Events in Pigeon Forge for 2013
Sweetheart Month at Titanic
February 1st – February 28th
Celebrate the month of love by walking through the history of the ship that inspired one of the most beloved love stories of all time. Renew your vows on the grand staircase throughout the entire month of February.
Smoky Mountain Gospel Jubilee
February 7th – February 8th
Enjoy beautiful, Southern gospel music at the Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge. It's a great event for the whole family. (865.453.2003)
February Freeze 5K
Benefiting Relay for Life, the February Freeze 5K is a run/walk race that makes its way through the Old Mill District, over River Road and along part of the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. It's a great course for beginners and pros. It begins at Butler Street across from Patriot Park. Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at 4:45 pm on Saturday and the race will begin at 6 pm.
President's Day Sidewalk Sale
February 15th – February 18th
Enjoy great deals on gifts, clothing, accessories and more at Pigeon River Crossings.
13th Annual Saddle Up!
February 21st – February 24th
This cowboy roundup features cowboy entertainment and activities, including concerts, a chuck wagon cook off, a cowboy dance, cowboy church, poets, singers, fiddlers and more. This year will also feature “Capturing the Old West,” a photography exhibit and video presentation by award-winning photographer Ken Jenkins. (865.453.4106)
Titanic Author's Week
March 1st – March 6th
Meet 10 talented Titanic authors at the Titanic Museum Attraction. You can purchase books, meet the authors and receive special discounts.
Irish Month at Titanic
March 1st - March 31st
Music, dancing and tale-telling is on the menu at the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum's Irish celebration. Enjoy Gaelic humor and celebrate the men and women of the country who gave us the Titanic.
19th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest
March 12th – February 16th
Attracting more than 20,000 visitors to Pigeon Forge each year, the Quiltfest is produced by the City of Pigeon Forge and co-hosted by the Piecemakers and Sevier Valley Quilters Guilds. The event features more than 60 classes and seminars. Many quilts will be on display and for sale.
Dollywood's Festival of Nations
March 23rd – April 22nd
This annual event features great food, entertainment and education from countries all around the world. Enjoy The Paper World Show by Mimirichi (clowns from Ukraine), Los Pampos Gauchos (family act from Argentina), Spirit of the Dance (Irish dancers), the Zambian Vocal Group (singers from Africa), and much, much more! It's a really fun event and a great way to learn about different cultures.
Easter Sidewalk Sale
March 29th – March 31st
Enjoy great deals on jewelry, apparel, accessories and more at the Easter Sidewalk Sale at Pigeon River Crossings.
Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny
Bring the kids to the Pigeon Forge Community Center March 30th for a fun Easter egg hunt. And of course, there will be a visit from the Easter Bunny! (865.429.7373)
Brunch with the Easter Bunny
Enjoy a tasty meal with the Easter Bunny at Old Mill Square this Easter. (1.888.453.6455)
Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament
April 6th – April 7th
Over 10,000 trout will be stocked in more than 20 miles of streams in the Great Smoky Mountains. It's a great event for kids and adults, and there will be more than $10,000 in cash and prizes given away.
Loretta Lynn in concert
Get your tickets now to see Loretta Lynn at the Country Tonite Theatre!
Grand Spring Rod Run
April 19th – April 21st
The Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center is the “headquarters” for the Grand Spring Rod Run. Judging prizes and vendors will be held and located here. Walk along the Parkway to see hot rods for miles, or bring your own vehicle to participate.
Princess Tea Party
Tea time was an event on the Titanic in 1912, and the Titanic Museum Attraction is bringing it back! The Princess Tea Party will feature mini-manner lessons by First Class Maid Jamie, finger sandwiches, cookies, a tour of the museum and lessons in table settings and service skills. Reservations are required, so book your space today!
Dolly's Homecoming Parade
Miss Dolly Parton will be grand marshal at this fabulous parade along the Parkway. The parade will begin near traffic light number 6, and will end at 6 pm at traffic light number 3. Get there early for a good view of floats, bands, entertainers, baton twirlers, horses and more.
The Roots and Boots Tour
Head to the Country Tonite Theatre to see Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Joe Diffie.
Dollywood Barbecue & Bluegrass
May 29th – June 5th
Pay for a regular admission Dollywood ticket and get access to over 300 free concerts by great acts. There will also be delicious food such as pork, ribs, chicken and apple pie.
Great American Summer
June 22nd – August 4th
Stop by Dollywood this summer for extended hours, shows, nightly fireworks displays, the Great American Country Show and the Gazillion Bubbles Show. You can even ride in the dark!
Christmas in July
Enjoy a little Christmas cheer in the middle of summer! Visit the Incredible Christmas Place for fun activities and holiday fun.
23rd Annual Patriot Festival
Held in Patriot Park, the Patriot Festival runs from noon to 10 pm on July 4th. Festivities include food, games, entertainment and fireworks for the whole family. Parking is available at the Municipal Parking Lot on Teaster Lane, and Pigeon Forge trolleys will escort guests to and from the park. Entertainers for 2013 include: John Anderson, The Lovin' Spoonful and Chris Janson. Parking, admission and trolley rides are all free!
SEAA Girls' Fast Pitch World Series
July 22nd – July 28th