Upcoming Pigeon Forge Events
Pirate's Ball - March 7, 2013 - March 7, 2013 - Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic, Inc. presents its fifth annual fundraiser at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Guests can enjoy a tropical climate with live music, dancing, food and drink.
Smoky Mountain SpringFest - March 12, 2013 - June 2, 2013 Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, trees are full of new growth and leaves, frost has melted from the high country and waterfalls cascade onto rocks below. Read more
Great Smoky Easter Arts & Crafts Show - March 28, 2013 - March 30, 2013 - Unique handcrafted gifts and products produced by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are placed on display and offered for sale as they host their annual Easter show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
Easter Sunrise At Ober - March 31, 2013 - March 31, 2013 - Soak up Easter Sunday sunrise from the top of Mt. Harrison at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort during this service sponsored by the Gatlinburg Ministerial Association.
Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament - April 6, 2013 - April 7, 2013 - The 14th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament is open to adults or children â€“ and equally challenging for both visitors and locals, with multiple categories to be contested in this largest trout tournament in the Smokies.
Gatlinburg Gateway Triathlon - April 13, 2013 - April 13, 2013 - The fifth annual triathlon at the Community Center starts at 8:15 a.m. and is open to anyone 15 years and older capable of swimming one-half mile, biking twenty kilometers, and running five kilometers consecutively.
Smoky Mountain MABC Regional Bridge Tournament - April 15, 2013 - April 21, 2013 - This large tournament of the Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference takes place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center with thousands of players participating in Gold Point events and other programs.
Mountain Man Memorial March - April 19, 2013 - April 20, 2013 - The Sixth Annual Mountain Man Memorial March is a 26.2-mile march in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee which will be conducted Saturday, April 20 in Gatlinburg as a tribute to our men and women in uniform.
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage - April 24, 2013 - April 28, 2013 - As winter fades and the colors of spring begin to sparkle throughout the Smokies, Gatlinburg blossoms into the center of all things botanical during Great Smoky Mountain Association's 63rd annual Wildflower Pilgrimage.
Gatlinburg Farmers Market - May 18, 2013 - October 12, 2013 - Offering local choices for healthy mountain living, the Gatlinburg Farmers Market is open each Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Alamo Steakhouse parking lot at 705 East Parkway starting May 18 through October 12, 2013.
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales - June 21, 2013 - August 10, 2013 - Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance event featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying time periods as far back as 1800.
Fourth Of July Midnight Parade- July 3, 2013 - July 4, 2013 - Saluting the valiant men and women of our military services, this 38th annual showcase is the “First July Fourth Parade in the Nation!” Parade starts at the stroke of midnight to begin Independence Day.
Gatlinburg's River Raft Regatta - July 4, 2013 - July 4, 2013 - Gatlinburg’s popular River Raft Regatta takes place at noon on July 4th, on the Little Pigeon River in Downtown Gatlinburg.
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair - July 19, 2013 - July 28, 2013 - Art, crafts and music lovers can find 150-plus booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival - August 15, 2013 - August 18, 2013 - Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg will host its second annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival August 15 through 18.
Fast Cars N Mason Jars Moonshine Festival - September 26, 2013 - September 28, 2013 - Ole Smoky Moonshine celebrates Appalachian heritage with this event featuring tours and mountain music. A concert and dinner are also part of the tentative plans.
Oktoberfest At Ober - September 27, 2013 - November 3, 2013 - Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don your finest lederhosen or dirndls to be a part of the fun.
Shocktober - October 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013 - Shrieks and Mindfreaks is an evening of mystery, suspense, and absolute wonder. Join us as mentalist Bill Gladwell and hypnotist Guy Michaels take you on a Halloween journey into the dark recesses of the lesser known phenomenons, folk lore, and legends of the Smoky Mountains.
Autumn Colors In The Smokies - October 1, 2013 - November 2, 2013 - The notion that peak color season in Great Smoky Mountains National Park happens in mid-October is a misconception. The marvelous colors of autumn actually light up the Smokies for seven weeks or more as the peak elevations move down the mountainsides from the highest elevations to the foothills.
Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival - October 4, 2013 - October 6, 2013 - A family oriented fine arts festival featuring juried artists from around the country and music on the campus of Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts in downtown Gatlinburg.
Ripley’s Fright Nights - October 4, 2013 - October 31, 2013 - Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is celebrating its 15th annual Fright Nights.
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair - October 10, 2013 - October 27, 2013 - Art, crafts and music lovers can find almost 200 booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment.
Veterans Day Celebration - November 11, 2013 - November 11, 2013 - Join Gatlinburg in saluting America's veterans of the Armed Forces, featuring stirring musical numbers and words of tribute on Ripley's Aquarium Plaza.
Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff - November 13, 2013 - November 13, 2013 - Offering mouth-watering recipes of homemade chili ranging from mild and delightful to wild and adventurous, the City of Gatlinburg hosts its 24th annual Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown.
Festival Of Trees - November 26, 2013 - November 30, 2013 - Surrounded by the twinkling lights and sounds and smells of the holidays, shop the many handmade centerpieces and craft items, and return to the joys of celebrating Christmas in the Smokies.
Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show - November 26, 2013 - December 1, 2013 - Unique handcrafted Thanksgiving gifts made by members of Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community are offered for sale at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
Winter Magic Tunes & Tales - November 29, 2013 - December 21, 2013 - Through the holiday season, visitors can meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this fourth annual event!
Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade - December 6, 2013 - December 6, 2013 - The City of Gatlinburg invites you to bundle up and generate a spirited dose of holiday cheer and soak up Gatlinburg’s 38th annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade at 7:30 p.m.
Christmas On Ice - December 7, 2013 - December 8, 2013 - Enjoy the spirit of the season as local skaters display their talents on ice to the sounds of holiday music in a two-day performance at Ober Gatlinburg’s ice arena.