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The Comedy Barn Theater Celebrates 25 Seasons of Laughs in 2019

Special Anniversary Show on July 30 Highlights Family Fun, Years of Creating Memories PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, July 31, 2019) – Twenty-five years of laughs, family fun and clean comedy are being celebrated at The Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge this year, and a special show on Tuesday night, July 30 commemorated this special […]

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Pigeon Forge Honors America’s Military with Annual Veterans Homecoming Parade

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (July 30, 2019) – In honor of U.S. military veterans, Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) will host its fifth annual Veterans Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Aug. 10. World War II veteran and Pigeon Forge resident James Householder will serve as parade grand marshal. Householder is one of the few remaining World War II veterans […]

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Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin Luminights Nominated for USA Today 10Best Award

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Monday, July 29, 2019) — Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights, one of the region’s premier harvest-time events, has been nominated as part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for Best Theme Park Halloween Event. The contest, which now is live, runs through Monday, Aug. 26 at noon ET. Winners will be unveiled on […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum To Display Alcatraz Island-Themed Prison Artwork

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (July 30, 2019) –Each year, tourists visiting San Francisco make the journey across the water to the must-see Alcatraz Island. Since it’s closing in 1963, the former federal penitentiary continues to intrigue people of all ages, and likewise, there is a huge fascination with the artwork of prison artists. This summer, the […]