Hot rods are stilling zooming into the Smokies for summer 2020! In light of the national concern, many car shows were cancelled or postponed earlier this year. As things look up, look forward to impressive Pigeon Forge car shows in late July through August. Whether you want to enter a cash prize contest, make new car enthusiast friends, or just cruise the Parkway and check out all the sweet rides, car shows in Pigeon Forge are for YOU. And if you need a place to stay with a smooth drive and paved parking, we have perfect cabin picks with relaxing amenities you’ll appreciate after a day of car show fun.
Cars Shows Happening for Summer 2020
From Ford Mustangs and pick-ups to Corvettes, Jeeps, Chevelles, and antiques, Pigeon Forge car shows have it all this summer!
Chevelles in the Smokies Showdown | August 7 – 8
A fierce and exciting competition between 18 exquisite Chevelles from across the nation, this Pigeon Forge car show is held at the LeConte Center. Categories are Best of Show and The Most Outstanding Chevelle in the Smokies for winner decals, dash plaques, special awards, trophies, and cash!
Horsepower and Hotrods | August 7 -8
Come to the LeConte Center for this one-of-a-kind car show in Pigeon Forge that features priceless hot rods indoors so you can enjoy them at a snail’s pace without rushing to escape the summer sun. Plus, there will be a ton of vendors where you can hunt down the car part you’ve been searching for!
Corvette Expo | August 7 – 8
Vroom vroom with 100s of Corvettes on a scenic cruise from the LeConte Center to the Tail of the Dragon, hit the Sales Corral anytime, check out the Park ’n Show, head to the swap meet, and see who takes home the victory at the Diamond Awards Show!
Grand National F-100 Truck Reunion | August 13 – 15
As the largest classic Ford pick-up truck event in the world, this Pigeon Forge car show is a must-see! Held at the LeConte Center, 1996 models and older Fords are welcome. There will also be a swap meet with top truck vendors and an award ceremony to crown the finest Ford classic!
Smoky Mountain Antique Car Show | August 19 – 22
Taking place at Country Cascades Waterpark in Pigeon Forge, this car show specializes in antique toys, pedal cars, ride-on toys, wagons and spare parts. And the best part is it’s totally FREE for the public to enjoy!
Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion| August 20 – 22
Annually held at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, the Jeep Invasion features a full house of vendors and a Show and Shine competition with cash prizes. Get ready to see Jeeps from every era, some treasured since 1941! Best of all, the event kindly sponsors Smoky Mountain Service Dogs that provides K-9 companions to disabled veterans.
Where to Park YOUR Ride for the Night
Attending a summer car show in Pigeon Forge can be exhausting (in the best sense), and a relaxing place to stay for the night is just what you’ll need. Cabins for YOU offers Pigeon Forge (and nearby Gatlinburg) cabins of all shapes and sizes for groups of 2-55 guests that can cater to most budgets. Whether you’re interested in a luxury lodge with ace amenities or a budget friendly cabin with modest features, you’re in the right place. And if your top priority is your ride, ask our Vacation Specialists (1.800.684.7865) about vacation cabins with smooth drives and paved parking.
- Mountain, river, woodsy, or city views
- Muscle-soothing hot tubs
- Private indoor/outdoor pools
- Spacious decks with rocking chairs
- Fully equipped kitchens + gas/charcoal grills
- Home theaters with surround sound
- Rec rooms with game tables and arcade units
- Flatscreen TVs in every bedroom
- King suites with en-suite bathrooms
- Indoor jetted tubs + saunas
Cruise into Pigeon Forge this summer to see spectacular hot rods at 2020 car shows — and top off your vacation with a private, clean cabin featuring paved parking and stunning mountain scenes!