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Festive Fall Fun Returns to Pigeon Forge

Festivals, Halloween-themed events, and new fall offerings await visitors and locals this season. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Sept. 13, 2023) – Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) ushers in fall with new ways to stay and play, and festive events to celebrate the changing seasons. Pigeon Forge businesses get into the autumn spirit with harvest and Halloween decorations along […]

Dollywood Earns Five Golden Ticket Awards

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Saturday, September 9, 2023)— Dollywood guests were surprised on Saturday evening as globally-known entertainment icon—and the Smokies’ own—Dolly Parton arrived onstage in Showstreet Palace Theater during the 25th annual Golden Ticket Awards presented by Amusement Today. Not only did Parton receive her own award during the event, her namesake park earned a record five Golden […]

Kingsmen Xperience Will Bring NERF Action Xperience to Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge, TN (August 29, 2023) – Kingsmen Xperience, Inc, under license by leading toy and game company Hasbro, and its strategic partner Bright Play, LLC have announced the NERF Action Xperience, an expansive active play center for families and NERF fans of all ages on the Pigeon Forge Parkway coming in the Fall of 2024. […]

Newest Crayola® Family Attraction Slated for Popular Vacation Destination in Tennessee

First of five new Crayola Experience locations to be developed in U.S. by 2027 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — BrightColors LLC and its strategic partner Kingsmen Xperience Inc., in association with Crayola LLC, announced today that Pigeon Forge, Tenn. will be home to the creativity brand’s newest Crayola Experience family entertainment venue. The next generation Crayola Experience will add its unique splash […]

“Array” Variety Show Celebrates Niels Duinker’s International Juggler’s Hall of Fame Induction

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee—July 28, 2023 — The Mountain of Entertainment Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., proudly announces the induction of their talented “Array” cast member and headliner performer, Niels Duinker, into the prestigious International Jugglers’ Association (IJA) Hall of Fame. Recently in South Bend, Ind., Duinker was honored with the “Excellence in Education Award” by the IJA, recognizing his […]

Duo Artis To Join Array Variety Show at Mountain of Entertainment Theater

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (July 6, 2023)–The “Array Variety Show” at the Mountain of Entertainment Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is adding a spectacular new act, the high-flying silk aerialists “Duo Artis,” Leann Farley and Semyon Gruzdev. Farley has been dancing professionally since the age of of 15 and has performed in multiple shows throughout her […]

Rare, Red Bear Sightings at Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (June 19, 2023)–The Great Smoky Mountain black bears come in all shades–brown, cinnamon, blond and whitish but RED, never!  Red bears can only be seen and adopted at The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the Christmas season, announces Mary Kellogg Joslyn, President/COO and co-owner of the World’s Largest Titanic […]

Mountain of Entertainment Theater Brings New “Illusionation,” The Magic of Jason Hudy to Pigeon Forge for First Time

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (June 21, 2023) –A new family-friendly, matinee magic show is coming to theMountain of Entertainment Theater on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. The new show will open July 3 and will star internationally-acclaimed illusionist, Jason Hudy. He will combine large-scale illusions and imagination to form the show “Illusionation, The Magic of Jason […]

Bookings for Dollywood’s HeartSong Lodge & Resort Begin June 26

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (June 19, 2023) — Another important milestone for Dollywood’s newest resort property, the much-anticipated Dollywood’s HeartSong Lodge & Resort, takes place on June 26 as guests can begin making reservations for stays this fall. The earliest available stay date is November 3, 2023.  On June 26, guests can visit and search available dates to plan […]