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Latest Pigeon Forge News

WonderWorks Pigeon Forge to Launch National STEM Day Exhibits

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – (October 29, 2020) – November 8, 2020, is National STEM Day. This annual celebration of STEM, which is the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math, draws attention to STEM and the importance of STEM education. Wonderworks Pigeon Forge will use this day to launch a new exhibit on STEM careers, highlighting […]

Santa Claus is Coming to Towns Everywhere – Virtually

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, safely connects children across the country to St. Nick with free virtual Santa visits. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Oct. 28, 2020) – Pigeon Forge (Tennessee), one of the country’s most popular holiday vacation destinations, invites families to safely fulfill a cherished holiday tradition with free virtual Santa visits. Available Nov. 30 through Dec. […]

Heartwarming Christmas Show Comes to Life at Dolly Parton’s Stampede This Holiday Season

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020) – The “high-spirited adventure” of Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction receives a festive twist for the holiday season with the magnificient sights and sounds of Christmas, including a full-scale living Nativity, holiday decorations, Santa Claus and a fabulous four-course yuletide feast. The Christmas show at “The Most Fun […]

Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Provides Laughs, Memories for Families This Holiday Season

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, October 22, 2020)– The craziness that often surrounds the Christmas season comes alive on stage at the Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster in Pigeon Forge, a dinner show experience that will having families making special memories and laughing at the yuletide antics of America’s two favorite feuding families. The holiday fun […]

Pigeon Forge Announces Free Halloween Event on Oct. 29

Contact-free candy giveaways and a city-wide Spooktacular Jurassic Scavenger Hunt offer alternatives to door-to-door trick-or-treating. PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2020)—The city of Pigeon Forge will host a free drive-thru Halloween event on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Spooktacular Jurassic Scavenger Hunt will be headquartered in the parking lot of the […]

Fall into Volunteerism with Smokies Service Days

Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites the public to “Fall into Volunteerism with Smokies Service Days!” Park staff will lead several single-day volunteer opportunities across the park on Saturdays beginning October 24 through November 21. Each experience provides a unique, hands-on opportunity to help care for park campgrounds, historic buildings, and natural resources.  This volunteer […]

Titanic Museum Ship to Mask-Up in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Huge, Pink Face Mask to Cover Ship’s Bow Throughout October. Pink ribbons and Pink facemasks, symbols of hope and safety, set to call attention to this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Titanic Museum Attractions.   This marks the 6th year the museums have cleared the decks for this month-long crusade and the first time […]

Pigeon Forge Readies for Fall Foliage Season with Reminder To Travel Responsibly

Family-friendly destination is home to more than 14,500 overnight accommodations, many of which offer contact-free options for travelers. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Sept. 29, 2020)—As fall approaches in the Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) reminds visitors to travel responsibly in search of autumn colors.  With more than 14,500 overnight accommodations, the family-friendly destination offers travelers […]

Diverse Range of Local and Regional Talent Create Dollywood’s Largest Music Event Ever

More than 800 concerts take place during annual Harvest Festival PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, September 24, 2020) — Anyone missing live concerts the last few months should plan a trip to Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 25-Oct.31) as more than 800 live concerts will take place during the run of the festival! In […]

Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Feels Fresh, Yet Familiar

Annual event features fall fun, immersive music, thousands of pumpkins  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, September 21, 2020) — After being named by USA Today as the country’s best fall theme park event last year, Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 25-Oct. 31) is back this season with several fresh changes that echo many of […]