Category Archives: Pigeon Forge Events

Savor the Smokies at the Annual Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival

fiddle sitting between wagon wheels with blue skyMusic and food lovers unite this summer at Dollywood for the Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival beginning each May. As one of the Pigeon Forge theme park’s five yearly festivals, Barbeque and Bluegrass is a nod to southern tradition and heritage with a little twang. Continue reading

Celebrate Easter at Festive Smoky Mountain Events

butterfly on grassOne of the best times to see the spectacular spring colors in the Smokies is around Easter. The National Park and surrounding area sparkles with new life now that the daffodils are blooming and lush green leaves have finally begun to peek through the trees. If you and your family are planning to take advantage of the spring colors and weather during the long Easter break, we have details about the best Smoky Mountain events that everyone in your family can enjoy. Continue reading

Start Your Engines for the 2014 Spring Rod Run

car showTwice a year, car enthusiasts make a pilgrimage to the Smoky Mountains where two of the largest car shows in the nation and their participants take over the area for nearly a week. Though there are exciting events planned all season, this is one of the largest not only all season, but all year long. From one end of the Smokies to the other, don’t be surprised to see shiny, souped up classics. Continue reading

Annual Pigeon Forge Quiltfest Celebrates 20 Years

quiltingbyhandWith thousands of people from across the country expected to gather at the 20th annual Pigeon Forge Quiltfest, there’s no doubt the event will be bigger than ever in 2014. Held March 19 through 22, the Quiltfest offers guests who love making and collecting quilts a variety of unique events and classes to attend. Continue reading

Top New Year’s Eve Events in Pigeon Forge

nighttime fireworks new years eveAre you visiting the Smokies the ring in the New Year? If you plan to be in town for the festivities, Cherokee Lodge wants you to know about the best New Year’s Eve events in Pigeon Forge. From adults-only to family-friendly, we have all the information you need.  Continue reading

2013 Pigeon Forge Rod Run

2013 Pigeon Forge Rod RunThe 2013 Pigeon Forge Rod Run takes place from Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21. This annual Pigeon Forge event is one of the largest car shows in the USA. Thousands of hot rods and visitors descend on Pigeon Forge during this weekend to enjoy the festivities. The Pigeon Forge Rod Run is actually one of three huge car shows that take place in Pigeon Forge each year, along with Shades of the Past and the Fall Grand Rod Run. Many visitors arrive days before the event to enjoy all of the other attractions available in the Pigeon Forge area. Visitors should note that the area activities, attractions and restaurants will be packed during the event days. Continue reading

Celebrate Freedom Month in Pigeon Forge

Did you know that August is Freedom Month at Pigeon Forge? This is the month where we celebrate our nation’s heroes with exceptional vacation packages for families of service members. Families of veterans are treated to events, festivals and accommodations-all available at bargain practices. Continue reading