Smoky Mountain Opry Theater to Present ‘Christmas at the Opry’ holiday shows nightly until Dec. 31

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (October 2012)– Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., opens Nov. 2 and is the largest, most elegant and majestic Christmas show in the Smokies, according to company co-owner and CEO David Fee. “Our Christmas show is the best holiday themed show in the Smokies.  We have a large […]

New Shows, Fireworks, Extended Hours, The Great American Summer Highlight Dollywood’s 2013 Season

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (October 2012) – Fresh off a fourth consecutive Golden Ticket Award for Best Shows, Dollywood announces new shows, festival headliners, a fireworks finale and summer-long celebration that span the 2013 season. “Of course I’m really proud of our four Golden Ticket Awards for Best Shows,” Dolly Parton said. “Who wouldn’t be? But […]

Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff Set for Nov. 6 at Patriot Park

Four-month special event brings winter activity to Smoky Mountains resort town PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (October 2012) – Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will launch its 23rd annual Winterfest celebration Nov. 6 with festivities in Patriot Park that conclude with the illumination of five million Winterfest lights throughout the city and a fireworks display. The lead-up to the evening’s […]

Dollywood Sweeps 2012 Golden Ticket Awards with Five ‘Best of Show’ Honors

Annual ceremony bestows the amusement industry’s most sought-after accolades PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (September 2012) – Dollywood won five “best of the best” awards, ranked as finalists in five additional categories and landed two coasters on Amusement Today’s annual Best Steel and Best Wooden Coaster lists at the magazine’s prestigious 2012 Golden Ticket Awards on Saturday, Sept. […]

Titanic Museum Attraction: Massive Fireworks Display To Close Out Centennial Year

Titanic Museum Attraction To Close Centennial Year with Fireworks  Major Disney-style fireworks, holiday-themed events help wrap up 100th anniversary  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (August 2012) –A year of paying tribute to the 2,208 souls aboard Titanic comes to a dramatic and energetic conclusion this Thanksgiving at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The night sky will be […]

Comedy Barn: Comedian Bob Nelson adds more family-friendly humor to Comedy Barn shows

Famous Comedian Joins Comedy Barn Theater  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (July 12, 2012) – Bob Nelson, a nationally known stand-up comedian, has joined the cast of The Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Nelson performs year round at 5 and 8 p.m. nightly except Mondays. Nelson has appeared several times on “The Tonight Show” with […]

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Offers Family Hiking Program

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is holding several family-friendly hiking programs to encourage families to get out and hike the park trails, learn new skills, assist in trail stewardship and record their results. The programs are a part of a National Park Foundation grant funded through the Coca-Cola Foundation which expands the current “Hike the […]