Truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience, you can now see the most famed artifact ever recovered from the RMS Titanic – the Titanic violin! Wallace Hartley, band director aboard the RMS Titanic who famously played until the very end, was said to have been found with his violin still strapped to his chest. Now, the Titanic Museum Attraction has the rare opportunity to showcase the violin during the summer of 2016! Get your tickets now!Dollywood’s Great American Summer
With performances by Emily Ann Roberts and Joe Diffie as the headlining band, the Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival this 4th of July will be a show you won’t want to miss! Honor our nation’s heroes with patriotic music, kid-friendly activities, a fantastic fireworks display, and more. Other 2016 entertainment includes Cruisin’ Memories, Just Bcuz, the Pigeon Forge Community Chorus, and an Allman Brothers Band tribute.Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival
With performances by Emily Ann Roberts and Joe Diffie as the headlining band, the Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival this 4th of July will be a show you won’t want to miss! Honor our nation’s heroes with patriotic music, kid-friendly activities, a fantastic fireworks display, and more. Other 2016 entertainment includes Cruisin’ Memories, Just Bcuz, the Pigeon Forge Community Chorus, and an Allman Brothers Band tribute.SEAA Girls’ Fast Pitch World Series
Again hosted at the scenic Wear Farm Park on Wears Valley Road in Pigeon Forge, the 2016 SEAA Girls’ Fast Pitch World Series is for more than just the teams. Visitors can come to watch some amazing talent and enjoy a day outside!
Celebrate America’s freedom and honor those who have sacrificed so much for it during the whole month of August in Pigeon Forge. Active and veteran military personnel, firefighters, police officers, and other emergency responders will get discounts at area business all month long.7th Annual Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament
Honoring Sgt. Brett Benton, the Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament is all about family and fun. There are both Competitive and Amateur Divisions, and you’ll need to register online if you want to participate. Have some fun, and win prizes, at this 7th annual event at The Old Mill Square.
Held at Dollywood’s Splash Country, the Shades of the Past Rod Run #34 will cruise into town this September in high style. Put your car in the running, or just come browse the 200+ classic and custom cars that will be competing for $10,000 in cash and a 1932 Hi-Boy Roadster. And new in 2016 is the Street Rodder – The Triple Crown of Hot Rodding!2016 Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
Open to visitors, locals, kids, and adults, the annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament (with a spring and fall tourney) is the largest in the area. More than 10,000 trout will be stocked in the 20+ miles of streams in the Great Smoky Mountains, and there will be $10,000+ in cash and prizes at stake!Dollywood National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration
Blend the colors, tastes, and smells of autumn at Dollywood with top Southern gospel performances and you have the National Southern Gospel Harvest Celebration at Dollywood! Free concerts will be held throughout the park during the festival, and artisans from around the U.S. will be showcasing and selling their work.
Each year, girls are invited to sleepover for a “Night at the Titanic” in Pigeon Forge. They can take after-hours tours of the museum, listen to stories from the crew members, and watch a movie before calling it a night. Call the Titanic Museum Attraction at 800.381.7670 for more information.Halloween Trick or Treat
Head over to Pigeon Forge the Thursday before Halloween for a safe and family-friendly trick-or-treating experience in the Smokies. Area vendors and shops will feature interactive displays (maybe even some fun costumes!) and pass out candy for the kids.4th Annual Halloween at The Island
With a costume parade and contest, trick or treating around The Island, and more, Halloween at The Island is the place to be this fall. Kids (and adults) of all ages will love this spooktacular time!
Kick off the start of a magical winter in Pigeon Forge at the 27th annual Winterfest Kickoff this November. Browse the shops that are trimmed for the season, and be sure to check out some of the great holiday events happening downtown. Hop aboard the Trolley Tour of Lights, taste some delicious seasonal foods at area restaurants and festivals, and pick up great holiday gifts at holiday craft shows!Titanic Christmas and Winter Celebration
Each year, the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge celebrates the holiday season by decking out The Grand Staircase and the gorgeous details of the ship with lights, garland, and festive bows. You can also pick up holiday gifts and collectibles at the Titanic gift shop.Christmas at Dixie Stampede
Dixie Stampede always puts on an incredible show in Pigeon Forge, but when Christmas rolls around, they take it to a whole new festive level! Incredible holiday costumes, a live nativity with camels and angels, glittering lights, a competition between the North Pole and South Pole elves, and of course, a hearty holiday feast…get it all at the Christmas Show at Dixie Stampede!Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights
The Parkway comes alive with glittering holiday light displays during Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, and the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights is just the way to enjoy it all. Hop aboard to take in the lights (on the heated trolley) and listen to the stories of the history of Pigeon Forge along the way.Fireworks at the Titanic
Each Thanksgiving at 7 p.m., the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge lights up the sky with an awesome fireworks display. It’s a show to honor the passengers, crew members, and rescuers of the RMS Titanic, and it’s the largest along the Parkway!
Calling all gamers, comic fans, anime lovers, and Japanese culture! Yama-Con is back again at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. There will be video game tournaments, special speakers, Iron Cosplay, an AMV Contest, Club Yama, and more.Breakfast with Santa
What could possibly make a hearty Southern breakfast at The Old Mill even better? Santa Claus, of course! Enjoy a classic country breakfast in Pigeon Forge, and let the kids meet Santa for a truly memorable day.New Year's Eve
From downtown bars to fantastic fireworks shows at family-friendly attractions, there is always something to do for New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge. Grab a drink, count down to 2017, and end the year on a high note.