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.

These Menus At Sunliner Diner 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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Gatlinburg’s Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales 2021

The secret to experiencing the magic and the spirit of Christmas is the age-old, traditionally tested and proven songs that we all know by heart. When we think of “Winter Wonderland”, “12 Days of Christmas” and “O’Tannenbaum”, the magic comes in like an ocean tide at the beach. The tourism region of the Smokies delights in making our visitors feel this magic during the Christmas season and one of the many ways visitors to the Smokies can experience this rebirth…

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Smoky Mountain Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving Day 2021

Restaurants open for Thanksgiving Day 2021 include the following: Alamo Steakhouse Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 9:00PM https://www.alamosteakhouse.com Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant Thanksgiving Day 8:00AM – 9:00PM https://www.applewoodfarmhouserestaurant.com/ Aubrey’s Sevierville Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 10:00PM https://aubreysrestaurants.com/sevierville/ Big Daddy’s Pizzeria Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 9:00PM https://www.bigdaddyspizzeria.net/ Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 9:00PM https://www.bennetts-bbq.com/ Best Italian Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 10:00PM https://www.bestitalian.com/ Blue Moose Burgers & Wings Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 10:00PM https://bluemooseburgersandwings.com/ Boss Hogg’s BBQ Shack Thanksgiving Day 11:00AM – 9:00PM…

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Sevierville’s Winterfest Map For 2021

Visit Sevierville’s website has published a map of Sevierville Winterfest landmarks that can function as a tour of the lights for the holiday season. Take a look. See more on Winterfest events in the Smokies at: Sevierville https://visitsevierville.com/SmokyMountainWinterfest.aspx Pigeon Forge https://www.mypigeonforge.com/event/winterfest Gatlinburg https://www.gatlinburg.com/events/winter/

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Winterfest Kickoff 2021 Information For Gatlinburg

The cities of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have posted their official information on Winterfest kickoff 2021 events and we would like to repost them here. Pigeon Forge’s official tourism website writes: “32nd Annual Smoky Mountain Winterfest Celebration Draped in more than 5 million holiday lights, Pigeon Forge creates a winter wonderland for locals and guests alike to enjoy during the city’s annual Winterfest celebration. The lights of Winterfest shine from early November until February. From winter light displays to captivating…

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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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Special Events For Autumn (and Beyond!) For 2021

Special events for Autumn 2021 and further on from there include: * 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/ *…

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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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