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.

The Hidden Gems Of The Arts and Crafts Community

The Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community of Gatlinburg 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 are…

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Special Events For Autumn (and Beyond!) For 2021

* Sevierville Harvest Festival NOW – September 30th, 2021 https://www.visitSevierville.com/fall * Autumn Adventures At Anakeesta NOW – October 31, 2021 https://www.gatlinburgskylift.com/events/autumn-adventures * Oktoberfest At Ober NOW – October 31, 2021 https://obergatlinburg.com/oktoberfest/ * Dollywood Harvest Festival presented by Humana NOW – October 30, 2021 https://www.dollywood.com/themepark/Festivals/Harvest-Festival * Great Pumpkin LumiNights at Dollywood NOW – October 30, 2021 https://www.dollywood.com/themepark/Festivals/Harvest-Festival * National Quartet Convention September 26, 2021 – October 02, 2021 https://natqc.com/ * Rotary Club Fall Crafts Fair October 01, 2021 – October 30,…

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Smoky Mountain Foliage Forecast Information For 2021

Get and stay up to date information on the Smoky Mountain foliage forecast with www.gatlinburgtnguide.com. Here is an excerpt from their post for this year: “Each year, we post the very first Gatlinburg Fall Colors Forecast before anyone else, which we have historically posted in August…way before anyone else even attempts to “guess”. We put a lot of research and experience into providing the most accurate forecasts, which have been right on the money since we started posting our fall…

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What’s In Store At The Sevier County Fair 2021

Information on the upcoming Sevier County Fair for 2021 from the official Sevier County Fair website is as follows: “The Sevier County Fair is back… better than ever! August 31st-September 6th, 2021 Here’s just a taste of what you can look forward to at the Fair this year. We can’t wait to see you! * Exhibit Hall The Exhibit Hall: Showcasing exhibits from folks in our community like you. Whether photography, floral, produce, or arts & crafts there is something…

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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. 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 tax…

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Best Ways to Experience Summer in the Smoky Mountains

From MyPigeonForge.com, we wanted to share their latest blog article as was posted on their site for prospective Summer vacation visitors. “Best Ways to Experience Summer in the Smoky Mountains There’s nothing quite like summer in the Smoky Mountains. The weather is getting warmer, the trees and flowers are in full bloom, and best of all, school is out! In short, it’s the perfect time for the family to get away and have all the fun you can handle. Attractions…

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Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 – Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

As the title states, in this article, the cities of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg announce their plans for their respective Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 celebrations. These reposted articles come from www.mypigeonforge.com and www.gatlinburg.com. Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival July 3rd “Patriot Festival is back in 2021 headlined by country superstar Clint Black! This event is proudly presented by 107.7 WIVK and the City of Pigeon Forge. Event Cost: FREE 4pm: Food Vendors Open 5:30pm – 8pm: Entertainment featuring Brad…

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Dolly Parton’s Tribute to the State of Tennessee

As reported by WATE.com: “As part of the 225th celebration of statehood, the county music icon lent her voice and her 1973 single “My Tennessee Mountain Home” to a video released Tuesday called “Home.” “I am Tennessee proud,” Parton said. “I’m proud of our wonderful state, proud to be a born and raised Tennessee girl, and I’m proud to be a part of all that we represent.’ The video features all corners of the state from Mountain City to Memphis.…

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Flowers, Blooms, Tunes and More! Spring Events in Gatlinburg For 2021

Some awesome events are coming up as Spring begins to blend into Summer here in the Smokies. Spring Events in Gatlinburg for 2021 include the following: * Blooms and Tunes * Now to May 23rd From Gatlinburg.com: “Anakeesta is in full bloom during the “Blooms and Tunes” spring event. Beginning April 2, Anakeesta will feature grand and colorful nature-themed art installations throughout the park including a 20’ long-blooming daisy, live music Thursday through Sunday and a spring-themed food and beverage…

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The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run For 2021

Beginning tomorrow and going on until April 17th (though our Rod Run weekends typically see eventgoers enjoy the event through Sunday as well) is the annual Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run for 2021. Cars of generations ago return to the modern era reborn with incredible new shapes, colors, sizes, accessories and more will be centered around the LeConte Conference Center, but be spread out all across the parkway downtown. Mypigeonforge.com writes this: “Car Show • Swap Meet • Car Corral…

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