fall Festivals going on in East Tennessee for this year, we have this short, but to the point, list to share with some great considerations for a wonderful Autumn in our part of the world! More information on Autumn will come in later posts as the season develops. For now, take a look at this: * Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Bristol, TN. September 20-22, 2019 https://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/festival/lineup/2019-festival-lineup/ * Dollywood’s Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights Pigeon…

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Winterfest Surprise Update

Some surprise news about Winterfest this year as reported by WVLT.com: “SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) — Sevier County leaders announced they’ll delay the start of Smoky Mountain Winterfest this year. The three cities have decided to hold off turning on the 15 million winter lights until later in November, not the first week as they’ve done for the past 29 years. City leaders said this comes after many businesses wanted to enjoy fall a little longer. Many businesses argued that…

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