Smoky Mountain News and Events

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.

Winterfest In The Smokies 2022

As of writing, it has just turned October of 2022 and the gorgeous Autumn colors and season is now going to start coming into the Smokies. But while we’re watching the leaves turn and sipping down anything with pumpkin spice in it for the next 30-something days, a question comes up that asks, “Is it too early to be thinking about Winterfest after that?” Years of experience with the Winterfest celebrations in the Smokies says that thinking and planning even…

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Pigeon Forge Autumn events For October 2022

Like the title says, these are Pigeon Forge Autumn events coming up for the big Autumn Harvest Festival month of October. These take place either in the city or close enough that those staying in Pigeon Forge will be able to drive to them and back again in less than 30 minutes. Get your plans for the Smokies ready today, because you’ll definitely want to check these out. * Dollywood’s Harvest Festival * September 23rd to October 29th Dollywood’s Harvest…

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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. For 2022, the city of Pigeon Forge has put out the following list of participating businesses who will be offering discounts to military personnel past and present. Behold: Pigeon Forge Military Discounts: Lodging Amazing Views Cabin Rentals: 10% military discount…

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Pigeon Forge 4th of July Celebration 2022

As the title states, in this article, the city of Pigeon Forge announces its plans for the upcoming Pigeon Forge 4th of July 2022 celebration in Patriot Park. This reposted article comes from Mypigeonforge.com. “Patriot Festival Patriot Festival returns once again in 2022. This year’s annual 4th of July celebration is headlined by country superstar Josh Turner! This event is proudly presented by 107.7 WIVK and the City of Pigeon Forge. Josh Turner has received multiple GRAMMY, CMA, and ACM…

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Pigeon Forge Restaurants Open For Easter

Christ is risen! The most glorious Sunday of the year gets more glorious each subsequent year here in the Great Smoky Mountains where we have a large and incredible Christian base of spirituality and devotion, and many of our tourism hotspots absolutely celebrate it as part of their contribution to our visitors’ desire for an unforgettable Spring vacation with the family in the Smokies. On a good, sunny Sunday day, places like The Mountain Mile and The Old Mill become…

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What Is Smoky Mountain Winterfest?

Like most people and most places in the United States, the city of Pigeon Forge is very big on celebrating the Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Years holiday season. After the equally wondrous Harvest Festival season we celebrate in September and October, it’s only a couple weeks (give or take a few days) before we switch from Harvest Festival’s culmination on Halloween to thinking about Yuletide, turkey, the cold, crisp air of the highlands, carols and caroling, family get-togethers and the coming of the…

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These Menus At Sunliner Diner Restaurant in Pigeon Forge

In this small article, we wanted to highlight a recent trip to the Sunliner Diner restaurant in Pigeon Forge and their clever integration of Pigeon Forge identity and the listing of food items and services commonly referred to as a “menu”. We just wanted to highlight this bit of creativity you can find from a newer and very popular restaurant in our area! Yes, the menu for their burgers, fries, chicken tenders, waffles, chicken and waffles, appetizers, meatloaf, fish and…

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Dollywood Pumpkin LumiNights Gallery 2021

Looking to check out Dollywood Pumpkin LumiNights for 2021 before Halloween comes and goes? At least looking to get a look at some of what’s going on over there for this year? We’ve got a new quick gallery of this year’s Pumpkin LumiNights taken by Ge’ne Kea that we’d like to post here as we have with her photos in years before. Take a look: See Dollywood and Pumpkin LumiNights at www.dollywood.com.

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The Hidden Gems Of The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community

The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community of the Smoky Mountains is the first major attraction other than the mountains themselves to bring people in from all around the United States and get to know more about the artisan soul of our region. Artists of all kinds reside here – painters, woodcrafters, potters, glass makers, sign makers, quilters, candle makers, upcyclers, jewelers, stone crafters… the list goes on. Much is written about the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community and some stores…

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Tennessee Tax Free Holiday 2021

It’s that time again for our favorite late Summer, just-before-school-starts holiday and this year is going to be different than the years before it in the state of TN. Tennessee Tax Free Holiday is not a single weekend affair for 2021. This year there are three different categories of tax-free items; one of which has already started and continues on until… June 2022?? Only in Tennessee! Let’s take a look: Event 1: Clothes, School Supplies and Computers Tennessee’s traditional sales…

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