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.

Upcoming Christmas Fun in the Smokies

Planning on coming to the Smokies this weekend for some Christmas time with the family? Here are some of the things to consider to get into the spirit. * Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade * 12/1/17 From Gatlinburg.com: “More than 60,000 people come to view the award-winning parade featuring lighted floats, marching bands, equestrian units, giant balloons and of course Santa Claus! The parade route starts at Baskins Creek Bypass on Hwy 321 (East Parkway) and travels to Hwy…

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Thanksgiving Weekend Events in the Smokies 2017

The Thanksgiving Weekend special events for this year remain largely traditional, but we’ll add a few other recommendations for family fun in the Smokies as well. You’ll be able to enjoy these whether you’re staying in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville or Wears Valley as they should be roughly 30-40 minutes driving time at some of the farthest. Let’s look. * Thanksgiving/Christmas Craftsmen Fair * 11/21/16 – 11/26/17 and 11/27/17 – 12/3/17 Art, crafts and music lovers will discover over 200…

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Upcoming Winterfest Kickoff Events

While Halloween and the peak colors of the mountains get closer in our month of October, we wanted to take a minute to look ahead at the next truly big event coming up in the Smokies – the Winterfest kick off! Most of you know that all three cities have a party within very short dates of each other, some years had them all on the same day. In this article, we’ll give you some beginning information on all three…

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Get Ready For The 2017 Eclipse!

The eclipse is just a few days away! Here is a slightly updated account of information on the eclipse from the National park Service: “Where Can I See The Eclipse? The entire western half of Great Smoky Mountains National Park will fall under the path of totality for the eclipse, providing opportunities for viewing, weather permitting. The park is currently planning organized public viewing events at three locations in the park: Clingmans Dome; Cades Cove; and Oconaluftee. Visit the Great…

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Fourth of July in Pigeon Forge

The 4th of July is coming up very soon and we wanted to keep you up to date on the events going on here in the Smokies. In Gatlinburg, the events start as soon as the 3rd of July ends with the 4th of July Midnight Parade on the main downtown street where you and your whole family can see some of the best, brightest and most patriotic floats in the country for over an hour of fun. Then, the…

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Status of Smokies: Wildfire Updates

As most of you reading this probably know by now, the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee became under conflagration with wildfires that spread out from several areas of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Wears Valley on Monday, November 28th. As of writing, 13 people were pronounced dead, 80 were injured, more than 1,000 structures (including well-known businesses and iconic buildings) were destroyed and more than 15,000 acres of mountains. To say the event was a historic emergency in East Tennessee underscores the…

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Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Throughout the month of August, many businesses in the city will offer particular discounts for former and current members of the US military branches under the banner of “Celebrate Freedom”. This includes lodging, vacation cabin rentals, restaurants, attractions and more. A starting list of military discounts for Celebrate Freedom 2017 is as follows. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers and military ID will need to be presented. * Ole Smoky Moonshine – 15% off all purchases. Cannot be combined…

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