Wilderness Wildlife Week Poised for Move to LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge

2013 event draws visitors from 26 states, three foreign countries PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (February 2013) – Wilderness Wildlife Week, Pigeon Forge’s annual salute to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, attracted visitors from 26 states and three foreign countries and put 556 people on trails in the national park. “We had some very rainy weather, that […]

What’s New in Pigeon Forge for 2013

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (January 2013) – A new generation of roller coasters that gives you a watery rush, a salute to the children who sailed on the Titanic and a giant Ferris wheel await visitors to Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains in 2013. RiverRush at Dollywood’s Splash Country RiverRush, Tennessee’s first water coaster, […]

Pigeon Forge Packs 304 Events into Nature-Focused January Week

Wilderness Wildlife Week salutes Great Smoky Mountains National Park Jan. 12-19 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (January 2013) – Christmas and New Year’s Eve are in the rearview mirror, and it’s time to find some January activity. Pigeon Forge’s Wilderness Wildlife Week fills the bill with an eight-day focus on Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the […]

Pigeon Forge Tourism Commercial Up for Emmy Award

TV spot supported successful 2012 results, aired nationally PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (January 3, 2013) – A television commercial that BOHAN Advertising produced for Pigeon Forge has been nominated for an Emmy Award. Pigeon Forge and BOHAN are not strangers to Emmy Award recognition. Pigeon Forge commercials won Emmys in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and BOHAN […]

Titanic Museum Attraction Honors Ship’s Youngest Passengers in 2013

Special events and exhibits to explore legacy of children aboard Titanic  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 2012) – For many of Titanic’s youngest passengers, the famous shipwreck was just the beginning of a lifetime of stories. For others, the maiden voyage tragically cut short lives of unlimited potential. The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is honoring all of […]

Pigeon Forge Packs 304 Events into Wilderness Wildlife Week 2013

23rd annual salute to Great Smoky Mountains National Park scheduled Jan. 12-19 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 2012) – When Pigeon Forge launched Wilderness Wildlife Week 22 years ago, there were only four programs on a single Saturday afternoon. The upcoming 23rd annual winter event will last eight days and will feature 304 workshops, lectures, panel discussions, […]

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 […]